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Michaelmas & Election Court and Harrison Lecture

The Michaelmas and Election Court, Lecture and Dinner usually takes place on the afternoon and evening of a day towards the end of September or early October.  The Master and Wardens for the forthcoming year are elected, and new Freemen and new Liverymen are admitted to the Company.  Four Liverymen are sworn in as Stewards for the forthcoming year. The Court proceedings are followed by a Reception, and then The Harrison Lecture prior to commencing dinner.

New Freemen and Liverymen are encouraged to bring guests.  Sponsors of new Freemen should try to attend to look after them on their first day in the Company.

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George Daniels Lecture 29 Nov 2017

The George Daniels Lecture 2017, "The story of the marine chronometer and the National Maritime Museum’s collection", given by Jonathan Betts, will be held at City University, London on Wednesday 29 Nov 2017 at 1830. Admission is free.

NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium 26-28 Oct 2017

Bob Frishman has extended a special and personal invitation to WCC members to come to the NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium which he has organised at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston USA on 26-28 October 2017. The Clerk can provide contact details. Click the link for all information.

The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award

The Clockmakers’ Company recently launched The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award, the purpose of which is to assist professional clockmakers and watchmakers in the learning of new skills or enhancing their personal development, and to support scientists researching the measurement of time or a closely related project. Click here for the application form.

Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) Lectures

A formal affiliation was signed in 2014 between the WCC and the AHS. WCC Liverymen and Freemen are encouraged to attend the excellent AHS Lectures, which are free to WCC members and include teas before and wine afterwards, so are very social and interesting events. List of forthcoming lectures in London is on the AHS site.

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