Beard Friendly Bands & Performers 2016

This Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Bearded Bands & Entertainers announced so far in no particular order…
Captain of the Lost Waves – a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix
The Fuzz Junkies – Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musiketeers.
Annabel –  Bright Dayglo beard full of Eighties inspired electropop
Nely Arockalypse – The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day
Graham Rhodes Grey Goatee Beard full of punky rock’n’roll poetry

more to be announced shortly….  after all there’s also an afterparty for those of you making a weekend of it 😉

Captain of the Lost Waves - a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix

Captain of the Lost Waves – a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix

The Fuzz Junkies - Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musketeers of music

The Fuzz Junkies – Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musiketeers.

Annabel - Dayglo Beard Eighties inspired Electropop

Annabel – Dayglo Beard full of Eighties inspired Electropop

Nely Arockalypse - The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day

Nely Arockalypse – The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day

Click here to pre-register your beards in advance or turn up and register on the day between 2pm & 3pm Saturday 5th March, 2016 in The Spa Suncourt, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay Foreshore, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD.

Click here for info on the Bearded Bike Ride which starts at 12 noon and takes you round the many marvelous sights of Scarborough and brings you back in time for the start of the beard competition.

Oyez!! Oyez!! Town Crier at Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Scarborough Town Crier David Birdsall

Scarborough Town Crier David Birdsall

It is with great pleasure we can tell you that Scarborough’s Town Crier David Birdsall will be our master of ceremony at this years Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up Free Public Event being held at the Scarborough Spa Complex on Saturday March 5th 2016.

At 12 noon he will officially announce the start of proceedings at this years Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 and ring his bell as Bearded Bike riders set off on a cycle tour round Scarborough. Later in the day he will join a panel of Beard Judges for the Yorkshire Beard Day Fun & Friendly Beard Competition which is being run by The British Beard Club and is open to all wearers of facial hair.

Pre-Registration for the Beard Competition and the Bearded Bike Ride is now open click here. Registration on the day for the beard competition takes place between 2pm and 3pm. The competition starts at 3:30pm when the Bearded Cyclists ride back into the suncourt to a round of applause. Enthusiastic & vocal Spectators of all ages and genders are very much welcomed & encouraged.

Between the Beards + Bikes and Beard Competitions you will be entertained by Beard friendly bands & artists as well as be able to browse stalls selling specially knitted Fake beards & an array of beard based merchandise plus specially brewed Beard Beer available from the public bar.

The Beard Beers created by North Riding Brewery this year go by the names of “Beardfiller” and “Baby Got Beard”. more info and tasting notes will appear in another post.

There will be a bearded banquet at 6pm whilst we all await the results to be counted and at 7:30pm the Winner of Yorkshire Beard of the Year will be proclaimed and bragging rights awarded.

After parties will be available and a list of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 friendly cafes, pubs, bars and accommodation and their special Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 offers handed out. If you want to be on this list then please do contact us.

 

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Beard Comp Pre-Registration NOW OPEN!

Our compère Captain of The Lost Waves will be one of the panel of beard judges appraising your Yorkshire Beards.

Our compère Captain of The Lost Waves will be one of the panel of beard judges appraising your Yorkshire Beards.

You Can Now Pre-Register Your Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Beard!

Pre-Registration for this Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Fun & Friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club is NOW OPEN!

Register your beard Click Here

Categories to choose to compete in this year include…

Styled Stubble
Moustache
Goatee
Musketeer
Sideburns or Mutton chops
Business Beard
King Edward VII
Verdi
Garibaldi
Full Beard Natural
Full Beard Styled Moustache
Full Beard Freestyle
Partial Beard Freestyle
False Beard Freestyle

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up takes place on Saturday 5th March 2016 at the Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

It’s a Fun Family Friendly Day out, FREE to attend and All are welcome.

Spectators and Beard Appreciators very much welcomed and encouraged to cheer and applaud the beards as they take the stage for their moment of bearded glory :)

Updates & information see event website: http://pogonotrophy.tv/beards

Beard Portrait Photography

Photographers interested in setting up portable studios for taking portraits of the attending Beards can contact us using the Contact Us form and we can reserve you a space in the building.

Event Sponsorship & Stalls

If you wish to sponsor the event or have a stall please get in touch via the Contact Us form and we will be in touch.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – You are invited!

It has Been Announced!

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC North Beard Meet Up

Saturday March 5th 2016 at Scarborough Spa Complex, Scarborough UK.

You are invited to spend a Saturday at the seaside in the company of Yorkshire Beards, Real Beer and family friendly fun. All are welcome.

Join us in the Spa Sun Court from 12noon for a Northern Beard Meet up and friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club.

You will be greeted by Bearded Bands, Beer Tasting, Vintage Vinyl Records played on wind up Gramophone Players, Family Friendly Fun & Games such as Beard Bingo! and for those who’ve always wondered what it’s like a “Kiss a Beard Booth”. Prizes galore! Including prizes for best fake beard for those of you unable to grow your own. Fake beards can be made by yourself or purchased on the day with profits going to The Prostate Cancer Charity Prostate Cancer UK.

This year you will also have the chance to take part in a beard-cycle trip which is open for all abilities and types of bikes. More information on this will be released shortly but the bearded cyclists will depart from the Spa Suncourt at 12 noon lunchtime and return by 3:30pm in time for the start of the beard competitions. Refreshments will be available on route at 5 separate check points set inside beard friendly Yorkshire public houses.

At 6pm There will be a Bearded Banquet whilst the judges decide the beard category winners and then at 7:30pm the title of Yorkshire Beard 2016 will be
announced.

After Party arrangements and further event details will be announced closer to the time for those of you with an eye to staying over and making a weekend of it. :)

Trade Stall & Sponsorship enquiries please click here

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – Photo comp entries

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 has several beard related competitions you can enter…
Beard Comp click here
Beard Photo comp click here
Beard Portrait comp click here

Entries for the Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 Beard Photo competition are coming in… here are a couple for you to have a look at… still plenty of time to take your own photo of a beard in the Yorkshire landscape and send it in.

For Beard Photo Comp entry form & details click here.

Yorkshire beard day 2014 photo comp entry by Alexander Magraw

Yorkshire beard day 2014 photo comp entry by Alexander Magraw

Yorkshire beard day 2014 photo comp entry by Lucy mcguire

Yorkshire beard day 2014 photo comp entry by Lucy mcguire

Yorkshire Beard Day – Drawn or Painted Beard Portrait competition entries

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 has several beard related competitions you can enter…
Beard Comp click here
Beard Photo comp click here
Beard Portrait comp click here

Entries for the Drawn or Painted Beard Portrait competition are coming in… here are a couple for you to have a look at… still plenty of time to create some of your own beard art and send it in.

For Beard Portrait entry form & details click here.

Yorkshire beard Portrait by Michelle Khalil

Yorkshire Beard Portrait by Michelle Khalil drawn using a Black Pen

Yorkshire Beard Portrait by Alexander Magraw

Yorkshire Beard Portrait by Alexander Magraw using a pencil

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – More Posters

Here are some more poster images for you to enjoy…

Want to Register for the TBBC Yorkshire Beard 2014 Competition? then click here!

Enter the Photo Competition click here

Enter the Drawn or Painted Beard Portrait Competition click here

#bepartofit #beard

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster - false beards freestyle

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster – false beards freestyle

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster - beard music

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster – beard music

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster - beard

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 22nd March at Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough poster – beard

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 Date and Venue Announced

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up 2014

This Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 will take place on Saturday March 22nd 2014 at the Scarborough Spa Complex, Scarborough UK.

You are invited to spend Saturday at the seaside in the company of Yorkshire Beards, Real Beer and family friendly fun. All are welcome.

Join us in the Spa Sun Court from 2pm for a Northern Beard Meet up and friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club.

There will also be Beard Portrait competition, Beard Photo Competition, Bearded Bands, Beer Tasting, Vintage Vinyl Records played on wind up Gramophone Players, Family Friendly Fun & Games and Prizes galore. Including prizes for best fake beard for those of you unable to grow your own. Fake beards can be made by yourself or purchased on the day with profits going to The Prostate Cancer Charity Prostate Cancer UK.

At 6pm There will be a Bearded Banquet whilst the judges decide the beard category winners and then at 7:30pm the title of Yorkshire Beard 2014 will be announced.

After Party Venue and Further Details will be announced over the next few days….

Yorkshire Beard Day 2013 – Bearded Bands

The Blind Dead McJones Band

The Blind Dead McJones Band

Here are some of the Bearded Bands in no particular order that will be entertaining you whilst you are admiring some glorious beards this Sunday 3rd March at the Yorkshire Beard Day 2013 – Northern Beards Meet Up…. will add some links to their music shortly…

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Original Bearded Blues Band from Leeds

Tenfoot Ukes – Hull based Bearded Ukulele Orchestra

Martin G’Father Nettles – Bearded Punk Poet from Leeds

Sloth Fantasy – electro/synth pop beards

Acapulco Gold – Original four piece band from York

The Jonny Yeoman Jazz Quartet – Four extremely talented student musicians from Leeds College of Music

 

here are some photos….

The Jonny Yeoman Jazz Quartet – Leeds College of Music

The Jonny Yeoman Jazz Quartet

The Jonny Yeoman Jazz Quartet

Tenfoot Ukes – Hull based Ukulele Orchestra

Tenfoot Ukes - Hull based Ukulele Orchestra

Tenfoot Ukes – Hull based Ukulele Orchestra

Acapulco Gold – Original four piece band from York

Acapulco Gold

Acapulco Gold

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Original Blues Band from Leeds

Blind Dead McJones – Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Diddley Bow, Kazoo.
Ben “Buddy” Slack – Guitar.
Steven “Wee-Man” Nixon – Drums.
Andy “The Cake” Johnson – Bass

The Blind Dead McJones Band

The Blind Dead McJones Band

Martin G’Father Nettles – Punk Poet from Leeds

Martin G'Father Nettles

Martin G’Father Nettles

Sloth Fantasy – electro/synth pop beards

Sloth Fantasy

Sloth Fantasy

 

Venue for TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up & Friendly Beard Competition

Scarborough Spa Sun Court is the afternoon Venue for TBBC Northern beards meet up and Friendly Beard Competition

Scarborough Spa Sun Court is the afternoon Venue for TBBC Northern beards meet up and Friendly Beard Competition