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 dates for our 2018/19 programme are shown below.
15 September 2018. Visit to Lucas Clocks, 5 Quayside Street, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6EJ
13 October 2018 – Speaker Paul Shufflebotham, Chairman Coventry Watch Museum, ‘The Coventry Watch Industry’.
10 November 2018 – Speaker Ashley Strachan, ‘The Ingenuity of Japanese Clockmakers – a Look at Some of the Unique Features of Japanese Temporal Time Clocks’.
8 December 2018 – Speaker Keith Scobie-Youngs, ‘Conservation of the Seaton Delaval Turret Clock’.
12 January 2019 – Branch AGM and ‘Bring & Discuss’.
9 February 2019 – Speaker Archie McQuater, ‘Overcoming Disasters’.
9 March 2019 – Speaker Bruce Vickery, ‘Cracking Enigma on an Industrial Scale’.
13 April 2019 – Speaker John Redfern, ‘The Knibb Clocks of the University of St Andrews and the Origins of the Tic-Tac Escapement’.
11 May 2019 – Visit to Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair, Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, EH28 8NB.
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.