An introduction to clock making with Matthew Read (MA ACR), Jonathan Butt and Matthew Read

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Delve into the processes used in clock making. Starting with the design and calculation of individual components of the clock, you use hand tools and participate in practical demonstrations of machine tools. This course can be seen as a precursor to the full-time diploma programme.


Matthew Read (MA ACR)

Matthew Read is a leading voice in the development of conservation within clocks and automaton. An experienced practitioner and accredited conservator in the field of Horology, he originally trained at West Dean College. He has worked at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich as a Conservator and Assistant Curator of Horology.

Jonathan Butt

Jonathan Butt graduated with distinction from the West Dean College Professional Development Diploma in the Conservation of Clocks in 2012. He has since established his own clock restoration business and is a part-time physics lecturer.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.