Vintage Hair Academy

Courses to suit professionals, aspiring hair stylists and those who simply want to learn to self-style. Le Keux are known worldwide for their amazing styling skills, now you can learn personally from the Le Keux founder Lynsey Le Keux and her expert team.

2022 Professional Courses

Email us if you’d like to pay in instalments: bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

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Beginners Curl Sets – 1 day – (Leigh on Sea, Essex) – Friday 27th May 2022: Prepping hair, pin curl set (with heat), styling an S-wave, 50s style curl set pattern, setting and brush out, 40s style pageboy curl set pattern, setting and brush out, vintage hair history, guide to tools and products. Suitable for absolute beginners or those with hair experience (not vintage). Book here.

Beginners Up Dos – 1 day – (Birmingham)– Friday 25th March 2022: Prepping basic curl sets for up dos, products and tools guide, vintage hair history overview, victory rolls, Gibson roll, decorative pin curls, beehive, tying headscarves. Suitable for absolute beginners or those with hair experience (not vintage). Book here.

Advanced Up Dos – 1 day – (Birmingham) –  Friday 29th April 2022: Prepping hair for advanced up dos, infinity rolls and advanced decorative rolls, poodle style, advanced beehives, pin curl up do, working with accessories, hiding clips and perfect finish techniques. Suitable for those confident in creating basic vintage styles such as victory rolls and able to heat curl set hair. Book at bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk. 

Advanced Curl Sets & Waves – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBCFinger / Marcel waves (curl set pattern and brush out), faux bobs, deep set Hollywood waves curl set and brush out, bubble curl set, incorporating accessories. Suitable for those with vintage hair experience, able to create a basic vintage curl set and brushed out style with confidence. Express interest in booking here.

Bridal Styles – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBC: High set decorative styles, details at the nape of the neck, side styles, working with sponges, prepping for long stay, incorporating veils and accessories. Suitable for those with vintage and/or undo hair experience wanting to tailor their skills for bridal market. Leads on from beginners up do course. Express interest in booking here.

Rockabilly & Modern Pin Up Looks – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBC: Faux bangs, 50s pony tail, oversized victory rolls, hair bows, DA (ducks ass) / all up victory rolls. Ideal for those with some vintage hair experience or beginners. For professionals and self stylers. Leads on nicely from beginners up do course. Express interest in booking here.

3-day Beginners Vintage Hair Academy Course – (Birmingham) – 18th to 20th May 2022 (email bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk to book in): Introduction to products and tools, vintage hair history, basic curl setting (dry), victory rolls, full up dos, decorative pin curls, chignon, faux bangs, Gibson rolls, wet pin curl setting, beehives, quifs, waves and 40s/50s curl sets and brush outs, integrating headscarves hair accessories. Suitable for those with no experience, or those with hair experience (not vintage).

3-day Advanced Vintage Hair Academy Course (Birmingham) 2022 course dates to be announced soon (email bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk to express your interest): Deep set Hollywood waves, marcel waves, bridal styles, wet set finger waves, complex up dos, infinity rolls, 30s curl set, poodle, integrating headscarves and hair accessories. Suitable for those with vintage hair experience and able to confidently create basic styles such as victory rolls and curl setting. Express interest in booking here.

3 day courses are £495 each or £895 for both booked at the same time. CLICK HERE TO BOOK BOTH 3 DAY COURSES AT DISCOUNTED RATE.

1 day courses are £149 each, book all six 1-day courses and received 25% off. 

If you’re unable to do the date/s above please get in touch, we do add additional course dates if there’s sufficient demand.

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Payment – you can secure a place on the courses above by clicking on the booking button. If you’d prefer to secure the place with a deposit please email bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk (please note all deposits are non-refundable). We also accept monthly instalments, and/or the full remaining balance 7 days before the course date.


2022 Self Styling Classes – Birmingham and Leigh on Sea Essex

Learn how to style vintage hairstyles on yourself. Suitable for absolute beginners or those wanting to perfect their skills. Please bring your own curling tongs and hair spray, we will provide hair clips! Courses take place at Le Keux Vintage Salon, Zellig Building @ The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AT and 1344 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2UH.

Private 1 to 1 classes are now available to book during all of our opening hours at just £45 per hour per person! Contact us to book in.

Please join us at Keuxties Diner for post class drinks and socialising!

1950s Poodle – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

1940s Victory Rolls – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Rockabilly Suicide Roll – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Daddy Daughter Hair Styling Class – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Classic Pinup Curl Set – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Christmas Vintage Up Do – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Private tuition – styling on others

Private courses: All individual or private group sessions are tailored entirely to your requirements – you tell us what you’d like to learn and we’ll design the course to suit your needs! Private group sessions are ideal for salons wishing to train a number of their stylists.

Prices below are based on training taking place in our salon in Birmingham. We’re happy to discuss coming out to you too, please don’t hesitate to ask us for further information on this at info@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

  • Private session – individual (1 person) – half day – £295 / full day – £495 per person
  • Private session – group (2-4 people) – half day – £195 / full day £345 per person
  • Private session – group (5-12 people) – half day – £165 / full day – £285 per person
  • Self styling private session – £45 per hour per person (learn any style you wish on yourself)

College courses

We are specialists in specific vintage styling and can complement your students’ learning experience by offering in-depth training in vintage styling. Book at info@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

  • College training – half day (min 10 people) – half day – £85 per person
  • College training – full day (min 10 people) – full day – £159 per person
  • Express college training – demo with 1.5 hours hands on training (min 10 people) – £45 per person
  • Train the trainer – courses designed for college lecturers and teachers – see our private session prices above.

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