What's on inRoyston


Welcome to Royston

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Royston - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Royston to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Royston

06
DEC
Rod Stewart
First Direct Arena

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
The Bridge - Jasdeep Singh Degun
The Venue Leeds College Of Music

A uniquely co‐commissioned Sitar Concerto brings together two prominent styles of Classical music. Scored for sitar and strings this debut performance of The Bridge explores the nature of the Indian solo instrument in a new context stretching the themes of Raag Taal…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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08
DEC
Light Up A Life 2016
Barnsley Hospice

At this time of year Christmas holds warm memories of people we love.Barnsley Hospice would like to invite you to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one as a gift in honour of a friend or relative.Our Christmas trees in…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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08
DEC
The Coral
O2 Academy Leeds

Hailing from the Wirral Peninsula in the 1960s 'The Coral' are a band that has been describes as a mix of country with psychedelic folk rock. They were nominated for a 2002 'Mercury Music Prize'…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Manford's Comedy Club
Lamproom Theatre

The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 200075
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09
DEC
Madness
Sheffield Arena

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
The Overtones
Sheffield City Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Christmas Star Workshop
The Cooper Gallery

Enjoy creating some festive accessories for your Christmas table. You will be working with small metal stars and copper wire to embellish gift tags make napkin rings wine glass charms and other decorative items. The artist will instruct you in techniques such…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
DEC
Festive Christmas Baking for Adults
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make tasty treats such as mince pies and chocolate truffles for your Christmas parties. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine as you bake to get you in the festive spirit1pm ‐ 3pm£15…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Friends of Cannon Hall Victorian Craft Fair
Cannon Hall Museum

Find unique Christmas gifts at this festive craft fair. There will be lots to see ranging from locally made arts to beautiful crafts.11am 4pmFree admissionTo book a stall contact: cannonhallfriendsgmail.com…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Make Hand Print Christmas Tree Wreaths
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Drop into the visitor centre and create your own decoration to display at home.Drop in and make Hand Print Christmas Tree WreathsFree drop in session suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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10
DEC
Santa's Workshop at Workshop
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Get little ones excited for Christmas with a visit to the award winning Santa experience at Worsbrough Mill. Its the perfect way to start the festive season.Children can write a letter to Father Christmas take a peek inside the workshop where the…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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11
DEC
Children's Festive Christmas Baking
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make homemade festive biscuits and mini fondant Christmas puddings. Age range 51pm 3pm£9.95 per personPre‐booking essential limited spaces availableBook online now at shop.barnsley‐museums.com…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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11
DEC
Elsecar and the 1795 Newcomen Engine
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join our guides for a fascinating guided tour. Discover what it meant to live and work in the Earls village of iron and coal. Imagine the power of the furnaces the bravery of our miners and grand splendour of Royal visits. The…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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12
DEC
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
Sheffield City Hall

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at Sheffield City Hall in Sheffield on Monday 12 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
The Fratellis
O2 Academy Leeds

Meeting while working together at a travelling fairground and naming themselves The Fratellis which is Italian for brothers and not a Goonies reference they claim is the romantic start of one of Scotland's most interesting…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Sparkling Wine and Champagne Tasting in Sheffield
The Sheffield Tap, S1 2BP

We all enjoy a glass of fizz to celebrate birthdays Christmas weddings or just the fact that spring is here Tonight we will give you the chance to taste six beautiful sparkling wines and compare them side by side.... Will you be…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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14
DEC
Disney On Ice Frozen
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Disney On Ice Frozen at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield in Sheffield on Wednesday 14 December 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
DEC
Christmas Dinner Disco
Halifax Hall Hotel

Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations on Friday 16th December 2016.Feast on a three course meal then dance the night away with our resident DJ until midnight for only £35.00 per personPre‐booking…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01142 228810
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15
DEC
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Leeds Minster

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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15
DEC
Super Furry Animals
O2 Academy Leeds

Super Furry Animals at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 15 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Dinner Disco
Halifax Hall Hotel

Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations on Friday 16th December 2016.Feast on a three course meal then dance the night away with our resident DJ until midnight for only £35.00 per personPre‐booking…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01142 228810
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16
DEC
Andr Rieu
First Direct Arena

Andr Rieu at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 16 December 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
DEC
Christmas Cheers! - SHEFFIELD
Theatre Delicatessen Sheffield

The Bailey Dolls are a 1940s style vocal trio who adore vintage harmonies swinging rhythms and a dash of old‐fashioned humour Join us for some Christmas Cheers this glorious season accompanied by our three‐piece band.Rita Kitty and Vi bring you a little…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07479 517277
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17
DEC
Christmas Dinner Disco Party Night
Halifax Hall

Whether you will be arranging a big office party or your family celebration we will be here to make your festive season.Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations. Feast on a three course…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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17
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Christmas Crackers
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Christmas Crackers on Saturday 17 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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17
DEC
Haze Christmas Concert
Shakespeare's

Classic rockers Haze returned in 2013 with a new studio CD of original songs; The Last Battle features 14 new recordings by the classic Haze line‐up of the McMahon brothers and Paul Chisnell with sisters Cat & Ceri Ashton adding strings &…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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17
DEC
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Victoria Hall

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01246 230474
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17
DEC
Kula Shaker
O2 Academy Leeds

Kula Shaker at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 17 December 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Status Quo
First Direct Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Savour the poignant atmosphere of this fully furnished Victorian country house with its original contents carefully conserved by English Heritage. There are over 30 rooms on view ranging from the faded grandeur of the sumptuous reception rooms to the cluttered remains of the fascinating servants wing with…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway is made up of a group of volunteers committed to the preservation, restoration and expansion of a preserved railway in South Yorkshire. EHR Volunteers carry out all duties on the railway, from driving the engines to maintaining the track.The Railway operates trains on Sundays…

Barnsley Bowl

Bowling at Barnsley Bowl in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on for opening times and entrance costs.…

Barnsley Golf Club

Barnsley Golf Club ‐ golf course in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01226 382856 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Barnsley Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 668111 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Breaks Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at Breaks Snooker in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 796167 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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