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

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.

 

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 TBBC friendly Beard Comp results!

There were 54 fantastic real & false beards registered for the Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 TBBC friendly beard competition this year…

The most hotly contested catergories were Full Beard Natural & False Beard Freestyle.

Overall standard was Very high in all categories.

The Judges thank you all for showing off your beards at their very best!

Special thanks to those of you who made special effort in the costume department.

You did your Beards proud!

Bragging rights this year go to the following….

Styled stubble
1st = Guy Baumann
2nd = Dr John Oakland

Kind Edward
1st = Tony Pulsa
2nd = Jonny Manchester

Verdi
1st = Steve Ridgewell
2nd = Rae Pulsa

Garibaldi
1st = Mike Smith
2nd = Patrick Woollons

Partial Beard Freestyle
1st = Michael Wallage
2nd = Craig Shanks Hitchen-Anderson
3rd = Magnus Young Karlsen

Full beard natural
1st = Micheal Legge
2nd = Damien Knight
3rd = Paul Jones

Full beard moustache
1st = Charlie Saville
2nd = Kenneth Waters
3rd = Jack Hewitt

Full Beard Freestyle
1st = Andy Teague
2nd = Alexander Magraw
3rd = Dave Balmford

False beard Freestyle (will check photos to match names later)
1st = Sculpted beard with owl and bird
2nd = Knitted long flowery beard
3rd = Tied result – Child with colourful beard and Metal beard Katy.

Best in show and winner of the title Yorkshire Beard 2014
Michael Legge
Very close competitors were – Mike Smith and Alexander Magraw

Judges were

Dawne louise Cooper – Racoon international Artistic team

George Dobson – George Henry’s Traditional Barbers

Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – Get Ready!

Meanwhile at George Henry's Traditional Barbers Getting ready for Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up.....

Meanwhile at George Henry’s Traditional Barbers Getting ready for Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up…..

It’s almost Yorkshire Beard Day 2014 O’clock!  Are you ready?

Register your Beard for the fun & friendly TBBC Beard Competition click here

Enter the Photo Competition click here

Enter the Drawn or Painted Beard Portrait Competition click here

#bepartofit #beard

Here’s a quick run down of Saturday’s main events…

Scarborough Spa Suncourt
Live music, Beer, Stalls & Competitions throughout the afternoon.
2pm – Beard Registration Begins
3pm – Beard Registration Ends
3:15pm – Beard Competitions Start
Styled Stubble
Goatee
Musketeer
Partial Beard Freestyle
King Edward
Verdi
Garibaldi
Natural Full Beard
Natural Full Beard with Styled Moustache
Full Beard Freestyle
False Beard Freestyle
6pm – move to Farrer’s Bar for *food, more Live music and to await the results.
7:20pm Judges announce results & Yorkshire Beard of 2014.

7:30pm depart to an after party…

*Help Chef and let him know your preferred Bearded Banquet menu choice in advance by clicking here.