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Hélène Alexander’s Upcoming Memoir

10th June 202296 views

Mrs. Alexander is the youngest of the four girls born to Victor Adda and Marie, née Mosseri, in Alexandria, Egypt, a city much glamorised by Durrell in The Alexandria Quartet. The Adda and Mosseri families were two of the country’s most renowned Sephardi families, with marriage bonds connecting them also to many of the other great Jewish mercantile and professional dynasties of Egypt and the Sephardi world.

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Talking Fans: Season II

28th March 202283 views

Following on from the success of last year’s opening season of Talking Fans we are pleased to announce the start of Season II of Talking Fans, comprising four online presentations for Spring/Summer 2022. Delivered by the Museum’s expert curatorial staff, each of the talks will cover a different aspect of the multi-layered history, culture, and artistry of the fan.

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The Fan Museum launches partnership with Art UK

22nd February 202262 views

The Fan Museum is delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership with Art UK, the ‘online showcase for art in every UK public collection.  The project facilitates broader digital access to the Museum’s outstanding collections and spotlights our treasures on a platform which attracts a global audience of art, history and culture enthusiasts.

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The Fan Museum announces November 2021 Reopening

29th October 202147 views

Following an extended period of closure, The Fan Museum is pleased to announce its reopening to the public on Wednesday 10 November 2021.

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Mapping London’s Fan Makers

30th September 202136 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Mapping London’s Fan Makers’ on the Layers of London website.

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Talking Fans: Autumn/Winter 2021

20th August 202135 views

Talking Fans: The Fan Museum Digital Talks, Autumn/Winter 2021

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Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
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Please note: The Fan Museum will be closed to the public on Saturday 2nd July, but will reopen as scheduled the following Wednesday 6th July.

Additionally, the Fan Museum is unable to accept any new guided tour or private event bookings for the entirety of September 2022. The Museum will, however, remain open to the public Wednesday-Saturday, 11h00-17h00.

Thank you for your understanding.