Unless otherwise stated events will be held virtually or in the Museum of Edinburgh, 142 Canongate, Royal Mile, EH8 8DD, all beginning at 2.00pm. Meetings at the Museum are usually preceded by a bar lunch at the Canons’ Gait Bar, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ at 12:30. Please remember to let the Secretary know if you want to attend the lunch. Because of Covid, all meetings until at least Christmas 2020 will be held virtually.
10 October 2020 – speaker Ashley Strachan. ‘A Tale of Four Repeating Pocket Watches’
14 November 2020 – Bring and Discuss
12 December 2020 – speaker Lyndsay McGill, Curator, Renaissance & Early Modern History, Department of Scottish History & Archaeology, National Museum of Scotland. ‘Andrew Purdoune: An Early Scottish Maker of Lantern Clocks’
9 January 2021 – Bring and Discuss
13 February 2021 – speaker Tomek Borkowy. ‘It’s All About Watches’
13 March 2021 – speaker George Johnston. ‘Swing Time – Making a Wooden Pendulum Clock’
10 April 2021 – Colin Graham. ‘Online Selling – Stay Safe, Make Money & Keep Horology Alive’
8 May 2021 – Speaker Owen Gilchrist, BHI Bristol Branch. ‘IWC Calibre 71/72 ‘Fishtail’ Pocket Watch Movement’.
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.