Rock band ‘Hawkwind’ ask if you can help ‘Find Kemo’


Missing Bedford dog, Kemo, is featuring on a slide show of missing pets during the UK tour of 1970s rock band ‘Hawkwind’.

The ‘space rockers’ are showing a slide show of Lost & Stolen dogs, helping DogLost, an organisation that helps raise awareness of the missing four legged loved ones.

Kemo featured on the screen at the Corn Exchange in Cambridge on Sunday night (17 November).

Hawkwind tour manager Kris Brock said the band are all animal lovers and keen to raise the profile of missing pets.

Kemo HawkwindSpeaking to the Perth and Kinross Courier earlier on in their tour, she said: “Hawkwind support a lot of animal charities, including DogLost, and we all love dogs.

“In the past they have come to us with leaflets and we have handed them out at shows but this time we though we have a big 20×30 projection screen that we use for shows so why don’t we use that?

“It is heart-breaking looking at it every night but if we can even help find one dog that would be brilliant.”

Hawkwind Lost dogs
Image: Hawkwind/Facebook

Kemo went missing on the morning of 8 February 2018 near Wood Lane Cotton End MK45, Bedford.

He is a white Staffordshire bull terrier with black distinctive markings. Particularly a black band at the base of his tail.

While there have been some possible sightings he is still missed hugely by his family.

Kemo also the mascot for missing dogs for the Bedford Independent.

If you think you know where Kemo is, please call 07923 989976 or 07596 365564

Hawkwind are said to be one of the earliest ‘space rock’ groups, but also including hard rock, progressive rock and psychedelic rock in their style

Members have included Lemmy, Ginger Baker, Robert Calvert, Huw Lloyd-Langton, Nik Turner and Robert Calvert, and Huw Lloyd-Langton.

The only original member is founder, singer, songwriter and guitarist Dave Brock.