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‘Are you interested in the story of time? The AHS is for you. We’re a lively, welcoming society open to all. We run a diverse programme of talks, meetings and visits around the UK and overseas. We publish a quarterly learned journal as well as a wide range of books, and we support education, conservation and research through bursaries, prizes and awards.’

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The Electrical Horology Group has been in existence since 1970 and has over 150 members worldwide. EHG members share an interest in all electrical horology, from the early beginnings in the 19th century right up to relatively modern quartz and atomic clocks ... Meetings are held approximately four times a year, usually on a Saturday in March/April, June, September and November. A variety of venues is used ... Meetings may involve formal lectures, short talks, visits to places of horological interest, exhibitions, visits to private collections, and so forth.’

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Evening meetings about every two months: 'A glass of wine and refreshments will be available.'

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‘Exists to promote and encourage the study of the history and development of wristwatches through meetings, education and publications ... Members of the Wristwatch Group have regular meetings in the form of lectures, short talks, bring-and-discuss sessions, and visits to exhibitions, private collections and centres for the practice and study of watchmaking both in the UK and abroad ... WWG events are held approximately four times per year at various locations. These are charged on a per-event basis and tickets must always be purchased online prior to the event.‘

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'There are thousands of people who make, repair, restore, collect and sell clocks, watches and other timepieces. And there are millions who are interested in timekeeping and its instruments. The BHI speaks for them all ... The British Horological Institute (BHI) is first and foremost a national membership organisation and exists to represent the views and interests of all of Britain’s horologists.'

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'We usually meet on the last Monday of the month ... Members come from all walks of life and include professional horologists, skilled hobbyists and complete beginners. If you have an interest in any aspect of clocks or watches you are most welcome to come along to meetings. BHI membership is encouraged but you don't have to be a BHI Member to attend and can be assured of an enjoyable evening in a relaxed atmosphere with like-minded people.'

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'Meetings take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month from February to June and from September to November ... We encourage those attending branch meetings to become members of the British Horological Institute, but visitors are always welcome.'

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'Branch meets are ... on the fourth Tuesday of each month.'

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'Meetings are usually on the first Wednesday of each month, 7.45 pm – 10.00 pm ... Anyone interested in clocks and watches is welcome to come along.'

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'Members are encouraged to bring guests to meetings. We hope that this will encourage new members to join the Society. A guest’s first visit to non-paying meetings is free, but after that a donation is expected for subsequent visits to cover meeting costs.'

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'Meetings are held on the first Wednesday each month at 8 pm ... and the programme is wide ranging.'

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'The Society holds three meetings each year (spring, summer and autumn) ... Meetings are an all-day event, generally with at least one guest speaker, and mostly with luncheon included.'

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