Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

The main objective of the Friends of BMGA is to raise funds to support the valuable work of the Bristol Museums’ Service.  We do this by organising a full and varied programme of visits, lectures and other events for members. For further details, please click this link: about us 

For our programme of upcoming activities, please click this link: events 

So, if you are not yet a member please do consider joining us.  For  joining instructions please click this link:  join 

Examples of recent day excursions by the Friends of BMGA

Roche Court Sculpture Park

Stourhead House & Gardens



Examples of recent Museum support by the Friends of BMGA

Purchased James Baker Pyne's  Figures sketching near the Avon Gorgeand assisted in the purchase of a fine Japanese lacquer box.

An example of a recent extended excursion by the Friends of BMGA

A week based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

This excursion in June 2022 included visits to Beamish Open Air Museum, Alnwick Castle, two sites of Hadrian's Wall and Cragside, together with a short walking tour of Newcastle and a stop to visit Durham Cathedral on the return coach journey.