Founder & Creative Director

Founder and Creative Director at Stages Hair Design, Richard is a hair extension specialist, with experience of lecturing across the UK and North America on behalf of Great Lengths Hair Extensions, the world leader in human hair extensions for the last two decades.

Richard is currently teaching courses in the world of Hair Extensions as part of the group called “the Collective” and they are proud to be Using GOLD Class hair extensions.

Specialist skills: Hair extensions & training


Business Director & Manager

Creative Director at Stages Hair Design and Manager of the Stoke Bishop hair salon, Simon is our Premier Hair Colourist, with an incredible client base including Jill Mansell authoress and Amy Willerton.

Simon is also a lead trainer for a leading hair extension company helping to deliver shows and demonstrations across the South West. He is currently looking to be part of the “collective” teaching hair skills around the UK.

Specialist skills: Colouring & training


Senior Colourist & Manager

Petra is our Senior Colourist and Manager of our Patchway hair salon.

As one of the core hair stylists joining Stages Hair Design on the opening of the Patchway salon in 1985, she has overseen the salon since 1988.

A qualified barber and hair extensionist, Petra brings vast hairdressing experience to the salon, as well as incredible managerial skills.

Specialist skills: Colouring, hair extensions


Senior Stylist

Sarah is the Senior Stylist at our Patchway hair salon, and specialises in cut and blowdry hair styling.

A true professional with an amazing client service ethic, Sarah is one of our best creative stylists.

Specialist skills: Cut and Blow drying, Creativity


Senior Colourist

Emma is our senior colourist at Stoke Bishop.

She has worked with Wella colour for the past 8 years not only with salon work but show and stage work, her colouring skills are very precise and Emma can often give clients the confidence to try new things.

Specialist skills: Colouring, Wella colour, Show and Stage hair

Sarah Jane

Senior Stylist

Sarah Jane is the Senior Stylist at our Patchway salon, and specialises in hair colouring, as well as working with childrens’ hair.

Having been a stylist with Stages Hair Design for more than seven years, Sarah Jane is an expert with hair irons, and provides expert advice on our full range of professional hair products for men and women.

Specialist skills: Colouring & Children's Hair



Jade joined us just over 1 year ago after working on Miss Bristol 2014, she fitted in more or less within 2 weeks.

She has many skills, from being an extensionist to a beauty therapist and a stylist. Jade is a very inspirational person and gives free advice to clients who maybe a little apprehensive on style change.

Specialist skills: Extensions & styling



Ollie is our Saturday junior colourist he has worked for us on Saturdays for 2 years and is hoping to go to university in September.

Specialist skills: Colouring




James joined us March this year he is level 3 qualified and skills lie with up dos and extensions and general styling.

Specialist skills: Up-dos and extensions