Beard of Winter shortlist: from footballers to union officials& CEOs

In Uncategorized on January 15, 2017 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

PRESS RELEASE 15th January

Contact Keith Flett      07803 167266

Beard of Winter shortlist: from footballers to union officials & CEOs


The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has announced the shortlist for the Beard of Winter 2017 poll.

The list ranges from journalists to, writers, footballers and Chief Executives, but as usual, the key point is whether their beard is helping to create a positive image of the hirsute in public life.

It is the first of four seasonal awards that lead to the Beard of the Year Award in December 2017.

The Beard of Winter focuses both on fuller organic beards, suitable for winter weather but also on beards that have made an early New Year impact in the public eye.

BLF Organiser Keith Flett said, as ever it is a wide ranging, eclectic, list but one very much focused on the winter season.

The poll closes on Monday January 30th

Beard of Winter 2017

Charles Dagnall, broadcaster

Keri Davies, Archers, scriptwriter

Evan Davis, presenter Newsnight

Illtyd Llyr Dunsford, Award winning charcutier

Mark Gatiss, writer

Olivier Giroud, footballer

Andrew Gwynne, Labour MP

Harnaam Kaur, Award winning female beard wearer

Simon Stevens, NHS CEO

Mick Whelan, General Secretary, ASLEF


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