Favourite Links of
the Handlebar (Moustache) Club


moustache Beard and Moustache Clubs of the World

World Beard and Moustache Association (WBMA) World Beard and Moustache Association

Formed in November 2004 this is the world-wide association of Beard and Moustache Clubs


France
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Les Moustachus d'Alsace

The Association Les Moustachus d'Alsace was formed on 21 October 2000.


Belgium
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The West Flanders Moustache Club was formed a few years ago.
They organised an international event in Bruges in October 2002.


 Get your free animations, 3D animated gifs and Web design tools at http://www.free-animations.co.ukwaving Belgian flag Snorrenclub Antwerpen logo Snorrenclub Antwerpen

Formed in 1978 by Willy Dupon, the Snorrenclub has been a friend of the Handlebar Club for over twenty years.
Click on the 'Union Jack' on their home page to find a summary in English.


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Formed in 1985 their web site is in Flemish and English.


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This web site is in Flemish only.                


Germany
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This site has information about a number of Beard Clubs throughout Germany.


 Get your free animations, 3D animated gifs and Web design tools at http://www.free-animations.co.ukwaving German flag Höfener Bart- und Schnorresclub logo 1. Höfener Bart- und Schnorresclub 1985 e.V.

Höfen / Enz is an attractive village in the Black Forest, and its main claim to fame is its Beard and Moustache Club.  The club members are very active, including organising various championships such as the one at Pforzheim a few years ago.   They visited us for our 50th anniversary.


 Get your free animations, 3D animated gifs and Web design tools at http://www.free-animations.co.ukwaving German flag Belle Moustache! logo Bart & Kultur Club "Belle Moustache!"

Founded in May 2001 by our member Jürgen Burkhardt, this club's aim is to make moustaches popular in the Stuttgart area.


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The Berlin Beard Club are also active participants in international activities, being well represented at the 1999 World Championships in Sweden.


 Get your free animations, 3D animated gifs and Web design tools at http://www.free-animations.co.ukwaving German flag Ostbayerischer Bart- und Schnauzerclub logo Ostbayerischer Bart- und Schnauzerclub 1996 e.V.

Based in Amberg


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The Netherlands
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The First Dutch Moustache Club was founded in 1985.


Italy
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The "Club Baffi & Barbi" of Bergamo, in Northern Italy hosted the European Championship in 2002.


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A "Festival dei Baffi" (moustaches) is held each year in Montemesola (TA) in the south of Italy.
(The web site is in Italian, and information about the festival can be found by clicking on "Folklore")


Norway
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The Norske Mustachclub is based in Trondheim, Norway.
Tore Moan is secretary of the club and also a member of the Handlebar Club


Sweden
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The Svenska Mustaschklubben is based in Malmö, Sweden, and was founded in 1984 by Swedish members of the Handlebar Club.  They organised the 1999 World Championships in Ystad.
Kalle Fernholm is Secretary of the club and also a member of the Handlebar Club.


Switzerland
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This club organised what was claimed to be Europe's biggest Beard and Moustache event, in April 2002.


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The Rhine Valley Beard and Moustache Club is Swiss, but they are also an "observing member" of the Association of German Beard Clubs


United States
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The Whisker Club is based in Bremerton, Washington, USA.  They now have their own web site.
Bruce Roe is President of the club and also a member of the Handlebar Club


 Get your free animations, 3D animated gifs and Web design tools at http://www.free-animations.co.ukwaving US flag Southcentral Alaska Beard & Moustache Club Southcentral Alaska Beard & Moustache Club

moustache Other Relevant Organisations

The British Beard Club

The British Beard Club invites prospective members to help to create it.


The Society of Bearded Gentlemen   The Society of Bearded Gentlemen

This is a social networking site for men who grow facial hair, & their admirers!!


Tennessee Beard & Moustache Club   Tennessee Beard & Moustache Club

Make your face a natural place - GROW A BEARD


The University of New Mexico   The University of New Mexico
Cobb Memorial Collection

The Collection includes some interesting 19th Century moustaches and beards
Check out pages 9 to 15


World Beard and Moustache Championships 2003 Logo   The World Beard and Moustache Championships

Lots of information about the 2003 World Championships


Texastache's Democratic Beard Page Texastache's Democratic Beard Page

Formerly hosting "Texastache's Democratic Beard Page", the original "beards.org" Web site has been superceded...

Its successors are:-

beard board banner Beard Board
  and
The Beard Community   The Beard Community
  and "beards.org" is re-born as:
Visit beards.org!   All ABout Beards

The Moustache Database The Moustache Database

This site, created in September 2001, aims to have the largest collection of Moustaches on the internet.


Movember   Movember

A charitable organisation that encourages the growing of moustaches (a "Mo") in November (hence Movember) of each year to raise money for the Prostate Cancer Charity


The Fabulous World of Beards and Moustaches The Fabulous World of Beards and Moustaches

A celebration of beardish delights and fan-tache-tic wonders


Pipe Club of London logo Pipe Club of London

No, they are not a Moustache or Beard Club, but quite a few members of the Handlebar Club are also members of the Pipe Club of London.
And the annual darts matches against the pipe smokers are a regular feature of our programme.


N.B.  Links to our members' own web sites are now included with the members' pictures in the Gallery

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