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Material house LBS are the latest company to offer their support to the Guild. The London-based Company have been supplying watch straps, batteries

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Dear Guild Members,

George Daniels
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The George Daniels Educational Trust

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Our Industry is faced with anti-competitive practices, and it is very difficult to be entirely open about the actions we are taking to comba

01 Apr

Below is the report from the April edition of the Guild magazine "Time Piece". Please also click 

Representing and Supporting the British Watch and Clock Industry

The Guild is the representative organisation for Professional Horologists in Britain. We involve ourselves in any issue that is relevant to supporting the Trade. We work to help ensure that Watch and Clock Makers are able to earn a fair living for their efforts, and that Consumers get proper value for money when buying time pieces, or when having them Serviced and Repaired.

If you earn all or part of your living from Horology, then you should be a member of The British Watch and Clock Makers Guild. If you are a consumer wanting to buy a Watch or Clock, or have an existing one serviced or repaired, look for our Membership Certificate at any outlet you visit. 

Membership of The British Watch and Clock Makers' Guild is by election and is available to those who are professionally engaged in any branch of horology and allied crafts. A Membership Certificate is issued to all members immediately after being elected to membership.

Membership applications forms can be downloaded from the membership link.

brief history of The British Watch and Clock Makers' can be found elsewhere on our site.

After the success of the Guild Industry Strategy Conference in March this year, the Guild is pleased to announce the formation of the Industry Action Fund, which will initially be used to conduct vital research into the current state of the UK Trade, its views, and its requirements. This will then be used to help fight anti competetive practices, and to obtain support from the relevant authorities to help future growth.

If you would like to support this important work, please email our Project Manager at

Please use the buttons on the left to get more information on the Conference and the Industry Action Fund.

The site contains a geographical list of links to Guild members with websites, it also contains links to other related websites.

Those wishing to purchase materials for their clocks or watches; books on Horology will find links to material houses and booksellers on this site. 

People interested in Horology will find some suggestions for visiting museums and stately houses with Horological collections.

The Guild regrets that they do not undertake research or give information on specific types of watches or clocks or their makers to non Guild members.

The British Watch and Clock Makers' Guild is not to be held responsible for any advice or product that is part of any advertisement within this or any linked web sites. Such responsibility lies solely with the company or individual advertising.

Click here for contact details of The British Watch and Clock Makers' Guild.


1 May 2016

Inside this latest issue of TimePiece you will find letters, a members’ page, a business section, book review, lots of horological news, a couple of features, diary column, advertising and a free buy , sell, swap corner – something for everyone.

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6-10 HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair

11 Brunel Clock and Watch Fair, Sports Hall, Brunel University, Uxbirdge, UB8 3PN

18 Northern Clock and Watch Fairs, Haydock Park, M6 Junction 23/A580


9 Essex Watch and Clock Fair, Marks Tey, Colchester.

30 Midlands Clock and Watch Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, Near Birmingham, B92


6 West Country Clock & Watch Fairs, Taunton Holiday Inn, M5 Jct 25 Deane Gate Avenue, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2UA
9am - 3pm

20 Northern Clock and Watch Fairs, Haydock Park, M6 Junction 23/A580


11 Brunel Clock abd Watch Fair, Sports Hall, Brunel University, Uxbridge UB8 3PN

18 Northern Clock and Watch Fairs, Haydock Park, M6 Junction 23/A580

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