Welcome to IAF England & Wales. We are over 120 IAF members including currently 18 Certified Professional Facilitators (CPFs), spread throughout England & Wales and beyond. 

Join our Meetups


IAF England & Wales hosts frequent Meetups for anyone interested in facilitation. These Meetups are great for meeting new people, building a network of fellow facilitators, supporting each other in our work challenges, learning from each other so we can be better facilitators, and of course, enjoying a bit of social time.

There are two key types of Meetups: 

  • Unstructured casual coffee mornings (or social evenings) where you can just have a chat about whatever is on your mind.
  • Learning Meetups, where we have someone (or several someones) offering sessions on things they’ve learned and want to share, things they’re experimenting with and want to try out, innovative processes or new tools etc. Anyone can put up their hand to offer a session at these learning Meetups. Simply get in touch with the host as listed on the event page.

All Meetups are currently online until further notice so anyone from anywhere can attend any Meetup. In May 2021 these will be transitioning from five regional groups to one main one:

IAF England and Wales

Please also see our sister groups in Ireland and Scotland:



You can see what Meetups are coming up using the calendar below. 




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      Other ways to connect


      Twitter: @IAFEnglandWales 

      LinkedIn: IAF Facilitators and Friends 

      Slack (Global): IAF Facilitators and Friends

      Facebook: IAF England and Wales Facilitators and Friends

      Further Information and to get more involved

      Contact one of our elected Board members around the country:

      Join us! We are particularly keen to welcome new members to our volunteer Leadership Team.

      For further information, view or download here:

      Other resources


      Buddying Guardrails 

      Our Guardrails for Buddying guidance has been developed by a small group of facilitators in IAF England and Wales, to help facilitators who would like to set up a 'buddying' relationship with each other. IAF England & Wales is not organising buddying, but if you choose to set up some buddying with another Facilitator, we hope this guidance will help you make the most of it and avoid some pitfalls.