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.

Almost Yorkshire Beard Day O’clock! :)

Yorkshire Beard Day 2015 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up - Saturday 21st March 2015, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay Beach, Scarborough.  Poster by Captain Ants Photography by Past Time Studios of Scarborough, UK.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2015 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up – Saturday 21st March 2015, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay Beach, Scarborough.
Poster by Captain Ants Photography by Past Time Studios of Scarborough, UK.

Feel free to share the poster image above and invite your friends, Bearded or otherwise, all are welcome 🙂

You can pre-register your beards for FREE online by clicking here, or choosing Beard Competition from the navigation menu above.

Registration on the day, registration confirmation and pre-judging takes place from 2pm til 3pm in the Spa Suncourt, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough. Where you will be greeted and entertained by Live music, Beard Beer and other refreshments, fellow beards and beard friendly entertainments. Beard Competition starts shortly afterwards…

More updates throughout the next couple of weeks….

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.

 

 

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

 

Almost Yorkshire Beard O’Clock

Past Times Studios, 40 Eastborough, Scarborough, UK. will be open from 10am til about 2.30ish on Sunday 3rd March the morning of Yorkshire Beard Day 2013 – Northern Beards Meet Up. Special Bearded Discount available for those wearing a beard. No appointment needed, photos printed while you wait.

Past Times Studios Beard Portrait

Past Times Studios Beard Portrait

Past Times Studios Family Portrait

Past Times Studios Family Portrait