BAFM TO LAUNCH NEW AWARD
BAFM is pleased to announce the launch of the new BAFM Impact Award in Spring…
We are delighted to announce that the Friends of The Egypt Centre in Swansea are the winners of this year’s Impact Award. The Friends successfully supported staff and volunteers to engage digitally with the public during the Covid Pandemic.
You can read more about their achievements in the March 2023 edition of the Journal. The quality of entries was extremely high, and six groups were shortlisted as detailed below.
Runners Up were The Friends of Beamish Museum for their ongoing support and volunteering initiatives
Highly commended were:
The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum for their innovative engagement with a young person which enabled him to produce a promotional video for the museum.
The Friends of Wisbech and Fenland Museum for the multifaceted development of resources and fundraising events.
Herefordshire Museum Service Support Group for their invaluable help in securing the ‘Herefordshire Hoard’ which be the centrepiece of the refurbished Herefordshire Museum. The Hoard provides evidence of the Viking Great Army in 878, a crucial period in our island history
The Friends of Reading Museum who have continued to develop their relationship with The Friends of Dusseldorf Museum.
You can read more about each of these projects in the Spring/Summer 2023 edition of the Journal.
A hugely deserved well done to all our finalists and I can honestly say as I read each submission, I felt like the late great Bruce Forsyth saying ‘you’re my favourite!’.
Vice Chair BAFM