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Upcoming Events

Local Community Open Day 2015

Saturday 08 August 2015

Following on from the success of last year’s event, The Fan Museum is holding an Open Day on Saturday 08 August 2015. The open day is held with the aim of encouraging residents from the local area and nearby boroughs to visit the museum.

 

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Past Events

Time Out of Mind! An Elizabethan Mystery

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th July 2015

Written to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary in 2016, this international premiere showcase of award-winning author Adrian Drew’s new play, is a combination of speculation, comedy and pathos guaranteed to both surprise and entertain!

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Lucile & Worth: Histories from the Archive – a lecture by Professor Amy de la Haye

Monday 22 June 2015

An illustrated talk exploring the archives of couturiers Lucile and Worth.

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Extra Fan Making Workshop

Saturday 16 May

Due to high demand we have added in an extra Fan Making Workshop on Saturday 16 May! This session will be conducted by an experienced tutor who will not only provide expert guidance, but also a wealth of knowledge about the history and craft of fans.

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Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea in the Orangery

Sunday 05 April 2015

Celebrate Easter with family and friends by taking afternoon tea in the beautiful Orangery. We will be serving our delicious scones with jam and cream, a selection of freshly baked cakes, and handmade sandwiches. Bring along a bottle of bubbly (corkage charge £5.00 per bottle) to make it an extra special dining experience!

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Seniors Open Day

Monday 23rd March 2015

On Monday 23 March 2015, The Fan Museum is holding a Seniors Open Day, free to everyone aged 55+. The aim of the Open Day is to encourage older people to visit the museum and learn more about the history of fans and craft of fan making.

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Wellington: The Waterloo Years – Lecture

Monday 9th March 2015

To coincide with The Fan Museum exhibition, Waterloo: Life & Times, Robert Evans will give a lecture on the life of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, with a focus on the period surrounding the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815.

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Friends visit to Leighton House

Thursday 19th February 2015

A visit to Leighton House, one of our National Trust Partners, is planned for Friends of The Fan Museum.

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Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea in the Orangery

Saturday 14th February 2015

Enjoy afternoon tea in the beautiful Orangery. We will be serving our delicious scones with jam and cream, a selection of freshly baked cakes, and handmade sandwiches. Bring along a bottle of bubbly to make it an extra special meal!

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £4.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (upon presentation of NUS card)
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • English Heritage
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Members of the National Maritime Museum
National Trust Members:

50% discount across all admission categories

Free Entry for…

Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Tuesday Special:

Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

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Embroidered silk fan c1800

The Fan Museum, HA1641

Folding fan with horn monture and silk leaf embroidered with feather motifs and sequins, c. 1800