Announcing The Festival of Grooming 2016!

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Groomers Limited are very excited to announce that our fourth biennial Festival of Grooming will be taking place in the fantastic Dubai Duty Free Grandstand with stunning views across the award-winning Newbury Racecourse.

This two day celebration of all things grooming is perfect for groomers looking to enhance their grooming knowledge and skills, as well as network with fellow groomers for important tips and advice.

Weekend Tickets

– Two full days of expert grooming demonstrations and topical speakers from around the world
– A showcase of the latest grooming trends, products and advice
– An opportunity to learn from the best professionals in the grooming industry
– Fantastic hospitality in a unique, exclusive setting
– Shop the latest innovations
– Bespoke festival goody bag
– Fabulous evening entertainment; Southern Shindig Line Dancing Extravaganza!

Tickets now on sale!
Weekend Day Ticket: £180 plus booking fee
Weekend Day Ticket including discounted Southern Shindig price of £45: £225 plus booking fee
Please note that Southern Shindig tickets will be available separately at a later date, for the full price of £50.

Single Day Tickets available from July.


The Speakers
Like any good festival, we will be continuously announcing confirmed speakers. To whet your appetite, we are pleased to announce the highly experienced Julie Harris, renowned groomer Colin Taylor, Brazilian groomer and educator Plinio Icassati, Asian Fusion specialist Pammie Carmichael-Hogg and dog law solicitor Trevor Cooper as our first five guest speakers.
That’s the first five. There are at least 14 sessions – watch this space as speakers are confirmed!

Southern Shindig
Although we launched the Gala dinner back in 2011 when the Festival first came to life, we decided that after three of these, we should ring the changes and try something new.
Welcome to our Southern Shindig Line Dancing Extravaganza!
We will be offering an evening’s entertainment package, including hog roast, line dancing and transport to and from featured hotels for £50. Seating and dress code is informal – don’t forget your cowboy hat!

This year we have reduced the weekend ticket price and are leaving the accommodation up to you.
We have carefully selected several hotels in the area, negotiated favourable rates and reserved rooms.

Please see our Eventbrite page for information about which hotels have been selected, a brief overview of the programme and information on how to book.

Any questions? Email us on

Book now to reserve your place!


  • Jackie Grimmett

    Are tickets available on the door? I am never sure till the very last minute if I can make these shows, Thanks xxx

    • kyra

      I am afraid not Jackie.

  • I missed this event. Really wanted to attend it as I am a dog groomer and would have learnt a lot new grooming trends and techniques.

    • kyra

      Dear Roger, Don’t worry! You haven’t missed this event quite yet! Tickets are still available until the end of Friday this week (30th September 2016) at, and the event takes place on the 8th and 9th of October. Kind regards, Kyra, The Groomers Team.

  • Sarah evans

    Are tickets still available please. My partner is a dog groomer . There will be 2 of us coming x

    • kyra

      Dear Sarah,
      Tickets are still available, yes. To book yours, please go to, where you will also find all the information you need. If you have any more questions, feel free to email us at Kind regards, The Groomers Team.

  • Katie Askey

    I am interested in attending this event but maybe just for 1 of the days due to costs. Will there be an itinerary set so that I can decide which day suits me best. Thanks.

    • kyra

      Dear Katie, Our itinerary has recently been updated on should you wish to know more information. Kind regards, The Groomers Team.