Record crowd enjoys Royston Open Secrets 2014

08:54 14 June 2014

Royston Open Secrets: Andy Boughton of AMB Stonemasonary with a special carving he made for the exhibition

Royston Open Secrets: Andy Boughton of AMB Stonemasonary with a special carving he made for the exhibition

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A record crowd saw Royston’s best business and community secrets on display last weekend.

Linda Turner Chair of Royston Open Secrets, The Royston town centre manager Geraint Burnell 
Chair of North Herts District Council Tricia Cowley
Royston Town Mayor Victoria Hulstrom-AllenLinda Turner Chair of Royston Open Secrets, The Royston town centre manager Geraint Burnell Chair of North Herts District Council Tricia Cowley Royston Town Mayor Victoria Hulstrom-Allen

The Royston Open Secrets exhibition at Therfield Heath on Sunday saw residents flock to see stands and displays from a variety of businesses, charities and community groups.

Organiser Linda Turner said: “I was thrilled and delighted to have another successful event.

“It was just amazing to see so many people on The Heath relaxing in 
the warm weather and enjoying themselves. Royston Open Secrets is now in its sixth year. Its primary focus is to provide an event which enables local businesses and community organisations in Royston and surrounding villages to showcase themselves to the residents of our wonderful town.”

The main exhibition was held in a grand marquee, while outside a classic car show and various other displays took place.

Royston Open Secrets: THe choir and band from The Meridian SchoolRoyston Open Secrets: THe choir and band from The Meridian School

A ‘best dressed stand’ competition was held, and judge Cllr Trisha Cowley, from North Herts District Council, awarded first prize to Post Your Parcels.

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