Wakefield Show date change

The Wakefield RISC OS User Group, which organises the Wakefield Show, has been informed by the show’s venue that it will be unavailable for 23rd April, the date of the 2022 event. This is because the hotel is undergoing a major refurbishment, and it will not be completed by that date. The group have therefore negotiated a new date for the show – which, whenever it goes ahead, will be the 26th show – and more significantly, the 25th physical one. That date is a month later, on Saturday, 21st…

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News nybble: Micro Miscellany at Wakefield meeting, 5th February

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will take place at 7:45pm tomorrow evening (5th February) and rather than a guest speaker, there will be various examples of interesting software and hardware demonstrated on an informal, one to one bases, brought in by several members. The meeting place is the West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club, Sandall Hall Close, Wakefield and is free for members to attend, but costs £3.00 for non-members. Full details can be found on the WROCC website – along with details of…

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Wakefield 2020 date revealed

The latest issue (37:7) of the WROCC (Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club) newsletter has been sent out, and tucked away within it at the bottom of page five is a piece of show news: The next Wakefield Show will take place on Saturday, 18th April, 20201. That’s the weekend after Easter and exactly eight weeks after the next Southwest Show, itself seventeen weeks after the London Show – which is two weeks from today.

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News nybble: Videos of the Wakefield Show talks now online

For the benefit of those who either couldn’t make it to the recent Wakefield Show – or who were there exhibiting, so were busy manning their stands – Ruth Gunstone has now put her recordings of the talks on YouTube. The talks were as follows: Andrew Rawnsley, talking on behalf of R-Comp/R-Comp Interactive, and RISC OS Developments. Rob Sprowson, talking on behalf of RISC OS Open Ltd. Matthew Phillips, talking on behalf of Sine Nomine. Tom Williamson, talking on behalf of WiFi Sheep and Ident Computers. Chris Evans, talking on…

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It’s AGM time in Wakefield

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…

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