Monthly Archives: March 2012

The AHS in Fiji

  No, Council hasn’t decided to mount an all-expenses paid Pacific tour. But my curiosity was certainly piqued recently. I have never been to Fiji. I don’t think I could quickly find it on a map, but I certainly think … Continue reading

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West Dean do the Hipp-toggle

  At West Dean College, once in a while we take the opportunity to pack away the historic clocks, let our hair down and have some good clean horological fun making new stuff.  New making is very much part of … Continue reading

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Don’t forget David Thompson’s lecture next week

  If you came to the AHS inaugural event at the Royal Astronomical Society in January, you’ll know our new venue in Burlington House makes for a superb evening’s entertainment – and it’s free. Our second event is next week, … Continue reading

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English thirty-hour longcase clocks

     As well as being Chairman of the AHS, I am also Curator of Horology at the British Museum. In my museum capacity recently I have been engaged in documenting a large and fascinating collection of English thirty-hour duration … Continue reading

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