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After School Activities

Mon & Weds 6.45 - 9.45pm, Bassingbourn Barracks Military youth organisation providing flying, gliding, adventure training, sports, target shooting and Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

Contact A Kyprianou, 01763 249156
Angels Autism & ADHD Support

Angels supports families of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition and/or ADHD.

  • Group meetings, workshops and individual support for parents/ carers
  • Find support
  • Share ideas, experiences and concerns
  • Reduce isolation
  • Help your child reach their potential
01462 685150
Army Cadet Force (Royston 12 Platoon)

Looking for Action, Adventure, Friendship, and fun, then why not join the Army Cadets. Becoming an Army Cadet has heaps of benefits. The most obvious being that you get to take part in loads of exciting and challenging activities such as fieldcraft, adventure training, first aid, music, sports and shooting, to name but a few.

Royston Army Cadets parade Wednesdays, 7 to 9.30pm.

12 Platoon, Dodkin Hut, Tannery Drift, Royston SG8 5DE

01992 582423
Ashwell Museum

Suns & Bank Holidays 2.30-5pm or by appointment. Entry Free (Donations)

01462 742956
Associated Karate Schools (AKS)

Professional karate tuition for children and adults in Royston, Bishop's Stortford & Cambourne

Royston classes are held at the Coombes Community Centre and the Catholic Church Hall and are taught by Sensei Rafal Ratuszniak 2nd Dan.

Please visit our website for full details and to book a place for a free trial lesson.

We look forward to teaching you soon.

Sensei Anthony Barrett, 07929 100612
Barley Tennis Club Coaching

Coaching available for anyone, you don't have to be a member.
Clubs Sessions are held three times a week: Tuesday mornings 10.30am - 12am Thursday evenings in the spring/summer from 5pm Sunday mornings 10am - 12am)
On the Tennis Courts at The Plaistow, Church End, Barley, Herts SG8 8JW

01763 849 299
Bassingbourn Community Library

Bassingbourn Community Library consists of over 4000 books to lend including the latest popular fiction, large print fiction, books for Children of all ages and a local interest reference section.

Through the Cambridgeshire County Library we can order almost any book you may need free of charge and, as a member of the County Library there is access to the Library's online services.

To find out more please call in at the Old School Community Centre, High Street, Bassingbourn SG8 5LD where our friendly Volunteers will be able to help you.

There is a Cafe, free wifi and children’s toys.

We are open Monday 2pm - 4.30pm Thursday 2pm - 4.30pm & 6pm - 8pm Saturday 10am - 12pm

Contact: 07593853189 during opening hours or or find us on Facebook

Contact, : 07593 853189 during opening hours
Bassingbourn Judo Club

The Club teaches Judo and associated Budo Arts.

Wednesdays,  12+yrs from 7pm.

Bassingbourn Sports Centre

Richard Drage 01763 838203 / 07860 331081
Dance Matters

Classes in Bassingbourn

07957 103093
Elite Swimming Academy

Welcome to ESA Croydon in Cambridgeshire, where we are proud to run lessons at a private pool at Manor Farm very close to Royston and Wimpole Hall. This beautiful pool has recently had a complete refurbishment and is open for both children and adults.

Our lessons are of the highest standard and our students benefit from working with our exceptional coaches. A warm private pool and no more than three students per class means that ESA students get the very best experience of learning to swim.

ESA in Croydon also offers a dynamic adult swimming program which coaches everyone from complete beginners up to outstanding triathletes.

Manor Farm, Church Lane, Croydon, Royston SG8 0DX

01223 633699
Girlguiding Royston District

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers. For girls 5–18 years. Help run a unit or volunteer with us from 16 +.
The social side of Girlguiding for 18+ is Trefoil Guild.
Headquarters: Christon Hall, Garden Walk, Royston, SG8 7HP.
Through fun, friendship and adventure we empower our members to discover they can do anything!

Contact Anna Bond


Junior Park Run

Free, family-friendly, volunteer-run event for children ages 4-14. Run or walk 2k run around the Wimpole Estate Junior Parkrun course, every Sunday 9-10am - all welcome!
Wimpole Estate, Arrington, SG8 OBW

A not-for-profit club for Kickboxing and Kung Fu, ages 7-adult.

Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Various locations in Royston.

Glen, 07563 755199
Kumon Maths & English

Kumon after-school programmes for children of all ages and abilities help build confidence and study-skills.
Catholic Church Hall, Melbourn Road, Royston SG8 7DB

Sally McMeekin 01763 787991

Second Saturday of the month. 2-3pm.
Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston SG8 9JN

Call 0300 123 4049 for more information

0300 123 4049

Open to all families who have a child with additional needs and their siblings. Come meet fellow parents who truly understand your journey.
Let the kids make a mess somewhere that isn’t your house (winning!)

Also, you can hire out Lego, ideal for keeping kids occupied at parties, weddings, christenings etc.

Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston  SG8 5PT. First Saturday of the month, 2-4pm

To book, email

Dance, drama, acting, singing and musical theatre classes and workshops for all ages. Various times.

9 Melbourn Rd, Royston, Herts. SG8 7BP

0330 124 6868
Lingualounge Language Classes in Royston

Various classes for Italian, French and Spanish conversation/improvement for adults

Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays day time and evening

Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

07775 640794

Little Ruggers provides Rugby Based Sports Classes for Girls and Boys aged 2-8 years across Herts, Beds and Cambs.
Saturday 8am to 12noon
Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

07956 238709
Make Lunch Club

Make Lunch is a club for families to connect with each other, share a meal and have fun! On your first visit you will be greated by our team leader who will help you to feel welcome. Our volunteers will entertain your children with games and activities so you can relax and enjoy your meal.

Make Lunch Holiday Club is for you if your children are eligible for free school meals or you’re struggling on a tight budget at the moment! We ask all of our families to register for Make Lunch by completing a short, online form. Please contact us for more information and to register your family.

Our fun sessions include lunch, crafts, games and special events for the children. Our club is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 12noon till 1.30pm during school holidays. Feel free to go out for a bit and leave your kids or join in yourself!

All children (and adults) are welcome, but we do ask that children under 4 are accompanied by an adult.

The Old Schoolhouse, 4 Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JL

01763 230350

Fri's 6-10pm, For ages 8 - 21+ (i.e. Masters class)

Contact Jenny Brackley, 01763 244593

Melbourn Dynamos FC - Cambridgeshire FA Club of the Year 2021. We are an inclusive community Club with over twenty male, female and mixed teams and we are proud to offer everyone the same opportunities from age three upwards.



Contact Blake Carrington, 07730 488743

We hold internal gradings and club championships each term. The club is affiliated to the British Judo Association, which is the Sport’s National Governing Body, and is a very active member club of the Eastern Area, taking part in numerous competitions and training events each year.

Session times:
9.00am – 10.00am: Group 1 for younger and less experienced players (approx. 6 – 7 years)
10.00 to 11.15: Group 2 for older and improvers (approx 7 – 9 years)
11.15 to 12.45: Group 3 for the more experienced players (approx 10 years +, seniors also welcome)

6.00pm -7.00pm: Must be in groups 2 or 3 or of equivalent standard

8:00pm – 10.00pm: Seniors and experienced Juniors (13 years +)

Royston Leisure Centre
Woodcock Road
Royston SG8 7XT

Contact 01763 241830, 07974 445710
Pathways to Learning

Free tutoring in English and Maths for students who are struggling at school.

For families who receive Free School Meals.

Located at The Old Schoolhouse, 4 Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JL


Tuesdays from 3:30 pm in term time.

Drama, dance and singing classes for children

Located at The Old Schoolhouse, 4 Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JL

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