SingSeptember, is a new month-long outreach and education national campaign, run by BABS (The British Association of Barbershop Singers), taking place in September 2020.

BABS, the British Association of Barbershop Singers, is a charitable organisation with the objective of furthering the education of the general public in any and all aspects of Barbershop Harmony and singing in the Barbershop Harmony style. The majority of this work is carried out by our 69 member clubs, made up of over 2,000 members across England, Scotland and Wales.

SingSeptember is designed to help with this objective, and is a focussed, month-long campaign to educate as many people as possible about this wonderful form of music. Simply put, it is there to spread the word about Barbershop singing in Britain.

We have asked every single one of our sixty-nine clubs to help us to achieve this, but we are delighted to have also partnered with some other organisations; Making Music, Music Teacher Magazine, OB1 Theatre Company, The Barbershop Harmony Society, The UK Men’s Sheds Association, and The Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers. To find out more about our partners, please visit

We have a variety of ways for people to get involved in SingSeptember, whether you want to educate yourself, meet some of the best in the business, win some prizes, or just simply hang out with some barbershoppers from your area and have fun. Amongst the highlights you will find:

  1. Educational sessions about barbershop music, rehearsal techniques, music theory and vocal pedagogy
  2. ‘An evening with’ hangouts with some of the best in the barbershop world
  3. Open rehearsals 
  4. Weekly competitions where you can win prizes!

More information, including a full diary of events, can be found at so we urge you to head on over and check out what’s on offer - there really is something for everyone.