2017 Workshops


Ringing the changes – Royston Bell Ringers

The Royston tower will open up to demonstrate the Ancient Art of Bell Ringing. Every 30 minutes, there will be a talk about the bells, a ringing demonstration and the opportunity to have-a-go.

WHERE: Royston Parish Church
WHEN: Saturday 23 September 11am – 2pm
Ages 8 – 80 (Under 8’s need to be supervised at all times)

Everything Changes… Graham Palmer

A writing workshop exploring place and time

Whether you’re a beginner in creative writing or a more advanced writer looking for ideas, this half-day workshop will help you shape a setting for your story, blog or poem. Using historic photos from the Museum’s storeroom, it will provide an opportunity to discover how a sense of change and place can inspire your own writing. *

* This workshop may also prove useful to those preparing for the Creative Writing element in the GCSE English exam.

WHERE: Royston and District Museum
WHEN: Saturday 23 September, 2 – 4:30pm
TICKETS £5. Age 15 + https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/391555


“Changes” Performing Arts Workshop

GSTARS School of Dance and Performing Arts

GSTARS presents a workshop based on the “Changes” you encounter through the process of growing up. The workshop will be filled with innovative choreography, singing and drama. Open to everyone aged 7 years and above. An afternoon of fun packed entertainment giving young people the opportunity to express themselves through Performing Arts. www.gstars.co.uk

WHERE: Masonic Hall, Jepps Lane, Royston
WHEN: Saturday 23 September, 3pm – 5pm
TICKETS: £8, Ages 7 – 21. From Clare 07717311167 email

The following workshops are part of the Community Arts Event on Saturday 23 September

WHERE: Priory Memorial Gardens, Royston
WHEN: 2pm-4pm in THE MARQUEE

Ceramic Changes – Glazed Creations
Painting ceramic butterflies to make wall art or a wind chime.
£1.50 per butterfly, or £5 for four

Handbell Changes – Scrambells
A series of workshops to teach you the secrets of handbell ringing!

Knitting & Crochet – No.3 Royston
[Ages 8+] Learn how to knit and crochet with shop No.3 Royston. Hooks, needles and yarn will be available to buy on the day or bring your own.

Brazilian Carnival Drumming – Garden City Samba
2pm – 3.30pm followed by performance. A series of workshops in Brazilian Carnival Drumming. Under 10s (2pm), 10-15 (2.30pm) and 16+ (3pm).  FREE but book in advance to avoid disappointment on the day. https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/creativeroyston