Events & Activities in Royston


This page gives information on events and activities in Royston and the surrounding area, including Buntingford. It is updated daily. If you would like to advertise on this website and the Facebook page, please do get in touch.


Friday 17th May – Storytime

Listen to a story and have fun with a colouring activity. Every Friday at 2pm. Suitable for 2–5 year olds. At Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JN.


Friday 17th May – LEGO Club

Each week will have a theme but if your child enjoys free play, that’s fine too. Children of 8 years and under must have an adult with them at all times. Fridays from 4pm – 5pm at Buntingford Library, 77 High Street, Buntingford, SG9 9AE.


Saturday 18th May – Royston Coffee Morning

Come along to this weekly Royston Coffee Morning meeting Saturdays from 10am – 11.30am, at Royston Parish Church. All welcome.


Saturday 18th May – Board Games

The usual mix of games, some traditional and some modern. Come along and try something. There will be a range of cans and snacks available. Saturday 18th May from 12 noon – 6pm. At 1st Royston Scout HQ, Barkway Street, Royston, SG8 9EW.


Sunday 19th May – Table Top Sale

Table top sale on Sunday 19th May from 2pm – 4pm. At Bassingbourn Old School Community Centre, 53 High Street, Bassingbourn, Royston, SG8 5LD.


Monday 20th May – Chatty Cafe

The Kooky Nohmad, 42 High Street, Royston, SG8 9AG, have joined The Chatty Café Scheme the UK’s leading non-profit organisation tackling loneliness. Face to face meet ups where venues offer Chatter and Natter tables, where customers can get together and chat. Many tables are hosted by Chatty Table Volunteers. Come and support this on Mondays from 12 noon – 1.30pm.


Wednesday 22nd May – Royston Outdoor Market

Royston Market Square, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JU, is on every Wednesday and Saturday 7.30am – 2pm.


Wednesday 22nd May – Baby Rhyme Time

These fun, half hour sessions of songs and rhymes are perfect for helping your child to learn language skills and are a great opportunity for you to meet other families too. Every Wednesday from 10.15am – 10.45am and 11.15am – 11.45am. At Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JN.


Saturday 25th – Sunday 26th May – Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Start your engine, blow your whistle and chocks away for transport fun during half term. Design a vehicle for the community art project, see how far you can fly your plane and more. With crafts and hands-on there’s something for everyone. At Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston, SG8 5AL. Museum entry is free. Children’s activities are £3 per child/ free for Friends of Royston Museum members. Booking not required. Next is Thursday and Friday 30th and 31st May and then Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd June.


Tuesday 28th May – Junk Modelling Workshop

Join Buntingford Library, 77 High Street, Buntingford, SG9 9AE, during half term for their junk modelling workshop, where they will be working together to create our own Tudor village. Please book your ticket in advance through the library enquiry desk to secure your space. Tuesday 28th May from 2pm – 3.30pm. £3 per child.


Thursday 30th May – Tiny Mites Music Presents: Cave Girl

With engaging puppets, original songs, lots of interaction and great dance moves to join in with, this production of Cave Girl will be a fun experience for children aged 1-10 and their families. Please be aware tickets need to be booked for adults as well as all children aged 2+. At Buntingford Library, 77 High Street, Buntingford, SG9 9AE. Thursday 30th May from 2pm – 3pm. To book click here


Sunday 2nd June – Craft Fair

Pop along for some unique crafts and gift ideas. First Sunday of the month from 10am – 2pm. At Market Hill Rooms Fish Hill, Royston, SG8 9JL.


Wednesday 5th June – Community Forum

Royston Community Forum takes place on Wednesday 5th June from 7.30pm. Share your ideas and views with local Councillors, at Hardwicke Room, Royston Town Hall, SG8 7DA.


Saturday 8th June – LEGO Club for Children

LEGO Club for Children at Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JN. Second Saturday of each month from 2pm – 3pm. Places are limited, book at the library.


Sunday 9th June – Fairies and Fantastical Creatures Event 

Anstey First School invites you to the Fairies and Fantastical Creatures event at our lovely village school. Join them for lots of fun and adventure. Sunday 9th June from 12 noon – 4pm. Tickets £5 per child sold at the door. Adult donations welcome. Under 2 years old free. There will be entertainment, Storytelling, Craft activities, BBQ, Tombola and more. At Anstey First School, Anstey, Buntingford, SG9 0BY.


Tuesday 11th June – Royston Community Forum

Royston Community Forum takes place Tuesday 11th June from 7.30pm. Share your ideas and views with local Councillors. At Hardwicke Hall, Royston Town Hall, SG8 7DA.


Wednesday 12th June – Royston Rotary Memory Cafe

Royston Rotary Memory Cafe meets every second Wednesday of the month from 10am – 12 noon. Providing support to folks with memory loss and their carers. Enjoy friendship, fun and games at Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston, SG8 5PT.


Thursday 20th June – Murder in the Library

As part of National Crime Reading month, Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JN, will be hosting a panel of three crime writers; Heather Critchlow, Rachel Lynch and Rachael Blok (who is now also writing under Rachel Wolf). Come along and find out the secret to the perfect whodunnit. To book click here