Book tickets for free Watt event on January 21

The Bo'ness Hippodrome will host a special, free evening about James Watt, his life and legacy on the evening of Tuesday, January 21. It's the same week as Watt's birthday and will look back on a successful year celebrating the Scottish inventor. Watt worked on his development of the steam engine at a cottage workshop … Continue reading Book tickets for free Watt event on January 21

Videos highlight Watt’s life in the English Midlands

History West Midlands has produced a series of videos to highlight the life and legacy of James Watt. Greenock-born Watt spent the second half of his life living and working around the Birmingham area. In this first video, we hear from Professor Peter Jones, Emeritus Professor of French History at the University of Birmingham. https://youtu.be/FUkn5Sd6o0QContinue reading Videos highlight Watt’s life in the English Midlands