• IEEC2 Draft Programme available

    The Organisers of the International Early Engines Conference (now postponed until October 2021) are pleased to announce the draft programme for the conference coming later this year (subject to confirmation and adjustment). Theme “A wider view of early engines and their operating context – beyond valve gear and famous engineers” For Conference ticket pricing options, see below. Full conference, or individual Day delegate tickets are available, please refer to Conference booking information. A PDF Printable version of the programme can also be accessed here: Updates 23rd MARCH 2021 Following feedback from registered delegates, and in agreement with the host venue, the IEEC2 conference is being postponed until October 2021.

  • Support new work on Early Engines

    A crucial aim of the International Early Engines Conference is to provide a platform for the significant amount of research into the early development of heat engines which powered us into the modern industrial era. Les Turnbull’s new work on William Brown is a perfect example of this rich seam of new material. Les will be presenting aspects of his research in a lecture at Neville Hall Newcastle at 11am, on Wednesday 2nd March 2016:   The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers intends to publish the results of Les Turnbull’s research into the life, work and impact of  William Brown (d.1782) a largely forgotten but eminent mining…