Horological Calendar

 

April 2014

2 – Wessex Branch, Speaker Dr Martin Gregory, From Guns to Clocks and Watches, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
3 – South London Branch, Speaker Andrew James, Of Clockwork and Shadows, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
4 - Leicester Branch, Invitation to the Leicester Antique Clock Society talk - The Cuckoo Clock Museum by Dave Grimshaw, 7.30pm,  Knighton Parish Centre, Cademan Close, Church Lane, Knighton, Leicester, LE2 3WG.
9 – Sheffield  Branch, Speaker John Clarke, My Collection of Razors, 7.30pm, Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.
10 – North London  Branch, Speaker Rory McEvoy, George Graham and his Work, 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.
13 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University,  Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. wwwclockandwatchfairs.com
14 – Leicester Branch Members Night and DVDs on various horological subjects, 7.30pm, The BRITE Centre, Leicester, LE3 1LE.
17 – Kent Branch,   Members Evening, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
20 - Northern Clock & Watch Fairs, M6 Junction 23/A580 interchange signed to Racecourse, WA12 0HQ. www.clockand watchfairs.com
22 - Oxford Branch, Speaker Colin Reynolds, The Liver Clock, 7.30pm, NEW VENUE, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.
24 - Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Martin Rowling, The Culworth Clock, 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
28 – Bristol Branch, Speaker Richard Stuart, Clockmakers of the Naugatuck Valley, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.
29 – Sussex Branch, Speaker John Downie, Swarf on My Mouse Mat, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.

 

May 2014

7 – Wessex Branch, Speaker David Worthington, The Atmos Clock, 7.30pm, Badger Farm Community Centre, Winchester, S022 4QB.
7 – South West Branch, Speaker Peter D Watkinson, The Restoration of the Evershot Church Clock, 7.45pm,  Daw Building, Exeter School, Manston Terrace, Exeter, EX2 4NP.
8 – North London Branch, Speaker Owen Gilchrist, Live Watch Servicing Demonstration, 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.
11 – Essex Clock and Watch Fair, Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO6 1EJ. Easy parking and it's very handy for Marks Tey station. 9am to 2pm. More information at www.ipswichbhi.org/essexfair.html
12 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speakers Philip Priestley, Captain Cook, Venus and The Great Discovery, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
12 – Leicester Branch TBA, 7.30pm, The BRITE Centre, Leicester, LE3 1LE.
13 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Speaker Jim Arnfield, Clocks of St Petersburg, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
15 – Kent Branch,   Speaker Dr David Manion, Times Up, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
18 – Midland Clock & Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, B92 0DE. www.clockand watchfairs.com
20 – Manchester Branch Bring and Discuss, Quaker Meeting House, 82 Wythenshawe Road, Northenden, Manchester, M23 0DJ.
22 - Milton Keynes Branch, visit to Milton Keynes Museum. Places limited email ajpollard@hotmail.com for details.
27 –Sussex Branch, Provisional Auction Booking, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.
27 - Oxford Branch, Speaker Ian White, The Gustav Loup, his Life and Collection, 7.30pm, NEW VENUE, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.
27 - Ipswich Branch, Speaker Richard Curtis, Gravers for the Watchmaker's Lathe, 7.30pm, St Mary's Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT.


June 2014

4 – Wessex Branch, The 14th Tony Gutteridge Lecture, Speaker Rory McEvoy, Admiral Lord Nelson and the Painted Dial, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
4 – South West Branch, Speaker TBA, 7.45pm,  Daw Building, Exeter School, Manston Terrace, Exeter, EX2 4NP.
5 – South London Branch, Speaker Justin Koullapis,  7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
9 – Lincolnshire Branch, Visit to Upton Hall, Museum and Workshops, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
10 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Open Forum and Demonstrations on Silver Soldering, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
11 – Sheffield  Branch, Speaker Peter Bill, Enamelling a Family Business, 7.30pm, Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.
12  North London Branch, Speakers John Monksfield and Martin Streader, Making a Clock using CNC, 7pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.
14 - Ipswich Branch, free coach trip to BHI Summer Show. Spouses/partners are welcome and an alternative venue will be offered, possibly shopping in Newark.
17 - Wessex Branch, Visit to The Clockmakers' Company Museum, Guildhall, led by Sir George White.
19  – Kent Branch,  Speaker Richard West, Watch Servicing, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
24 –Sussex Branch, Speaker TBC, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.
24 - Oxford Branch, Speaker John Pinkney, Marwick Bracket Clock, 7.30pm, NEW VENUE, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.
26 - Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Michael Kushner, Sink the Bismark! 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
29 - Northern Clock & Watch Fairs, M6 Junction 23/A580 interchange signed to Racecourse, WA12 0HQ. www.clockand watchfairs.com
30 - Bristol Branch, Speaker Paul Roberson, Clockmakers and the House of Commons, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.


July 2014

2 – South West Branch, Speaker TBA, 7.45pm,  Daw Building, Exeter School, Manston Terrace, Exeter, EX2 4NP.
3 – South London Branch, Speaker Jon Van De Geer, The Joys and Horrors of Horology, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
10  North London Branch, Speaker Richard Edwards, The Watch Industry in Britain since World War Two, 7pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.
14 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speakers Barrie Fitton , Pendulums, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
17 – Kent Branch,  Paul Bucks, Courtney Adrian Ilbert Collection, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
20 – Midland Clock & Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, B92 0DE. www.clockand watchfairs.com
22 - Ipswich BHI Branch & AHS East Anglian Section, Speaker Prof Simon Schaffer, Clockwork Automata of the Enlightenment, 7.30pm, St Mary's Church Hall, Bramford, IP8 4AT. Click here for more.
24 - Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Nigel Platt, The Clock that saved Great Britain, 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
28 - Bristol Branch, Speaker Ray Darnell, American Horology - Massachusetts and Conneticut Museums, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.


August 2014

7 – South London Branch, Social Evening, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
14  – North London Branch, Speaker Francis Brodie, Abrasives used in Horology,  7pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.

September 2014

3 – Wessex Branch, 'The Watchmaker's Apprentice' (Film), Val Carr FBHI and Ron Macrae, 7.00pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
4 – South London Branch, The Beresford Hutchinson Lecture, Speaker Roger Smith, The Late Geo Daniels and Roger Smith Watches, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
7 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University,  Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. wwwclockandwatchfairs.com
7 - Northern Clock & Watch Fairs, M6 Junction 23/A580 interchange signed to Racecourse, WA12 0HQ. www.clockand watchfairs.com
9 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Speaker John Griffiths, The Turns, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
10 – Sheffield  Branch, Speaker Jim Arnfield, Repeating Watches, 7.30pm, Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD.
11 – North London Branch, Speaker Michael Clerizo, The Experience of Writing about a Genius, 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0HA.
18 – Kent Branch,  Sid Lines, Dial Clocks in a different Light, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
23 - Manchester Branch visit to Lyme Hall.
23 - Oxford Branch, Speaker TBC, 7.30pm, NEW VENUE, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.
25 - Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Justin Koullapis, Confessions from a Mayfair Watch Shop, 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
29 - Bristol Branch, Speaker Jan Wright, Electrical Horology, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.
30 –Sussex Branch, Speaker TBC, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.


October 2014

1 – Wessex Branch Auction, 6.30pm for 7.30pm start, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
2 – South London Branch Auction, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.13 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker Ray Walford, BHI - The Future, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
14 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Speaker Michael Potts, Potts of Leeds - 5 Generations of Clockmaking, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
16 – Kent Branch,   AGM and Auction, 7.30pm, Brents Tavern, Upper Brents, Faversham, ME13 7DP.
23 - Milton Keynes Branch, Speaker Ian Coote, Horological Tools, 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
26 – Midland Clock & Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, B92 0DE. www.clockand watchfairs.com
27 - Bristol Branch, Speaker Bill Sunderland, An Early One-Second Verge Clock, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.
28 –Sussex Branch AGM, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.
28 - Oxford Branch, Speaker Nick or Giles English, Bremont Watch Co, 7.30pm, NEW VENUE, The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS.


November 2014

5 – Wessex Branch, Speaker David Rooney, Quartz Clocks and the Public in Britain, 1930-60, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
6 – South London Branch AGM followed by bring, show and discuss, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
10 – Lincolnshire Branch Bring and Discuss 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
11– Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Branch Annual Welcome to New Members evening with free format demonstrations of current members' areas of interest, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
20 - Milton Keynes Branch, Bring and Discuss, 7.30pm,  Sherington Village Hall, MK16 9NW.
23 - Northern Clock & Watch Fairs, M6 Junction 23/A580 interchange signed to Racecourse, WA12 0HQ. www.clockand watchfairs.com
24 - Bristol Branch, AGM followed by Members' Bring and Discuss, 7.30pm, The Globe, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BB.
24 – Wessex Branch visit to The Clockworks.
25 –Sussex Branch, Speaker TBC, 7.30pm, Ringmer Football Club, Lewes, BN8 5QN.


December 2014

3 – Wessex Branch AGM, Bring and Show and Christmas Fare, 7.30pm, Lyndhurst Community Centre, S043 7NY.
4 – South London Branch, Speaker Cornellia De Fossard, Cabinet Making and Restoring, 7.30pm, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
8 – Lincolnshire Branch AGM & Christmas Party, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
9 – Merseyside, North Wales and West Cheshire Branch, Bring and Discuss and Seasonal Refreshments, 7.30pm, The Pavilion Meeting Room, Ruskin Leisure, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, WA10 6RW.
11 - Milton Keynes Branch Christmas Meal. Places limited email ajpollard@hotmail.com for details.
14 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University,  Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. wwwclockandwatchfairs.com