Monthly Archives: December 2013

300 years

  This year saw the tercentenary of the death Thomas Tompion (b.1639), the ‘Father of English Clockmaking’ and his life is celebrated in two special exhibitions: the first at the British Museum, entitled ‘Perfect Timing’, which focuses on the magnificent … Continue reading

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Happiest days of your life?

  Recently we hosted the BHI North London branch at The Clockworks. It was a great visit, filled with observations and anecdotes about life among clocks. Always popular, we looked at the Gent’s ‘waiting train’, or ‘motor pendulum’. A neat … Continue reading

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