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The Big Buzz Off 2.0

The Big Buzz Off 2.0

Days getting longer: awesome. Hair getting longer: not so awesome?!

With restrictions still in place, we’re stuck with bad barnets until at least 12th April. Except you don’t have to be! The Big Buzz Off is here to get you through. Get a buzz from that first buzzcut back in lockdown 1? Maybe you discovered a sharp new trim you never thought you could pull off.

Join the #BigBuzzOff now to raise money for our life-saving services.

If you buzzed last time and want to try something different, join #TeamGrow – just keep growing. Post updates on your scraggly beard or weird back of the neck hairs. Use your social media platform of choice to keep everyone entertained and raise money at the same time. Nice.

Do it

How to get involved: 

  1. Set up your own fundraising page & choose a date to take on the buzzcut
  2. Share your page on socials & tag them using #BigBuzzOff. Invite your mates and followers to sponsor you
  3. Nominate family, friends & colleagues to join you, or brave the shave alone
  4. Invite everyone to watch live (we’re sure they’ll want to tune in for this!) or post some before and after pictures

Get started here


Donate to it

Not quite ready to part with your locks?

Keep it simple and keep your flowing locks by simply donating straight to the Big Buzz Off pot here. We’ll know you’re with us in hairy spirit. 

Whatever you can give, your donation will help to keep CALM’s life-saving services running throughout these challenging times.

That means making sure we’re there for everyone, no matter who they are, where they’re from and whatever they’re going through.

Donate here

Top Tips and FAQ’s

Find out everything you need to know about how to master the look. Things like, “just what IS a buzz cut” and how to stay safe doing one.

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The #BigBuzzOff - featuring We Are Scientists

So many of you have already braved the shave to save lives. Even our friends We Are Scientists got involved.