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Mystery at the Museum, Arts and Crafts 28th July – 25th August at Royston Musuem A different mystery to solve each week. 5 weeks, 5 mysteries. Solve each mystery to earn a stamp and collect all 5 stamps to win a prize! Every Thursday and Friday, there’ll also be themed arts and crafts activities. And it’s all completely free!
Our Place in Space 30 July – 29 August Starting on Midsummer Common, Cambridge Follow an epic trail through our solar system and reconsider what it means to live life on Earth. Events include a 3D sculpture trail, interactive AR app and exciting learning and events programme exploring our planet – and the worlds beyond. www.unboxed2022.uk/our-place-in-space www.ourplaceinspace.earth/whats-on
Summer Reading Challenge with Royston Library This year’s theme is “Gadgeteers”. Children are asked to take on the challenge of reading 6 books during the school holiday and each time they have read 2 they receive a set of stickers. If they complete the challenge they receive a medal and certificate and are entered into a prize draw to spend a fun session with a children’s author! FREE to take part.
Royston Community Breakfast If you are active in the Royston & District community, this is a group of community group leaders/ organisers, who support each other and share ideas. We meet on the second Friday every month, 7.30 – 9.00 am at The Old Bull Inn, Royston, SG8 9AW. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Neil Guttridge on 07973 186875, or please leave a message. See also: www.roystonrotary.com/communitybreakfast.htm
CreatorSpace Out of the Box On Friday 12th August we welcome a CreatorSpace Out of the Box opportunity for children to meet the Ozobots and Sphero Mini robots and learn how to code them to do fun things! No need to book just drop in for this free activity. Donations are appreciated.
Royston Live! For the Best Acoustic Music… at The Royal British Legion Friday 12th August Showcase Night Terence Blacker: a fabulous singer songwriter whose songs have taken him to musical and literacy festivals around the world Phil Crawford: excellent singer songwriter with original songs, well-chosen covers and a beautiful Gibson J45 Colin Frid: a favourite performer with a one of a kind voice Shorelines: a local band who have been busy rehearsing, recording and now performing acoustic favourites from every era The British Legion, Mill Rd – tickets are £7, doors open at 7:30pm for 8pm start www.roystonlive.org
Tesco Community Garden Found just off the Tesco entrance roundabout. Follow the route for deliveries and it’s on the left, near the barriers. Come and see the Royston Tesco Community Garden, get stuck in and learn more about planting throughout the year
LEGO Club Saturday 13th August is LEGO Club. This month’s theme is “Animals” Pre-bookable at Royston Library £3 per child, cash only, please. For more information visit: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/libraries-and-archives/events-and-things-to-do/royston/lego-club.aspx
Litter Pick on the Heath Sunday 14 August Organised by The Friends of Therfield Heath Collect your litter pickers and rubbish bags between 9.30–10.30am. Find us between the café and tennis courts. Enjoy a walk across the Heath while you help to keep it clean. Take 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, it is your choice. We finish at 12noon. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather that day.
Royston Allotment and Garden Association: learn how to ‘grow your own’ The gates at Royston Allotments are swinging open on Sunday 14th August to welcome people who are keen to learn how to ‘grow your own’. Royston Allotment and Garden Association (RAGA) supports enthusiastic growers by running a shop on the allotment site, providing advice and help, and arranging events. Vicki Seddon, Co-Chair of RAGA said: “Nothing beats the taste and freshness of home-grown veggies, especially when you consider how far some food travels before it reaches our dinner plates. “We have over 100 plot holders who always proud to show the fruits of their labour, and share their growing hints and tips.” The gates at Coombes Hole (at the junction of Green Street and Melbourn Road) will open from 11am until 2pm on Sunday 14th August. Entry is free. RAGA will provide a BBQ, raffle, and the chance for children to[...]
Trad Jazz Returns to Royston at The Old Bull Monday 18th April, 12.30 – 2.30pm Dave Rance’s Rockin’ Chair Band is back with a vengeance with its winning formula of good time music and sophisticated (!!!) humour. So why not come along to savour the atmosphere as well as the Bull’s renowned eats and drinks? Hot jazz guaranteed. Admission: £10.