Strictly Come Dancing winner Jay McGuiness joins Beard of Year shortlist

In Uncategorized on December 19, 2015 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front press release


19th December


Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266


Strictly Coming Dancing winner Jay McGuiness joins Beard of Year shortlist


The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that Jay McGuiness part of the winning pair in the 2015 Strictly Come Dancing final has joined the Beard of the Year 2015 shortlist.

The winner is determined by an on-line poll of supporters currently in progress.

The poll will close at 6pm on December 28th with the winner announced on December 29th

The winner in 2014 was singer Conchita Wurst

The Award is focused on those whose beard has had the most positive impact in the public eye during 2015.

BLF organiser Keith Flett said, Jay McGuiness has been a fantastic positive ambassador for the hirsute on Strictly so it’s entirely appropriate that he joins the Beard of the Year shortlist

Beard of the Year 2015 shortlist

Moeen Ali, cricketer

Brian Blessed, actor

Jeremy Corbyn, politician

Chris Fox, musician

Pablo Iglesais, Podemos General Secretary

Jay McGuiness, Strictly Coming Dancing 2015 winner

Dean Pugh, Brewdog bar manager

James O’Brien, broadcaster

Stuart Ross, brewer, Magic Rock

Paul Ryan, US politician

Bryan Spooner, brewer, Weird Beard

Ricky Tomlinson, actor & activist

Philip Wilton, cheesemaker

Paul A Young, chocolatier



 Jeremy Corbyn won the separate Parliamentary Beard of the Year poll on 11th December







One Response to “Strictly Come Dancing winner Jay McGuiness joins Beard of Year shortlist”

  1. Reblogged this on In the Dark and commented:
    It’s hard to believe it’s a whole year since I found myself as a surprising contender for this coveted award (only to see my challenge fade badly in the final stages). Anyway, here’s a reblog to encourage you to cast your vote in this year’s poll!

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