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Summer Show Success at Upton Hall

On the weekend of June 18/19 the BHI held its annual summer show. As always the highlight of the weekend was the Big Ben team with their scale working version of the world’s most famous clock, to entertain the visitors, both adults and children. However, this year another clock stole... View Article

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River Trent Level Recorder Arrives at Upton Hall

The British Horological Institute Museum Trust has welcomed a new yet unusual acquisition – a River Trent Level Recorder, donated by the Environmental Agency in Nottingham. The Recorder consists of a clock, dial indicator and chart recorder. It was used to display the water level measured through a float at... View Article

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York Festival of Ideas – 15 June 2016

Celebrated British inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE is to be the guest speaker at a lecture taking place at Fairfax House as part of the York Festival of Ideas 2016 this summer. The lecture, titled Keeping Time in the Georgian House (, is taking place on Wednesday June 15th... View Article

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