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16 June 2023

Captain Fawcett is extremely chuffed to win ‘Men’s Grooming Products of the Year’ at the Central England Prestige Awards. The Awards celebrate small and medium-sized enterprises who have proven their success by thriving in their own highly competitive community. I say! The Central England Prestige Awards 2022/23 Guide Is Now Out.

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08 March 2023

Captain Fawcett has had a bumper month of press coverage across the USA, Spain, Sweden and flying the local flag at home in King's Lynn, Norfolk and good! We're enormously grateful for the global recognition and chance to highlight the Fawcett crew’s hard work and unstinting dedication to excellence! 

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09 February 2023

Who dreams of worlds and brings them into being? Who conjures characters, creatures, castles, summons weather, raises armies and inspires heroes? In truth, I speak of Concept Artists, veritable wizards of the film, animation, comic book and gaming world. With imagination and artistic skill they cast spells and create magical mayhem.

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24 January 2023

As you may well be aware, in January The Royal Mail suffered a significant cyber attack which has disrupted its international shipping services. Whilst Royal Mail officials remedy the situation, Captain Fawcett will be using alternative couriers to fulfil all international shipments for highly esteemed customers and clients across the globe.

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16 November 2022

John Petrucci is a founding member, guitarist, lyricist and producer of Dream Theater, the progressive metal band renowned for mind-blowing technical virtuosity. After a delightful afternoon tea with the Right Hand Man in London, John hot footed it to Italy. From the safe distance of a hotel room in Rome, he shared a secret that might just break the Right Hand Man’s heart...

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09 November 2022

Magnificent award-winning illustrator Sophie Jonas-Hill created the beautiful artwork for Issue 7 of the Fawcett Times. Her distinctive hand drawings are mostly created using pen, ink and watercolour. She conjures beautiful worlds with a twist of dark humour and mayhem. From metal work and making jewellery, to pattern cutting in the wedding industry... 

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19 October 2022

Captain Fawcett is extremely proud to be a new Brand Partner with The Fellowship for British Hairdressing’s Project: MEN. The Fawcett crew was most honoured to be invited to provide wet hair styling products, working alongside other industry leaders and fellow Brand Partners Matakki Scissors and Wahl. What an exciting opportunity...

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15 September 2022

The Captain & Crew at Fawcett HQ are simply delighted to announce that Captain Fawcett has been shortlisted for the British Chambers of Commerce Awards as ‘The Global Player’ for 2022. This most prestigious recognition comes due to the King’s Lynn based company’s nomination from the Norfolk Chambers of Commerce.

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01 June 2022
Captain Fawcett Ltd is simply delighted and immensely proud to announce winning the ‘Highly Commended’ status in the 2022 Pure Beauty Global Awards. The Captain‘s Maharajah Eau De Parfum has been ‘Highly Commended’ in the Best New Niche Fragrance category. Huzzah! Read more
05 May 2022

The Captain's RHMan, was in London with select members of the Fawcett crew on Saturday 23rd April, invited as VIP guests of rock star John Petrucci who recently won the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance with ‘The Alien’. John was in town with Dream Theater, to play Wembley on the British leg of their ‘Top of the World’ tour. 

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04 April 2022

Captain Fawcett is simply chuffed to bits to announce winning the prestigious Insider Media 'Made in Central & East England' Export Award. Huzzah! Speaking on the Captain’s behalf, the RHM said “we are truly honoured to be in such illustrious company and humbly accept this accolade on behalf of the esteemed Cast & Crew at Fawcett HQ...

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19 March 2022

Captain Fawcett is delighted to discover that his Post Shave Balm has been featured on Tajmeeli, currently the largest Arabic language website dedicated to all the ins and outs of cosmetic surgery and its intriguing alternatives. The soothing balm has been included in the article entitled Gifts for him: Grooming skincare products in 2022”. Huzzah!

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21 February 2022

On 1st Feb 2022 artist Vincent Kamp unveiled a new painting at prestigious Mayfair Gallery, The Clarendon. It was specially created to support BarbersRide’s chosen charity, Make-A-Wish. The subject of the work is Pete MacGowan, winner of a unique raffle to sit for a portrait. And Pete happens to have completed his first BarbersRide in 2021 - in his mid-70s.

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14 January 2022

As a Department of International Trade, Captain Fawcett (East of England Export Champion) is honoured to feature in the portfolio of British businesses being showcased by the Secretary of State for International Trade, The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP in the current negotiations to establish an important free trade agreement with India.

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10 January 2022

“You'll be hard pushed to find a more masculine scent than the combination of honeyed tobacco leaves, vanilla bean, and woody oakmoss. But of course, the smell isn't the only thing that will persuade you to get this beard oil, as the list of ingredients, which includes, vanilla, frankincense, sweet almond oil and jojoba oil will work together to leave your beard..."

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29 November 2021

Grooming is a regular topic at the exquisite Gentleman’s Gazette publication and beards have a reputation for ruggedness, but no matter if yours is long and rugged or close-cropped and classic, it’s sure to benefit from a solid grooming routine and high-quality products. Read the Gentleman's Gazette top 12 when it comes to 2021 grooming products for shaving, styling and much more. 

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26 November 2021

Huzzah... Hagerty have selected a handful of the best gifts for bikers this Christmas, from helmets and gloves to saddle bags and beard oil, and a few more besides. Captain Fawcett’s Triumphant collaboration with actor, comedian and Biker Rufus Hound has been selected. "Let your nostrils be the judge, but aromas aside, it’s handy to tame any facial hair that’s gone rogue during a ride..."

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18 November 2021

The UK’s first International Trade Week is here. Huzzah! As an Export Champion, Captain Fawcett is delighted to report on the company’s experience of selling globally in connection with trade industry experts. As his chums will know, Captain Fawcett’s first batch of Moustache Wax was prepared upon the stove of a humble kitchen in a small Norfolk village in England. 

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01 April 2019

Gadzooks!  My Right Hand Man is on the box!  He has somehow found himself centre stage of a new vintage-themed BBC1 show called Curiosity. Considering he says he only popped out for a packet of wine gums, this is indeed a curious turn up for the books. The Right Hand Man’s starring episode airs at 2.15 on Wednesday 3rd April. The show will be screened every day for the next 3 weeks.

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It should be noted that Captain Fawcett and his adventures are a work of wild and fanciful imagination.
Any resemblance between the characters and persons living or dead is purely coincidental.

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