EVENTS


Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Day – July 2019

Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Day – July 2019

BAFM Chair Alex Walker leading a discussion on identifying the challenges local groups face [Copyright - The Friends of Doncaster Museums]Over twenty people were able to attend the Yorkshire Regional Day at The Mansion House in Doncaster on Saturday July 13th. The last time the Friends of Doncaster Museums hosted the Regional Meeting was over ten years ago, when the…Read more →
North-East Regional Day – March 2019

North-East Regional Day – March 2019

Dealing with expansion and development: report from the North-East Regional MeetingOver 50 BAFM members from around the north-east attended a regional meeting on 30 March 2019 hosted by the Friends of Beamish.The theme is successfully dealing with expansion and development which many museums and heritage sites in the region are experiencing. Keynote speakers included Ian Bean, Director of Projects of…Read more →
South East (East) Regional Day – September 2018

South East (East) Regional Day – September 2018

On Saturday 22nd September 2018 we had a very enjoyable regional day, courtesy of the Friends Group at the Higgins, in Bedford. There was a full agenda, which resulted in excellent feedback from those attending. Like:“A great networking opportunity - we all have problems/issues to discuss. I found this an invaluable event” The day started with an introduction to the Higgins…Read more →
WFFM Annual Conference & AGM, 2018

WFFM Annual Conference & AGM, 2018

The 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 and Alex Walker, Acting Chair…Read more →
BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Meeting, 2018

BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Meeting, 2018

BAFM Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Day, 2018A 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 not…Read more →
North-West Regional Meeting – May 2018

North-West Regional Meeting – May 2018

North-West Regional Meeting - May 2018Todmorden Town Hall hosted the BAFM North West regional get together (free). The day started with a welcome from the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Christine Potter, followed by tour led by the Todmorden Town Hall Volunteers.   Over lunch Friends from different ‘Friends of’ groups shared stories, knowledge and skills in the splendour of the Grade 1…Read more →