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 March 2018
Speaker Chris McKay FBHI, ‘Big Ben: The Great Clock and Bells at the Palace of Westminster. Past, Present and Future.’
14 April 2018
Speaker Archie McQuater, ‘Archie’s New Clock’ Archie will describe the building of a new 21 inch tall bracket clock with double fusee and automaton birds (Robins) in the arch dial.
12 May 2018
Speaker David Penney, ‘Pocket and Box Chronometers’
16 May 2018, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Visit to the Chippendale International School of Furniture, Gifford, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 4JA. In depth tour of the Furniture School, tea and biscuits provided, cost £5 per head.
The proposed dates for our 2018/19 programme are as follows:
8 September 2018
13 October 2018
10 November 2018
8 December 2018
12 January 2019
9 February 2019
9 March 2019
13 April 2019
11 May 2019
We are always on the lookout for new speakers or topics to include in our programmes. If you have any suggestions, or perhaps would like to volunteer to give a talk yourself, please contact the Branch Secretary.