2016 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 6th

English Clock Making 1750 – 1760

David Rawlins, Professional Horologist and Club Member.

February 3rd

AGM followed by some interesting ‘Skeleton Clocks’

Will Barnard, Club Member

March 2nd

Black Marble Clocks for the Connoisseur

Bill Wolmouth, Club Member and Co-Author of Clock Making in England and Wales in the 20th Century

April 6th

The International Race to Produce a Quartz Watch

David Read, A return visit for David following his ‘British Military Watches’ lecture last year

June 1st

Lecture by: Peter de Clercq,

Editor of The Antique Horological Association Journal.

July 6th

Clock Lubrication Research Project

Oliver Cooke, Curator British Museum

August 3rd

Bring and Discuss, Market Place, Members Evening

September 7th

Aspects of Turret Clocks,

Lecture by: Club Members Mike Hoare, Cliff Wardle and Steve O’Brien

October 5th

‘A Little Long Case’ (The buying process, the clock and its makers)

Ray Beck, Club Member

November 2nd

The Watchmakers Apprentice (DVD)

introduced by Laura Turner, Curator British Museum

December 7th

Christmas Fayre with a bring and buy, Members Evening