Among the 76 Livery Companies incorporated in London, is the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, a craft brought to England in the late 1500's by French Huguenot craftsmen.
Grounded in the past, but still functioning in the present, the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers continues to adapt itself with a website and studies in technology and aerospace.
The Company's aims and objectives include:
- Maintaining a repository of antique and modern ladies' fans air-conditioning fans, aviation and aerospace fans.
- Promotion and development of fan expertise.
- Support London's Fan Museum.
- Preservation of treasures.