2018 Festival Update

The theme for this year’s festival is Voyages of Discovery and the committee is currently working to finalise plans which will include workshops, dancing, music, art and much more including competitions. Look out for updates and volunteering opportunities (‘Get involved) in the coming months!

Click on the image on the left for details of the Schools Cover Art Competition and then click HERE for some ideas about how you can explore or express your own ‘Voyage of Discovery’.

We  are currently accepting submissions for the 2018 festival.  Details of how to submit an entry and also on applying for seed-funding can be found on the Organise an Event page below the ‘Get Involved’ entry on the top menu – or just click on the image on the left which shows the submission (and other) deadline(s) – 27th April 2018.

Please note: the entry form has been updated from previous years,

…. and a BIG THANK YOU to anyone who voted for us in the
  scheme during January and February.

We are delighted to announce that Creative Royston has secured a grant of £1,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme following voting which took place at local stores.

Bags of Help offers community groups and projects across the UK a share of revenue generated from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. Since launching in 2015 the scheme has awarded more than £36 million across more than 7,900 local projects.  Click on the Tesco logo above for more details.

AGM Monday 5th Feb 2018

Creative Royston AGM

If you’d like to find out more about the successes of 2017 and have a peek at what’s planned for 2018, then please join us for our AGM on Monday 5th February in The Oakroom @ The Old Bull, Royston from 7.30pm for an 8.pm start. Please download the Agenda and at this stage please RSVP:  secretary@creativeroyston.org . You can also read our 2018 Annual Report below prior to the meeting where the highlights will be presented.

The AGM includes the annual election of the Officer Posts of Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary and nominations are open right up until the start of the meeting, though 24 hours prior notice to the Secretary would be very helpful.

We are actively looking for a Treasurer and you can nominate yourself now and look for a proposer and seconder on the night as you can with any of the posts up for election.

…. and please don’t forget to vote for us during February:-

Royston Arts Festival 2018 has been shortlisted for a public vote in Tesco’s #BagsofHelp initiative! Vote for us to win the top prize in store during January and February – in both Royston stores!

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores – being awarded to local community projects.

Bags of Help offers community groups and projects across the UK a share of revenue generated from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. Click on the Tesco logo above for more details.