how to repair
pendulum clocks

Biographies

Jon Butt trained as a clockmaker at West Dean College between 2010 and 2012, and runs his own clock repair workshop in the heart of the South Downs. Prior to this he spent 25 years in the education sector, latterly as a Physics and Maths teacher at an FE college, having graduated from the University of London with a degree in Physics with Electronics in 1984.



Matthew Read is an horologist, conservator, and former Clocks Conservation Programme Leader at West Dean College. Following a period as Conservator and Assistant Curator at The Royal Observatory Greenwich, Matthew dismantled and cleaned the famous 18th century Bowes Swan Automaton. Matthew has worked as a conservator of many internationally important dynamic historic objects on behalf of a range of museums and heritage institutions, including The National Trust.



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