Saks Gathering 2019 : The best bits

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Just. Wow. We had the BEST OF TIMES celebrating the achievements of our finest at this year’s Saks Gathering and Awards. The glitzy awards ceremony took place at the Hilton Metropole, Edgeware Road, London on Sunday 10th February 2019.

Hosted by our MD Stephen Kee, spirits were high as over 500 hair and beauty people gathered to watch our talented lot receieve their awards. Salons, creative stylists, beauty therapists and rising stars were awarded in true Saks style.


Hair & Beauty Salon of the Year: Saks Sedbury Hall

Hair Salon of the Year: Saks Doncaster

Hair Salon of the Year: Saks Hair Northallerton

Beauty Salon of the Year: Saks Beauty Northallerton

Head of Marketing, Janet King presented Saks Hexham with SAKS4EVE FUNDRAISING SALON OF THE YEAR for their contribution of £5824.88 in 2018 alone towards the £145,000 we’ve raised so far for The Eve Appeal. This will help to aid research into all five gynaecological cancers.

SAKS4EVE Fundraising Salon of the Year: Saks Hexham

Avant-Garde Hair Image: Rebecca Calladine, Saks Hair Doncaster

Men’s Image: Clare Paton, Saks West Bridgford

Colour Image Award: Zoe Chamberlain, Saks Lincoln

Stylist Image: Paul Calladine, Saks Doncaster

Stylist Achievement: Amy Pengilley

Stylist Achievement: Dani Flavell

Stylist Achievement: Mary Yeomans, Saks Kingshill

Therapist Achievement: Emma Heasman, Saks Kingshill

Advanced Therapist Achievement: Amy Warren (accepted by Michelle Shergill), Saks West Bridgford

Advanced Therapist Achievement: Chelsea Ward, Saks Beauty Northallerton

Intermediate Hair Apprentice: Madeleine Allen, Saks Lincoln

Advanced Hair Apprentice: Faith Thompson, Saks Bishop Auckland

Intermediate Beauty Apprentice: Kirsty Abbott, Saks Beauty Guisborough

Advanced Beauty Apprentice: Alice Wilson

Outstanding Achievement: Lucy Hammond and May Humble, Saks Yarm, Emma Simpson and Tina Rook, Saks Apprenticeships

Our Creative Director and Saks Art Team wowed the crowd with an XXL celebration of Big Hair – more here.

Our MD Stephen Kee, says: “This year’s Gathering was pretty special. Our mantra is always work hard, play hard and Saks Gathering is the perfect example of that. We’re like one big family at Saks and we love celebrating the successes of our salon owners and their teams.”


Decléor, Jessica, Kérastase, L’Oréal Professionnel, Mii, Redken, Salon Services, Towergate and Venus Concept. Guests were treated to goodie bags provided by L’Oréal and Jessica.


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