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Over time there have been a number of programmes on the BBC Radio which have talked about LEO. Neville Lyons put together material extracted from the BBC programmes together with relevant Slides to provide visual content and this was presented on 12 December 2023. A recording is available here Zoom Recording

To listen to the original BBC material without the slides you can follow the links below.

LEO the Electronic Office from BBC Radio 4 Computing Britain

LEO BBC Radio 4 Extra

LEO Making History BBC Radio 5 Live Outriders

LEO on the Radio Read More »

The LEO Computers Society and the Centre for Computing History have been awarded “Highly Commended” in the UK IT Industry awards for 2023., charities sector.

IT Industry awards 2023

John Paschoud, Vince Bodsworth, Peter Byford and Bernard Behr attended the Black tie event on November 8th at the Evolution Centre in Battersea Park

UK IT Industry Award 2023 Read More »

The British Computer Society (BCS) and Computing ran their Annual IT Innovation awards event at the Evolution Centre in Battersea Park on Wednesday 8th Nov evening. One prize was for IT Innovation in the Charities Sector and this was won by Plant Heritage with LEO Computers Society and The Centre for Computing History (CCH) as runner up (Highly Commended) for the Virtual LEO I. The event was attended by Peter Byford, Bernard Behr, John Paschoud and Vince Bodsworth of the LEO Computers Society and more will be in the upcoming Newsletter as a Stop Press. Announcement
Read all about Virtual LEO I here

See the CCH Website Here

Below From right to left Bernard Behr, Peter Byford, Vince Bodsworth and John Paschoud attending the Award Event

LEO Computers Society and CCH win Runner up position in BCS IT Innovation Award (Charities Sector) Read More »

Neville Lyons continues his contribution to the u3a Radio Podcast series with an outline of the J. Lyons investment in and development of LEO 1.

u3a Radio Podcast, September 2023

J Lyons & Co was famous throughout most of the 20th century for its Teashops, Corner House Restaurants and food manufacture. Since 2008, Neville Lyons (relative of co-founder) has given more than 200 presentations covering the history of J Lyons, the development and manufacture of LEO, the world’s first business computer and Art in the Lyons Teashops.

u3a Podcast on J. Lyons and the LEO 1 Story Read More »

Neville Lyons has participated in recent u3a radio podcast which covers J ​Lyons story, available on YouTube.

J Lyons & Co was famous throughout most of the 20th century for its Teashops, Corner House Restaurants and food manufacture. Since 2008, Neville Lyons ((relative of co-founder) has given more than 200 presentations covering the history of J Lyons, the development and manufacture of LEO, the world’s first business computer and Art in the Lyons Teashops.

u3a Podcast on J. Lyons & Co. Story Read More »

Our virtual LEO I project with CCH is a finalist in the @bcs UK IT Industry Awards in the Charity Project of the Year category. We are very hopeful as it is a very innovative use of new technology to bring to life old technology for younger generations

Exciting news about the Virtual LEO project! Read More »

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