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Buttermere Bash dates

Buttermere Bash 2024The UK's greatest charity flying festival returns to Buttermere on May 31st-June 1st. The Bash brings together people from all walks of life - gathering by action on land, air, water or dance - to experience the beauty of its magnificent setting.

The charity fundraiser is now in its 17th year. In over £14,588 was donated to local charities and local Air Ambulance, Mountain Rescue Teams and other worthy causes.

Camping will be available from May 28th. Further details are on the Bash's Facebook page. Ticket details are here.

Posted: 2 February 2024
By: J. Schofield


A reminder that the Association's 2024 AGM will take place at Loughborough University's Holywell Park Conference Centre (LE11 3GR) on Saturday 24th February 2024 at 11.00 am.

BHPA Exec members Marc Asquith, Ed Cunliffe, Angus Pinkerton and Martin Heywood are standing for re-election, and Stuart Blackburn from the SE Wales club is standing for election.

The AGM offers an opportunity to quiz Exec members on their achievements and on the future direction of the Association, and all members are welcome to attend. The meeting will also be streamed on the BHPA Facebook page.

An initial BHPA 2024 AGM pack is available for download on this web site. This includes the official notice for the meeting, the buisness to be conducted, which includes approving an amendment to the Association's Memorandum and Articles of Association, and details of the members standing for election/re-election at this year's AGM. A proxy voting form for members unable to attend is also included in the pack.

Completed proxy voting forms can be scanned and emailed to office@bhpa.co.uk, but must be received at the office by 11.00am on Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Posted: 4 January 2024
By: Paul Dancey

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last updated: 2 April 2024

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