The Year - Going 


a film by Rebecca Birch  
a clock by Johan Ten Hoeve  

24 September - 2 October 2011
opening: 23 September 6 - 9pm

Thursday - Sunday 12 - 6pm
 Monday - Wednesday by appointment 


Johan Ten Hoeve, a second generation Dutch clock maker spends nine months of his studies at West Dean College making his masterwork, a replica of the 1676 Thomas Tompion year-going clock for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.   
Rebecca Birch, whilst in residence at West Dean College spends an extended period of time watching the process.  The resulting film, The Year-Going  is a compression of this close observation.    

The Year - Going includes original sound mixes by Neil Luck.  


Closing event  Sunday 2 October between 2pm - 4pm  


Come and enjoy tea and cake with Rebecca Birch and Johan Ten Hoeve. 
Johan will be answering curious questions about the process of making the replica of Thomas Tompion's 1676 year going clock and there will be tiny parts of clock to look at. 

We look forward to seeing you.