Retro Computer Festival 2017 - 16th & 17th September 2017

Retro Computer Festival 2017 - 16th & 17th September 2017
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Adult (Saturday) £8.00
Child (Saturday) £6.00
Concession (Saturday) £7.00
Family (Saturday) £24.00
Adult (Sunday) £8.00
Child (Sunday) £6.00
Concession (Sunday) £7.00
Family (Sunday) £24.00
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Description :

An entire weekend dedicated to the Retro Computing Community. The Centre for Computing History will be opening it's doors on the 16th & 17th September 2017 and welcoming enthusiasts to exhibit their personal collections, retro computing mods and hacks.

The event will be free to exhibitors and entry for visitors is just standard museum entry. 

Exhibitors can exhibit for 1 day or both. If required exhibitors can set-up on the Friday evening too.

 

Saturday Exhibitors

Retro Computer Museum
The awesome team from RCM in Leicester will be here displaying some of their favourite and rarest machines.

MegaProcessor
James Newman will be here to demonstrate and discuss the amazing MegaProcessor - his scaled up computer that uses over 42,000 discrete transistors and 10,000 LEDs to demonstrate just how a micro-processor works. It's incredible!

Tom Williamson & Anna Fellows
Will have some of their updated BBC Micros that tour schools and colleges in the Midlands. Demoing new 8-bit games and software and add-on hardware such as Raspberry Pi co-processors and flash card based storage systems for the trusty beeb.

Atari Invasion
All the way from the Netherlands, Freddy and Dennis will be bringing Atari curios, modern homebrew kit and some great technical demos.

Andy Collins
Get yourself some ASCII art as produced by some of Andy's retro computers and printers.

David Williams
Replicas of the Apple 1, Ohio Superboard II and SCELBI.

Steve Kay and Olly Harlow from TNMOC
Displaying '3D Colossus on Oculus Rift plus various computer artifacts.

James Cronin
Will be exhibiting an RM Nimbus Network - If you were in school in the 80s and early 90s, this will be a treat!

FUZE Technologies
Displaying FUZE Coding Workstations - join the team for some coding workshops.

Jon Hales
Systems for archiving data. Jon will be demonstrating how he preserves floppy disks.

Kris Adcock
A homemade 6502-based computer project, compatible with the BBC Micro.

Neal Crook
An FPGA-based computer using a 6809, running various operating systems from the past and present (FLEX to FUZIX).

Matt Evans and Jenny Norman
Silicon Graphics, UNIX computers and LED matrix art.

Andrew Herbert
Andrew will be demonstrating the Elliot 903 computer - a 60s transistor based computer.

Andy Taylor
Exhibiting the more unusual Amstrad computers including the 664, 464 Plus and others. And one of them will be connected to Wi-Fi !!

Philip Searle
Phil will be exhibiting his collection of Sega rarities and as a complete contrast his IBM 5162 with expansion unit and PGC video card.
 

Sunday Exhibitors

Retro Computer Museum
The awesome team from RCM in Leicester will be here displaying some of their favourite and rarest machines.

MegaProcessor
James Newman will be here to demonstrate and discuss the amazing MegaProcessor - his scaled up computer that uses over 42,000 discrete transistors and 10,000 LEDs to demonstrate just how a micro-processor works. It's incredible!

Tom Williamson & Anna Fellows
Will have some of their updated BBC Micros that tour schools and colleges in the Midlands. Demoing new 8-bit games and software and add-on hardware such as Raspberry Pi co-processors and flash card based storage systems for the trusty beeb.

Binary Dinosaurs
Rarities from this brilliant collection include a Magnavox Odyssey 1, a Commodore 65 and a working Apple Lisa.

Atari Invasion
All the way from the Netherlands, Freddy and Dennis will be bringing Atari curios, modern homebrew kit and some great technical demos.

Spencer Owen
The creator of the RC2014 will be demonstrating this modular kit computer that draws inspiration from the great home systems of the 1980s.

Andy Collins
Get yourself some ASCII art as produced by some of Andy's retro computers and printers.

David Williams
Replicas of the Apple 1, Ohio Superboard II and SCELBI.

Steve Kay and Olly Harlow from TNMOC
Displaying '3D Colossus on Oculus Rift plus various computer artifacts.

Jon Hales
Systems for archiving data. Jon will be demonstrating how he preserves floppy disks.

FUZE Technologies
Displaying FUZE Coding Workstations - join the team for some coding workshops.

Matt Evans and Jenny Norman
Silicon Graphics, UNIX computers and LED matrix art.

Andrew Herbert
Andrew will be demonstrating the Elliot 903 computer - a 60s transistor based computer.

Andy Taylor
Exhibiting the more unusual Amstrad computers including the 664, 464 Plus and others. And one of them will be connected to Wi-Fi !!

 

As a fundraising event for the museum, all proceeds will be used to help us run our educational services and inspire another generation in to a career in computing. 

 

This event is part of our brand new summer festival, SUMR - The Summer of Computer Love. We're running over 30 special events during the 2017 summer holidays, and we'd love you see you there. Find out what its all about over at  www.sumr.co.uk

This event is part of SUMR 2017

 

 

Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!

 
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