Royston and its surroundings

Magazines for Royston & region

  • Cinema 

    The Double

    Richard Ayoade's darkly comic adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel features compelling dual performances from Jesse Eisenberg. The film's look and sound are a triumph of imagination over budget...

  • Eating Out 

    Keeping it real

    In the bad old days, street food in the UK meant a dodgy burger or kebab bought from a rusty old van. In 2014 it's more likely to be a falafel wrap or a brie-and-cranberry crepe, served from...

  • Family 

    Top 5 family festivals

    Never mind Glastonbury, take the kids to one of the best family-friendly festivals the UK has to offer. From lullaby workshops to beat boxing classes, marshmallow toasting to nettle beer dri...

  • Food and wine 

    Cooking for life

    Food is all around, to paraphrase the song lyrics. Only one generation back, food was not omnipresent. Food was associated with, and linked to, set meal times around the kitchen or dinner ta...

  • Gigs & Nightlife 

    Cara Dillon on tour

    Cara Dillon, a grounded folk star with a truly special lilting voice, previewed songs from her new album A Thousand Hearts and shared anecdotes and stories as if with friends at an intimate ...

  • Learning 

    Science of coincidences

    Have you ever bumped into a neighbour on the far side of the world or thought of a word just as it is said on the radio? The whole nature of coincidences seems very abnormal, if not paranorm...

  • Lifestyle 

    Gardening: Acid test

    Some new people have moved in around the corner from my place and are completely remodelling their garden. While I'm sad to see the trees go, they were old and getting dangerous, but what pu...

  • People 

    Queens of British poetry

    Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and national poet of Wales Gillian Clarke read their own poems to a crowded, rapt, eclectic audience as part of Cambridge Literary Festival. Crowds queued along...

  • Sports & Outdoor 

    Tour de France Countdown

    As another yellow-jerseyed Brit powers to what we hope will be the second British Tour de France victory in as many years, the sport on everybody's lips is cycling. Cambridge is gearing up t...

  • Theatre 

    Happy Days on tour

    'Happy Days - A New Musical' has all of the ingredients for a surefire hit except the songs; and an anti-hero becomes a super hero with a bad knee as 1950s Milwaukee is revisited with a bril...

  • Travel, talks and tours 

    Paddocks House, Newmarket

    The new 15 luxury bed hotel down a tree-lined avenue, just a short hop from the famous Newmarket racecourse, has a touch of modern-day Downton Abbey about it, complete with butler service, g...

  • Viewpoints 

    Living on benefits

    I'd never been ill before, beyond the usual coughs and colds and the odd dose of antibiotics, but by the third time I was admitted to hospital, I gave up hope of a quick recovery and resigne...

Featured venues for Royston


Events in & around Royston

Mon 21st April

Easter steam days, steam punk
Cambridge Museu (Cheddars Lane)
Our first steam days of 2014! There will...
Roddy woomble
Cambridge Junct (Cambridge)
The Irvine-born singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known as th...

Featured for Tue 25 Feb

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse (Cambridge) Only Lovers Left Alive

The joy of prints!
Cambridge Conte (Cambridge)
Prints highlighting a broad range of techniques, materials and su...
Organ recital for eastertide
King's College (Cambridge)
Timothy Byram-Wigfield performs Dupre's Prelude Et Fugue In B, No...

Featured for Fri 02 May

Gonville & Caius College Auditorium (Cambridge) The Hague String Trio

Easter adventure quest
English Heritag (Market Place)
Meet characters from the past with intriguing stories of times go...

Tue 22nd April

Moulettes
Cambridge Junct (Cambridge)
The band formed in Glastonbury plays orchestral progressive folk-...

Featured for Sun 04 May

Milton Country Park (Milton) Wintercomfort's Wookiee Woodland Walk

Patrick milne, rosie bowker
West Road Conce (Cambridge)
The flute and piano pairing performs a selection of classical pie...
Super duper alice cooper
Vue Cambridge (The Grafton Centre, East Road)

Featured for Thu 24 Apr

West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge) Concert pianist Angela Hewitt: Free Lecture-Recita

The amazing spider-man 2 3d
Vue Cambridge (The Grafton Centre, East Road)
Peter Parker faces fearsome new adversaries including Electro and...

Wed 23rd April

Memoir writing with jo brownin
Stapleford Gran (Stapleford)
Would you like to write about your life,...

Featured for Thu 29 May

Wood Green, Heydon Centre (Heydon) Wood Green Behind the Scenes Tour - HEYDON CENTRE

 
BBC Local News - Royston
'Oldest' barmaid's 100th birthday
A Buckinghamshire inn holds a party to mark the 100th birthday of a barmaid who still works three shifts a week.


Escaped rhea 'death threat issued'
People trying to find an escaped 2m-tall bird capable of running at 40mph say they have received a threat to kill it.


VIDEO: Warning to River Thames users
As the boating season gets under way, river users are being urged to take extra care on the Thames because of higher than usual water levels.


Walking in a poet's footsteps
Hertfordshire writer spends six months working in a Cornish poet's house.


'Facebook comments' pair reinstated
Two councillors suspended by the Labour party over alleged comments made on Facebook, which police are investigating, are reinstated.


Banks blamed for low busway figures
Bankers are to blame for Luton and Dunstable guided busway only reaching 41% of forecasted passenger numbers, the council insists.


GM plants trial given go-ahead
Hertfordshire scientists will be allowed to grow a genetically modified crop containing omega-3 fatty acids, the government says.


Tube staff plan five days of strikes
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.


£30,000 wood pot used as doorstop
Chinese pot valued at £30,000 by experts


'Heavy breather' 999 caller is dog
The canine call to emergency services

Arts & Entertainment
Sir Bob to pay tribute to Peaches
Sir Bob Geldof will pay tribute to his daughter Peaches later, as her funeral is held at the same church as where she married in Kent.

Radcliffe play wows Broadway critics
Actor Daniel Radcliffe gets five-star reviews for the Broadway production of The Cripple of Inishmaan.

Captain America holds on to top spot
Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier claims a third week at number one in North America, while Johnny Depp's latest movie falls flat.

Paolo Nutini sets 2014 sales record
Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini tops the charts with Caustic Love, which becomes the fastest-selling album of the year.

Miranda 'in Generation Game talks'
Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.

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