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

Parent Online support sessions available, details on the website

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.

12 - 17 years
Royston Army Cadets parade Wednesdays, 7 to 9.30pm.

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

01992 582423
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.

Aged 5+
Monday - Coombes Community Centre
Friday - Royston Catholic Church Hall

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

Sharing stories and rhymes with your child helps to develop their listening skills, language and imagination.

Fridays, 2pm - 2.30pm.

Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston  SG8 9JN

Breeze Royston

Free local bike rides run by women for women

A charity for the benefit of the inhabitants of Royston, Herts within a 2 mile radius from the Parish Church of St John The Baptist.

All applications to Tees Law, John Street, Royston, SG8 9BE

Cambridge Open Studios

Our aim is to help bring artists and local people together, providing opportunities for the public to visit the workshops and studios during the annual event that takes place over the first four  weekends of July each year. A wide range  of crafts and media on display.

Royston & District fundraising group.

Four times per year.

The Heath, Royston, SG8 5BG


Maurice Hill, 07719 132793

Find fresh interests, make new friends and discover opportunities that will enable you to make a real difference and play an important role in church and society.

Second Monday monthly, 7.30pm.

Catholic Church Hall, Melbourn Road, Royston SG8 7DB

Contact Mrs A Varney, 01763 242812
Chatty Cafe Royston

The Chatty Cafe scheme is the UK’s leading non-profit organisation trying to tackle loneliness and social isolation.

Chatty Cafe Royston meets at a table at Kooky Nohmad every Monday between 12 noon and 1.30 pm

It’s very informal and friendly, no need to book just turn up (it’s the table nearest to the front door, you can’t miss us!)

Grab yourself a cuppa and come and sit down, we chat about anything and everything!

Cherryhomes Trust

Local charity supporting physically disabled people to live independently in their own homes.

Loans, grants, practical help & guidance can be provided.


Rosaline Van de Weyer, 07801 550494
Churches Together in Royston & District

We are a group of local churches in and around Royston (North Hertfordshire), working together with a commitment to be united in Christ, deepen our communication with God and with our brothers and sisters in Christ and fulfil our God-given mission to proclaim the gospel by witness and service in the world.

The objectives of Churches Together are to promote activity between all churches in our area and to promote and publicise Christian activities on a district basis.

Citizens Advice North Hertfordshire & District – Royston

Local charity, available to all, offering free confidential help and support

In Royston, we are at the Town Hall on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9.30am to 12noon.  We are also at Melbourn Community Hub on a Wednesday morning from 9.30am to 11.30am. You can just drop-in and see us!
If you prefer to contact us in advance, you can leave a message by calling 01462 689801, and we will get back to you.

There is also a wealth of information on our website.

National Advice line number:03444 111 444

Monday 7.40pm to 8.40pm
Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

Friday 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston SG8 5PT

Corvus Amateur Drama Society (CADS)

Royston's amateur drama group, performing since the 1940s and open to new members aged 18+ - no previous experience needed! Regular meetings and play reading groups as advertised.

01763 223805
Creative Royston

Organising Royston Arts Festival and supporting local arts throughout the year.

Visit our website for the latest art events throughout the month, and look out for Royston Arts Festival which takes place at the end of September.

Town Hall, Royston, SG8 7DA

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:

Dads United

Dads United is a group for Dads and their children aged up to 5 to connect with each other, share a breakfast and have fun!

On your first visit you will be greeted 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.

Our fun sessions include a light breakfast and snacks for the children, as well as crafts, games and activities.

Our club is normally open on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 till 11:30am

We ask all of our families to book in advance for Dads United by emailing

Drawing Group at Royston Museum

Using the Museum as inspiration, learn techniques and create artwork.

Tea, coffee and materials provided. All abilities welcome.

First Tuesday of the month, 2pm to 4pmCost: £5 per person
Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston, SG8 5AL

The Evergreen Club welcomes new members for:


We’re at the Masonic Hall, Jepps Lane, Royston SG8 9AP every Wednesday from 1.30 to 3.30pm. Why not drop in to meet our friendly group for a cuppa and chat.

First Friends Baby & Toddler Group

Led by Alison Clark, First Friends is open to children from newborn to 4 years old and their parents or carers. It runs every Friday during term time from 9am to 11am.

At First Friends, we aim to provide a safe, friendly, welcoming, happy, and fun environment for young children and those caring for them. During sessions a range of activities is available and we aim to provide a service for young children and their families, offering friendship and support.

Royston Methodist Church, Queens Rd, Royston, SG8 7AU

Gill Grainger: 01763 242682

The Listing publishes and maintains a directory of useful local numbers, clubs and societies, business networking, activities for children and families, and places to visit to help connect our community within the SG8 area.

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