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BHW Show of the Year 2019

The BHW Show of the Year 2019 is now approaching – it takes place in Blackpool over the weekend 19th-20th January. The largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the UK will descend on the Winter Gardens for the two-day event that has something for everyone, whether you are a veteran flyer, new member, or just […]

GB19 Ring Orders

If you pre-ordered your GB19 rings they left The Reddings on a Royal Mail truck this afternoon. It’s not too late to order, of course. Click on the appropriate image below to download an order form, then complete and send it to us along with a cheque/postal order made payable to the RPRA.  Please note – individual […]

Flash Sale!

With Christmas fast approaching, perhaps be aware that our very own soft cuddly toy – Flash T. Rocket – is still available at a sale price of just £15 including postage and packing. Please either call us on 01452 858245 to order by phone, or place your order via our on-line shop.  Hurry and get […]

BHW Stud Book, Diary & Calendar

Copies of the BHW Stud Book, Diary and Calendar are available to order from the British Homing World offices. Please click on the appropriate image below to download the order form.  

British Olympiad Show

The RPRA British Olympiad Show took place over the weekend at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. In addition to the Olympiad classes, there were classes for show racers and racing pigeons, and trade stands present. The full results are below – click on the image to download a copy. You can see a report on the […]

RPRA Membership Consultation – CEO’s comments

RPRA Members Consultation – Comments by Ian Evans RPRA CEO The RPRA member’s consultation that was published in the British Homing World, and on the RPRA website and social media attracted 1092 responses. Initially I was disappointed by the level of response. However, having taken into consideration that this was the first time that RPRA […]

RPRA CEO on Absolute Radio

RPRA Chief Executive Ian Evans was a guest on Absolute Radio’s Dave Berry Breakfast Show this morning, chatting to Dave about pigeon racing. Click on the image to hear the full interview.      

Pigeons ‘Ball’ the way

Karla Ball is a young lady who loves spending time with her pigeons. Ever since the day she was born Karla has been around pigeons, as her father Lee was a keen pigeon keeper, and the week after being home from hospital he introduced her to them. As Karla grew older she took on more […]

RPRA CEO on Chris Evans Breakfast Show

RPRA Chief Executive Ian Evans was a guest on BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Breakfast Show this morning, chatting to Chris about pigeon racing. Click on the image to hear the full interview.      

Kickstarter for animated film ‘Pigeons’

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is supporting an experimental short animated film titled ‘Pigeons’, about “an inquisitive, bohemian pigeon living in a world oppressed by militant swans”. Carla Tarnawski says “As you might know, the NFTS has won the Animation BAFTA for the fourth year in a row and last year ‘Inanimate’ – one […]