VCF UK? (was Re: VCF West hotel)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Aug 13 12:45:24 2004

On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, John Honniball wrote:

> Witchy wrote:
> > Not with Bletchley, they don't have the facilities and aside from the
> > volunteers I suspect they don't have the interest either.
> How about the new computer museum at Swindon?

"The Museum does not intend to own a collection of exhibits. Its function
will be to act as a showcase for outside exhibitors."

Sounds like a good venue for the VCF to me! :)

> I mentioned the VCF to my old PhD supervisor at the University of the
> West of England (in Bristol) and he was keen on the idea. He even
> suggested the use of UWE facilities for such an event. But we don't
> have a great deal of genuine home-grown computer heritage here,
> apart from INMOS. We do have a Concorde museum opening in the
> next week or two, though.

I'm currently investigating possibilities in the UK, so please do check
into it for me. What I'd need to know right off is what, if any, fees
would be required to rent the required space, and how much those fees are.


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