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The Fan Museum announces major acquisition

3rd February 20201,466 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of an exceptional late-sixteenth century ‘flag fan’, a precious survival from a time when hand held fans were exotic ornaments as opposed to commonplace accessories.

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Volunteer Open Evening – Wednesday 19th February

27th January 2020784 views

The Fan Museum is a small, independent organisation which does not receive public funding. We rely on a team of wonderful volunteers who make an important and valued contribution to our success.

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits The Fan Museum

6th December 20191,022 views

On Wednesday 04 December, The Fan Museum welcomed HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, its Patron since 2008…

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Autumn/Winter 2019 Events

7th November 2019714 views

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

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

8th May 20191,491 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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Curator in Residence 2019

27th February 20191,786 views

Curator in Residence 2019, a free to attend programme of short talks delivered by our expert curators….

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Upcoming Events

Talking Fans > Illustrating Fashionable Fans

Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 19.00 hrs BST

Georges Barbier, Paul Iribe and Georges Lepape; three masters of fashion illustration who dominated the pages of early 20th century fashion magazines. These artists translated the period’s fashionable trends onto exclusive fan designs for couturiers, department stores and perfumiers. Join The Fan Museum’s assistant curator Scott Schiavone as he explores the lives and work of Georges Barbier, Paul Iribe and George Lepape and their contribution to early 20th century fashion and fans.

 

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with vaild student card)
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  • Registered disabled
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50% discount on the Adult price tickets

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Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Tuesday Special:

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 remain closed to the public until November 2021

Museum office is open Monday to Friday 1000-1600.

The Museum office is open Monday to Friday 10.00 – 16.00 hrs. For all enquiries, please email info@thefanmuseum.org.uk or call 0208 305 1441.