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Mar 042018
 

The Big Ben Club‘s annual gathering, the RISC OS eXperience (English translation) will be taking place this year on Saturday, 12th May, running from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Focusing on the support of Raspberry Pi and RISC OS amongst Dutch users, the event will take place at its usual venue, not far from Amsterdam:

Wijkgebouw de Vuister,
Molenwerf 44,
1541 WR Koog aan de Zaan,
The Netherlands.

Admission is free for both visitors and exhibitors, and the venue supplies refreshments for a reasonable price. There is a car park right outside the main hall at the rear of the building, and there is a railway station nearby and a bus stop right outside the entrance.

Feb 262012
 

According to the latest issue of Archive Magazine and the Big Ben Club‘s website, the club’s RISC OS Experience will be taking place this year on May 12th, at District Building “The Vuister”, Molenwerf 44, 1541 WR Koog aan de Zaan, Amsterdam. Directions and a map can be found on their website, including a floorplan of the building, which suggests “The Vuister” is the room in which the event is to be held. Admission will be free, and refreshments available at a reasonable price. There is free parking and a train station nearby, with a bus stop at the entrance.

There are no details yet of participants or a programme of events, but referencing last year, the site says “Last year 50 to 70 people visited the show – a lot of visitors had their system with them.”

Oct 082017
 

So what’s in store for you lucky RISC OS users this year?

The Long Gap is the period between the annual Wakefield Show, which usually takes place in April, and the London Show, which takes place a whole six months later (that’s half a year, doncher know), towards the end of October.

It’s October now (and has been for a week and a day), which means the Long Gap is almost over, and the London Show is imminent – it takes place on Saturday the 28th – so it’s time to take a look at what’s in store for anyone making the trip and, hopefully, encourage those on the cusp of deciding whether to visit to make the right choice!

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Mar 202017
 

The RISC OS Awards poll for 2016 was brought to a close on 29th February. As before, the results were processed and counted on a RISC OS computer (using a home-brewed program to turn the votes into a file for each category, ready to be loaded into Fireworkz), and initially announced on the @RISCOSitory Twitter feed. Those results are now online on the RISC OS Awards website and the various winners have been notified – where possible – by email. Continue reading »