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Category Archive: West Dean College

Jul 12

Graduation … not really … sort of

Hi again, This last week has been busy but not with the usual things in the workshop.  For all the students, except those of us who are in the Master’s degree program, this was the last week of the year.  We spent several days preparing the workshops for visitors–cleaning up and putting out our work …

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Jul 01

Clock Practices Survey

Thank you for coming to my survey page – As part of my Master’s Degree research at West Dean College I am doing a very limited investigation of knowledge, opinion, and practice regarding repair, restoration, and conservation procedures for clocks. If you are involved with horology and clocks and would like to help me with my …

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Jan 31

So where did January go?

Hello from snow blanketed Chichester! We had hoped to see snow while here and we got what we wanted.  It was a very light dusting and occurred over night, but it was nonetheless very exciting to wake up to the beautiful white blanket outside this morning.  It is Saturday, so Mostyn did not have to …

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Oct 26

West Dean College – a place for me

What is West Dean College all about? Yes, West Dean College is a different type of college and so small that not many people have heard of it.  Like many things in England it has a history and I was surprised to learn that some of it has an American connection. The College was founded …

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