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
Council proposes swingeing cut to the Museums & Archives budget. To read the Friends' media release, click on the following link: Budget cut media release - 9 Feb 22
An example of a recent extended excursion by the Friends of BMGA:
A week on the Isle of Man
This trip in September/October 2021 included visits to the Manx Museum, the Tynwald (the island's parliament), St John's and Peel, the Laxey Wheel (pictured), the Snaefell Railway, Castletown, Cregneash, two collections of Celtic crosses and a trip around the course of the motorcycle Tourist Trophy (TT) Race.