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I want to set up a Local Group in my area, how do I do this?

Your first step is to read through the very helpful 'Setting a group up' pages of this Hub, including the 'Step-by-step' guide. Once you have read through and understood, you should contact outlining what your are plans for the new group.  

How do I invite a member of the BHA Staff to come and speak at our group?

You can visit the section on 'Speakers' or go directly to the 'BHA Speaker Request' Page on the BHA Website.

How do I invite a BHA Patron (or another high profile speaker) to come and visit our group?

The BHA is currently working on a way of inviting non staff speakers.  Until this is in place, if you would like the BHA to help contact a speaker on behalf of your group you can email  

How do I get the BHA to publicise an event our group has organised?

Groups should add all planned events on the 'Group Events Calendar'.  If you wish to contact members in your area to inform them about a planned event, please send details of the event to

Where can I order BHA leaflets, pens, badges, and other materials for a stall?

You can order BHA Stall Packs, as well as membership and other leaflets, from the 'Materials for BHA Partner Groups' pages on the BHA Website.

Is my group covered by the BHA’s insurance/Is an event I am planning covered by the BHA’s insurance?

Groups who have signed the Partnership or Affiliation Agreements are covered by the BHA's Public Liability Insurance. More details can be found on the 'Insurance' guide.

How can my group get involved with the BHA’s School Speaker Program?

Information about school speakers can be found on the 'School Volunteers Area' of this hub.

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