Timothy Hughes

2012 QEST J. Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust Scholar - Conservation & Restoration of Clocks
West Sussex

With his QEST Scholarship Tim studied conservation and restoration at West Dean College where he worked on projects ranging from the Burton Constable Foundation’s Hindley telescope, through to a complicated musical clock and a verge reconversion.

Tim is now based at the workshops of Geoff Allnutt, JE Allnutt & Son in Midhurst where he joined their specialist team of clock and watch restorers.  He has also completed the West Dean Professional Development Diploma and he a Member of the British Horological institute (MBHI), Antiquarian Horological Society and Scientific Instrument Society. Tim also works as a consultant to Bellman’s Auctioneers.

I feel privileged to be back in this rich environment helping future professionals to develop their bench skills and problem-solving abilities.