Jimmy Figg’s Bare-Knuckled Barber in Newcastle

It happens all the time; things that were once great go out of fashion. But the good things come back: Vinyl, film cameras, acid wash denim, and of course, old fashioned barbers. Well, at least in Newcastle. Jimmy Figg’s Bare-Knuckle Barber is the place to go for a traditional shave or haircut. And at a modest price, why wouldn’t you?

Along with the obviously good service, it’s the extra things like enjoying a beer or just having a chat that make Jimmy Figg’s a welcome new addition to the inner city. Oh, and did we mention they’re hoping to start poker nights?

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About the author

Cormack is a young writer/photographer from Newcastle who shot his first music festival at age fifteen. When he’s not writing or photographing, you’ll find him stumbling around gigs in Sydney and Newcastle or soaking up culture and coffee in Melbourne.