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FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Once again, the annual gathering in Newbury was very successful with a sunny day, good talks and fascinating exhibits. Our thanks are due to David Pawley for making the arrangements. He has already confirmed that there will be another meeting in Newbury next year.

A most notable event this autumn was undoubtedly Mike Shaw’s cameo performance on the Antiques Roadshow on 14th October. A stellar performance notwithstanding the rain!

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FROM THE CHAIRMAN

As I write, I am about to set off for the 2012 NASS Meeting in Asheville, North Carolina. This sounds to be a fascinating place in its own right, a splendid setting in which to talk about and hear about sundials.

The new BSS Council has met twice since our own Conference in Cheltenham and our immediate priorities are to enhance the website and to give thought to celebrations in 2014.

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FROM THE CHAIRMAN

The Cheltenham Conference was a most enjoyable occasion for all those who attended, with the customary excellent talks on a wide range of dialling topics. We were especially fortunate to have Professor John Heilbron to give the Andrew Somerville lecture. He spoke about Pope Clement XI and Francesco Bianchini, one of my favourite Italian diallists!

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