A safe and friendly Youth football club for children from Bassingbourn and surrounding villages.
We run a very successful Saturday soccer development for 4-6 year olds and are a thriving and friendly club running league teams from under 7’s through to U18’s.
All enquiries very welcome.

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
Crochet for Kids

Crochet workshop for kids aged between 10-16 - come and learn the basics to get you started!

Hosted by No.3 Royston, held  monthly at the craft fairs at Market Hill Rooms on the first Sunday of every month.

Taught by crochet teacher Georgina, who is fully DBS checked. All materials provided.


Book for one month only and must be paid for in advance - please pick the month you'd like when you book: choose STYLE option and then the month

For more information and to book visit No.3 Royston – 3 Melbourn Street, Royston SG8 7BP or visit and book online: https://no3royston.com/products/kids-crochet-workshop

Foxton Bowls Club

We are a small friendly club situated on the Foxton recreation ground off Hardman Road.

Membership currently stands at around 40 and we are always looking to encourage new members to join us.

We have teams in the Cambridge and District League, the Meldreth League and the Foxton Midweek League and during the season usually hold roll ups on Thursday Afternoons and Monday evenings.


Foxton Recreation Ground,
Hardman Road
Cambridgeshire, CB22 6RN

Contact Mike on 01223 872984

We meet on the last Sunday of every month at a pub in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire.
We walk a circular route back to the same pub for a well-deserved Sunday lunch.

The group has weekends away during the year with longer stays in the summer.
We also meet on Christmas Day and New Years Day for group members who would like company.

We have a Facebook page for members to chat together and check walk venues.

01223 207628

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

Glazed Creations

Glazed Creations is a pottery painting studio in Royston, Herts. We provide a friendly, relaxed environment for our customers to take some time out from life. Come and enjoy painting pottery and creating homewares, gifts or treasures with your friends and children.

We also organise Pottery Painting Parties

07957 530 929
Guilden Morden Congregational Church Community Choir

New community choir! Songs to suit all tastes! We meet every Monday at 7pm in the chapel. Join now and be ready to sing some great Christmas tunes.
If you would be interested in joining, please contact Amanda Kitely at ajgenieman@gmail.com

Guilden Morden Congregational Church, Pound Green, Guilden Morden SG8 0JZ

Come to learn to knit or bring along your own project.  A great way to make new friends.  All abilities are welcome. Weekly, Thursday mornings.  Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston, SG8 5AL


01763 242587

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

Call 0300 123 4049 for more information
Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk

0300 123 4049
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

Luna Animal Rescue does not have a centre where you can go to, as all of our animals are in foster homes with their foster carers.
This way they live in family environments which is less stressful on the pets and presents them in a more natural manner than dogs kept in kennels may be.

07970 800530

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

Dave Rance’s Rockin’ Chair Band is back with a vengeance with its winning formula of good time music and sophisticated (!) humour.

The sessions are on the last Monday of every month from 12 till 2.30pm.

Admission: £10

So why not come along to savour the atmosphere as well as the Bull’s renowned eats and drinks? Hot jazz guaranteed.

Last Monday of every month, 12-2.30pm, The Old Bull Inn, Royston – 56 High Street, Royston, Herts SG8 9AW

The Royston section is currently inactive, but we would be happy to revive it for talks and displays on philatelic subjects if we have interest from prospective members.

If interested in stamps and/or Postal History or postcards, please contact Acting Secretary, Reg Hounsell, on 01763 241805 or by email to regroystonu3a@gmail.com

Acting Secretary Reg Hounsell, 01763 241805

We are a group who meet every Friday to play Carpet Bowls in Orwell Village Hall.
Annual membership of the club is £1 and the cost is £2.50 per session.
Sessions are morning (10.00 – 12.00) or afternoon (14.00 – 16.00).
New members would be welcome. No experience necessary.

Contact Bill Hollins 01223 208554

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
Pregnancy Yoga with Lucy

Wednesdays 6 - 7pm (course - check website for dates)
Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

Track Running Days, informal workshops, talks and presentations. New members welcome on the first Sunday of month from April - October.

Track running days - 1st Sunday monthly
Club nights - 2nd Wednesday monthly

Club site behind Meldreth Manor School, Fenny Lane, Meldreth, SG8 6LG

Tel Mike Burt, 07305 816521

The club and members are involved in the building of model railway layouts in all the major scales for their own enjoyment and have exhibited their layouts at Model Railway Exhibitions in the South East & East Anglia.

Please look at our web site for our forward exhibition dates.

Visitors and prospective new members are welcome, but please email in advance to ensure the Club is active that night.

Location is at Whaddon Village Hall, 125 Church Street, Whaddon, Nr. Royston SG8 5RY.

We normally meet every Friday, from 8 to 10.30pm. We have a monthly running night of one or more of our layouts.

Royston & District Motorcycle Club

An active thriving motorcycle Club. Our aim is to promote the enjoyment of motorcycling to all age groups in the area and the opportunity to meet new friends and for some, re-establish old friendships from the past.

1st & 3rd Weds monthly, 8pm.  

The annual RDMCC Show held on the 3rd Wednesday of June every year

Eternit Sports & Social Club, Whaddon Road, Meldreth ‘Noggin & Natter’, occasional speakers.

Royston Bridge Club

Friendly bridge club, affiliated to the English Bridge Union, playing duplicate bridge using computer-generated pre-dealt hands. Free refreshments. Visiting pairs welcome. Also a 'find-a-partner' facility for both members and non-members.
We play every Thursday at 7.00pm. Please arrive by 6.55pm at the latest.
Coombes Room, Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

Full Contact details for the club can be found under the Information tab on the club website



Royston Chess Club

All levels from novice to county standard. Teams in Herts League, Cambs League & in local league. Home matches are played on Mondays from 7.30pm (October - May) at Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT. Occasional friendly/training meetings are held on other Monday evenings at Reed Cricket Clubhouse as the league timetable permits.

Kevin Clark, 01763 243370

In aid of St Mary’s restoration fund meeting every Sunday 2:30-5pm until the end of October then Ashwell Museum take on exactly the same slot until mid-April. Sunday afternoon teas are held all year round in The Parish Room Swan Str, Ashwell, with two groups keeping it going in order to raise funds for their separate organisations.

01462 743922
Upper Cam Bird Ringing Group (UCRG)

We catch and ring birds on behalf of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and all data generated is submitted to their National Database to study aspects such as breeding success, winter survival rates, population changes etc.

We carry out the ringing sessions at 8 sites located in NE Hertfordshire, South Cambridgeshire and NW Essex (situated between Royston and Saffron Walden).

We meet at dawn on any day of the week when the weather is suitable (low winds and no rain) and run the sessions for 4 - 6 hours. We try to do 2 - 3 sessions per week as weather conditions allow.

Contact us for more information.

Ken, 01763 232441

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