GALLERY: Families enjoy Royston’s Christmas Fayre

PUBLISHED: 11:08 12 December 2013 | UPDATED: 11:36 12 December 2013

Carol singers from Greneway Middle School (Pic: Clive Porter)

Carol singers from Greneway Middle School (Pic: Clive Porter)

Archant

Christmas came to Royston with a bang on Saturday when the town’s Christmas fayre saw hundreds of people enjoy a day out to remember.

The fayre, organised by retailers’ group Royston Means Business, saw a Christmas market held in the High Street, while an ice rink was installed in the car park of the Old Bull Inn, and proved popular with skaters young and old.

Saturday also saw Royston’s mayor, Cllr Bob Smith, carry out the official switching on of the town’s Christmas lights.

Alice Barnes, of Great Fit Kit in Angel Pavement, is part of Royston Means Business and helped organise the event.

She said: “It was a brilliant day. Tickets for the ice rink completely sold out – we expected it to be popular but you’re never sure until the event actually happens how many people will turn up.

“And we had plenty of stalls selling a wide variety of gifts, food and drink. Santa was also very busy in his grotto.

“All in all it was very successful and we have had some great feedback from people who attended.”

Among the stall-holders were two young entrepreneurs from Royston. Sisters Hannah and Emma Bratton, who were selling jewellery and energy crystals.

Click on the link in the top right-hand corner to see more photos from the fayre.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Royston Crow. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Royston Crow