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Out and About… Royston Town Council Celebrates 50 Years

Happy Birthday to Royston Town Council – 50 years old this year!  The Local Government Act 1972 received the Royal assent in that year and two years later – in 1974 – the old Royston Urban District Council became Royston Town Council. A lot of the responsibilities of the old Urban District Council were transferred […]

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Coming Soon – LitFest Festival 2024 Celebrating its 3rd Birthday!

LitFest is very proud to celebrate its 3rd Birthday this year! Of course, we’re back again. At LitFest, our established festival we strive to host simply the best live music festival around Royston for the whole family. LitFest discovers, supports and showcases a selection of incredibly talented, individual music artists on their journey. Could they

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Community News – Royston May Fayre – Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 12-4.30pm

Royston May Fayre take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May 2024, in Priory Memorial Gardens, Royston from 12-4.30pm There will be lots of fun for all the family with many different activities including children’s fairground rides, bouncy castles and miniature train rides. Come along and try out our free attractions: ‘Topper’s Circus Skills, ‘Punch

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Community News: 69th Ashwell Music Festivals: Sunday 5th May – Saturday 11th May

Ashwell Music Festival returns this month with a wide variety of musical events. Festal Evensong Sunday 5th May, 6pm, St. Mary’s Church Free. The opening of the Festival is marked by the traditional Choral Evensong. Sacred music will be performed by St. Mary’s Church Choir, with conductor Bene’t Coldstream. Young Musician’s Concert Tuesday 7th May,

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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 – Model Railway Exhibition

Royston & District Model Railway Club are holding an exhibition at Bassingbourn Village College on Saturday 13th April, 10.30am – 4pm Enjoy 20+ Layouts in various gauges; plus trade, society and demonstration stands. Miniature live steam ride-on railway outside run by Royston Model Engineering Group. Heritage coach between Royston bus and train stations and the exhibition.

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Community News – Royston Choral Society – Singing Brings a New Beginning

The celebration of Royston Choral Society’s 50th season continues with a performance of Verdi’s Requiem on Sunday 13th April, 7.30pm at St John’s Parish Church. First performed almost exactly 150 years ago (on 22nd May, 1874) the piece is widely regarded as a musical masterpiece. It will be a special occasion for singers, soloists and

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Community News – Royston Arts Festival 2024

Royston Arts Festival will be taking place between 20th – 29th September 2024, and local organisations and creative businesses are invited to submit their entries and get involved! Last year’s Festival saw an audience of 5,000 attending the 75+ events, from music, drama, workshops, community events, talks and exhibitions. This year is set to be

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Royston First Easter Bunny Trail Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th April

Royston Easter Trail Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th April   Bring your little adventurers on a bunny hunt around our Town Centre this Easter and you could win an amazing prize from Glazed Creations! Organisers Royston First BID, have announced the ‘Easter Bunny Trail’ as the theme for this year’s children’s Easter trail. Twelve bunnies

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