One week to go until the MUG Virtual Midsummer Show

Join in from your own home for free – sign in, sit back, enjoy… It is now just one week to the day until the Midlands User Group (MUG) holds their inaugural virtual show – a resurrection of sorts of their old physical shows, but held online. This means that the most obvious barrier to getting there – transportation – is eliminated, and you can enjoy the company of RISC OS developers and enthusiasts from wherever it is convenient for you to do so.

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Super prize draw at Wakefield (in Bradford)

There tends to be a prize draw held at the Wakefield Show, but this year (Saturday, 21st May – being held in Bradford) marks something of a milestone; it will be the 25th physical Wakefield Show, and the first physical one since the pandemic. The usual prize draw has therefore been given a little boost – which may or may not have involved gamma rays or a radioactive spider – and it’s now a SUPER one.

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Wakefield Show makes a temporary move to Bradford

Welcome to the Wradfold1 Show! The Wakefield Show has hit a few problems (outlined below) since the milestone 25th event was first scheduled for April 2020, and technically took place in 2021 as an online event – although the next time exhibitors gather in the North to show off their wares, it will still be the 25th physical show organised by the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC). The latest setback came recently as it emerged the regular venue was not going to be re-opened on time, so couldn’t host…

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Wakefield Show homeless, seeking new venue

The Wakefield Show usually takes place in April of each year, though recent times have had an impact on that; the pandemic meant the 25th show had to be put off in 2020, and took place in 2021 – around its normal time – as an online one, with the 25th physical event scheduled for this year instead. This year’s event was originally announced for 23rd April, but ongoing refurbishment work at the hotel caused it to be put back by a month to 21st May. However, there has been…

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Show report: London 2021

30th October, 2021, marked the return to physical shows in the UK, when the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) hosted their customary October event at the St Giles Hotel in Feltham – the RISC OS London Show. Understandably under the circumstances, there were fewer exhibitors than in previous years, as well as few visitors; it was a much quieter show than usual – but despite that, it was still an excellent day for finding out what’s happening in the RISC OS world. So what happened? What did we…

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