Latest news from the BHI

Group Visits

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Fancy a guided tour of our fascinating museum? Want to learn a little about the history of Upton Hall and some of the clocks and watches in our delightful collection? Then why not organise a group of ten or more and come and see us!
Find out more today by contacting Briony Dickinson on 01636 817602 or email

Loughborough University Link Project

Monday, 28 January 2013

BHI members are being asked for ideas and suggestions to help with an exciting new project, 'Clocks as a Learning Tool', which is being spearheaded by Loughborough University. A new Forum has recently been launched in the Members' Area to enable dialogue to take place. Read more here.

The George Daniels' Educational Trust Advisory Committee

Tuesday, 06 November 2012

As a result of a significant bequest from the late George Daniels, pioneer independent watchmaker and inventor, a new initiative to benefit the British clock and watch industry has been established. The trust fund has been set up to encourage and financially assist apprentices and students, with grants and bursaries for training in all aspects of horology.

For more information, please see the GDETAC website:

The GDET shall also further the higher education of pupils studying or intending to study the disciplines of Medicine,Engineering or Building Construction to students nominated by City University London. Further information can be obtained from