Videos

News nybble: Video of Chris Cox’s visit to ROUGOL now online

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 […]

User groups

Chris Cox visits Wakefield to talk Acorn, ART, the Clan, and more – 6th November

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, […]

Shows

Show report: Wakefield 2019

Six months on from the show itself… that’s almost as long as the Long Gap between the Wakefield and London shows! Ahem. The place to be for discerning RISC OS users (and retro Acorn enthusiasts) on Saturday, 27th April, was Wakefield – more specifically, the Cedar Court Hotel in Calder Grove – because that was […]

Shows

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 […]

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Using Ovation Pro in the professional world – Wakefield, 2nd October

Gavin Crawford will be talking at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting on his use of Ovation Pro – one of RISC OS’ desktop publishing packages, and the only one that runs natively on 32-bit platforms. Gavin has used the software to produce professionally printed hard back books, and has put RISC […]

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News nybble: Wakefield meeting – 7th August

The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, 7th August, at 7:45pm, and this month will see something of a mixed bag, with two people lined up to talk to the group. Ruth Gunstone will be talking audio/video capture, and about a nightmare hardware change to her Pi […]

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MIDI-evening music in Wakefield – 3rd July

The population’s Wakefield Club has got to rockwrok, rockwrok, rockwrok… The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meets once again tomorrow evening, and this month Peter Richmond will be talking about creating and playing MIDI music on computers – so get ready to, er, “rock” (wrocc?) the Club’s regular venue:

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RISC OS Developments to visit Wakefield on 5th June

If you want to be brought up to date on news from RISC OS Developments – the company that now owns RISC OS – and you happen to be in the vicinity of Wakefield on Wednesday, then why not pop along to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place that evening?