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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blast from the Past

Brian Cheetham of Irlam, Manchester, sent us this photo of members of Cadishead DFC, Eccles & Winton HS and Flixton & Urmston FC setting out on a coach trip to the first Show of the Year at Worcester Racecourse in January 1972. Brian is now nearly 80 years old but still maintains an interest in pigeons. […]

BHW Show of the Year 2013

The BHW Show of the Year 2013 took place at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th January. Despite the snow lying across the country, a large crowd still braved the journey to Lancashire and made the most of the various events. Our congratulations to all of the prize winners, particularly Mr & Mrs G Thresher […]