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12 December, 2019 | Blog

Want to Make a Watch?

‘Brilliant.’ ‘Fantastic.’ ‘A pleasure.’ That’s what some of our newest students had to say when they were the first to go on our new Build Your Own Watch course. Of course, watch and clockmaking are fine, technical and complex crafts which take a lifetime to master. Still, under the excellent... View Article

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20 November, 2019 | Blog

A Watchful Eye

The Watchmakers Club meets in London today for the second of its 2019 events (it meets biannually, giving watch lovers a chance to view some exquisite creations, showcased by their makers). If you couldn’t make it, though, you can still read up on what’s happening in the industry right now... View Article

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24 October, 2019 | Blog

BHI Awards Day

It’s that time of year again: the BHI Awards Day at Upton Hall on Saturday 26 October. It’s always exciting to see how students of our clock and watchmaking courses have done, and Awards Day is our chance to recognise their hard work, achievements and, of course, contribution to the... View Article

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4 October, 2019 | Blog

Dyslexia and Horology

World Dyslexia Awareness Day (ahead of Dyslexia Awareness Week, which starts on Monday) is the perfect time to talk about horology. Really, it is. One of the first things I noticed when I became Editor of the Horological Journal in 2018 was how many horologists appeared to have dyslexia. (And,... View Article

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1 October, 2019 | Blog

BHI Exam Results

Once again, it’s a pleasure to see a very respectable number of successful candidates in this year’s BHI examinations. Very well done to all of them. It is most encouraging to see improvements year on year and 2019 is no exception. Generally, there was an overall improvement and for the... View Article

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23 September, 2019 | Blog

Producing the Horological Journal

We’ve just gone to press for the October issue of the Horological Journal (HJ), meaning we have a bit of breathing space as we move on to November’s. This seems like a good time to give a little more information about the monthly production process for the longest continuously-running technical... View Article

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