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).


The British Association of Friends of Museums 51st Conference and AGM 2024. In partnership with the Friends of Wisbech and Fenland Museum. Conference Theme: Great Exceptions: Friends supporting museums in these financially challenging times. Friday 4th - Sunday 6th October 2024. --- OUTLINE PROGRAMME & BOOKING FORM AVAILABLE NOW ON THE EVENT PAGE

BAFM 50th AGM & Conference 2023, Doncaster

29TH SEPTEMBER – 1ST OCTOBER 2023 IN DONCASTER Hosted by the Friends of Doncaster Museums Conference Theme: Regeneration in Challenging Times, Venue: The Mansion House Doncaster ----

BAFM Inter-Regional Meeting for North East and Yorkshire Regions

Saturday 25th March 2023 The Friends of The Bowes Museum in Teesdale, Co. Durham, invite members of the BAFM Groups from both regions to spend a day with them in Barnard Castle on Saturday 25th March 2023 from 10.30 am – 3.00pm. (Venue easily accessible from the A1 and A66) Please make this a date to meet and socialise with…Read more →