Will our Speakers please bring their own laptop etc rather than a memory stick if at all possible; the Branch does have its own laptop but may not be made easily and quickly compatible with your memory stick just prior to a meeting.

'Coat of arms' of the British Horological Institute

Our '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.)

With regret our talks for early 2021 are cancelled. A draft Programme from April

2021 is shown below - BUT CHECK BACK

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       -- Register your car to avoid a fine!

You are warmly invited to attend 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.

                             All Branch meetings are completely FREE to attend and no collection is made.

These website pages will be updated  as the site is improved even further by our team of computer experts. 



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   Malcolm 01761 462218 

Meetings start at 19:30 prompt.

Members arrive for food and a chat from about 18:15




Bristol Branch  2021   British Horological Institute

Our draft 2021 Programme of talks is shown below - check back before travelling.

   April 26th        David Thompson FBHI     ‘Early English Watches 1580 to 1680’

                            ...the above meeting will be held via ZOOM details to follow.

   May No meeting


   June 28th       Mike Cardew FBHI ‘Watchmaking and Design’



   July 26th         Malcolm Pipes FBHI   ‘Workshop Experiments 3’

   August No meeting


   Sept 27th      Richard Edwards ‘The History of the Automatic Watch’ TBC


   Oct 25th        Douglas Bateman FBHI ‘The Greenwich Time Ball’


   Nov 29th        David Spicer Hon.MBHI ‘1960’s F1 Motor Racing’

   December No meeting