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Save the Date! Manchester Antique Textile Fair 2017
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NOTE the change of Date from March to April! Just so you can note your diaries before we feature the flyer for the Fair, the Annual Textile Fair held by the Textile Society at Fallowfield, Manchester, will be held on Sunday APRIL 30th 2017. No excuses then ( no snow, no cold, just April Showers!), […]

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2016 St Eustache
L’Eventail et La Mode – report
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Just a quick pic of the Exhibition we have just mounted. Successful weekend ( September 3rd and 4th) with members of the Public enjoying fans, asking questions, bringing their friends, and fun for those of us from the FCI hosting the event. Mary and Gordon Cooper, Anne Moulinier-Krebbs ( who devised a children’s quiz and […]

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L’Eventail et La Mode…..fans and fashion in September 2016
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L’Eventail et La Mode  A unique opportunity to view museum quality antique costume and fans will be presented to the Public in France on September 3rd and 4th ! The Comite des Fetes in Saint-Eustache ( a small village above Lake Annecy) will mount a special exhibition of costumes and fans from the 18th century […]

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LONDON goes to the USA!
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No, not another London bridge crossing the Pond, far more exciting! The following information has been ( rather belatedly) received from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Hopefully FCI/FANA members will be there in their hordes and can report back to us. As part of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Enid and Lester Morse Historic […]

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EVENTAIL: Elegance et Utilite
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Can we tempt you…………………………to the South of France this summer? Such a terrible thing, hearing about a new exhibition and then realising that it is miles away! But, should you be down in the South of France between May 20th 2016 and October 28th, 2016, you should try make a special trip to a pretty […]

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Treasures at the FAN MUSEUM Greenwich UK
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The UK’s only museum dedicated to the history of fans and craft of fan making celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion an exhibition of the Museum’s finest fans, Treasures of The Fan Museum, will run from 16 January to 05 June 2016. For this celebratory show, the Museum’s curators have […]

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NEW book, Meru exhibition
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Due out, in tandem with the Meru exhibition, a book produced by Sylvain Le Guen and Georgina Letourmy-Bordier , full of fabulous photos! The hardback book produced for the exhibition in Meru is ‘L’eventail – Matieres d’excellence’ and retails at 33 euros, plus postage from the museum.: Musee de la Nacre et de la Tableterie, […]

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TEXTILE SOCIETY: ANTIQUE TEXTILE FAIR
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For those of you who are feeling the need to treat yourself to a fan, The Textile Society will hold their annual London Fair in October. Several dealers are known to stock fans for sale, and of course there is a myriad of colour and treasures to enjoy, with textiles and costume from all over […]

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LACE FANS Exhibited! Sebourg, France, 2015
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  FCI and CE Participate in the Lacemakers’ Biennial in Sebourg, Northern France   The theme: Paraguay and Nanduti Lace, and fans The dates:   June 6th and 7th 2015 The aim:       To publicize our organisations and lace fans The result:   Some new members, and an excellent opportunity to exhibit fans!   Over four days in […]

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30th Anniversary of Cercle de L’Eventail
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This announcement is to alert members of FCI to the events proposed by the Cercle de L’Eventail (CE) in celebration of their 30th Anniversary in 2015. The celebrations will be held over 3 days, September 17th to 19th inclusive. Our friends in the CE have been generous enough, once again, to invite those FCI members […]

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