Buntingford Railway and Local History Society

At The Crown Market Square Buntingford on the 3rd Friday of each month at 8pm

Contact Stephen Ruff 01763 289516

Chrishall Village Archive is a collection of documents, photographs and artifacts relating to the village.

The Archive has a physical home in the centre of the village as well as a digital home with a website where people can contribute their memories and stories. More photographs and documents are coming in all the time to add to the collection.

The Archive itself is open for event days during the year (please see the website for details) and can be opened on request.

Sun 26 May

Sun 23 June

Sat 20 July

Sun 18 Aug

Sun 15 Sept

Opening times for all these will be 2-4.30pm


Rosemarie Gant 07913 442574

We are a friendly group of French learners and native speakers who get together to speak French in a relaxed environment.
We meet on the last Wednesday of every month in a bar in the centre of Royston for a drink and chat. Every level of French is welcome (but no under 18s, sorry)!
We meet at 7:30pm, but feel free to turn up later if it suits you.
We will have a reserved table with a meetup sign so that we are easy to find (or just ask at the bar).
£2 contribution per person

German Stammtisch

All adult German speakers welcome - however rusty they may be!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 8pm

The Old Bull Inn, Royston SG8 9AW

07968 006018

Based in Royston

07563 755199
Kingshott School

Set on the outskirts of Hitchin, Hertfordshire, in a beautiful 23 acre site, Kingshott provides an outstanding co-educational learning experience for children from age three to GCSE. We are an ambitious school, we want every child to experience a wealth of opportunities to acquire knowledge and aspire to excellence.

01462 432009
Kumon Maths & English

Kumon after-school programmes for children of all ages and abilities help build confidence and study-skills.

ages 5 - 15
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Catholic Church Hall, Melbourn Road, Royston SG8 7DB

Sally McMeekin 01763 787991
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

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
Meldreth Local History Group

Please drop in if you would like to join the Group or if you have any information on or pictures of Meldreth.

First Monday of every month (except Bank Holidays) from 10.00am to 12 noon.

Community Room, Elin Way, Meldreth SG8 6LX

Joan Gane, Chairman, 01763 260129
Royston & District Local History Society

Historical Talks of the local area.

The Society has produced numerous books which may be bought at meetings, at the Royston Museum & Art Gallery and in the Cave Shop.

There is a coach outing in June every year. The Society is also responsible for the opening of Royston Cave

First Thursday monthly (Oct - Apr), 8pm (Second Thursday in May)

Town Hall, Royston SG8 7DA

Royston & District Twinning Association

Organises twinning trips to and visits from our twin towns of La Loupe (France), Großalmerode (Germany) and Villanueva de la Cañada (Spain) as well as social events such as boules, quiz night, dinners.

Royston and District Museum and Art Gallery

Royston Museum - The home of ancient burial mounds, a Roman crossroad, a medieval priory, a royal palace, and the enigmatic Royston Cave, discover over 2000 years of Royston's history through our displays and events. Summer opening - Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm, Winter opening – Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am – 4pm.

Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston, SG8 5AL

01763 242587

We are a friendly group of Italian learners and native speakers who live in and around Royston and get together to speak in Italian in a relaxed environment.
We usually meet at Banyers House at 7:00pm once a month.
Come and join us!
£2 contribution per person

Royston WEA Student Group

Educational talks.

Tuesdays 10am - 11.30am, Spring and Autumn.

Room 11, Town Hall, Royston  SG8 7DA


Local Contact  01763 246960
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
The Stephanie Prior School of Dancing

Classes for all ages.  Mini Movers (18 months - 3 years), Freestyle Disco, Street Dance & Hip Hop, Ballroom & Latin American, Rock & Roll, Lyrical, Ballet, Vocal Coaching, Musical Theatre.

Various days and times, visit website for timetable.

Studios 2 and 3, Lumen Road Industrial Estate, Royston, Herts SG8 7AG

To find out more:


01763 878587
The Thriplow Society

Local History, Talks and outings.

Contact Shirley Wittering, 01763 208269
University Of The Third Age U3A (Melbourn & District)

More than 25 activity & learning groups. Monthly meeting with guest speaker every third Wednesday monthly (except December) at 2.30 for a 3pm start at Melbourn Village College. From January 2024 they are in the new venue of Melbourn Science Park SG8 6EE

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