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Autumn/Winter 2019 Events

7th November 2019 The Fan Museum396 views

The Fan Museum’s Autumn/Winter events programme is well underway, with two unmissable performances yet to take place before the year concludes.

First up, on Monday 18 November the Museum welcomes acclaimed Chinese opera performer and Founder of London Chinese Opera Studio, Kathy Hall. Ticket holders are in for a rare treat as Ms Hall, dressed in elaborate costume and carrying a traditional Chinese folding fan, gives a mesmerising performance of ‘In Pursuit of the Dream’ from the Kunqu Opera: The Peony Pavilion.
A limited number of tickets remain available to purchase: https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/events/in-celebration-in-pursuit-of-the-dream

On Friday 06 December the Museum’s painted Orangery provides an atmospheric setting for Wayne Adrian Drew’s latest production, ‘Looking Glass River’. Set in the lush, tropical surroundings of the South Pacific, the one-man play tells the story of Robert Louis Stevenson’s (played by the ever-popular Richard Holliss) last days on the island of Samoa. There he recalls his youth, how he came to write his most popular works, his famous contemporaries, and the joys and heartbreaks of love. Tickets are expected to sell out well in advance of the event: https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/events/in-celebration-looking-glass-river

Upcoming Events

Curator in Residence

Saturday 25th April 2020

Join The Fan Museum’s curators for free-to-attend talks on a range of fan-related topics pertaining to the Museum’s displays.

Curator in Residence

Saturday 23rd May 2020

Join The Fan Museum’s curators for free-to-attend talks on a range of fan-related topics pertaining to the Museum’s displays.

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
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Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

Please note that the discounts listed above cannot be applied when visitors are part of a large group visit or guided tour group.  Please click here for further details.

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The Fan Museum will be closed to the public from Monday March 16 2020

Following careful consideration of the current course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to implement a planned closure of The Fan Museum. We have made this decision in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers, partners and visitors. We are not aware of any specific health risk to staff or visitors.

We will continue to conduct as much of our work as we can remotely. For any enquiries please email info@thefanmuseum.org.uk