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Schools visit Royal Lofts

Two of our member schools – Theydon Bois Primary School and Beech Grove School – visited the Royal Lofts at Sandringham during the end of term break, accompanied by RPRA Development Officer, Richard Chambers. Royal Lofts Manager, Peter Farrow, welcomed the visitors and to their delight donated pigeons to the schools to celebrate HM The […]

Royal Lofts on BBC Countryfile

The Royal Lofts were featured on BBC Countryfile on Sunday evening, 10th June, in a Royal Special on Sandringham. Click the image to watch the episode on BBC iPlayer. (Forward to 36:21 for the item on the Royal Lofts.)  

Attleborough Academy ‘Communication During WW1’ Project

A presentation on the activities of pigeons in history – and especially during both World Wars – was given to a class of students and some members of the general public at Attleborough Academy in Norfolk on Wednesday 29th June. As always, pigeon releases by the students following some basic pigeon handling training were the […]

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Young Fanciers to visit Royal Lofts

Two junior members of Oswaldtwistle Homing Society have now established connections with the Royal Lofts at Sandringham. Jonathan Berry, Deputy Headmaster at Longshaw Junior School, will be taking a party of school children to visit the Royal Lofts on Saturday 13th February and have been promised a young bird to start racing this year. Last weekend, […]