The British Association of Barbershop Singers: www.singbarbershop.com BABS is the largest organisation of barbershop singers outside North America with 60+ registered choruses (choirs) and 100 quartets across Great Britain, including both male and mixed voice ensembles.
The Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers: www.labbs.org.uk/ LABBS is the only purely British organisation for female barbershop singers. Established in 1976, it has grown to around 60 clubs and over 2200 members.
The Irish Association of Barbershop Singers: irishbarbershop.com Founded in Birr County Offaly in 1988, IABS works to preserve the barbershop style, encourage the development of quartets and choruses and further the education of barbershop singers across Ireland.
Sweet Adelines (Quartet of Nations, Region 31): sweetadelines.org.uk The Quartet Of Nations is a dynamic community of singers and music-makers representing Sweet Adelines International in England, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands. We come together regularly to celebrate singing a cappella four-part harmony in barbershop style.
Barbershop Harmony Society: barbershop.org Founded in 1938 as the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. (SPEBSQSA), BHS preserves & extends the reach of a uniquely American close harmony musical art form whose roots lie in African-American improvisation and European harmony traditions.
Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association: https://mixedbarbershop.org/ The MBHA seeks to provide a “voice” for the community of barbershop singers whose ensembles include a mix of men and women singers. Through the MBHA, mixed barbershop harmony ensembles will find opportunities for competition and the ability to represent North America on the world stage at the World Mixed Harmony Competition in Germany, hosted by Barbershop in Germany (BinG!).
UK Harmony Brigade: ukharmonybrigade.com Here's the opportunity to sing a set of really good quartet arrangements with other experienced quartet singers in as many different combinations as possible. Learn the new arrangements on your own, and come prepared to be blown away by the opportunity to sing with so many different enthusiasts !
Barbershop Tags: barbershoptags.com This site is a growing library of 5,000+ free barbershop tags, many including learning tracks & sheet music - even video clips. Most are in the barbershop style (male or female voicing), but SATB and other a cappella tags also exist.
Amersham A Cappella: amershamacappella.com Founded in 1982 as Chiltern Harmony, Amersham A Cappella is an engaging, dynamic and award-winning ladies chorus which sings in four-to-eight part a cappella harmony.
Barbershop Connections: barbershopconnections.com This web site is a tool designed to take the chore out of searching for barbershop-related information of different types.
Manchester Amateur Choral Competition: themacc.org.uk/ There are many choirs and music festivals across North West England but few local or regional competitions for amateurs. MACC seeks to re-address this imbalance through an annual contest where choirs can compete in a spirit of creativity and community.
Primarily A Cappella: singers.com An international web store for many a cappella resources including arrangements, recordings, books, charts, vocal instruction and more
North West Cancer Research: nwcr.org As the only independent charity dedicated to tackling cancer across the North West and North Wales, our goal is simple: to put our region's cancer needs first.
Sedbergh Music Festival: https://www.sedbergh.org.uk/festivals/sedbergh-music-festival/ The annual Sedbergh Music Festival is an enticing mix of high octane international and local talent. The music range is enormous: authentic medieval, modern folk, exuberant brass bands, string quartets, both traditional and unusual singing groups, and aspiring young soloists.