EVENTS

BAFM holds events of interest to all Friends groups throughout the year, with a National Conference and AGM held at a different venue each year, and many local events across the UK. If you are interested in hosting an event please contact your regional co-ordinator. This page also includes details of international events from the World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM).


Announcement: BAFM National Conference & AGM 2019

Announcement: BAFM National Conference & AGM 2019

The BAFM AGM/Conference will be held on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October, 2019, at Reading Museum & Town Hall, Reading’s Abbey Quarter. The theme will be “Museum Friends & Community Engagement: Challenge & Opportunity”. BAFM’s local partners this time are the ‘Friends of Reading Museum (FoRM).The Conference programme and speaker selection have been designed to explore the role of museum friends'…Read more →
The BAFM North-east Regional meeting

The BAFM North-east Regional meeting

The BAFM North-east Regional Coordinator and The Friends of Beamish warmly invite you to a regional meeting hosted at Beamish Saturday 30th March, 1.00—4.00pm Friends from across the region are invited to attend this BAFM north-east regional meeting.  1.00pm Coffee and registration.  1.30pm Welcome and introduction. 1.45—2.10pm Talk: Dealing with expansion and development, by Ian Bean, Projects' Director, Friends of Beamish.  2.10—2.40pm Talk:  Developments at Hylton…Read more →
BAFM SE (East) Regional Meeting, 2018

BAFM SE (East) Regional Meeting, 2018

This event, to be held on Saturday 22nd September will take place courtesy of Friends Groupat the Higgins in central Bedford.  It will involve a full day's agenda and visits to three Bedford Museums. It starts at 11am and ends at 4pm.  It is Free, but please buy your own lunch at the Higgins 'Pantry' bistro.Read more..Read more →
WFFM Annual Conference & AGM, 2018

WFFM Annual Conference & AGM, 2018

WFFM Annual Conference & AGM, 2018The World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM)  promotes and spreads the idea of Friends of museums worldwide and represents about 2 million individual Friends of museums worldwide.   BAFM is an active member and has been associated with the Federation since its earliest days.  Rosemary Marsh, BAFM Vice President, Norah Dunbar, our International Representative…Read more →
BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Meeting, 2018

BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Meeting, 2018

BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Meeting, 2018 A delightful day for everyone was the 2018 Yorkshire Regional Conference by the Friends of Roman Aldborough.  Haris Livas-Dawes (BAFM Regional Co-ordinator) said, "I don't think another area of Britain could match this place for community spirit." There were various groups, all contributing to the welfare of this beautiful place. The conference was…Read more →