Clock repair and horology adult learning courses

Enrolment for autumn term 2024 delayed

Due to unforeseen technical issues, enrolments are delayed.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and are working with external suppliers and our IT team to fix the issue as a matter of urgency. Enrolments for autumn term starting in September will now open:

About this subjectRepairing clock

Discover the art of repairing clocks and the joy of bringing old pieces back to life.

Explore the history of horology. Learn typical repair procedures for a clock like how to clean, oil and finish surfaces. You will also learn how to dismantle and reassemble a clock.

Bring your own timepiece to work on with full guidance from your expert tutor.

Our courses run over a period of weeks for a term. We have three terms in the year from September to July plus short courses at the start of summer. We also offer more specific one-day workshops throughout the year.

Enrolments open every term in March, July and November. If courses have already started you may still be able to join so please contact us.

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Course levels

We offer beginners and all abilities courses. If you have some previous experience, our tutors will help you to develop your skills further.

Clock repair and horology courses


Discounts and support with fees

We have many discounts and fee support options. These include money off your first course if you are a library member, Surrey Heritage user, or over 66.

We include a small charge in the fees. It covers the cost of materials used by tutors for demonstrations. The fee does not include the cost of materials and equipment used by learners, unless stated otherwise. If you have any questions, please ask when enrolling. We advise you not to buy extra materials for a course until your enrolment is confirmed.

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