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Former TUBBS quartet Park Street won the national barbershop title at BABS convention in May.


Beth Rothwell and Harriet Freeman, members of TUBBS, sang with their ladies' choruses Bristol Fashion and Fascinating Rhythm at the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers competition in October, both scoring more than 70% and placing in the top ten.

Former TUBBS quartet Park St placed 2nd in the country at the BABS convention in May, and QuarteTones placed 5th. More info...

TUBBS ladies quartet BOMB Squad placed 5th at Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers prelims in June and are very much looking forward to competing in the national semi-finals in October. More info...



Four members of TUBBS sang with Fascinating Rhythm ladies chorus at the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers preliminary competition on Saturday 9th April. Members Carly Au, Harriet Freeman, Sophie Lyons and Anna McNicol helped the chorus qualify in first place from the South West region for LABBS convention later in the year, with a medley of Come Fly With Me and Fly Me To The Moon, and the song How Deep Is The Ocean?.


The Great Western Chorus, including six members of TUBBS, secured its record eighth British Association of Barbershop Singers chorus gold medal on Saturday 29th May. TUBBS members Alex de Bruin, Guthrie Freeman, Iain Hallam, Graham Harper, Sam Knight and Jorge Sved helped the 54-strong chorus win against stiff competition, qualifying to represent Britain for the 2011 international barbershop convention in Kansas City, Missouri, with the songs Come Take Your Place In My Heart and All Aboard For Dixieland.


TUBBS was entered for several categories at the third annual UBU Society Awards, and won:

Best Society 2008–09

TUBBS members at the Society Awards 2009


TUBBS was founded as a UBU society in 2007, and was eligible for the second annual UBU Society Awards in June 2008, at which we won:

Best New Society 2007–08