Beard of Summer 2017 poll opens with Glastonbury focus

In Uncategorized on June 26, 2017 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

Media release

26th June

Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266


The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said the poll for the coveted Beard of Summer Award is now open with the result revealed at the end of National Beard Week on Saturday July 1st

The poll is the third of four seasonal Awards that culminates in the Beard of the Year Award at the end of December.

The campaigners say that as ever it is not just the style of the beard but the impact it makes in public

BLF Organiser Keith Flett said, we’re looking for the summer beard that adds the most gravitas and the shortlist probably has the biggest range of beard styles ever

Beard of Summer shortlist

Bill Bailey, comedian

Peter Coles, cosmologist

Hefin David, politician

Michael Eavis, farmer

Guy Garvey, musician

Prince Harry, politician

Harry Kane, footballer

Father John Misty, musician

Ed Sheeran, musician

Stormzy, musician

Beard Week 2017

Mon 26th June: Hirsute Personality 2017 announced: the hirsute person who has made the positive impact in public life during the year. 2016 Winner, Jeremy Corbyn MP 2017 Winner Jeremy Corbyn MP

Tues 27th June: Beard Friendly Sandwich 2017 announced: the sandwich where the mayo & salad doesn’t get caught in the beard. 2016 Winner Avocado on Rye

Wed 28th June: Hirsute Broadcaster 2017 announced: will there be a TV reporter this year? 2016 Winner James O’Brien

Thurs 29th June Pogonophobe of the Year announced. 2016 Winner Jeremy Clarkson

Fri 30th June: Beard Friendly Employer 2017 announced: are there more than ever to choose from? 2016 Winner Beavertown Brewery

Sat 1st July: Beard of Summer 2017 announced. The third of the four quarterly seasonal Awards leading up to Beard of the Year in December. 2016 winner Joe Ledley




One Response to “Beard of Summer 2017 poll opens with Glastonbury focus”

  1. Reblogged this on In the Dark and commented:
    Oh Blimey.

    Owing (no doub) to some form of administrative error I have been nominated for Beard of Summer 2017!

    Please feel free to vote for me, or not, as your fancy takes you!

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