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 ūüėČ

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

This Year’s Judges were

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

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 ūüėČ 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 РThere 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

I met a Bearded man upon a stair… 2018 Poster

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster - image is of Musician & Artist Alastair Magraw serenading a lady who clearly loves the opulent ornamental balustrades of the glorious Grand Staircase of the Grand Hotel.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster – image is of Musician & Artist Alastair Magraw serenading a lady who clearly loves the opulent ornamental balustrades of the glorious Grand Staircase of the Grand Hotel.

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

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 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 ūüôā

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 Р7:30pm 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. ūüôā

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 ‚Ästa moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix
The Fuzz Junkies ‚ÄstYoung Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musiketeers.
Annabel¬†‚Äst¬†Bright Dayglo beard full of¬†Eighties inspired electropop
Nely Arockalypse ‚ÄstThe beard¬†mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day
Graham Rhodes ‚Äď Grey Goatee Beard full of punky rock’n’roll poetry

more to be announced shortly‚Ķ.¬†¬†after all there‚Äôs 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 РThe 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.