What’s On… in Royston and Beyond The Listing What’s On guide is the most comprehensive guide in the area, helping you to plan how to spend your free time. Our online diary and printed pages are reserved for one-off events, rather than reoccurring events, meetings and classes. Click here to visit our online organisation directory for more information on our local clubs and societies.
Do you have an event you would like to promote? Simply email your events to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be included online and in our printed magazines in the month of the event (subject to space and other terms.)
If you wanted your event to really stand out, you might also like to consider running an advert in the magazine too, or possibly consider our door-to-door leaflet delivery service. Discounted advertising rates are given for charity and not for profit organisations.
IMPORTANT: The risk of contracting COVID-19 means that any events may be subject to change or cancellation. Therefore, we urge that you double check with the event holder that it is still going ahead and to follow the latest guidance from Public Health England.
4 week course starting 20th May, 12pm to 3pm
Connect with the ancient heritage of England’s flora on this unique four-week drawing and painting course with treescape artist Debbie Baxter. Rediscover your local landscapes on this creative adventure, with plein-air and studio instruction from a professional artist. It doesn’t matter what your skill level is – both group and individual tuition will be provided in drawing, acrylics, and watercolour painting. Whether you’re simply a nature lover or a keen amateur artist or both, this is a great opportunity to get out there and create.
NB: Course runs for four Mondays beginning 20 May. £150 per person. Materials list will be provided on booking.
Booking: email email@example.com
Come and hear Bishop Nathan Amooti as we celebrate God’s transforming work in Rwanda over the 25 years since the genocide.
This is multimedia inspirational evening celebrating the transformation of Rwanda. It is a story that warms the heart and challenges the soul. Bishop Nathan is a stirring speaker with a great sense of humour.
Enjoy a gentle walk around the buildings at Wandlebury with one of the wardens and discover some of the history of the fascinating 18th century country estate and stables – the historical seat of the Godolphin family, which was credited with raising the renowned Godolphin Arabian thoroughbred racing stallion.
NB: No need to book, just turn up. Free event – donations welcome. Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Park.
Directions: Wandlebury Country Park is on the A1307, 2.5km south of the Addenbrooke’s roundabout. CB22 3AE. Parking is available on site and costs £3 per vehicle, free to members.
For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 01223 243830 extension 207 or visit www.cambridgeppf.org/whats-on
Jonathan Gee piano, Gaetano Partipilo alto sax, Giuseppe Bassi bass, Fabio Accardi drums.
Leading UK pianist (& singer) Jonathan Gee brings a new project created in 2018 between himself and 3 great musicians from the Puglia region of southern Italy. It features the new rising star of Italian jazz on alto sax, Gaetano Partipilo with one of the most dynamic rhythm sections on the European stage today, Giuseppe Bassi on double bass and Fabio Accardi on drums. Their repertoire combines the reimagining of Beatles tunes with self penned compositions of Jonathan and Gaetano. This music has been recorded and album release news is imminent.
£18 / £15 Students inc.U3A & accompanied Under 18s
Jenny travelled alone to Turkey in 1993 at the age of fifty and soon found herself living in an inland mountain village, where the villagers spoke no English and still lived a traditional way of life, and where Jenny still lives for part of each year to this day. Her talk traces her adventures from leaving her English home to her arrival in her mountain village and her discovery of a completely different and fascinating way of life.
Come and develop your painting skills under the guidance of one of East Anglia’s leading watercolour artists. Level: some experience preferred.
£35 for the day inc. refreshments.
Bookings: 01763 261808, email@example.com
For those people thinking of acquiring sheep or having a small flock of sheep this course will give you the confidence to tackle sheep shearing with traditional blades. The course content includes how to sharpen and use the shears, how to handle the sheep ready for shearing, how to use the hand shears effectively and safely while shearing, how to wrap the fleece and grade the wool, how to trim the feet and age the sheep – and at the end of the day you can take home the fleece you have sheared from the sheep.
£110 per person.
Local crafts people come together with a craft event to sell their items all in aid of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust.
Teas/coffees and homemade cakes. In addition to the various craft fair stalls there will be new art and craft materials for sale, a craft related de-stash/jumble stall including papercraft items, jewellery making supplies, vintage sewing patterns, books etc. Craft groups and home crafters very welcome to come and spend some time in the social space, bring your project/ your knitting etc and join in.
£1.50 entrance, to include a free drink
Contact: Julia Sewell 07751752062