At the recent Southwest Show, RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks was showing off an early version of an in-development product, called Wispy – and Bryan Hogan has managed to get his hands on a pre-release sample, which he will be presenting to the RISC OS User Group of London on the evening of Monday, 20th March, 2017, when the group next meets.
Note: Being in the Midlands is not a compilation prerequisite!
The Midlands User Group‘s next meeting takes place from 2:00pm on Saturday, 18th March, and the guest speaker this month will be Chris Hall, who will be showing MUG members how to use RISC OS Open‘s Desktop Development Environment to build their own RISC OS ROM image – as well as touching on other uses for the software suite. The place to be is:
There is a small entrance fee to cover costs, and refreshments will be available.
The next monthly meeting of Cheshire-based RONWUG takes place tomorrow evening – Wednesday 15th March. Organised by Steve Potts, the meeting kicks off at around 7:30pm, and is open to anyone with an interest in RISC OS – and there are no membership or entrance fees. So, if you’re in the area tomorrow evening, the place to be is:
The Southampton RISC OS User Group will be holding their next meeting on the evening of Tuesday 14th March, from 7:00pm until 9:00pm at the usual location:
The car park entrance is accessed from Deacon Road opposite Whites Road, and the meeting itself will be in the College Centre, the open area with tables and chairs, next to the Sports Centre Reception.
There is no charge to attend the meeting, and visitors are welcome to bring along any hardware and/or software for the group to look at.
Insert witty comment about Witty Pi here. Um… that’ll do.
The next meeting of Bristol RISC OS Users (BRU) will take place on Wednesday, 8th March, at the Hope and Anchor pub in Bristol – and, as ever, anyone with an interest in RISC OS who is in the area is welcome to come along; there are no membership or entry fees.
Running from around 7:30pm until closing time, the meetings are generally informal in nature, and consist of a group of like-minded people meeting up for a chat over a pie1 and a pint2.
The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club takes place on Wednesday, 1st March – two days from now. The theme of the evening covering a selection of hardware and software, that visitors will be able to look at and play with. The meeting starts at 7:45pm, and anyone with an interest is welcome to come along. Members get in for free, and non-members have to pay £3.00 – but annual membership costs just £15.00, discounted to £7.50 in the first year, and full benefits of doing so are described on the Club’s website.
Where to go? Try:
Sandal Hall Close, off Walton Lane,
(A61) Barnsley Road,
Is that what a time traveller does when crossing the road?
At their next meeting, which takes place just two days from now on Monday, 20th February, the RISC OS User Group of London will be looking back over the last year, and forward to the next – but without the benefit of a crystal ball or a time machine.
Using this year’s RISC OS Awards nominees as an initial guide, along with the alternative options suggested by a number of voters, the group will start the evening by reviewing the highs and lows in the RISC OS scene over the last year. This will be followed by looking forward, with a discussion of people’s hopes and fears for the coming year – with what can be expected at next Saturday’s Southwest Show being a starting point.
Neil Thurlow has been in touch to let me know that the Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group – aka SASAUG – will be holding their February meeting on Monday evening (13th February) from 8:00pm – but in a change from their previous schedule, the venue will not be the Horsham Methodist Church Hall. Instead, those wishing to attend should plot a course for:
Show RISC OS some LUUUURVE! (And read that in a really deep inner voice!)
Meeting on the second Tuesday of each month, the Southampton RISC OS User Group’s next meeting is on February 14th – Valentine’s Day – running from 7:00pm until 9:00pm at:
The group can be found in the College Centre, an open area with tables and chairs, next to the Sports Centre Reception. There is no charge for admission, so anyone with an interest in the operating system and the computers that is welcome – either to just attend, or bring along any software and/or hardware you want to show off, discuss, and so on.
A bit of this, a bit of that, eye of newt, toe of frog – it’s all good.
The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) – the second meeting of 2017, but the first ‘normal’ meeting, because last month’s was the group’s annual general meeting – takes place on Wednesday, 1st February, and will feature not one, but two talks on two very different subjects.