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The story of John Asprou’s life was featured in the Barry Kucha event of April 2013. John’s son Stas told a moving and humbling presentation celebrating the life of his father, and the remarkable story of a man who has created such a legacy for Barry, creating one of the town’s biggest hairdressing dynasties. If you have your hair cut in Barry chances are that it will be one of John’s relatives clipping away with the scissors. We tried to calculate the number of heads that have been...

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I have just had my second novel published - Demons Walk Among Us - which is available via my website www.jonathanhicks.co.uk and Amazon. I am interested in finding out about other authors from Barry - both living and dead. Are there any other authors from Barry? Anyone famous we should be doing more to celebrate?

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Steve Hubback lived in Barry until he moved to Denmark in the 70's/80's Here's a YouTube film of his percussion music

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In promoting Barry should we also promote famous namesakes called Barry? We could have an international day of celebration for anyone called 'Barry'? What would your top 5 list of favourite Barry's include? (With Barry Island of course being #1) Why not Tweet your 5 favourite Barry's? Follow us on Twitter @Barry Kucha) Here's a list of famous Barry's from the world of entertainment, sports and politics. Can you think of any more? Why not share on here your Top 5 Barry's? Barry Gibb...

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Ok bear with me I am a video beer reviewer & brewer so writing is a little out of my comfort zone but here it goes..... My name is Simon Martin I was born in the East end of the town, I was educated in Jenner Park, Barry Boys Comprehensive school and I then went on to qualify as a carpenter in Barry College of further education. So you are now asking how did I get into the world of video beer reviewing on Youtube!! Well the answer is quite simple really, I have always had a passion for...

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The Hollywood star and comic legend Bob Hope had strong family ties to Barry Showbiz was in Bob Hope's blood through his mother Avis, a concert singer from Barry. She married stonemason William Hope in April 1891 and they lived at 12 Greenwood Street, Barry. They later moved to Eltham, south east London, where their son christened Leslie was born in May 1903. When he was three the family moved to Bristol as his father searched for work. They emigrated to the USA a year later where...

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