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BHW Show of the Year 2018

We are now less than 50 days away from the BHW Show of the Year 2018 which takes place in Blackpool over the weekend 20th-21st January. It is the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the UK annually, and an event that has something for everyone, whether you are a veteran flyer, new member, or […]

Keelie is a big hit on BBC Newsround

Young fancier Keelie, from Northern Ireland, appeared in an item for BBC Newsround filmed at her home and following her to the BHW Show of the Year. Dad Eamon said: “BBC Newsround was a huge success with Keelie. The phone has not stopped and social media has gone mad. It’s a great report and advertisement […]

BHW Show of the Year 2017

The 45th annual BHW Show of the Year – and the 40th anniversary of the first show to be held at Blackpool – took place last weekend. The largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the UK descended on the Winter Gardens for the two-day event that has something for everyone, whether you are a veteran […]

Free BHW and Blackpool Special

This week’s edition of the British Homing World magazine, and a Blackpool Show Special issue, are both available to view free online. Click on the appropriate image to view the relevant issue.                    

Opportunity to advertise your business

The RPRA is offering you the chance to advertise your business directly via our website. This opportunity allows products or services to be directly marketed towards members of the RPRA and other pigeon fanciers who use and access our website regularly. See the scrolling slideshow on our Home Page and the Advertising section. Advertisements will be displayed from October through to March, covering […]

BHW Show of the Year 2016

The British Homing World Show of the Year 2016 – the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in Great Britain – took place over the weekend 16th/17th January at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool. Around 15,000 visitors saw more than 2000 racing pigeons and 1000 fancy pigeons on display, and more than 100 trade stands exhibiting everything […]

Fancy Pigeons on Sunday Brunch

Andy Lowe appeared on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch TV programme on Sunday 10th January, showing a selection of fancy pigeons and giving the 2016 Show of the Year a plug. The episode is now available to watch on demand on the Channel 4 website (click the image right and forward to 1:23:37). **NOW EXPIRED**  

BHW Free Online Special

This week’s 8th January double issue of both the Blackpool Special and the normal British Homing World magazine are available to view on-line FREE OF CHARGE. To view the issues please follow the links below: For the weekly BHW For the Blackpool Special    

BHW Show of the Year 2015

The British Homing World Show of the Year 2015 – the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in Great Britain – took place over the weekend 17th/18th January at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 15,000 visitors came to see the more than 2000 racing pigeons and 1000 fancy pigeons on display, and more than 100 trade stands […]

Robson’s series to air in August

A new ITV series starring Robson Green, part of which was filmed at the BHW Show of the Year in January, will be aired during August. The series will be looking at the hobbies of shipbuilders, millworkers and miners in the North East and North West. As Robson’s father and grandfather had kept pigeons, he proved quite […]