The Wessex Beardsmen were founded early in 2013 in the South West of England over a pint by a group of like minded hirsute people to support each other, enjoy social occasions and enter beard and moustache competitions often raising money for charity in the process.

We have hosted two Beard and Moustache competitions since 2013 and some of our members were on the committee that organised and ran the British Beard and Moustache Championships in 2014 in Bath. Our members can normally be found at Facial hair competitions around the UK and internationally, our latest being a jolly across to Austria back in October representing the Club at the World Beard and Moustache Championships, good friends, good beer, good times. Registration for the next world championship in Austin Texas for 2017 has already opened, as always we’ll be there. The location for the 2019 WBMC was decided and announced in Austria as Antwerp, Belgium, no further details are available.

We are a non-profit organisation that enjoys raising money and supporting charitable causes. In the past we have made substantial donations to The Make-A-Wish Foundation UK and Mind.