The 'West Country Clock and Watch Fairs' are held and managed by Committee members of the Bristol Branch of the British Horological Institute (B.H.I.)
Our varied and exciting programme of talks to be held by the Branch during 2019 is shown below.
-Not all talks will be listed until ratification is completed.
We meet monthly on a Monday at the 'Globe Inn' near Bath where we have our own dedicated and comfortable room with video cameras, multi-media projectors etc. and an excellent selection of food and drink is available.
The Globe web site is: http://www.vintageinn.co.uk/theglobenewtonsaintloe/
A map showing the Globe can be found at: Globe Map
You are warmly invited to attend any of our Branch meetings where you will find a friendly group of keen amateur and professional horlogists from all walks of life. You may wish to consider joining the B.H.I., their web site is: http://www.bhi.co.uk/ but you do not need to be a member to come to our Branch meetings.
For a trial period all Branch meetings are completely FREE to attend and no collection will be made.
These website pages will be updated as the site is improved even further by our team of computer experts.
Please check back frequently.
These programmes, superbly produced by Owen Gilchrist Hon.MBHI
our Programme Secretary, are subject to alteration at short notice.
For more information phone:
Owen 07804 816724 evenings or by text
or David 01278 691264
or Malcolm 01761 462218
Meetings start at 19:30 prompt.
Members arrive for food and a chat from about 18:15
'Coat of arms' of the British Horological Institute
Bristol Branch - Programme 2019
28 Jan David Cottrell : 'Making A Daniel's Style Tourbillon Watch'
25 Feb Douglas Bateman FBHI : 'John Harrison – The wider context with some criticism
..................................of published statements'.
25 March Richard Stuart : 'An Odd Marriage'.
29 April Owen Gilchrist Hon.MBHI : 'Branch Education Evening - with ETA 6498 movts'.
24 June Sid Lines MBHI : 'Old Screw Threads'
29 July David Boettcher FBHI : 'Early Wristwatches'.
30 Sept Richard Edwards : 'The English Lever Watch'.
28 Oct Paul Arayan : 'Split-seconds Timers'.
25 Nov All members : AGM - followed by 'Members Assortment'