Vintage Computing Festival GB 2010

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VCF GB 2010

19-20 June 2010

Hosted and run by TNMOC in and around the museum at Bletchley Park, this was a very special weekend event celebrating the history of computing.

We would like to thank all of our visitors, exhibitors and guest speakers for making the first VCF GB a phenomenal success. A big extra thank you to Chris Serle, Sophie Wilson and OMD!

VCF GB 2010 Programme of events

Saturday 19 June 2010

IN THE MANSION AND MARQUEES
11.00 Welcome from the Trustees - Kevin Murrell, Tony Sale and Andy Clark in Marquee 1
12.00 Christine Finn in The Mansion
13.00 David Ahl in The Mansion
13.30 Amiga X1000 Launch in Marquee 2
14.00 Karl Pantling-James in The Mansion
15.00 Dylan Smith in The Mansion
16.00 Pixelh8 Chip Tune Q&A in The Mansion (ticketed event)
19.00 OMD in The Mansion (SOLD OUT)

IN THE MUSEUM
11.30 Tony Frazer on the Harwell-WITCH restoration
12.15 Peter Onion on the Elliott 803
13.00 Tony Sale on Colossus
13.45 Delwyn Holroyd on the mainframes of 1970s and 1980s
14.30 Tony Frazer on the Harwell-WITCH restoration
15.15 Peter Onion on the Elliott 803
16.00 Tony Sale on Colossus
16.30 Delwyn Holroyd on the mainframes of 1970s and 1980s

IN THE ENIGMA CINEMA
13:00 EDSAC (13 mins) & Ferranti Pegasus (12 mins)
13:40 LEO (25 mins)
14:20 EMIDEC 1100 (24 mins)
15:00 EDSAC (13 mins) & Ferranti Pegasus (12 mins)
15:40 LEO (25 mins)
16:20 EMIDEC 1100 (24 mins)

Sunday 20 June 2010

IN THE MANSION AND MARQUEES
11.00 Welcome from the trustees in Marquee 1
12.00 Adam Bradley in The Mansion
13.00 Chris Smith in The Mansion
14.00 Sophie Wilson in The Mansion
16.00 Pixelh8 Obsolete? Q&A (ticketed event) in The Mansion

IN THE MUSEUM
11.30 Tony Frazer on the Harwell-WITCH restoration
12.15 Peter Onion on the Elliott 803
13.00 Tony Sale on Colossus
13.45 Delwyn Holroyd on the mainframes of 1970s and 1980s
14.30 Tony Frazer on the Harwell-WITCH restoration
15.15 Peter Onion on the Elliott 803
15.30 Retro Gaming Competition - Lecture room
16.00 Tony Sale on Colossus
16.30 Delwyn Holroyd on the mainframes of 1970s and 1980s

IN THE ENIGMA CINEMA
11:45 EDSAC (13 mins) & Ferranti Pegasus (12 mins)
13:00 EDSAC (13 mins) & Ferranti Pegasus (12 mins)
13:40 LEO (25 mins)
14:20 EMIDEC 1100 (24 mins)
15:00 EDSAC (13 mins) & Ferranti Pegasus (12 mins)
15:40 LEO (25 mins)
16:20 EMIDEC 1100 (24 mins)

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