We want FAN Groups in villages and towns of every country so that any local person or newcomer to the area can find a FAN Group and be sure of meeting a friendly face...

Photo gallery

Cathays Heritage FAN meets monthly, in August we looked at Cardiff in the 1960s

Cathays Heritage FAN meets monthly choosing materials from the Heritage Library, this time, Cardiff in 1960s.

FAN Plus at the Wales Millennium Centre – backstage tour July 2019

David C enjoys looking at his old school photo with his friend David P

FAN friends in Ikea celebrate the two Davids meeting after 65 years!

Old friends David C and David P meeting up again after 65 years, at Ikea FAN!

Lottery helps FAN bring communities together

Getting together to celebrate the Lottery’s support for FAN in Swansea and Newport

Congratulations FAN on your Big Lottery Success!

Barry FAN welcomes Civic Guests

Talking together

Central Library FAN celebrates FAN at 15

FAN at 15! the celebrations begin and FAN founder Gill cuts the cake

Happy Birthday FAN! celebrating at Oasis

FAN @ 15 celebration at Grangetown Pavilion

Launching a new FAN group at the Cwtsh in Newport

Tweet from Community Gateway re Grangetown Pavillion FAN

Celebrating Zahra’s birthday at Riverside FAN

Celebrating Jose’s birthday at Riverside FAN

FAN out and about at events

Zahra and Sally at the MEC Health Fair in the City Hall

FAN friends at the Celtic Languages tea party at MADE

Christina from Celtic Language Academy at the MADE tea party

Zahra receives the Pat Chown award on behalf of FAN

FAN celebrates receipt of the Pat Chown award

Oasis FAN celebrates the start of a new term, January 2016

Stacey FAN end of term celebration December 2015

Members of the Facilitator team line up for a team photo

FAN Facilitators’ meeting in Cardiff October 2015

Jane, Naryman, Scott and Siperire sharing ideas from Cardiff and Swansea

Sarah, Zahra and Debbie chatting over a nice cup of tea

Scott relaxing at the Facilitator get together

Naryman and Jane deep in conversation

Huda in thoughtful mood at the Facilitator get together

Saturday FAN friends Stephen and Simon

Canton Library FAN – a busy meeting despite the summer rain!

First Buzz FAN Baby!

FAN out and about in Whitchurch

Goodbye Raphael!

Caswell Bay, Swansea. The beautiful coast of Wales.

FAN in Swansea

FAN is 12!

FAN at Made, April 2015

FAN in Newport

Ebbw Vale’s Friendly Group

Canton Library FAN

A very British tea party

Pontypridd FAN

Conversation class


Goodbye Ricardo

Goodbye Ricardo

Goodbye Ricardo

Fan Lunch


Friends and Family

International Women’s Day

Such Alot To Share

International Womens Day

Wojek & Agnieszka

Each One, Teach One

Sharing Jokes


We all try to help each other

Sharing Books

The FAN Lunch

The FAN Lunch

The FAN Lunch

What a picnic!

  Donate to FAN

You can now show your support for The FAN Charity by donating to us via the Charities Aid Foundation.

  Great news!

Big Lottery Support!

The Big Lottery has awarded £59k to the FAN Charity to increase the geographic reach of FAN.

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  MBE Award!

MBE accepted

MBE accepted on behalf of everyone who supports FAN Groups.

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  Recognition Award!

Welsh Assembly Government Recognition Award 2010

Award accepted on behalf of The FAN Charity and for all those who attend FAN Meetings.

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