This page includes a number of resources that may be of interest to members, including exhibitions, conferences, and awards.

Current and Future Exhibitions

Society members may be interested in the following exhibitions:

As a result of covid-19 restrictions, please check whether museums and galleries are open. 

Here are a selection of museums that might be of interest to our members: 

Black Country Living Museum 

Highland Folk Museum 

Manx Museum 

Museum of English Rural Life 

National Slate Museum 

National Coal Mining Museum 

National Mining Museum Scotland 

National Museum Ireland 

National Museums Northern Ireland

National Museums Scotland

National Museum Wales 

National Railway Museum 

People’s History Museum 

Ulster Folk Museum 


Conferences and events which may be of interest to Folk Life scholars:



Rural History 2021

AIMA (22-26 July 2021)


AIMA_Special_Report_N1-May2020-CopingWithCrisis (May 2020)

AIMA Special Report (July 2020)

AIMA Special Report No. 3 Virtual Symposium (November 2020) 

AIMA Special Report (March 2021)


Two award schemes are open for applicants:

The Daphne Bullard Trust

The Kathy Callow Trust