With Royston Arts Festival on the horizon, it’s a bumper month for events at Royston Museum!
Firstly, welcome the harvest home and join Royston Museum and Chiltern West Gallery Quire for an evening of local folk, church and harvest songs. Experience the sights and sounds of a summer evening in the early 19th century when the corn is in at last, with period costume, music, dances and stories from the fields, inns and churches of Royston. Performed within the beautiful setting of Royston Parish Church. Sat 16th Sep, 7.30pm. Tickets available from Royston Museum, on the door or online at roystonmuseum.org.uk.
Learn about the Ice Age in North Hertfordshire with a talk from historian and curator at North Herts Museum, Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews. Thurs 28th Sep, 7.30pm. Tickets available from Royston Museum, on the door or online.
Don your berets, grab your prosecco and get creative within the unique environment of Royston Museum. With a Roman model as your subject, you’ll have 2 hours to enjoy the bubbles and paint until your heart’s content – prosecco flute in one hand, paint brush in the other! All experience levels welcome. Fri 29th Sep, 8pm. Book online.
Join us for icy arts & crafts as we delve deep into the Ice Age! Discover the science behind glaciers, learn about mammoths and the beasts that roamed the Heath, and unearth the legend of the Royston Stone. Sat 30th Sep, Drop in 10am-4pm. £3 /child. No booking required.
Plus, journey to the centre of the Earth with arts, crafts and experiments exploring the geology of Royston. Discover how Royston’s chalk bedrock was formed, mine for flint, learn about minerals and irons, and dig your way through the Earth’s layers! Sun 1st Oct, Drop in 10am-4pm. £3 /child. No booking required.