Big Shave Off

Grab your clippers and take on our Big Shave Off to raise vital funds so together we will be here to support people impacted by HIV today, tomorrow and into the future.

Taking part is simple!

  • Sign up below to the Big Shave Off.
  • Ask friends and family to sponsor you.
  • Shave your head, chest, legs or beard.

You can even raise the stakes by hosting a 'shave it or save it' challenge. Will your friends and family donate more for you to Shave or Save? It all comes down to the day of your challenge!

If shaving isn’t for you, you can challenge yourself to dye your hair a crazy colour, create a crazy hair-do, or even grow your hair as long as you can.

Once you’ve signed up below, our friendly fundraising team will support you every step of the way.

Fundraising is quick and easy


It takes just two minutes to set up your JustGiving page and link it to our team page to kick start your fundraising.

Alternatively, you can fundraise on Facebook! Simply set up your fundraising post and get those donations rolling in.

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Going live!


Do your shave on Instagram Live or even film and post across your social accounts.

This is a great way to get your friends and family involved on the day, and keep those coins of encouragement coming!

Your free T-shirt


Everyone who registers their Big Shave Off will receive a free Terrence Higgins Trust T-shirt.

Spread the word


You’re taking on amazing challenge to raise money to make positive change for people living with HIV around the UK – that’s something we think everyone should hear about.

Remember to include your fundraising link, tag @THTorguk on social media and use the hashtag #BigShaveOff

Thank you!


Everyone who raises £250 or more will receive one of our limited-edition pin badges to show off. If you’d like a certificate, let us know and we’ll pop one in the post to you.

We're here to help you


Got any questions or would just like a chat? Email us at [email protected] and we'll be in touch.

Join us at the Big Shave Off Live in London and Brighton


After the success of last year's Big Shave Off Live at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, we're returning this summer in London and Brighton for an evening of amazing people braving a shave live on stage.

Register your interest to brave a shave at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London on Thursday 11 July or Charles Street Tap in Brighton on Thursday 29 August.

See what our supporters have done


Our supporter Dylan did the Big Shave Off as part of World AIDS Day 2022. Find out what he did and what his motivations were.

See why Dundee Councillor Lynne Short also braved the shave to have her long locks lopped off.