Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 Bragging rights

Official Yorkshire Beard Day TBBC Fun & Friendly Beard Competition results are as follows…

Bragging Rights for the year ahead were claimed by the following people…

False Beard Freestyle

  1. Katy Potatey
  2. Nicola McAllister
  3. Louise Taylor

Goatee

  1. Adam Clarke
  2. Stuart Swann

Musketeer

  1. Ben Waddington

Mutton Chops / Side Burns

  1. Dom Jarvis

Business Beard

  1. Luke Dixon
  2. Leon Dumont
  3. Ryan Linley

King Edward VII

  1. Carl Coates

Garibaldi

  1. Frazer
  2. Vince McAllister
  3. Matthew Darlow

Full Beard Natural

  1. Ronnie Fox
  2. Dave Johnson
  3. Lewis Aylmer

Full Beard Styled Moustache

  1. Shane Hazelgrave
  2. Andrew Brady
  3. Ian Taylor

Full Beard Freestyle

  1. Dave Balmford

Partial Beard Freestyle

  1. Ben Johnson

 

Over all Winners… audience favourites

Yorkshire Beard of the Year

  • Ben Waddington

Close second

  • Carl Coates

Runner up

  • Shane Hazelgrave

 

What a fabulously hairy day it was to Beard beside the seaside at the Scarborough Spa Suncourt 🙂

Thank you for bringing yourselves, your smiles and your amazing face furniture with you… see you all again next year!

Massive thanks and appreciation to all those that helped make such a tremendously cheery day possible.

Yes please do send in any photos of the day that you would like us to use on this website and to be used to promote Yorkshire Beard Day… you can get in touch via the contact form.

More updates and thankyous later in the week…

Until then enjoy the photos and coverage in the press and other media.

Beard Registration now OPEN!

Beard Registration is now OPEN!

You can now register your beards (real or false) in advance for the Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 Friendly Beard Competition which will take place on Saturday 4th March 2017  2pm – 7:30pm at the Spa Suncourt, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Click here for advance registration. or use the menu link above.

Categories 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.
False Beard Freestyle - Yorkshire Beard Day - everyone can take part in the fun & friendly beard competition run by The British Beard Club

False Beard Freestyle – Yorkshire Beard Day beard competition everyone can join in and enjoy

Yes, Ladies and Children can join in too! by making and bringing your own Fake beards for the False beard freestyle category.

False and Knitted beards will also be available to purchase on the day with profits going to the Prostate Cancer Charity Prostate Cancer UK

There are bragging rights and Prizes to be won!

 

Click here for advance registration. or use the menu link above.

 

Photography, Sponsorship and Trade Stalls enquiries click here

Yorkshire beard day - prizes

Yorkshire beard day – prizes can be won

It has been announced! Yorkshire Beard Day 2017

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday March 4th at 2pm - 7:30pm Scarborough Spa, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday March 4th at 2pm – 7:30pm Scarborough Spa, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up
Saturday March 4th 2017 at Scarborough Spa Complex, Scarborough UK.

2pm – 7:30pm

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 is our annual follically family friendly fun event for beard growers, lovers and appreciators in and around Yorkshire and visitors from near and far.

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 2pm for a Northern Beard Meet up and friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club.

You will be greeted by bearded bands and artists, vintage vinyl records played on wind up gramophone players, specially brewed beard beer, stalls selling all manner of beard-related products including beard oil, beard balms, beard and moustache combs, moustache wax, beard t-shirts, knitted beards etc… Plus family friendly Fun and Games such as Beard Bingo! Beard drawing and colouring-in.

Beard competition bragging rights 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 support 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 2017 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

There is ample space for Photographers who wish to set up portable studios more info please click here

Beards + Bikes Beardcycle event to start Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Beards+bikes is a Beard friendly Bike Ride around the Borough of Scarborough - Part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 5th March

Beards+bikes is a Beard friendly Bike Ride around the Borough of Scarborough – Part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 5th March

Beards+Bikes

A cycle tour of the borough of Scarborough as part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Saturday 5th March

Start from The Spa Complex Suncourt, Scarborough.

12 Noon

A 7 mile tour round the borough on mainly roads and cycle tracks with 5 mandatory checkpoints.

Refreshments will be available at all checkpoints in our beard friendly Yorkshire Public Houses.

The tour is open to any ability and any bike

Over 18s only

It is recommended to bring a lock

Spot prizes & goodies for all that attend.

There is just one rule….NO HELMET – NO RIDE….

YES you will return back at the Spa Suncourt in good time for the start of the Fun & Friendly Beard Competition.

I’m interested how do I register for the ride?

To sign up for Beards + Bikes simply check the box when you register for the Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Fun & Friendly Beard Competition. CLICK HERE

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

Mutton Chops – Beard Stall

Leaf Beard by Debby Hill - Mutton Chops

Leaf Beard by Debby Hill – Mutton Chops

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Meet Up Stalls

Beard Enthusiast and Creative Wool Artist Debby Hill will be setting up stall as “Mutton Chops” where you will be able to purchase the finest original hand knitted beards!

If you would like a stall at this years meet up then get in touch via the contact form click here

Images like these of beards in the Yorkshire landscape would also be great entries for the photo competition click here for more info..

Bird in Beard by Debby Hill - Mutton Chops

Bird in Beard by Debby Hill – Mutton Chops

Leaf Beard by Debby Hill - Mutton Chops

Leaf Beard by Debby Hill – Mutton Chops

Bird in Beard by Debby Hill - Mutton Chops

Bird in Beard by Debby Hill – Mutton Chops

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 by Simon Heaton

The following images were taken by Simon Heaton during the Yorkshire Beard Day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up Grand Finale in The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, North Yorkshire, UK. enjoy.. use the contact form if you’d like full sized prints. All profits to Prostate Cancer UK. Important :- Please do not crop or use without asking first and if sharing add acknowledgements and a link back to this page. Thankyou 🙂 ….More Images by other photographers on their way.

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Ben Slack b/w -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Ben Slack b/w -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Steven Nixon B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Steven Nixon B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Andy Johnson B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Andy Johnson B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Ben Slack B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Ben Slack B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Steven Nixon B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Steven Nixon B/W -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

The Blind Dead McJones Band - Ben Slack b/w -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

The Blind Dead McJones Band – Ben Slack b/w -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

Martin G'dfather Nettles - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

Martin G’dfather Nettles – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

Martin G'dfather Nettles - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

Martin G’dfather Nettles – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

Martin G'dfather Nettles - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

Martin G’dfather Nettles – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

Mark Snow - King Edward - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Mark Snow – King Edward – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

Jack Hewitt - Full Beard with styled Moustache - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Jack Hewitt – Full Beard with styled Moustache – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

Tenfoot Ukes - Bearded Ukeleles - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Tenfoot Ukes – Bearded Ukeleles – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

Tenfoot Ukes - Lucy Marsden - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton

Tenfoot Ukes – Lucy Marsden – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton

Tenfoot Ukes - unknown beard - colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Tenfoot Ukes – unknown beard – colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

Sloth Fantasy - Annabelle Godbold colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Sloth Fantasy – Annabelle Godbold colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013

Sloth Fantasy - Hannah Sprague colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 - TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK - ©Simon Heaton 2013

Sloth Fantasy – Hannah Sprague colour -Yorkshire beard day 2013 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up at The Spa Theatre, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, UK – ©Simon Heaton 2013