EVENTS


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 →
BAFM National Conference & AGM 2018

BAFM National Conference & AGM 2018

The BAfM AGM/Conference will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8AG. The theme will be "The Value of Friends' Organisations in a Changing Social and Economic Climate". We shall focus on the invaluable contribution of Friends and volunteers to museums, art galleries, heritage sites…Read more →
BAFM National Conference & AGM 2017

BAFM National Conference & AGM 2017

September 2017, London First a tribute to the Friends of the London Transport Museum (LTM) for hosting the Conference, bringing together representatives of Friends of Museums Groups  from all over the country - England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - thus providing an opportunity for Friends’ to discuss pertinent issues with each other in face to face contact. The Programme…Read more →
WFFM Meeting of the Young Friends of Museums 2016

WFFM Meeting of the Young Friends of Museums 2016

June 2-5, 2016. Washington, D.C., USA. The pARTy continues... Young Friends had already met in Berlin and Mexico City and great things have been happened to the Young Friends Community around the world. They have shared information, passed on knowledge and created an important network that is still expanding. And now the Young Friends went back together in Washington! Coinciding with the WFFM General…Read more →