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2019

March

4-23 – Thomas Young Jewellers Cupar: A Cupar Clock Exhibition. A selling exhibition to celebrate clockmaking in Cupar, Fife. 90 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4LB. For more details, contact Eric Young MBHI on 01334 653 477.

6 – South West Branch, AGM and Speaker John Read OBE FBHI, subject TBA. 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

6 – Wessex Branch. Speaker Sid Lines MBHI, ‘Screw Thread Cutting’.  7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

6 – St Albans Clock Club, Bring and Discuss: clock cases, items of interest, projects in progress etc., 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

7 – South London, AGM followed by Speaker Stephen Doerr, ‘Some Early 30-Hour Provincial Clockmakers’, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey RH9 8DU.

9 – Scotland Branch, Speaker Bruce Vickery, ‘Cracking Enigma on an Industrial Scale’, 2.00pm, Canons’ Gait Bar, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.

11 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Mike Frost, ‘Jeremiah Horrocks: A Very Curious Astronomer’, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

11 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Brian Noble, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

12 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, AGM plus event TBA,  7:30pm, Ruskin Centre, Ruskin Drive, Denton’s Green, Saint Helens, WA10 6RP.

13 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker John Ward, ‘Home for a Fusee’, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

13 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

21 – Kent Branch, Speaker Mike Bundock, ‘Commemorative Clock Towers’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham ME13 7DP.

25 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Richard Stuart, ‘An Odd Marriage’, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

26 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker Peter Grimwood, ‘Orreries: Telling the Time in Years’, 7.30pm, church hall of St Mary the Virgin, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

26 – Oxford Branch, TBA, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Crown & Thistle Hotel, Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HS

26 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Dr James Nye, AHS Chairman, ‘Edmund Howard, the Eighteenth Century Quaker Clockmaster from Chelsea’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

31 – Spring Forward Open Day, Upton Hall.

April

3 – South West Branch, Speaker Malcolm Pipes FBHI, ‘Workshop Experiments and Practices’. 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

3 – St Albans Clock Club, film viewing, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

4 – South London, Speaker Peter Gosnell, ‘The Untold Story of British Jerome’, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn (Godstone Village Hall), Godstone, Surrey RH9 8DU.

3 – Wessex Branch, Speaker Anna Rolls, ‘The Greenwich Time Ball’, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY

8 – Leicester Branch, Speaker David Grimshaw, ‘It’s Only Small, but Perfectly Formed’, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

9 – Lincolnshire Branch, Branch Dinner, 7.30pm for 8pm, Village Limits, Woodhall Spa, LN10 6UJ.

10 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Ben Wright, ‘Heuer Watches Et Al’, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

10 – Sheffield Branch, Speaker Bob Lamb (silversmith), 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

13 – Scotland Branch, Speaker Ashley Strachan, ‘The Ingenuity of Japanese Clockmakers – a Look at Some of the Unique Features of Japanese Temporal Time Clocks’, 2.00pm, Canons’ Gait Bar, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.

18 – Kent Branch, Members’ Evening, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham ME13 7DP.

23 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker Richard Fox, ‘Auction Market Update: Clocks and Watches’, 7.30pm, church hall of St Mary the Virgin, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

23 – Oxford Branch, Speaker Chris Papworth, ’55 Years as a Clockie’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Crown & Thistle Hotel, Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HS.

29 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Owen Gilchrist, Branch Educational Evening with ETA 6498, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

30 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Justin Koullapis, ‘Dobson: A Clock of the Land and the Sea’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

May

1 – South West Branch, Speakers George Thomas on ‘An Engraving Typo!’, Bill Hitchings on ‘Dental Tools with Possible Uses in Horology’ and Tony Glover on ‘Some Everyday Horological Horrors’ (20 minutes each). 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

1 – Wessex Branch, Speaker Tim Richman Gadoffre, ‘The Clocks of Karl Fabergé’, 7.30pm Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY

1 – St Albans Clock Club, Demonstrations of Clock Movement Repair Techniques, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

2 – South London, West Dean students’ presentations, 7.30pm, Soper Hall – Harestone Valley Road, Caterham, CR3 6HY. Please note that this is a change from our usual venue for our May meeting only.

8 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Colin Fergusson, ‘Tools’, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

8 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

11  – Scotland Branch, Visit to the Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair, Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, EH28 8NB.

13 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Keith Scobie-Youngs, subject TBA, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

16 – Kent Branch, Kent Show Update, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham ME13 7DP.

18 – 5th International Electric Clock Fair, Zeist, The Netherlands. Free entry. For further details, contact Rob de Jong on robdejong4053@outlook.com or visit https://tinyurl.com/electricclockfair.

20 – Lincolnshire Branch (please note change of date from second Monday to third Monday, for this month), Speaker Colin Fergusson, ‘Making Harrison’s Late Regulator’, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

22 – North London Branch, Speaker Keith Scobie-Youngs (Cumbria Clocks),’Turret Clocks’, 6.30pm for 7pm start, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR.

23 – Ipswich Branch, Speaker Mark Papworth, ‘Hand-Stitched Leather Goods (Including Watch Straps)’, 7.30pm, church hall of St Mary the Virgin, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

28 – Oxford Branch, Speaker Rebecca Struthers, ‘Mass Production of the European Clock Industry’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Crown & Thistle Hotel, Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HS.

28 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Douglas Bateman, ‘John Harrison: The Wider Context of the Published Articles’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

June

5 – South West Branch, Speaker Sid Lines, ‘Slate Case Restoration’ 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

5 –Wessex Branch, The Nineteenth Tony Gutteridge Lecture. Speaker Jonathan Betts MBE FBHI, ‘Learning from the Artefact: Cataloguing the Marine Chronometers  at Greenwich,  7.30pm Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

5 – St Albans Clock Club, Speaker Chris Papworth, ’55 Years as a Watch and Clockmaker’, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

9 – Summer Show, Upton Hall.

10 – Leicester Branch, Speaker John Haine, ‘Professor Robertson’s Clock’, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

10 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Ivan Trotter, ‘Balance Staffs and Re-Pivoting Procedures’, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

12 – Cheltenham Branch, Skittles Night social event, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

12 – Sheffield Branch, TBA, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

24 – Bristol Branch, Speaker David Boettcher, ‘Early Wristwatches’, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

25 – Ipswich Branch, Members’ Night. Bring items to show, sell or discuss. 7.30pm, church hall of St Mary the Virgin, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

25 – Oxford Branch, Oliver Cooke of the British Museum, ‘Edward East’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Crown & Thistle Hotel, Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HS.

25 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Grenville Johns, ‘Restoring a Railway Clock Rescued from a BHI Auction’,  7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

July

Cheltenham Branch outing. Details TBC.

3 – South West Branch, Speaker David Thompson FBHI, ‘Chamber Clocks and Golden Lions: European Clocks 1500-1650’. 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

3 – St Albans Clock Club, Speaker Dr James Nye, ‘Edmund Howard, Eighteenth Century Clockmaker’, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

10 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

Sussex Branch: Summer outing, TBA.

August

South West Branch: no meeting.

Sussex Branch: no meeting.

7 – St Albans Clock Club, Bring and Discuss: Longcase Clocks, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

14 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

21 –North London Branch, Speaker Richard Fox ‘Horological Trends in Auction Houses’ and AGM, 6.30pm for 7pm start, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR.

September

4 – Wessex Branch, Speaker Seth Kennedy MBHI, ‘Pocket Watch Cases and their Manufacture’, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

4 – South West Branch, Speaker Oliver Cooke MBHI PGDip, Curator of Horology at the British Museum, ‘Breguet’. 7.45pm, Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

4 – St Albans Clock Club, Speaker Peter Gosnell, ‘Joseph Ives (Connecticut Manufacturer 1810-1862) and His Lever Spring Clocks’, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

9 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Chris Tarratt, ‘The Dutch Raid on the Medway, 1667’, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

9 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Jake Jarron MBHI, subject TBA, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

11 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Clive Steer, ‘Restoration of GB Turret Clock’, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

11 – Sheffield Branch, TBA, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

19 – Kent Branch, Speaker Crispin Maciejewski, ‘Vintage Watches’ 7.30pm for 8pm start, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham ME13 7DP.

24 – Sussex Branch, Auction, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

30 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Richard Edwards, ‘The English Lever Watch’, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

October

2 – Wessex Branch, Branch Auction. Viewing from 6.30 pm, auction 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

2 – St Albans Clock Club, Speaker John Ward, ‘A Home for a Fusee’, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

9 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Malcolm Pipes, ‘Horological Experiments’, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

9 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

14 – Leicester Branch, TBA, 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

14 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Adrian Overton, ‘Complicated Carriage Clocks’, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

17 – Kent Branch, AGM and auction, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham ME13 7DP.

19 – South West Branch, Annual Auction for the West Country Horological Trust. Viewing 10am to 12pm, auction at 12.20pm. Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates. Contact Dave D. 01626 779167 or 07786 035052, davidalan.dawson@talktalk.net

27 – Fall Back Open Day, Upton Hall.

28 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Paul Arayan, ‘Split Seconds Timers’, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

29 – Sussex Branch, AGM and Speaker Richard Edwards, ‘The Invention and Early History of the Wristwatch’, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

November

2 – 6th International Electric Clock Fair, Zeist, The Netherlands. Free entry. For further details, contact Rob de Jong on robdejong4053@outlook.com or visit https://tinyurl.com/electricclockfair.

6 – Wessex Branch, Speaker Derek Frampton MBHI, ‘Turret Clocks and Their Makers’, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, SO43 7NY.

6 – St Albans Clock Club, Speaker Bill Wolmuth, ‘Horology and the Internet’, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

6 – South West Branch, TBA. 7.45pm Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

11 – Leicester Branch, Members’ Night. Bring along an item or interesting topic for discussion. 7:30pm, BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE.

11 – Lincolnshire Branch, Horological Quiz, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

13 – Cheltenham Branch, AGM Members’ Night, 7pm for 7.30pm start, CACSSA, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire. GL51 9SL.

13 – Sheffield Branch, TBA, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

20 –North London Branch, Speaker Oliver Cook, ‘Breguet Clock 111 at the British Museum’, 6.30pm for 7pm start, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR.

25 – Bristol Branch, AGM and Members’ Bring and Discuss, 7.30pm, Globe Inn, Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9BB.

26 – Ipswich Branch, Members’ Night. Bring items to show, sell or discuss. 7.30pm, church hall of St Mary the Virgin, Bramford, IP8 4AT.

26 – Sussex Branch, Speaker Andrew King, ‘Edward Massey: Ingenious Mechanic and Inventor and his Contribution to Navigation’, 7.30pm for 8pm start, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QW.

27 – George Daniels Lecture, City University London. Speaker Roger Smith OBE, ‘The Development of the Mechanical Watch’.

December

Sussex Branch: no meeting

4 – St Albans Clock Club, AGM followed by Christmas Fayre with Bring and Buy and Members’ Evening, 7.30pm for an 8pm start, The Garden Room, The Methodist Church, North Common, Redbourn, Herts, AL3 7BU.  For further information, contact Bill Wolmuth on 07802 696777.

4 – South West Branch, Bring & Discuss, mince pies and wine. 7.45pm Daw Building, Exeter School, EX2 4NP. Please check www.bhiswbranch.co.uk for details and updates.

9 – Lincolnshire Branch, AGM and Christmas party, 7.30pm, Saxilby Church Hall, Church Lane, Saxilby, Lincoln, LN1 2PE.

11 – Sheffield Branch, Bar and Discussion, 7.30pm, The Fat Cat Alma Street  Sheffield S3 8SA.

2020

January

February

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

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