Category Archives: National Flying Club

National Flying Club “Cholet” 8th June 2014

Mr and Mrs Titcomb of Portishead.

On the morning of the 8th June 2014, Paul Titcomb of Portishead was erecting a small gazebo in his garden.  He had wanted somewhere to sit in shelter from the elements whilst he waited for his racing pigeons to come home from the races, and on that day, the National Flying Club had liberated the pigeons in Cholet, France, at 6:45am in a light west wind after a one day hold over due to thunderstorms. Continue reading National Flying Club “Cholet” 8th June 2014

National Flying Club Marking~A great day out

The Fox Inn, Steventon.

To enable the smooth operation of the biggest club in the UK a huge team of volunteers run the marking stations, from the north of the country to the south. Thursday the 5th June ’14 was the marking day  for the National Flying Club race from Cholet, France, in which my wife and I had entered ten pigeons. Continue reading National Flying Club Marking~A great day out