Martial Arts expert does splits during fun-filled day at Royston Museum

PUBLISHED: 09:21 05 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:40 05 August 2016

Glen Stanway, founder of GMax Academy.

Glen Stanway, founder of GMax Academy.


Saturday was a busy day at Royston Museum – culminating in a martial arts expert doing the splits for visitors.

Museum assistant Jenny Benton with Steve Kilford and Brian Pepper from Royston Bowls Club and Glen Stanway.Museum assistant Jenny Benton with Steve Kilford and Brian Pepper from Royston Bowls Club and Glen Stanway.

The day started with family lino printing in the morning, led by local artist Liz Beardwell.

The kids enjoyed inking up the lino prints and then having a go at winding the printing press in and pulling the lever to create their print designs.

Jenny Benton.Jenny Benton.

The printing press was used to print the first Royston Crow back in 1855.

In the afternoon, museum assistant Jenny Benton launched the new community cabinet display, called Sport in Royston – with help from a couple of the clubs who had contributed to it.

Kathryn AnthonyKathryn Anthony

One of the highlights was when Glen Stanway, founder of martial arts school GMax Academy – led a martial arts demonstration in the courtyard.

To find out more about Glen’s academy, visit the website at


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