Head shavings and leg waxings galore as Ye Olde Griffin raises £500 for children’s charity Variety

12:45 17 June 2014

Matt Dibble, left, and Paul Fellows take part in the first heat of the Man vs Food competition. Picture: BRIAN PURDY

Matt Dibble, left, and Paul Fellows take part in the first heat of the Man vs Food competition. Picture: BRIAN PURDY

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Staff queued up to have their legs waxed and head shaved as a hotel raised £500 for a children’s charity on Friday night.

Griffin manager Lee Oldale has his head shaved. Picture: BRIAN PURDYGriffin manager Lee Oldale has his head shaved. Picture: BRIAN PURDY

A packed Ye Olde Griffin Hotel in March saw manager Lee Oldale have his arms waxed in aid of Variety, which raises funds for sick, disabled and disadvantaged children.

Other staff and brave punters also stepped forward for public shavings and waxings at the raucous event, which also included a Man v Food competition, raffles and a disco.

Deputy manager Nathan Ruck said: “It was a really good night. The pub was very busy and we even had people joining in to have their head shaved and legs waxed.”

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