A BAFM Regional Day was held on Tuesday 24th September at Maidstone Museum, hosted by Maidstone Museums’ Foundation (MMF). Even though it was one of the wettest days for months 24 delegates struggled through the deluge to attend a really interesting and stimulating day ...
The SE (Eastern Counties) Regional Day was held on Saturday 16th August at Norwich Castle, hosted by Friends’ of Norwich Museums. The topic of the day was “The Future Role of Friends’ Groups”.Friends’ of Norwich Castle Chair, Chris Sanham, welcomed the group and spoke of common difficulties for groups in recruiting younger committee members - in order to continue functioning…Read more →
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 →
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 →
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 →