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.)
Our programme of talks for 2020 is shown below - but note cancellations.
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 David 01278 691264
or Malcolm 01761 462218
Meetings start at 19:30 prompt.
Members arrive for food and a chat from about 18:15
Bristol Branch - Programme 2020
Please assume for now that ALL of our following meetings are cancelled until further notice
- But check back often .
Jan 27th 2020 Mike Evans ‘Hirsch Watch Straps’
Feb 17th Gardiner Houlgate ‘Clock and Watch Auction’ .....Private Viewing 5:30 to 7:00 at Corsham’
March 30th Malcolm Pipes FBHI ‘Workshop Experiments 3’
April 27th David Thompson FBHI ‘Watches made in circa 1600’
May No meeting
June 29th Mike Cardew FBHI ‘Watchmaking and Design’
July 27th All ‘Members Assortment’
August No meeting
Sept 28th Richard Edwards ‘The History of the Automatic Watch’
Oct 26th Doug Bateman FBHI ‘The Greenwich Time Ball’
Nov 30th AGM + David Spicer Hon. MBHI ‘1960’s F1 Motor Racing’
December No meeting