The British Arts Festivals Association (BAFA) is the leading network and development agency for UK arts festivals and its membership includes a broad variety of organisations across the UK of all types and sizes, ranging from the BBC Proms to Ventnor Fringe Festival, St Andrews Voices to Between The Trees.  BAFA is working to support its members and the arts festivals sector during the current pandemic through direct support, facilitating member interaction, online webinars and meetings.  BAFA continues to lobby for the sector, in partnership with organisations across the UK and Europe including Creative Industries Federation, sister organisations AFO and AIF, the European Festivals Association and Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe.  There has never been a more important time for festivals to work in partnership, to stay connected and to speak out for the unique role that festivals play in the UK’s cultural ecology.
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BAFA Annual Conference: Rewind, Play, Forward

We look forward to seeing you at BAFA’s conference for festivals, which is taking place online from 24 – 26 February. Rewind, Play, Forward will give an arena to share the experiences, frustrations, difficulties and challenges of the last year as well as looking at solutions, opportunities and green shoots for 2021. We will hear from inspiring speakers, share ideas and resources with other delegates, and have a chance to chat informally with colleagues from across the sector. 

For further information please visit our conference page