The essential guide to the biggest Atari event of the year
The biggest event in the Atari scene this year will be the Atari Shows. Organised by Mike Goodman, they will be the place to go to meet other Atari owners and find out about new and exciting products to be released over the coming year.
There are three shows, one on Saturday 26th April in Birmingham, one on Sunday 27th April in London and finally, one on Sunday 11th May in Glasgow.
Birmingham Motor Cycle Museum
M42 Junction 6
5 Minutes from Birmingham Station
2 Miles from Airport
Next to the NEC
London, Osterley Hotel
5 miles from M4
1/2 mile from Osterley Tube Station (Piccadilly Line)
Glasgow, Quality Central Hotel
Next to Central Station. Only 5 minutes from the M8, J19
The following exhibitors have confirmed their attendance
|Goodmans International||System Solutions||The Upgrade Shop|
|FaST Club||The Console Center||HiSoft UK|
|16/32 Systems||Titan Designs||Black Scorpion|
|Sunrise Audio||Portfolio User||Calamus User|
|Best Electronics||Atari Computing Group||User Groups|
The attendance of exhibitors is subject to conditions and may change without notice. Some exhibitors may not be attending all three shows, contact them individually for details.
Both shows will run from 10am to 5pm.
£5.00 for adults before 2pm, £3.00 after 2pm.
£1.00 for children under 16
(Pay on the day)
Contact any exhibitor for further details or Mike Goodman the organiser on 01782 335650
No matter which Atari you own or what you use your system for, you'll be able to find something to suit you. Major exhibitors like System Solutions and HiSoft will be demostrating their latest programs and you'll be able to find out about releases over the coming year.
Games players are catered for with companies like 16/32 Systems and The Console Center. You'll be able to pick up some bargains in ST, Falcon and Jaguar games and all of the latest releases will be available to buy.
If you're looking for new hardware you could do a lot worse that to visit The Upgrade Shop and Titan Designs, they'll be showing and selling many exciting upgrades for your Atari system from Hard Drives to Graphics Cards and Accelerators.
For any other bits and bobs try visiting Best Electronics they stock anything from replacement badges to capacitors. PD and Shareware is catered for too with Goodmans International and the FaST Club.
User Groups are going to be there in force. You'll also be able to browse the Virtual Web 2 - a collection of Atari related Internet pages and Disk Magazines.
The Atari Shows 97
Organised by Goodman International, 16 Conrad Close,
Meir Hay Estate, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.