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Lego Club SEN

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 cathryn.phillips@googlemail.com

Limitless Academy of Performing Arts

Dance, drama, acting, singing and musical theatre classes and workshops for children and adults.

Aged 6+
Saturday and Sunday

9 Melbourn Rd, Royston, Herts. SG8 7BP

0330 124 6868

All aspects of the Performing Arts in Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Essex, 1-2-1 Sessions and Group Workshops for adults and children, including:
Acting, Musical Theatre, Speaking in Public, Speaking Verse & Prose, Devised Drama, Drama School Audition Prep (Monologue, Song & Dance), Interview Technique, Confidence Building, Improvisation Technique, First Wedding Dance Choreography

07799 311790

History, Craft. Tea and Cakes. Free Entry

Second Tuesday of the month,  2.30 – 4.30pm

Ashwell Village Museum, Swan Street, Ashwell, Baldock, Herts, SG7 5NY

01462 742956

Sept - April Tues 7.30 - 9.30pm Foxton VH Lectures, workshops, competitions, summer events.

We welcome anyone wishing to join aged 16 yrs or over. Energy and enthusiasm is more important than experience. Also welcome backstage crew for lighting, sound, scenery etc.

Contact Donna Sleight, 01763 232622

An informal group to celebrate "Bloomsday", 16 June. This is the day on which James Joyce's famous novel Ulysses is set. It is commemorated in many countries across the world to celebrate Joyce, the novel and the joy of reading.

Contact Hugh Pollock, 01763 260253

Calling all makers, repairers and creators

Facility for anyone to mend, make or create with expert help

Location: King James Academy (Senior Site), Garden Walk, Royston SG8 7JH
Time: Mondays during term time, 7.30pm
Tel: Mike Burt, 07305 816521
Email: mburt42@hotmail.com

07305 816521

Orwell Film Club meet 6 times a year on the 4th Thursday of Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept and Nov in Orwell Village Hall (SG8 5QN) at 7 for 7.30pm.

Membership is £3 per annum and entrance £5 per visit.

 

01223 207221

The Orwell Singers are a very active, fun choir that welcomes everyone, no audition required.

We are delighted to welcome our new and young Musical Director Jonathan Hatley, who brings some of his American roots to our programmes.

We meet on Mondays at 7.30 pm, at Barrington Village Hall during Spring, Summer and Christmas term times.

All new members welcome or just come for a taster.

01763 261443
Parkinson’s Thursday Morning Club

Parkinsons UK, North Hertfordshire and Stevenage Branch invite those living with Parkinson’s, their companions, and friends to join fun, informal singing workshops run by musician and choir leader Linda Bance

ParkinSing fun informal singing and voice coaching workshop with choir leader Linda Bance will be held on Thursdays. ParkinSing will be alternating with other sessions which will include activities and speakers to help you live well with Parkinson's.

Old School House,
4 Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JL 

Every Thursday 10.30am-12noon

07753 636443

Phoenix was formed in 1978 by a group of 6 women who wanted to sing in four part unaccompanied harmony.

We rehearse in Biggleswade on Tuesday nights from 7.30-10.15pm.

Visitors from the Royston area are encouraged to drop by.

 

07860 704443
Printing Workshop At Royston Museum

Printing Workshop At Royston Museum

Join talented local artist Liz Beardwell and print your own lino cut designs on the 1855 Royston Crow Newspaper Printing Press.  No prior experience necessary.  Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings.  Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston SG8 5AL

01763 242587

An opportunity to meet and get together with other Quilters. First Tuesday monthly 7.30pm - 9.30pm (Heritage Hall, Royston Town Hall)

Contact 01763 230187
Royston Choral Society

Very friendly choir with range of ability and age. No audition, just come along to an open rehearsal.
Details on website.
A wide repertoire of music from all centuries. All welcome.
Tuesdays, 7.45pm - 9.45pm.
St John the Baptist (Parish Church), Royston,  SG8 7BP

Huw Jenkins, 07855 311192
Royston Live

All kinds of acoustic music.
Check the website for Showcase & Concert listings.
Concerts on the last Friday of every month, Showcase nights on the second Friday of every month.
The Royston Royal British Legion, Mill Rd, Royston SG8 7AE

Royston Music School

String, woodwind, Brass, jazz and recorder ensembles. Choir. Open to children from Year 4 – Year 13 Saturdays, 8.45am - 12noon. Icknield Walk First School, Poplar Drive, Royston SG8 7EZ

01438 844518
Royston Photographic Society

The Society is a friendly club based in Royston, Hertfordshire

We have people of all skill levels that are very willing to share what they know and encourage people to get involved.
New members always welcome.
Thursday evenings, 7.30pm - 10pm.
Icknield Walk School, Poplar Close, Royston, SG8 7EZ.

Royston Radio

Royston Radio is a new community radio station broadcasting a diverse range of programming, offering the chance to the community to showcase new original ideas, and creating a station that will appeal to everyone.

Royston Radio is available directly from the website, app, smart speaker, or through a variety of internet radio directory apps.

Based in The Priory Studio, Coombes Community Centre,
Burns Road, Royston, SG8 5PT

Royston Town Band

Brass Band weekly rehearsals.

Activities including competitions, concerts, summer fetes, parks.

Any age and ability welcome. Development band rehearsals for beginners/learners of any age on Tuesdays.

Tuesdays 7-8pm for Development Band.

Thursdays, 7.30-9.30pm.

Tannery Drift, Royston, SG8 5DE

Charmian Flowerday, 07787 504752
Royston Writers Circle

Informal, friendly and supportive group of writers, meeting once a month to write and share feedback.
Meetings are usually on the third Thursday of each month at Royston Town Hall - see website for details

Contact Julie Dore, 01954 719395

Stories for children, come and have a listen for free (donations welcome).
Last Saturday of the month.  2.00pm  Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston SG8 9JN
0300 123 4049

0300 123 4049
Stage Right Studios

Fully equipped dance studios. Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Streetdance, Lyrical, Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing. Boys only classes. BTDA and ISTD grades & vocational exams. All ages and abilities Monday - Thursday, Saturdays Stage Right Studios, Lumen Road, Royston SG8 7AF

01763 244866

Directing, Producing, Acting, Stage Managing, Sound and Lights, Making Scenery, Musical Direction & having fun!

Contact Hazel Smith, 01763 852557

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