In 2007 a man went to the World Beard & Moustache Championships in Brighton. He enjoyed it so much, he asked his wife if he could grow a handlebar moustache. Amazingly, she said yes!
In 2012 this man met another man, a barber with a love of facial hair. Encouraged by the barber, the first man competed in the British Beard & Moustache Championships in 2014.
The barber was so excited about the Championships that he told all his customers, and they agreed it was a brilliant thing to do. So the barber said to the first man “we should do a local Beard & Moustache Championships!”.
And as is usually the way, the first man’s wife began making arrangements…