The British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) received notification on Wednesday 23rd November that the publishers of Forge Magazine have gone into liquidation. This has both shocked and saddened the Executive Committee (EC).
At this early stage it is unlikely that the December issue of Forge will be published but the EC is already working hard to make plans going forward.
Chris Linssner AWCF, President of the BFBA, responded to the news - “We would like to thank Charles and Gail Mann for all of their work both with the Forge Magazine and the Association over the past years and we wish them well for the future. Whilst this is not an ideal situation for the BFBA the EC have already spoken to key stakeholders and we will be holding a meeting shortly. This may be an opportunity to take a fresh look at our publication and reconsider its structure and distribution.
We are extremely grateful to all of the advertisers that have supported Forge Magazine in the past and we look forward to working with you in the future.”
The EC will endeavour to report on progress made and further updates will be posted on our website, www.bfba.co.uk.