User groups

News nybble: Discuss the possibility of virtual shows in London – 18th March

Chris Evans recently initiated discussions on the RISC OS Open forum and the comp.sys.acorn.misc usenet group about the possibility of moving RISC OS shows away from their current ‘real world’ space, and into the online world – taking them virtual. In a reversal of the proposed direction, the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) […]


The Long Gap is almost over – the London Show is almost upon us

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 […]

Mailing lists

New ‘Shows’ discussion list now open for business

With yet another successful Southwest Show disappearing in the rear view mirror (report coming soon…ish), and the Wakefield Show now looming on the horizon, there has been a small amount of behind the scenes discussion about issues surrounding the RISC OS shows in general. An idea put forward in one of those discussions was for […]


London Show 2016 looms

Feltham’s calling to the faraway towns, come along and see the best OS around! It is now just one week until I’ll be heading home from Feltham (and will have already long since reached home, looking at the time) – which means it’s just five days until I’ll be heading in the direction of Feltham. […]


Wakefield 2016: Show report

Right, I’ve been up to Wakefield, had a cup of tea and a little walk, and now it’s… er, June!? The annual trip to the North for RISC OS users – the Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show – took place this year on 16th April, at the Cedar Court Hotel, Denby Dale, near […]


Wakefield 2016: A little over two weeks away

One does not simply walk into Mordor Wakefield. It’s better to go by car or train. This year’s Wakefield Show will be taking place on 16th April, which is now just over two weeks away. The show will take place in the combined Cypress, Hawthorne and Oak Suites of its usual venue, the rather nice […]


London show set to be the biggest yet

Breathe in – likely to be standing room only! This year’s London Show – which takes place in five weeks time, on 24th October, 2015 – is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with an impressive 27 exhibitors currently listed on the show website. Those exhibitors include plenty of familiar faces at RISC OS […]


2014 Midlands Show announced

But blink and you might have missed it! The Midlands User Group have been announcing the date of this year’s Midsummer Midlands MUGShow – but they’ve been doing so by stealth, so it would have been easy to miss any mention of it. News of the show first came my way at the recent South […]


Three UK Show dates for your 2014 diaries

Don’t say you haven’t been given plenty of advance notice! RISC OS South West Show The date for the South West Show, usually the first show of the year, was initially published on this site in the 2013 Portsmouth Show report – but, in case you missed it (along with the fairly large advert1 for […]