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Club Meetings and Gatherings - the Early Years
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The first meeting of The British Beard Club was in February 2009 at The Cockpit pub in the City of London.
In June 2009 we held our first annual Midsummer Beardness meeting at The George Inn, Borough High Street, London.
Broadstairs Folk Week in Kent was the venue for our 5th meeting in August 2009 at the Prince Albert.
Lewes in East Sussex was the venue in October 2009 for our meeting at Harvey's Brewery.
The Essex Beardsmen hosted our first regional meeting in Norwich in November 2009.
The Hope in Carshalton, Surrey, part-owned by two Club members, was the venue for our Spring 2010 meeting.
The second annual Gathering of The Great British Beard Club at the Great British Beer Festival in August 2010.
The second Gathering of Club members at The Hope, Carshalton, Surrey was in September 2010.
At the second meeting at The Cardinal at Victoria, London on 14th March 2009, enthusiasm made up for low numbers.
The Great British Beard Club attended the Great British Beer Festival at Earls Court, London in August 2009.
Marc Van der Veken represented the Club in September 2009 at the German World Beard Championship.
TBBC Members attended the October charity Darts Match between The Pipe Club of London and The Handlebar Club.
The Essex Beardsmen hosted the Chelmsford meeting on home ground in February 2010 at The Queens Head.
June 2010 saw our annual Midsummer Beardness Sunday Lunch at The George Inn, London.
In July 2010 members from the Midlands, South and East met at the Devonshire Arms in Cambridge.
The First Northern Ireland Gathering was in August 2010 in Coleraine, County Derry.
Members met in October 2010 at Harveys Brewery in Lewes, East Sussex for Beer, Music and Morris Dancing In The Old Ale.
Meetings and Gatherings of Club members in our early years.