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Introduction to fan crafting with Victoria

3 hours of learning with Victoria

Knowledge of fan history and manufacture

Your beautiful fan


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The workshop in detail

  • 3h
  • 2 to 15 participants
  • 12 years min.
  • Victoria's workshop is based in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, a haven for local artisans and the perfect setting for her to share her craft. Join her as she delves into the art and history of fan making!

    In this workshop you'll start with an introduction to Victoria and her brand. She will then take you through a brief history of fan making, giving you an insight into this fascinating and almost forgotten craft. Following the historical overview, you will learn two simple fan making techniques. Victoria's clear and engaging instructions ensure that you can easily follow along, whatever your skill level.

    You'll then move on to the practical part of the workshop, where you'll make two different folding hand fans. Victoria will guide you through each step, from choosing materials to finishing touches, ensuring you leave with two beautiful handmade fans.

    Victoria's workshops are designed to be fun and informative, ensuring you have a great time while learning a new skill. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the intricate world of fan making with Victoria and take home your unique creations!

    * participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the entire duration of the workshop

    Workshop location

    The workshop is easily accessible by public transport.

    This place is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

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    Wecandoo - Meet Victoria

    Meet Victoria

    Fan Maker

    Victoria's qualifications are as impressive as her passion. She holds a BA Hons in Drama, Theatre, and Performance, an MA in Creative Research and Performance. Victoria is also certified by the CPD quality standards as an Art Therapist; she's well-versed in cultural heritage studies.

    But what sets her apart is her expertise in fan making, a skill that's critically endangered in the UK. Victoria is on a mission to revive this beautiful tradition, bridging the past and present.

    Her workshop, hosted within the Royal Borough of Greenwich is a haven for local artisans, and where her expertise truly shines. Join her to explore the art and history of fan making. Victoria, is not only personable, but also highly knowledgeable, eager to share her craft and passion with you.

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