Runway Ready @ Laceys

Join UNITE International Creative Director, Gary Baker for a one-of-a-kind, two-day bootcamp focusing on the latest trends in runway styling, creative techniques and tips & tricks. You're guaranteed a place on the UNITE backstage team for the upcoming season!

June 17th and 18th 2024

JOICO Color Excellence Program
10 dates throughout 2024


This elite, intensive program is a full-blown experience that will not only deepen your fundamental knowledge about hair but will also push your boundaries and challenge you to achieve dazzling Color results! It’s your springboard to further establish your reputation as a Color authority and increase sales.

Are you ready to Color with all the crayons?

Cost: £2,500 +VAT (installments available)

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

Timing: Arrive at 6:30pm for 7pm start


Day 1 - Monday 29th January
Day 2 - Monday 26th February
Day 3 - Monday 25th March
Day 4 - Monday 29th April
Day 5 - Monday 20th May

Day 6 - Monday 24th June
Day 7 - Monday 22nd July
Day 8 - Monday 9th August
Day 9 - Tuesday 10th September
Day 10 - 4th November

Who is this program for?

  • JOICO hairdressers/colorists who want to Color with confidence & reach the next level
  • JOICO salons that want to be the go-to Color salon in their region & increase their market
  • JOICO salon owners who want to invest in and upskill their hairdressers/colorists
  • Ambitious hairdressers/ colorists who want to be a part of a group of like-minded experts

Program content

There are 5 different modules that are spread over 10 days throughout the year. Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect…

  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 1: the Foundation - introduction to JOICOLOR
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 2: Mastering the JOICOLOR Pillars
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 3: Beyond the boundaries – confident corrections
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 4: The foundation for creative Color creations
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 5: Graduation Day!

And it doesn’t stop here! Once you have graduated, there will be additional follow-up programs at your fingertips. This is your opportunity to get insider access, be in the know and get brilliant tips & tricks!

Ignite Your Salon Profit with Steve Hilliard


IJoin our Business course on Monday 7th October 2024 when Steve will help you develop the future of your salon.

About Steve Hilliard - A successful salon owner and experienced salon business coach, Steve Hilliard has identified all the key numbers to guarantee business growth, he’s effectively coached an abundance of salon owners into profitability and is a successful author of the book ‘Do Something Different in your Salon Today’ which is now in its 5th reprint.


Monday 7th October 2024

10 AM - 4 PM

Laceys Studio, Reading


Blonde Ambition Look & Learn
with Joico UK Blonde Ambassador
Lea Shaw


Join us at Laceys Studio on Monday April 22nd 2024 for an interactive and informative look and learn session with Joico UK Blonde Ambassador Lea Shaw.

With over 22 years hairdressing experience, colouring and restyles are her forte! Working on Fashion Weeks across Europe and winner of The Fellowship for British Hairdressing Colour Project, Lea's experience and skill range are wide and varied!


In this Look & Learn session Lea will present 2 live models:

  • Blonde model for showing and explaining blonde techniques
  • Brunette model for showing the most popular blonde service: going lighter


Cost: £85 +VAT

Date: Monday April 22nd 2024

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

Timing: Coffee from 9.30am ready for 10am start. Approx. 4pm finish

Food: Lunch and refreshments included

What you'll learn

    • Tips and tricks
    • Technical information on Blonde Life
    • Business in blondes from a Salon Owner
    • How to charge colour services correctly
    • Making the most out of the service

Who is this course for

    • Salon owners
    • Freelance
    • Stylists


Unleash Your Inner Content Creator

Are you prepared to elevate your social media skills and become the social superstar you've always aspired to be? If so, this course is tailor-made for you! Join Social Media Expert Cynthia Baker ( as she leads you through an interactive, step-by-step training to help you become a top-tier content creator.


Cost: £100 +VAT

Date: Wednesday April 24th 2024

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

Timing: Coffee from 9.30am ready for 10am start. Approx. 4pm finish

Food: Lunch and refreshments included

What you'll learn

● Crafting, Posting, and Expanding your presence on social media.
● Streamlining content creation with batch planning.
● Developing an effective content strategy.
● Becoming a proficient content creator.
● Capturing and crafting viral-worthy content.
● Mastering the art of storytelling and storyboarding.
● Creating seamless transitions in your content.
● Editing techniques using apps and within social media platforms.
● Identifying trending audio to enhance your content.
● Smart tips for content planning.
● Strategies to get featured on @Joico and much more!

Good to know

  • For stylists & educators
  • Your teacher will be social media expert Cynthia Baker from SAGAHAUS (
  • In-Person, Hands-on & Interactive
  • Download Instagram & TikTok and create an account before the session
  • Bring phone charger/battery pack to the session



Studio Sessions

BESPOKE SESSIONS in your salon with Laceys Education Team

Laceys Educators have a wealth of knowledge and love to transfer their expertise.

We work with only the best quality brands at Laceys and our Educators know hairdressing and colour inside and out – click here to see their credentials. We look forward to spending time with you!

What session would be suitable for my salon?

Laceys believe educational sessions should always benefit your business. Have a chat with your Laceys Account Manager about your business goals. They’ll liaise with our educators and working together, we’ll come up with a plan to support you.

How do I qualify for In-Salon Sessions?

In-Salon Sessions depend on your business plan, your Laceys Account Manager will discuss with you and if you have any questions please do contact them.

What do I need to organise?

Depending on the type of training, your Laceys Educator will talk you through how to pre-plan for your bespoke In-Salon Session.

Invite Only & Completed Courses

Afro & Textured Hair



February 5th 2024



Runway Ready



January 2nd & 3rd 2024



Salon Mastermind with Steve Hilliard

4-Part Course

Apr-Oct 2023


Cut and Finish with Marc Antoni

Invite Only

August 21st 2023


Paramount Leadership


July 17th 2023


Balayage with Marc Antoni

Invite Only

June 26th 2023


SAGA HAUS Social Media 101


June 13th 2023


Paramount Business


June 12th 2023