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. 

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: 

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:    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 HarrisonThe 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'

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