Royston Museum


Upcoming events


Family Felt-Making


Thursday 17th August, 10.30am - 12noon


Family friendly beginner’s workshop led by Abigail Thomas of Felt Meets Cloth you will learn about the ancient craft of creating felt from wool fibres in a fun, friendly atmosphere. By the end of the session you will have created a least one sample of flat felt each to take home.


Part of the Traditional Hertfordshire Project


£5 per person. For booking and more info contact: 01763 242587.

Family Felt-Making

Viking Day


Saturday 19th August, 10.30am - 3.30pm


Viking re-enactor group and Viking themed hands on activities and crafts to take part in.


Admission Free, £3 for craft activities.


Crafty Wednesday: Hot Wheels


Wednesday 23rd August, 10.30am - 12noon


Junk model your own fantastic vehicles, and if you’re stuck for ideas of what to make you can use old photographs from our collections as inspiration.


No need to book in advance. £3 per child.

`Hot Wheels

Max’s Marvellous Journey to the Moon


Saturday 26th August, 10am - 12noon


Come along to hear extracts from the book “Max’s Marvellous Journey to the Moon” told by the author herself, meet Professor Boggle and his talking cat, Humphrey.


Then draw some space travel pictures to accompany the book, or write your very own space travel story.


Free Admission.

Max's Marvellous Journey to the Moon

Crafty Wednesday: Tudors & Stuart Royston


Wednesday 30th August, 10.30am - 12noon


Royston is famous for having James I come to stay in the town. Step back to Tudor and Stuart times and make some crafty bits to take home including Tudor sweets, pomanders and a model of James I’s dog, Jowler.


No need to book in advance. £3 per child.

Tudors & Stuarts

Family Lino Printing


Thursday 31st August, 10.30am - 12noon


Family friendly beginner’s lino printing session led by talented local artist Liz Beardwell.


Make your own print on the 1855 Crow printing press.


£3 per person.

Family Lino Printing

Walk Around Royston


Saturday 9th September, 10.30am - 2pm


Royston Museum holds a collection of over 6,000 images of the town and its surrounding district. Come and see a small selection of these wonderful old Royston images projected in the Museum.


Showings at 10.30am, 11.30am and 2pm.


No need to book in advance.


Part of the National Heritage Open Days.


Free admission.

Walk Around Royston

Historical Crafty Kids: What Royston Did in WW1


Saturday 16th September, 10.30am - 12noon


Kids crafts themed around WWI in Royston. Learn how children raised money to help injured soldiers. Find out what the whole town did to support the war effort. Includes trail around the museum.


Celebrating the end of the What Royston Did Community Showcase display.


£3 per child. No need to book in advance.


Free admission.

What Royston Did in WW1



Past events


Half Term events

Half Term Crafty February


Elves and Fairies followed by Ruthless Romans!





The Vikings are Coming! (Viking Day)


Viking re-enactor group, plus grinding flour, making a Viking longboat, Viking style brooches and writing your name in runes.


VE Day

Stone Age Fun Day


Handle real prehistoric finds discovered locally.


Find out how our ancestors lived and have a go at all the hands-on activities on offer.