2014 Programme

Meetings in person: With regards to Covid, those attending meetings do so as their own risk.  However, please do not attend if you are Covid positive, have a bad cold, or if you have been in contact with anyone who has tested Covid positive in the previous two weeks.

Please note: On-line meetings will be virtual meetings only, not meetings in person. Due to limited Club resources, on-line meetings are mainly confined to Club members only.


January 8th

Club Evening – Bring and Discuss

Members are invited to bring for discussion anything of Horological interest.

February 5th

“Ruth Belville – The Greenwich Time Lady” – David Rooney

David is the Curator of Time, Navigation and Transport at the Science Museum – London and formally a Curator of Timekeeping at the Royal Observatory – Greenwich.

March 5th

English Lever Watches – Richard Edwards, Epping Forest

Horological Club tutor and member of the B.H.I. Richard will be talking on one of his speciality subjects.

April 2nd

The History of Smith’s and allied Companies – John Glanville

May 7th

A.G.M. + Members Evening

June 4th

Observatory Time for the Public from 1880 / 1970 – David Read.

Time and the history of science have always been major interests for David. Since retiring he has done further research in the history of technologies in both horology and radio and lectured on both subjects at the Victoria & Albert and National Maritime Museum.

July 2nd

Club Evening – Bring and Discuss

Members are invited to bring for discussion anything of Horological interest

August 6th

Abrasives in Horology – Francis Brodie.

The club is looking forward to a return visit by Francis, whose workshop techniques / demonstrations always make for an enjoyable evening.

September 3rd

Club “Open Evening”

An opportunity for people living in the Hertfordshire area to meet members of the club and discover the various aspect of clockmaking and restoration.

October 1st

The Garrard Engineering and Manufacturing Company – Bill Wolmuth

November 5th

The President’s “Mystery Guest”.

December 3rd

Christmas Party / Bring and Buy Evening