Children and Families

News from Royston Arts Festival – Calling Local Writers

Royston Arts Festival takes place between 20th-29th September 2024 at various venues in Royston. Have you published a book? Whether traditionally or independently published, Creative Royston invites you to Royston Arts Festival 2024 for a celebration of local writers! On Saturday 28th September, Royston Arts Festival will be hosting a book fair as part of […]

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Community News – May News from Royston Library…

May is Hertfordshire Libraries “Explore Your Archives” month and we have the following activities on offer at the library. Royston Museum will be visiting on Wednesday 29th May 2-3.30pm. There will be an opportunity to meet the staff and explore artifacts from the museum’s handling collection. Children and adults are welcome. There will also be

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News from Royston Cave: Half Term Tours – Wednesday 29th May

Royston has such a wonderful history, and of course one of the most unique caves in the country, however, we have noticed that sometimes when families come into the cave, the children are not always as excited as we are! After the success of our Storytime Special last autumn, we are excited to hold some

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News from Royston Museum – Celebrating 40 Years!

Happy 40th Anniversary to us! Sunday 28th April marks 40 years since the Museum opened in its present location. But did you know, the history of a Museum in Royston dates much further back? In 1856, Royston Institute Museum was formed, but subsequently closed. In 1965, Royston & District Local History Society was formed and

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Out and About… 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) 80th Anniversary

This year marks not only the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings but also a more local anniversary, the anniversary of the arrival of the 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in Nuthampstead, North Hertfordshire. Families, friends and supporters of the squadrons who were based at Nuthampstead have returned year upon year to show their respect, but

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Community News – Ashwell at Home 2024 ‘Hidden Ashwell’

Ashwell at Home 2024, Sunday 12th May 11am-5pm A great day out for all the family! This beautiful and historic village welcomes visitors from near and far for a whole day of entertainment and fun for all ages at its annual fundraising event ‘Ashwell at Home’. The theme for 2024 is ‘Hidden Ashwell’ and there

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Community News: Royston is to lose its iconic Kite Festival for this year!

Royston is to lose its iconic kite festival this year, after more than 30 years during which the event has raised  £100,000  for charities and played an important role in the local calendar. The festival, run by the Rotary Club of Royston,  has occupied just 2% of Therfield Heath for one day each year since

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Community News: Model Railway Exhibition – A Great Success by Clive Porter

The Royston and District Model Railway Club held their annual exhibition at the Bassingbourn Village College on Saturday 13th April, which as usual was a great success with almost a thousand people attending from across a wide area. It was encouraging to note that around 150 of the younger generation were present at this the

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Reviewed by The Listing… Yew Tree Alpacas

Yew Tree Alpacas Experience The Listing’s Sharon and Cath were invited along to review the Yew Tree Alpaca’s Extended Countryside Walk – and what a wonderful experience it was! Before the walk, we were sent a really helpful guide, covering the timings of the day, what we’d be doing, what to wear and bring with

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Reviewed by The Listing… Tulip Picking at Bury Lane

Tulip Picking at Bury Lane We’re so lucky to have Bury Lane on our doorsteps here in Royston and even more so to witness the breathtaking fields of colourful tulips when they bloom. Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting with my mum and niece after seeing countless captivating photos shared on various social media

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Royston Runners – New Dates Announced for the next Couch to 5k Series

Royston Runners have confirmed the dates for their next Couch to 5k series.  Starting on 4th May and running for 10 weeks, the programme is free to attend and open to all fitness levels.  Just turn up no need to pre-book. Meeting every Saturday 1-2pm at the Heath Sports Club, Royston SG8 5BG.  The sessions

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FREE OPEN DAYS – Little Limitless Open Day Saturday 13th April – Limitless Open Day Sunday 14th April

FREE Open Days @ Limitless Academy Royston Little Limitless Open Day Saturday 13th April – Limitless Open Day Sunday 14th April To register book your place now – www.limitlessacademyarts.com / www.limitlessacademyarts.com/littlelimitless / openday@limitlessacademyarts.com / 0330 124 6868 / 0782 538 3859 / admin@limitlessacademyarts.com Limitless Academy of Performing Arts & Little Limitless Academy – 9 Melbourn Street

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