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...

Start a FAN Group

If you think you would like to start a FAN group, here are the opening and closing statements.  All of the information and more contained on this page can either be downloaded as a PDF booklet by clicking here or sent to you as a hard copy if preferred.

Click on the resources for download on the right for further suggestions for FAN group topics, meanwhile here is a list of topics we have used successfully in FAN. You will have lots of good ideas for topics too, but this is a good place to start.

Important! Please read each section below and fill in the listing form if you agree the principles and guidelines and wish to start a FAN Meeting, send FAN a message via our contact us page.

The FAN Charity Principles and Guidelines Booklet

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  • Front cover

  • Contents

  • Dedication page

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  • Back cover

  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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