In view of the ongoing coronavirus restrictions, it has been decided to postpone the meeting on 14th May, which includes the AGM, to 3rd September and the outing to Windsor on 6th June to 5th September. Once the arrangements have been made for these changes, all members will be advised.
Further alterations to the programme may be required in light of the current and possible future restrictions on gatherings.
The Society organises a number of public lectures each year and all members are entitled to attend these meetings. The venue for these is Royston Town Hall, Melbourn Street, Royston SG8 7DA.
The lectures are also open to the public, on payment of a small entrance fee, currently £2.00. Visitors may use the car park accessed via King James Way.
In addition, the Society has an annual coach outing to a place of historic interest - the coach outing is open to members and non-members.
The Crown public house which stood at the Cross until road widening lead its demolition.
The Society is a non-profit making organisation whose objectives are to -
Safeguard, record and preserve the local history of Royston and the area for future generations.
Increase the level of interest and awareness of local history amongst the town’s residents.
Contribute to the growth of the Museum.
Maintain and preserve the Royston Cave for the benefit of the town.
Provide consultation on planning applications relating to the historic fabric of the town.