Booking for the 2016 Conference can now be performed online, whether using Paypal or other forms of payment. To book your place, please visit The BSS 2016 Conference Booking Page.
Arrangements are already well in hand for our next Conference.
The 2016 Conference will be organised and administered by a team comprising Doug Bateman, Mike Shaw, Bill Visick, Chris and Liz Williams.
Please mark and reserve 15 -17 April 2016 firmly and prominently in your diaries! The conference will follow the traditional Friday afternoon to Sunday luncheon format.
Liverpool, and its environs, is a location not yet visited by the Society’s Conference. The venue has been booked: Jurys Inn in the redeveloped docks area. There is much to see and do beyond dialling; members may well wish to consider extending their stay. Some initial information about the location is available here and will be expanded over time.
Booking forms, and a call for papers and exhibits, will be issued early in September – with the Newsletter and Bulletin and on the website.
2016 Conference Team
The 2016 BSS Conference will be held in Liverpool from Friday 15th. to Sunday 17th. April. More details will be provided over the forthcoming months but, to whet your appetites, some initial information is provided here.
Accommodation will be at Jurys Inn in the Albert Dock area:
Jackie gave a fascinating talk at the Greenwich Conference about her reflecting ceiling dial. Watch the video for an insight into her year-long project and and to see the beautiful result:
Frank King’s highly entertaining talk at the Greenwich Conference covered ring dials and much more – royalty, jewellery and even railway turntables:
April 24 to 27th 2014
One of the main attractions of membership of the BSS is the annual conference. This year, being the Society’s Silver Jubilee, we are having an extended, three-day conference in Greenwich, the home of time measurement and the root of the Prime Meridian of the world.