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Rethinking the Fan – Worshipful Company of Fan Makers
Category: Current News

The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers is a Livery Company based in the city of London, incorporated by a Royal Charter in 1709.

While rooted in history, today the Company is keen to create a wider awareness of the fan. To open new markets and discover new fan practitioners, they are supporting emerging designers and  …

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FCI TALKS ONLINE (MEMBERS ONLY)
Category: Current News

Following a successful series of talks online in 2020 on subjects as diverse as an individual collection, advertising fans and contemporary fans painted by Street Artists, 2021’s series will begin in January with early Spanish fans.   Other topics planned are lace and conservation.  

For further information contact:
secretary@fancircleinternational.org …

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The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers 2020 Commemorative Fan
Category: Current News

Queen’s Couturier designs fan for Lord Mayor’s Appeal

The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers has launched a specially designed hand fan to mark the impact of COVID-19 on so many lives in 2020 and to raise funds for the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Appeal.
This new fan is the creation of Stewart Parvin MVO, designer of  …

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Members’ Area
Category: Current News

Members can now benefit from a major project we have recently undertaken to digitise all Fan Circle Newsletters and Bulletins since inception in 1975. These are now available to members ONLY in our special Members’ Area. …

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Fan Appreciation Seminar: Hosted by the Fan Circle International 25th March 2020
Category: Past News

Following the successful Beginners Introduction to Fans workshop in 2019, we are delighted to be working with the Northern Branch of the Fan Circle International to bring you an informal but informative Fan Appreciation Seminar. During the day favourite or unusual fans will be discussed and examined, and those attending will be invited to ask  …

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BOOKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED – December 2019
Category: Past News

A new book has recently been published on Duvelleroy, detailing the history of the company and its rebirth. Duvelleroy: Trésors de l’Eventail Couture Parisien (in French and English), written by Marie-Clemence Barbe-Conti, with a preface by Christian Lacroix is published by Fine Art Editions and is available at Euros 45 through the Maison Duvelleroy  …

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