Horological Calendar

 

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
8 – Leicester Branch , Barrie Fitton on 'Pendulums',  7.30pm, The BRITE Centre, Leicester, LE3 1LE.
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.
10 - Cheltenham Branch, Speaker Chris McKay, Timing Turret Clocks, 7pm for 7.30pm, Parmoor House, 13 Lypiatt Terrace, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2SX.
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.                                                                                                                                                                                  13- East of Scotland Branch, Speaker Dr Chris Edwards, Time In Perspective, 2.00pm, Canons' Gait, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.
14 – Yorkshire Branch, Speaker TBA, 1.30pm, Top Floor Lecture Room, Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP.
17 – North East (Newcastle) Branch,  Speaker Andrew Carter, Turret Clocks, 7.30pm, Bullion Hall, South Approach, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham, DH2 2DW.
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. Fully booked.
23 - Oxford Branch, Paul Roberson on 'Clocks in the Palace of Westminster', 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.  Follow the link for further information. www.wessexbhi.co.uk
1 – Cheltenham Branch, Speaker David Poole, Clock Construction Topics, 7pm for 7.30pm, Parmoor House, 13 Lypiatt Terrace, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2SX.
2 – South London Branch Auction, The White Hart Barn, Godstone Village Hall, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DU.
9- North London Branch, Speaker Ian Shinnie on 'Alexander Bain, His Clocks', 6.30pm for 7.00 pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London EC1
11- East of Scotland Branch, Speaker Ashley Strachan, An Unbelievable Japanese Horological Tour- including a visit to a Clockwork Master', 2.00pm, Canons' Gait, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.
13 – Lincolnshire Branch, Speaker TBC, BHI - Visit Upton Hall, 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
13 – Leicester Branch, Speaker Tim Treffry, New Advances in Watch Design,  7.30pm, The BRITE Centre, Leicester, LE3 1LE.
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, RH98DU.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8- East of Scotland Branch, Branch Auction, 2.00pm, Canons' Gait, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.
10 – Lincolnshire Branch Bring and Discuss 7.30pm,  Birchwood Leisure Centre, Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE.
10 – Leicester Branch, Speaker David Pickard, Making a Strut Epicyclic Clock,  7.30pm, The BRITE Centre, Leicester, LE3 1LE.
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.
12 – North East (Newcastle) Branch,  Speaker Dr David Severs, Northallerton Clocks, 7.30pm, Bullion Hall, South Approach, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham, DH2 2DW.
12 – Cheltenham Branch, AGM, 7pm for 7.30pm, Parmoor House, 13 Lypiatt Terrace, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2SX.                            13- North London Branch, Speaker Nick Philippe, Watch Case Making from Precious Metals, 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London EC1R0HA.
16 – Yorkshire Branch, Speaker Dr David Severs,  Northallerton Clockmakers, 1.30pm, Top Floor Lecture Room, Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP.
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 Andrew Crisford, Breguet, 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- North London Branch, Annual Dinner, 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Sekforde Arms, Sekforde Street, London EC1R 0HA.
11 - Milton Keynes Branch Christmas Meal. Places limited email ajpollard@hotmail.com for details.                                                                   13- East of Scotland Branch, Speaker Dr Caroline Milton, Photographing Clocks: Creating Images that are Useful and Beautiful'. 2.00pm. Canons' Gait, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ.
14 – Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, The Sports Hall, Brunel University,  Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PN. wwwclockandwatchfairs.com