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BAFRA Logo now a protected trade mark

The BAFRA logo is now protected as a Trade Mark with the Intellectual Property Office. It is covered under Class 35:The provision of business and other services for members and the promotion of public awareness of the Association and Class 37: Antique furniture repair, conservation and restoration services. The mark is a Collective Trade Mark. […]

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BAFRA at the Winter Decorative and Antiques Fair in Battersea Park 2016

Between 27th September and 2nd October 2016 BAFRA was represented by various members at their stand within the Decorative and Antiques fair of 2016.  It is important to note that whilst BAFRA was primarily created to safeguard the interests of buyers and owners of antiques and the antique trade most members are able to also […]

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New BAFRA Training Day Announced!!

BAFRA is pleased to announce the following training day: The Repair of Modern Furniture Using Konig Materials It will be held on Monday 5th September 2016 at: W S Services Ptarmigan Place Attleborough Fields Ind Estate Nuneaton CV11 6RX Starting at 9.00am and finishing around 4.30pm the day’s agenda is as follows: INTRODUCTION: – Refreshments with […]

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Adam Price of Adam Price Restoration achieves BAFRA Accreditation

BAFRA is pleased to confirm that Accreditation has been granted to Adam Price of Adam Price Restoration Limited. Adam has been working as a specialist wood finisher and restorer for 25 years. Originally trained as a French polisher, Adam studied cabinet making, restorative cabinet making and specialist finishing under Bruce Luckhurst at both West Dene […]

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BAFRA TRAINING DAYS

BAFRA is pleased to announce two more confirmed training days: Upholstery Day at The School of Stuff in London Saturday 5th March 2016 and A Colouring Clinic at the studios of Jim Broughton/Mark Pargeter in Oxfordshire Saturday 23rd April 2016 Both days are free to Accredited Members, all other membership categories are just £10 with […]

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THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS PARKS & GARDENS EVENT 2015

THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS PARKS & GARDENS EVENT 2015 Venue: The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster London SW1P 3EE Tuesday 17th November 2015 9.00AM – 5.00PM We would like to invite you to attend The 2015 Event Free of Charge. Held annually for over 30 years, this major heritage conservation day has evolved […]

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Successful Colouring Day!!!!

The BAFRA colouring day held at the workshop of Jim Broughton (Broughton Restorations) was a great success.  His colleague Mark Pargeter was also on hand to help out with the practical demonstrations. We had, in total, ten keen attendees – some experienced BAFRA members and general public with less colouring experience (one of whom joined BAFRA […]

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Bafra AGM – Friday 23rd October 2015

UPDATE:  All paperwork for the AGM has now been emailed to all BAFRA members.  If you have not received yours or, as a member of the public, would like to attend the lecture by Adam Bowett, please contact Head Office on 01939 210826 or email headoffice@bafra.org.uk. Bafra are pleased to confirm that this year’s AGM […]

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BAFRA Gilding Workshop with Rodrigo Titian Saturday 14th November 2015

The gilding workshop day will run from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 14th November 2015. The workshop will held at Rodrigo’s studio at Titian Studio, 65 Jeddo Road, London, W12 9ED. Lunch will not be provided. You will be working on a small frame that you will be able to take away as a reminder […]

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Colouring day confirmed – 16th May

BAFRA are pleased to confirm their next training day will be held by Jim Broughton of “Broughton Restorations” and Mark Pargeter of “Buscot Antiques” Jim is a commercial antique restorer / conservator with over thirty years at the bench and is an accredited BAFRA member. He started his career as an apprentice cabinet maker aged […]

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Furniture Study Days

18 people attended the furniture study days held at Godinton House, Ashford, Kent.  Christopher Claxton-Stevens and Bruce Luckhurst guided the students round what is a most interesting collection of country house furniture dating from the early 17th Century to the 1930s.  Students had unprecedented access to the collection due to the generosity of the administrators […]

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Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens 2015

Bafra are pleased to confirm their attendance at The Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1 on Tuesday 17th November 2015.  Please do come and see us on Stand G65

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