Yorkshire Beard of the year 2018

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 - Yorkshire Beard of the Year

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 – Yorkshire Beard of the Year

Here’s a photo of the over-all winners of this Years’ Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Beard Competition run by members of The British Beard Club.

Yorkshire Beard of the Year 2018 – Carl Coates

2nd place – The Viking Sunrise Andy Snowball 😉

3rd place – Joint bragging rites go to Ben Waddington and Matthew Darlow

This Year’s Judges were

  • Robert John Grosvenor – MCSRSB multi award-winning barber, TQUK Assessor, Freelance Educator
  • Yucel Olmezkaya – SRSB, multi award winning barber, Great British Barber Academy and Andis guest educator
  • Kearon Harvey – SRSB multi award winning barber, Educator assessor

Bragging rites for each of the catergory winners will be posted sometime tomorrow…

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 - Yorkshire Beard of the year winner Carl Coates with his trophy and 100 bottles of beer from the Scarborough Brewery

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 – Yorkshire Beard of the year winner Carl Coates with his trophy created by the Robotic Woodsmith and 100 bottles of beer from the Scarborough Brewery

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 – Drawing & Colouring-in Competition

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Grandads Secret Giant Drawing and Colouring-in competition. Winner receives a signed copy of the amazingly illustrated book created by illustrator & Author David Litchfield

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Grandads Secret Giant Drawing and Colouring-in competition. Winner receives a signed copy of the amazingly illustrated book created by illustrator & Author David Litchfield

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Grandads Secret Giant Drawing and Colouring-in competition. Winner receives a signed copy of the amazingly illustrated book created by illustrator & Author David Litchfield

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Grandads Secret Giant Drawing and Colouring-in competition. Winner receives a signed copy of the amazingly illustrated book created by illustrator & Author David Litchfield

You will be happy to know we have a table set aside for you to doodle, draw, sketch and do your colouring-in of beards and bearded people.

This year you will be able to enter your beard drawings, doodles, paintings and colouring-ins to a competition and win some lovely Art and Illustrated book based prizes.

First prize is the signed book “Grandad’s Secret Giant” by the amazingly talented Illustrator  and author David Litchfield. Some of you may know him as the author/illustrator of “The Bear and the Piano”

Entries can be submitted throughout the day from 10am onwards and a winner will be chosen at 4pm on Sunday 11th March in the Cabaret Ballroom of the Grand Hotel, Scarborough.

Those of you who are beard aware may notice Grandad’s Secret Giant is wearing a full beard with styled moustache… and may even with a little tidy up and a comb through be able to enter it into the Verdi category of the Beard Competition 😉

 

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 Prizes are stacking up

The prizes that the Yorkshire Beard of the year and Yorkshire Barber of the year winners will win are stacking up…

Here we see one of two “tower of beers” contributions from the splendid folk at Scarborough Brewery.

If you or your company would like to add a contribution to the prize pile please get in touch via the contact form on this website. click here.

To be in with a chance of winning this beer and many other incredible prizes you will need to take part in the Beard Competition or the Barber Competition. Competitor tickets will be available from the registration desk on Sunday from 10am right up until 2pm shortly after which the first of the competitions are due to start.

All monies raised go to charity.

One of two towers of beer donated by the Scarborough Brewery for this year's winner of Yorkshire Beard day 2018... still time for other contributions to be added to the prize pile.

One of two towers of beer donated by the Scarborough Brewery for this year’s winner of Yorkshire Beard day 2018… still time for other contributions to be added to the prize pile.

Beard Competition Style Guide 2018

Beard Style Guide Yorkshire beard day 2018

Beard Style Guide Yorkshire beard day 2018

  • Styled Stubble
  • Moustache
  • Goatee
  • Musketeer
  • Sideburns / Mutton chops
  • Business Beard (Short Beard)
  • King Edward VII
  • Verdi
  • Badger Beard (Natural beard of any colour that has distinct stripes)
  • Garibaldi
  • Full Beard Natural
  • Full Beard Styled Moustache
  • Full Beard Freestyle
  • Partial Beard Freestyle
  • Creative False Beard Freestyle (open to those unable to grow a beard)

Styled Stubble: a few days growth closely cropped and styled/designed/sculpted/patterned using razer and beard clippers.

Moustache: Facial hair on the top lip only. can be any style, left natural or twirled.

Goatee:  Hair on the chin or chin and top lip around the mouth.

Musketeer: A narrow pointed chin beard and a distinct moustache usually fashioned with wax or naturally trained.

Sideburns / Mutton Chops: Hair on the side of the face, can be joined by a moustache but chin must be clean shaven.

Business Beard / Short Beard: a neat and tidy shaped full set beard like a well kept lawn.

King Edward VII: Classic full set beard long enough to be trimmed to naturally occuring point with a naturally trained or subtly waxed and combed tea strainer.

Verdi: short to medium sized beard, not pointy but of a rounded appearance. Waxed and curled moustache.

Badger Beard: Natural Beard of any colour that has distinct stripes.

Garibaldi:  Big Bushy rounded beard so thick you can lose items in it…

Full Beard Natural: Full set that has been left to grow out as nature intended… a little cultivation/trimming can have occurred to keep it in check and a comb put through it.

Full Beard Natural with styled moustache: Full set that has been left to grow out as nature intended… a little cultivation/ trimming can have occurred to keep it in check and a comb put through it. Plus a styled moustache which can be a naturally trained one or styled with wax.

Full Beard Freestyle: Anything goes, you can style your full beard however you want, use all manner of product, colourings, hairsprays and waxes as long as the base of your creation is your naturally occuring facial hair. Let your imagination be your inspiration.

Partial Beard Freestyle: Partial beard is any beard that isn’t a full set, you can style your Partial Beard however you want, use all manner of product, colourings, hairsprays and waxes as long as the base of your creation is your naturally occuring facial hair. Let your imagination be your inspiration.

Creative, False Beard Freestyle: This is the category for those of you who can’t grow a beard, either because you are a child, usually because you are a woman or because you just naturally have a baby face 😉 Your false beard can be made to look as real as possible or as spectacularly unreal as possible and made from whatever material you happen to have laying around. Themed or artistic beards are an especially good with both the Judges and the spectating crowd… dress up, have fun! take a look at the Whiskerinas for inspiration

 

Beard Registration desk will be open from 10am on the Sunday until approximately 2pm when the Competitions are due to start… for more info click here

Once registered you will have the opportunity to get your official beard portrait photograph taken, explore the many historical features of the Grand Hotel, browse the various beardy merchandise stalls, enjoy the bearded Live music performances, Draw beards, choose and purchase knitted beards from the amazing knitted beard stall, take a stroll on the beach and join in the “Dog with Beard, Beard with Dog” fun competition…

There will also be Barbering competitions and barbering demonstrations by some of the UKs top Barbers and educators taking place in both the Ballrooms.

A printed list of all the Yorkshire Beard Days – Beards and Barbers Festival activities will be available on the day and on this website shortly before the Big Beardy occasion.

Photographers and Media organisations – There is ample space to set up portable studios in and around the venue please use the contact form let us know any special requests or requirements in advance and we will do our best to help and advise you on what facilities are available. Please ensure your equipment has been PAT tested in advance.

Beard Competition info click here

Barber Competition info click here

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 – NEW VENUE

Yorkshire Beard day 2018 has a new Venue for 2018

This year we are in the iconic Victorian building of The Grand Hotel, South Bay Scarborough.

 

Yorkshire beard day 2018 - The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th - Competitor tickets, and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am through Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Yorkshire beard day 2018 – The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th – Competitor tickets, and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am through Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Competitor and Day wristband access all areas tickets available on the door.

General Public access before and inbetween competitions is available by charitable donation

Day Competition Spectator Tickets available on the door.

FREE Entry:

Children 12 years old and under and Mothers on Mother’s Day.

Any Questions? please use the contact form on this website. click here

Beard Competition info click here

Barber Competition info click here

Badger Beard Poster 2018

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster - image is of a gentleman wearing a Badger Beard, which is a natural striped beard with two contrasting colours. This is a new competition style for 2018

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster – image is of a gentleman wearing a Badger Beard, which is a natural striped beard with two contrasting colours. This is a new competition style for 2018

Yorkshire Bearded Dog Poster 2018

Dog With Beard, Beard with Dog Competition Sunday Morning as part of Yorkshire beard day 2018 - The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th

Dog With Beard, Beard with Dog Competition Sunday Morning as part of Yorkshire beard day 2018 – The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th

Bearded Bot wearing a Fez Poster 2018

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster - image is a Bearded Bot wearing a fez trophy by Robotic Woodsmith created for this years Yorkshire Beard of the year Competition run by members of The British Beard Club

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster – image is a Bearded Bot wearing a fez trophy by Robotic Woodsmith created for this years Yorkshire Beard of the year Competition run by members of The British Beard Club

Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 – Dates & Venue announced

Yorkshire beard days 2018 poster - Image is of Musketeer Ben Waddington and his false beard freestyling Daughters

Yorkshire beard days 2018 poster – Image is of Musketeer Ben Waddington and his false beard freestyling Daughters

Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet UP

Barbers & Beards Festival

Sunday 11th March and Monday 12th March 2018

Venue: The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, YO11 2ET

More Details to follow… but here’s a poster to view….

Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 Dates & Venue to be announced shortly

Ahoy!

The Dates & Venue for Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 will be announced very shortly…

2018 will be the Seventh year the event has been held so we will be introducing a few changes that I think you will enjoy…

There’s a little clue in the added ‘s’ 😉

*strokes beard and ponders thoughtfully*