Crowds flock to the square for Royston summer soul

Steve Stagg, Kayleigh Holwell, Claire Smith and Andy Holwell

Steve Stagg, Kayleigh Holwell, Claire Smith and Andy Holwell - Credit: Archant

Music festival Summer Soul to the Square returned to Royston on Saturday for the fourth time.

Claire Matthew and Morris Matthew

Claire Matthew and Morris Matthew - Credit: Archant

The event, organised by Ad Hoc Bar and Kitchen, saw Fish Hill Square come alive between midday and midnight with a whole host of entertainment.

Crowds flocked to Ad Hoc's Summer Soul to the Square event in Royston.

Crowds flocked to Ad Hoc's Summer Soul to the Square event in Royston. - Credit: Archant

The day was also an opportunity to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital thanks to public donations.

Crowds flocked to Ad Hoc's Summer Soul to the Square event in Royston.

Crowds flocked to Ad Hoc's Summer Soul to the Square event in Royston. - Credit: Archant

Ad Hoc’s general manager Jason Todd said: “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of my staff, the local residents and all the Ad Hoc patrons who made this event a tremendous success.

Leona Carter, Emma Daintrey, Tamara Vetesi and Dan Carter

Leona Carter, Emma Daintrey, Tamara Vetesi and Dan Carter - Credit: Archant

“This event could not have happened without the continued support of all the local authorities, and it was great to join forces with local businesses such as Royston Tandori and Pinkster Gin while being entertained by local Royston performers including Seasons, Hayley Faulkner, One Fat Finger, Lilly ‘n Arthur, DJ Sam Gee and, of course, DJ Mark Gomez.”


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Royston Summer Rock, featuring food, entertainment and stalls, took place on the same day and was organised by Royston Means Business.

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