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Clubs & Societies

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

Puppy Socialisation Adult Fun Classes, Junior Classes all breeds and types welcome. Have fun and learn with your dog. Scent work and agility. Our training field is on the A1198 Kneesworth. 1-1 training and behaviour issues.

Contact Christine Walker 01763 244437 or 07811 878231

41 Club provides an opportunity of continuing the friendships made in Round Table, any Round Table, and for like-minded individuals who didn’t find Round Table soon enough.

All we require is that you’re over 40 years old, have interests in developing and continuing friendships in sociable environments, interact with and support the local community, and enjoy yourself.

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

Suns at Bassingbourn Airfield. The club meets to sail and race land yachts on a 2 km circuit. New members welcome.

Contact Steve Borrill 0779 669 4743
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

'Art in Sandon' is a local group of enthusiastic artists.  We have interesting and varied topics set by our tutors who rotate through the term

The classes cover a variety of subjects in paint and drawing mediums.   We have fun and surprise ourselves with encouraging challenges each week

Where:    Sandon Village Hall, Nr Buntingford SG8 0QU.  Warm and bright well-lit hall with plenty of free parking

When:     Friday mornings 09.45 am for prompt 10am demonstration of about 30 minutes.  Then drawing or painting until 1 pm with one-to-one direction and guidance

Cost:       Blocks of 5 sessions at £55 payment in advance

Materials:   Watercolour, acrylic, ink or pastel colours and suitable paper. Graphite pencils, charcoal


Rachel Haynes

Jane Davalle

Jennie Verleg

Meet other parents and carers & have fun with your baby or toddler at our weekly baby & toddler groups. Keep the little one entertained with toys, songs and a snack and grab yourself a cup of tea and chat at our friendly drop in groups. £1.50 per child.

Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.15am (during term time)

URC Hall, Ashwell, SG7 5NL

2nd Thurs. monthly recorded jazz at its best.

URC Hall, High Street,Ashwell,SG7 5NL

Contact Clive Godfrey 0n 01462 742385

Pre-schoolers can explore a range of craft and sensory play activities, enjoy a story and a healthy snack.

There's a separate player area for babies too! £1.50 per child.

URC Hall, Ashwell

Every Thursday (during term time) from 9.45am to 11am.

Ashwell Museum

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

01462 742956

We are running these organised sessions:

  • Coaching for children on Tuesdays from 3:45, and Sundays 12 noon to 3pm during the summer term, run by Charlotte Gibbons
  • Club sessions, open to all members, are running on Sundays between 10 and 11, and Wednesday 7 to 9, from 18th April to the end of the school term.
  • An adult coaching session runs on Friday morning.
  • Cardio Tennis on Sundays 11 to 12, starting the first Sunday after half term for 6 weeks

Jason Boorman Sports Ground on Ashwell Street, SG7 5QF.

Originally formed in the 1930s as the Ashwell Players, the Ashwell Theatre Club is an amateur dramatics group based in Ashwell, Hertfordshire.

The Headmaster and Mistress of the then Merchant Taylors School, Mr and Mrs Whitby, founded the Ashwell Players although this was sadly disbanded in the 1950s.

20 West End

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
Babble – Business Growth Club

Business training, peer support and fun for women who want to grow their business.
Normally the second Monday of the month.
7pm for a 7.30pm start and finish at 9.45pm, at the Banyers House Hotel, Melbourn Street, Royston SG8 7BZ

Jayne Bratton 07764 657576
Baby Rhyme Time

Songs and rhymes suitable for pre-school children and babies.

Wednesdays, 10.15-10.45am and 11.15-11.45am.

Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston SG8 9JN

0300 123 4049

A friendly mini version of the outdoor Green Bowls. All equipment supplied. No previous experience needed. Visitors welcome.

Mondays 7.30 - 9.30pm

Barkway Village Hall.

01763 230046
Barkway Mother and Toddler Group

Our Mother and Toddler Group welcomes  parents, carers and children to the village hall every Wednesday morning for play, tea and a chat. We particularly enjoy welcoming new mums and dads with babies who are looking to meet fellow new parents.

The group is run by a member of the preschool staff and takes place in term time from 9.15am - 11.15am .  You'll find us at Barkway Village Hall and the session costs £3.50 for first child over 6 months and parent/carer - subsequent siblings:  £1.50.  Payment can be by cash or card.

We even run sessions through some of the school holidays - join our Facebook group for updates Barkway Baby and Toddler Group

Barkway Park Golf Club

Nuthampstead Road

01763 848215

Barkway Picture House is a community based cinema showing recent run films on our large screen using the latest Blu-ray content with a high power digital projector. We show films twice a month and have separate screenings for adults and children.

01763 848108
Barkway Players

Amateur Dramatics group in Barkway.

We’re the people who put on an annual panto in Barkway.

01763 848946
Barkway Pre School

A caring, educational and fun environment.  Now offering wrap a round care with the breakfast club.

8.15am - 4.15pm, Monday to Friday (term time only) for children aged 2 - 5 years

07964 151 288

Wednesdays  8 - 11pm (alternate weeks)
Fridays 5.30 - 11pm
Sundays 12.30 - 3pm

Friendly club, bar, snooker, pool, cards, darts and dominoes.

Yearly membership: £8 per person, £12 per couple.

We are in the building adjacent to the Village hall.

07565 934627
Barkway: Barley Barkway (VA) CofE First Schools Federation

As Church Schools we are deeply influenced by the Christian faith and its values, treating every member of our school communities with respect and offering Christian pastoral care. Our schools are places where all feel happy safe and secure and where we offer the very best educational opportunities to all whatever their gender, or ethnicity. We want to develop independent, confident children who value learning and enjoy school. EYFS and Year 1 are taught at Barkway School and Years 2, 3 and 4 are taught at Barley School. High Street, Barkway,Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 8EF

High Street, Barkway, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 8EF

01763 848 281

We run two adult Saturday league teams in the Cambridgeshire League.
For more information please visit our website or contact us

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