Next meeting : 12th of May 2014 : Ed Green : Polyplatform Linux
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What is DARC?

DARC is an informal but structured club for anyone interested in the fascinating and diverse world of technology. From digital music to digital cameras, Bluetooth to video, DVD and audio, computers to the internet and right through to forensic science and air ambulances.

If you want to combine your interest in the appliance of science with a social forum to hear about and discuss technology, you'll be interested in DARC. Whether you're a beginner or at the top of your subject we'll make you very welcome. DARC is run by members for members.

What do we do?

We hold monthly meetings and attract interesting speakers. Many of our members offer presentations themselves. Every meeting provides an opportunity to learn (we have "experts" at every level) with lively discussions, questions and exchange of ideas.

Our monthly newsletter provides information and keeps members up to date with events, news and gizmos. Our members' e-mail forum is available for views, discussion points and mutual help and support.

Where do we meet?

Weston-on-Trent Village Hall, Weston-on-Trent. Located just south of Derby, convenient for most of the East Midlands (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire). Car parking is on site and free.

Monthly meetings take place on the second Monday of each month except August, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. After meetings there's always a popular trail to the local pub to continue the discussion!

Annual membership is only 20, or just 25 for a whole family. Entry for non-members is 3 per meeting.

Can I get involved?

You'll be made very welcome, so:

  • see the meetings page for details of future meetings, or
  • phone Paul Mellor on 087 1996 DARC (087 1996 3272) (Calls cost 10p per minute from a UK landline), or
  • email us.
Come out of the dark and get into DARC!