The Calendar of events is shown below. It will be updated regularly as speakers and their topics are finalised. Unless otherwise specified all meetings are held at 2.00 pm in the Cellar Bar Function Room at the Canons’ Gait Bar, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ. Meetings are preceded by a bar lunch at 12:30. Please remember to let the Events Secretary know if you want to attend the lunch.
The events in our 2017/18 programme are as follows:
10 February 2018
Eleanor Baumber, BHI Museum Manager, ‘The Work of The Museum of Timekeeping‘
10 March 2018
Speaker Keith Scobie-Youngs FBHI, ‘London Turret Clockmakers of the 18th Century’ A talk based on ongoing research into the development of turret clocks of this period and who was making clocks for whom.
14 April 2018
Speaker David Penney – subject TBA
12 May 2018
Speaker Archie McQuater who will give a talk on the latest clock he is building.
May 2018 (precise date still to be confirmed)
Visit to the Chippendale International School of Furniture, Gifford, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 4JA
We are always on the lookout for new speakers or topics to include in our programme. If you have any suggestions, or perhaps would like to volunteer to give a talk yourself, please contact the Branch Secretary.