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British Horological Institute celebration in La Chaux-de-Fonds

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Theatre L'Heure Bleue

Avenue Leopold Robert 27

2300 la Chaux-de-Fonds

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The British Connections - When, How and Why English Horology met with Swiss Watchmaking.

CirConférence MIH 2018 - A Time-in-Tempo Platform idea

The BRITISH HOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE, celebrating its 160th anniversary, will hold a place of honour in the programme of the town of La Chaux de Fonds taking place on the weekend 3rd and 4th November 2018.

There will be presentations and discussions around timekeeping interactions between the two countries: Switzerland and United Kingdom. Members of both the BHI and the Musée International d'Horlogerie will present energetic material about yesterday's and today's relationships in the art and sciences of horology. Hear exceptional evidence by Dr. Rebecca Struthers, Robert Loomes, Ken Kessler, Justin Koullapis, David Penney, Alan Burtoft Anthony Randall and Stephen Forsey and share round-table discussions.

These exchanges will be followed by a friendly cocktail and special afternoon tea at Espace TSM !

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3rd, 2018 - Theatre L'Heure Bleue - Avenue Léopold-Robert 27 - La Chaux-de-Fonds - 1.45pm // 120'- Free entance but PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY to access to premium seats.

Registered audience will automatically be entered into a prize draw : for the Swiss guests - a week-end for 2 at the British Horological institute, countryside stately home of the British horology and museums. A weekend of tours, horology demonstrations and exhibitions, held annually in the Autumn. For English guests - an horological weekend in La Chaux de Fonds area.

Official opening - Friday 2nd, November 2018 - 6pm - Biennale global programme: http://urbanisme-horloger.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/bph_2018.pdf

Media partners : watchonista - Gazette 'It's about time'

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