Strictly Come Dancing winner Jay McGuiness joins Beard of Year shortlist

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. As usual I don’t know who most of the contenders are, but I’m sure you will all find a favourite.

I voted for Moeen Ali, by the way..



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Beard Liberation Front press release

19th December

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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

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3 Responses to “Strictly Come Dancing winner Jay McGuiness joins Beard of Year shortlist”

  1. The name “Strictly Come Dancing” has always completely baffled me. Wikipedia says, “The title of the show suggests a continuation of the long-running series Come Dancing, with an allusion to the film Strictly Ballroom,” which is no doubt correct but doesn’t really help me all that much.

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