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BHI Branch Events

2016

May

TBA – South London Branch visit to The Wallace Collection.

26 – Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Mike Flannery FBHI, ‘Wooden Clock Research’, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

26 – Sherwood Branch, Speaker Jan Wright FBHI, ‘Nightmare in Chicago’, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

31 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Malcolm Archer FBHI, ‘Conserving George Pyke’s 1765 Organ Clock’, 7:30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

June

1 – South West Branch, Speaker Hugh B Cockwill, ‘The Art and History of the Painted Dial’, 7:45pm, Exeter School, Daw Building, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

1 – Wessex Branch, The Sixteenth Tony Gutteridge Lecture, Speaker Roger Still FBHI, ‘The Scott-Cumberland Tompion’, 7:30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

2 – South London Branch, Speaker Philip Gale FBHI, ‘Singing Bird Automaton’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

8 – Sheffield Branch, Speaker Tim Treffry Hon FBHI, ‘Animated Ladies’, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

9 – Wessex Branch, visit to the British Museum – Time-related instruments. Contact Wessex Branch Secretary for details.

13 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Mike Frost, ‘An Artic Eclipse’, 7:30pm, The BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

13 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.

16 – Kent Branch, Speaker Rory McEvoy, ‘Practical Repair of a Carriage Clock’, 7:30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.

27 – Bristol Branch, Speaker David Boettcher, ‘Evolution of the Waterproof Watch’, 7:30pm, The Globe, Newton-St-Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.

28 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker Malcolm Archer FBHI, ‘Mechanical Pipe Organ Clock by George Pyke’, 7:30pm, St. Mary’s Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

28 – Oxford Branch, Speaker Keith Scobie-Youngs FBHI, subject TBA, 7:30pm, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.

28 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Kenneth Cobb, ‘Helical Gearing’, 7:30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

30 – Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Tim Treffry Hon FBHI, ‘Advances in Watch Design’, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB. *Please note date of meeting changed from June 23rd.*

30 – Sherwood Branch, Speaker Richard Edwards, ‘Evening with a Professional Photographer’, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

July

TBA – Ipswich Branch visit to Hollytree’s Museum, Colchester.

TBA – Lincolnshire Branch, Annual visit.

TBA – South London Branch visit to Breitling Service Department.

TBA – Sussex Branch Summer Outing.

6 – South West Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:45pm, Exeter School, Daw Building, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

7 – South London Branch, Speaker Ron Rose FBHI, ‘Thomas Cole, his Business and Family Influences’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

8, 9, 10 – Kent Branch, Display at the Kent County Show, Kent County Show Ground, Detling Hill, Maidstone ME14 3JF.

10 – Yorkshire Branch, Speaker Nick Sanders Hon MBHI, ‘The Glasgow School of Art Clocks Project – Success and Disaster!’, 1:30pm, top floor of the Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP.

13 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

17 – Midland Clock and Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, nr. Birmingham. Doors open at 9:00am, last entry at 2:00pm.

21 – Kent Branch, Speaker Sid Lines MBHI, ‘Screw Threads (identification, making and repairs)’, 7:30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.

25 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Owen Gilchrist Hon MBHI, ‘Aeglar Watch Movements as used by Rolex/Gruen & Others’, 7:30pm, The Globe, Newton-St-Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.

28 – Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker John Gore, ‘Coventry Blitz in Archive Films’, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

28 – Sherwood Branch, Speaker Dudley Giles Hon FBHI, ‘An Update on the HLF Bid and Upton Hall’, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

August

TBA – Ipswich Branch Turret Tour.

4 – South London Branch, Speaker Johan Ten Hoeve, ‘A Replica Clock for the Shogun’s Shrine’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

10 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

September

TBA – South London Branch visit to Epping Forest Horology Centre.

TBA – Yorkshire Branch joint visit with AHS to Temple Newsam.

1 – South London Branch, Speaker Grahame Brooks Hon FBHI, The Beresford Hutchinson Lecture, ‘George, The Master Watchmaker’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

7 – South West Branch, Speaker Nial Woodford, ‘Pyke Longcase Clocks’, 7:45pm, Exeter School, Daw Building, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

11 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University, entrance via Kingston Lane, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. Doors open at 9:00am, last entry 2:00pm.

12 – Lincolnshire Branch, Bring and Discuss, 7:30pm, Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.

14 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Owen Gilchrist Hon MBHI, ‘Aeglar Movements (used by Rolex)’, 7:30pm, The Cheltenham Area Civil Sports Association (CACSSA) Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, GL51 9SL.

14 – Sheffield Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

15 – Kent Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.

22 – Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Andrew Lound, ‘The Lost World of Soho Foundry’, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

26 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Duncan Greig, ‘Tour through the Clocks at Lyme Park’, 7:30pm, The Globe, Newton-St-Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.

27 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, St. Mary’s Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

27 – Oxford Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.

27 – Sussex Branch, Auction, 7:30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

29 – Sherwood Branch, Mystery Objects Bring and Show, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

October

6 – South London Branch, AGM followed by speaker Grenville Johns, ‘Restoring a Railway Clock’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

10 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Chris Tarratt, ‘Forgers, Furbishers and Duty Dodgers’, 7:30pm, The BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

12 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Malcolm Archer FBHI, ‘Restoration of a Pipe Organ Clock’, 7:30pm, The Cheltenham Area Civil Sports Association (CACSSA) Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, GL51 9SL.

12 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

13–16 – Milton Keynes Branch, Midland Model Engineering Exhibition, The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, The Fosse, Fosse Way, nr. Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1XN.

17 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Jim Arnfield FBHI, ‘Pendulum Controlled Clocks’, 7:30pm, Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE. *Please note change of date.*

20 – Kent Branch, AGM and Yearly Auction, 7:30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.

22 – South West Branch, Annual Auction, 12:30pm, Exeter School, Assembly Hall, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

24 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Justin Koullapis Hon MBHI, ‘Strange Bedfellows? The Rolex Quartz Watch’, 7:30pm, The Globe, Newton-St-Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.

25 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker Duncan Greig, ‘A Tour of the Clocks of Lyme Park’, 7:30pm, St. Mary’s Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

25 – Oxford Branch, Speaker Johan ten Hoeve, ‘A Clock for the Shogun’s Shrine: the Original and a Copy’, 7:30pm, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.

25 – Sussex Branch, AGM, Speaker Jonathan Betts FBHI, TBA, 7:30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

27 – Milton Keynes Branch, Practical Skills Evening, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

27 – Sherwood Branch, AGM, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

30 – Midland Clock and Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, nr. Birmingham. Doors open at 9:00am, last entry at 2:00pm.

November

TBA – Kent Branch, Annual Dinner, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.

2 – South West Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:45pm, Exeter School, Daw Building, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

3 – South London Branch Auction, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

6 – Bristol Branch, NHI Bristol West Country Clock & Watch Fair, www.westcountryclockfairs.co.uk 9:00am until 2:15pm at the Holiday Inn, Taunton, TA1 2UA.

6 – Yorkshire Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 1:30pm, top floor of the Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP. *Please note change of date.*

9 – Cheltenham Branch, AGM and Activity TBA, 7:30pm, The Cheltenham Area Civil Sports Association (CACSSA) Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, GL51 9SL.

9 – Sheffield Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

14 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Dudley Giles Hon FBHI and BHI CEO, ‘Future of the BHI’, 7:30pm, The BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

14 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker and subject TBA, 7:30pm, Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.

28 – Ipswich Branch, Bring and Discuss, 7:30pm, St. Mary’s Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

24 – Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Jim Arnfield FBHI, ‘A Trip to St. Petersburg’, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

24 – Sherwood Branch, Christmas Social Event , time and location TBA. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

28 – Bristol Branch, AGM followed by Bring and Discuss, 7:30pm, The Globe, Newton-St-Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.

29 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Justin Koullapis Hon MBHI, Subject TBA, 7:30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

December

1 – South London Branch, Speaker David Rooney, ‘Clocks in Urban Infrastructure’, 7:30pm for 8:00pm start, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.

7 – South West Branch, Bring and discuss, 7:45pm, Exeter School, Daw Building, Manston Terrace, off Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4NP. See their website for more details (www.bhiswbranch.co.uk).

8 – Milton Keynes Branch, Christmas Meal, for details email the branch secretary (ajpollard@hotmail.com), places are limited.

11 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University, entrance via Kingston Lane, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. Doors open at 9:00am, last entry 2:00pm.

12 – Lincolnshire Branch, AGM and Christmas Party, 7:30pm, Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.

14 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7:30pm, The Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.

2017

January

15 – Midland Clock and Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, nr. Birmingham. Doors open at 9:00am, last entry at 2:00pm.

26 – Milton Keynes Branch, AGM, 7:30pm, Sherington Village Hall, Church Road, Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PB.

26 – Sherwood Branch, Auction Evening, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start, J A Alcock & Sons Workshop, 3 East Workshops, Harley Foundation Studios, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LW. For more information, email the Branch (sherwood.bhi@hotmail.com).

February

13 – Leicester Branch, AGM followed by talk TBA, 7:30pm, The BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.


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