25th Wakefield Show now to take place 25 years on from the first, but… on the 24th. Following the postponement of the next Wakefield Show due to the ongoing crisis with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 leading to the UK (along with other countries) being put in a state of lockdown, the organisers have now been […]
Due to the growing health crisis surrounding COVID-19 (the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2), it has been announced that the Wakefield Acorn and RISC OS Computer Show will now NOT go ahead on 18th April.
Formally announced last month, the organisers of the annual Wakefield Show have sent out an update about this year’s event with a little more information about what visitors can expect.
The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club‘s next meeting will feature Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games as guest speaker.
The date has been known for a while, and exhibitors have already been sent their booking forms, with confirmed bookings and news appearing on the website – and now this year’s Wakefield Show has been formally announced. It will take place on 18th April, at the usual venue:
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 […]
The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, and the theme for the evening will be festive fun – there will even be mince pies and other treats! That effectively makes it the group’s Christmas bash, and what do you always expect at a good Christmas bash?
A video of Chris Cox’s visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) back in February went online a few days ago, a couple of days after he paid a visit to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) to give a similar talk. That Wakefield talk was also recorded, and has now […]
Back in February, Chris Cox paid a visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) – and much more recently the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) – to talk about his time at Acorn Computers and Acorn RISC Technologies, where amongst other things he largely became the public face at exhibitions. For […]
While the company ceased to be an entity in its own right over twenty years ago, the legacy of Acorn Computers lives on. Not just with its most important technological innovation, the ARM chip, now being ubiquitous – but also because RISC OS, the computing platform it built around that chip, is still used, developed, […]