2018 Exhibitions

Facing Rob Roy - FREE

THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER Graham Palmer Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy, this one-off exhibition explores the changing faces of Scotland's 'Robin Hood'. From Macready to Liam Neeson, Barcelona to Broadway. Exhibits explore the constant recreation of the Scottish folk hero. www.grahampalmer.co.uk Ramp access at front entrance. No step-free access to upper level Details: 10am-4:45pm, Royston and District Museum (#6) www.roystonmuseum.org.uk

Voyages of Discovery in Textiles, Photography and Print - FREE

SATURDAY 22 & 29 SEPTEMBER also SUNDAY 23 & 30 Terry Hartga, Sue Hartga and Marian Murphy An exhibition of textiles, photographic and print images making apparently ordinary objects and artefacts suddenly less ordinary! Ground floor access for wheelchairs only Details: Sat: 10am-4pm, Sun: 11am-4pm; Sycamore House, 43 Kneesworth Street (#9)

Art Exhibition - FREE

FRIDAY 28 & SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER Curwens Art Gallery Featuring local artists Sylvia Jordan, Susan Levy and Tracey Stressing. Curwens is also supporting the first RAS Young Artist Awards 2018, providing the winner with a two-month solo exhibition in January 2019.  www.curwens.co.uk Wheelchair access with assistance Fri: 9am-5pm Sat: 2pm-4pm, Curwens Solicitors & Art Gallery (#7)

Autumn Art Exhibition - FREE

FRIDAY 28 (PREVIEW) SATURDAY 29 & SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER Royston Arts Society The biggest, most diverse art exhibition in Royston's creative calendar just got better! Come and see award-winning youth art from our first ever Young RAS event, 400+ pieces by amateur and professional RAS artists, and bid on the painting behind the Festival’s programme cover. All local art. All affordable prices! www.roystonarts.org.uk Ramp access and wheelchair access. Disabled toilet Details: Fri: 8pm-10pm, Sat & Sun: 10am-5pm, Royston Town Hall (#12)

The Royston Fringe Art Exhibition and Junior Artist Competition - FREE

SATURDAY 29 & SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER The Royston Fringe This exhibition is open to anyone who would like to enter their own original artwork and see it displayed in the gallery. On display will be works of art in various media including paintings, photographs and models. The Junior Artist competition is open to all children and students up to and including 16-year-olds on the theme of “Voyages of Discovery”. Prizes will be presented to winners on Sunday 30th September at 4:45pm. Further details and entry forms: www.royston-methodist.org.uk. Entries must be delivered to the Methodist Church hall on Friday 28th September, between 8am and 10am, and all pictures must be collected from the hall on Sunday 30th Sept between 5pm and 6pm. Wheelchair access, disabled toilet and loop system available Details: Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 11am-5pm, Royston Methodist Church (#6) www.royston-methodist.org.uk (Catalogues will be on sale at 50p)

Middle Schools Art Exhibition - FREE

SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER Royston and District Museum See brilliant artwork by pupils from Roysia and Greneway Schools. Ramp access at front entrance. No step-free access to upper level Details: 10am-5pm, Royston and District Museum (#8) www.roystonmuseum.org.uk

Photographic Exhibition – Voyages of Discovery - FREE

SATURDAY 29 & 30 SEPTEMBER Royston Photographic Society Look at life through the lens – there is something for everyone from amazing travel destinations to remarkable wildlife and much more! This exhibition is on the theme "Voyages of Discovery", as members of Royston Photographic Society have used their creativity and skill to produce an eye-catching and professional display of photographs. www.roystonphotographicsociety.co.uk Ramp access and wheelchair access. Lift to Hardwicke Hall Details: Sat: 10:30pm-5:30pm, Sun: 10:30pm-5pm, @ Royston Town Hall (Upstairs)