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Beards and Moustaches: Your photos

Copyright: Sarah Booker

A number of competitors from all over the world took part in the 2007 World Beard and Moustache Championships at Brighton in England on Saturday.

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Amy Redmond: "I had a brilliant time". Here she is with one of the participants.

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Contenders converged on the competition sporting a range of facial hair styles. Photo: Sarah Booker.

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The championship was first staged back in 1990 in Germany. Here is Amy Redmond's picture of German contestant Elmar Weiser.

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According to the show's organiser, the aim of the competition was to "put a smile on people's faces".

Copyright: Seth Prichard

The world's biggest and bushiest facial hair growths were proudly on show and hoping to win their category.

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Gandhi Jones from Seattle, US, with Paul Lewis from Brighton, who went on to win the "Natural Moustache" category. Photo: Sarah Booker.

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Participants display their own particular style of moustache or beard. Photo: Sarah Booker.

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Sarah Booker says she is "very proud" of boyfriend Paul Lewis. "He's the only person I know with amazing facial hair."

Copyright: Steve Andrews

Steve Andrews: "I may not be a contestant but I think I would have stood a good chance. I first dyed my beard when I was a performer at the Green Man festival in Wales".

Copyright: Sarah Booker

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