Jan 062019
 

If you’re a member, and if you can find them, maybe you can visit… the AGM!

It’s the time of year when the most formally (read: properly) run user group in the world of RISC OS holds a meeting it labels as members only: It’s time for the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club‘s Annual General Meeting.

This is the opportunity for members to review the Club’s activities, and so on, for the year that has just passed, and to have a say on the Club’s future, by electing the committee for 2019 will be elected.

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Nov 052018
 

The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) next meets on Wednesday, 7th November, and the guest speaker will be Mike Cook. He will be showing the group the projects he has been working on over the past year, including oscillators and oscilloscopes.

The meeting – free to enter for members, but £3.00 for non-members – takes place at 7:45pm at West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club, Sandal Hall Close (off Walton Lane), (A61) Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, WF2 6ER.

Jun 032018
 

Luckily, though, only in the form of a video game!

AMCOG Games‘ Tony Bartram will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club, which takes place on Wednesday, 6th June, at 7:45pm. Tony will be talking about games development on RISC OS, along with creating audio-visual effects.

Under the AMCOG Games brand, Tony has released eight games so far, including a brand new first person shooter, Island of the Undead, in which you have made an emergency landing on a military base, only to discover it has become overrun with zombies. Continue reading »

May 012018
 

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 2nd May, and the subject will be Micro Miscellany – apparently the third such meeting – with members given the opportunity to see and try out a variety of hardware and software, including robotics and Pi-related goodies.

Entry to the meeting is free for members, and costs just £3.00 for non-members. It kicks off at 7:45pm, and if you wish to attend, you should point your nose in the direction of:

West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club,
Sandal Hall Close,
Off Walton Lane,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF2 6ER.
Apr 122018
 

It’s where the discerning RISC OS user will be on Saturday, 21st April.

It’s now only a little over a week until this year’s Wakefield Show takes place – so let’s take a quick look at what’s in store for you, the discerning RISC OS user in question.

Getting some important details out of the way first, the show will take place at its regular venue: Continue reading »

Mar 042018
 

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club will take place at 7:45pm on Wednesday, 7th March, when attendees can enjoy an entertaining and educational computer-related quiz, devised by Peter Richmond. The remainder of the evening will then be given over to an informal discussion about the Club itself.

The meeting takes place at the West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club, Sandal Hall Close (off Walton Lane), Wakefield, WF2 6ER. Members of the Club can get in for free, while there is a fee of £3.00 for non-members. Details of how to join can be found on the WROCC website.

And don’t forget that the Club organises the annual Wakefield Show, which this year takes place on 21st April – make sure that date is in your diaries, folks!