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 […]


The Wakefield Back Catalogue CD

Announcement from WROCC’s Chris Hughes, 25th August, 2013 To celebrate 30 years of the club, Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club released the Third Edition of the Wakefield Back Catalogue CD at this year’s Wakefield Show. It now contains around 360 back issues of the newsletter, including more than 100 from the 1980s and 1990s which […]


Wakefield 2013 show report

 A day at the races RISC OS event. It’s approaching the end of April 2013, and this year’s Wakefield Show has come and gone. This year’s show was the eighteenth, and was once again held at the Cedar Court Hotel, very close to junction 39 of the M1 – the same venue at which it […]

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Next stop: Wakefield 2013

 Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Workakefield we go! We are once again rapidly approaching the time when the attention of the RISC OS community falls fairly and squarely upon Wakefield, with “the North’s premier RISC OS show” taking place this coming Saturday, April 20th. The show is now in its 18th year, and […]


Another date for your diary – Wakefield 2013 announced

Mark it down. Go on, mark it down now so you don’t forget. The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) has announced that it is once again organising “The North’s Premier RISC OS Show” – which is now in its 18th year. Taking place on Saturday, 20th April, 2013,  The Wakefield Show will be held […]


Wakefield 2012 show report

Yet another better late than never report! The last fortnight or so has been a busy one for me, and a major contributor to that has been the annual Wakefield Show, organised as usual by the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC), and held at the Cedar Court Hotel. The show took place on Saturday […]


Wakefield is just about upon us

So there’s no time for even a snifter of a snippet. As usual, in the run up to the annual Wakefield Show, the premier event in the land of RISC OS, announcements and updates are ten-a-penny. And, as usual, I am exhibiting at the show with my Soft Rock Software hat on. This normally means […]


Wakefield 2012 Announced

About a month has passed since the last RISC OS Show, held in London, and everyone should by now have had a chance to recover – and begin thinking about the next show. This would normally be the South West Show, which is followed within a month or two by the Wakefield Show. Sadly, no […]


Wakefield 2011: The morning after

Yesterday’s RISC OS show in Wakefield, held in the show’s original venue of the Cedar Court Hotel, Calder Grove, is the 16th show organised by WROCC and one month short of being held on the fifteenth anniversary of the very first, held in the middle of May, 1996. It is also the 10th anniversary (again, […]