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The Fan Museum’s Curator joins The Arts Society Directory of Lecturers

8th May 2019717 views

The Fan Museum is delighted to announce that its curator, Jacob Moss has been successful in his application to become an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society (formerly NADFAS).  Jacob is the only speaker currently listed within the Directory as offering fan-themed talks and is looking forward to travelling around the UK, promoting The Fan Museum and educating TAS audiences on the various aspects of the history of fans and craft of fan making.

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Winter 2015/16 Opening Times

2nd December 20152,008 views

Winter 2015/16 Opening & Closing Times at The Fan Museum

 

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Teaching History in 100 Objects

5th March 20151,902 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to announce that a fan from it collections has made it onto the ‪Teaching History with 100 Objects list.

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Announcing Open House 2013

11th September 20131,366 views

On Saturday 21st September 2013 The Fan Museum will once again be taking part in Open House London.

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Community Open Day

6th June 20131,405 views

On Saturday 27th July 2013 The Fan Museum is holding a Local Community Open Day with the aim of encouraging residents from nearby boroughs to visit the museum.

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Royal Greenwich Fan

12th May 20131,723 views

The Fan Museum’s patron, The Duchess of Cornwall, recently gave our Royal Greenwich fan the royal seal of approval.

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London Volunteer Awards 2012

8th June 20121,757 views

London is a city which is renowned for its cultural and artistic diversity. Hosting more museums than any other major city, we are privileged to be able to enjoy these Wunderkammern of knowledge, both large and small. But without the generous help of volunteers, who give their time, dedication, enthusiasm and knowledge, many smaller museums would struggle to survive.

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Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Fan

1st January 20121,582 views

Continuing a long-held tradition of producing commemorative fans, The Fan Museum has commissioned a supremely elegant fan to mark the occasion of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

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The Duchess of Cornwall visits the museum

20th October 20091,419 views

The Duchess of Cornwall viewed an exhibition of military-themed fans during a visit to The Fan Museum in Greenwich, south-east London.

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Patron

7th January 20091,392 views

The Trustees of The Fan Museum Trust, Greenwich, are privileged to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has graciously accepted to be Patron of the museum.

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Royal Visit to The Fan Museum

7th February 20081,501 views

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit The Fan Museum in Greenwich on Thursday 7th February. This is the first time that a member of the Royal Family has visited The Fan Museum.

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Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
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Folding fan, France ca.1890-1900. HA Collection 2096