Friends’ Trips 2023

Trips are open to all BAfM Friends and partners. Venice Trip: Dan has arranged a trip to Venice, 30 January – 4 February 2023. The Venice visit will concentrate on the history, architecture and art of Venice. Unlike such destinations as Florence, where much of its art is located in a single museum, most of Venice’s art is still in…Read more →

Recruiting and Retaining Members – Online Event 14th June 2022

The last two years have seen groups faced with enormous difficulties as they have striven to continue to operate in support of museums or galleries. Events programmes have been disrupted, fundraising has diminished but most of all, the challenge has been to maintain their membership base. This online event is designed to allow groups to share their successes (and failures?)…Read more →

BAFM National Conference 2022

*********** This EVENT is over - page for reference only ********** Resilience:  Growing and Maintaining Friendships in Changing Times There was a host of prodigious Speakers to address our theme and a great opportunity for you to ask questions, share experiences and ideas during the conference, apart from all the social networking available.  Friday 30th September 2022 Registration at the…Read more →

Becoming a CIO online event 16 March 2022

BAFM is pleased to announce an In Conversation event with Mrs Jackie Gladden BSC MBA on Wednesday 16th March at 7pm via Zoom. Jackie is the Secretary of the Friends of Doncaster Museums and a former senior executive in the NHS. In 2020, she steered the Friends through the process of becoming a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The subject of…Read more →