Restored Horstmann self-winding clock comes home to Museum

Restored Horstmann self-winding clock comes home to Museum

The unique Horstmann wall clock of 1866, after extensive restoration at Clockworks of London, was officially started by Antony Horstmann – the inventor’s great grandson, at the Museum of Bath at Work on June 20th. This clock was originally designed to wind itself using Gustav Horstmann’s patent heat motor.  To an invited audience of Friends of the Museum of Bath at Work Chairman of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Edward Cross, Chairman of the Friends Euel Lane and Sara Frears – daughter of the museum founder Russell Frears – officially launched the 2019 Fundraising Appeal, once the clock had been started!...

‘Bonkers but Brilliant’ exhibition: Red Dwarf star chairs talk at Museum

‘Bonkers but Brilliant’ exhibition: Red Dwarf star chairs talk at Museum

Coinciding with the ‘Bonkers but Brilliant’ exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Bath Arts Workshop (BAW), Red Dwarf and Scrapheap Challenge mega-star Robert Llewellyn chaired the event Past, Present & Future of Community Energy at the Museum. More information and photos here at https://bathnewseum.com Audio of the talk can be found here, courtesy of  Phil Shepherd, BAWH—thanks Phil!: Community Energy Action with Robert Llewellyn, 10:10, Comtek, Bath and West Community Energy, Museum of Bath at Work.   Group photo courtesy of Nick Bird.