Royston May Fayre is festival hit yet again

Children on the climbing wall at Priory Gardens. Picture: Clive Porter.

Children on the climbing wall at Priory Gardens. Picture: Clive Porter. - Credit: Archant

The sun was shining as crowds flocked to Royston to sample the delights on offer at the annual May Fayre yesterday.

16 month old Buster, a cross bred Staffordshire from Foxton, won the Most Handsome Dog award, pictur

16 month old Buster, a cross bred Staffordshire from Foxton, won the Most Handsome Dog award, pictured with his proud owner Phillip Smouton. Picture: Clive Porter. - Credit: Archant

There was plenty of fun to be had with stalls, rides and attractions at the bank holiday Monday festival in Priory Memorial Gardens.

Punch and Judy stole children’s attention as older punters got the chance to ogle at classic cars including Danny and Jon Smith who took three years to build their Cobra kit car replica machines.

Revellers were entertained throughout the afternoon by Royston Town Band and Opus 17 Swing Band.

The event’s success was all thanks to the hard work of Royston Town Council.

The Tara Prior Dance School in Royston is celebrating 45 years of professional training to youngster

The Tara Prior Dance School in Royston is celebrating 45 years of professional training to youngsters interested in a career of dancing. Here, Stephanie Prior, who took over the School ten years ago, and Sally Bonnett one of her many helpers, tend their display of tempting home made cakes and confectionary. Picture: Clive Porter. - Credit: Archant


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North East Herts parliamentary election candidate Sir Oliver Heald tweeted: “Fantastic turnout at Royston May Fayre. Well done, Royston Town Council.”

One highlight was the novelty dog show, with 16-month-old pooch Buster from Foxton claiming the Most Handsome Dog accolade.

Danny and Jon Smith from Buntingford proudly show off their twin Dax Kit Car Cobra replicas which ea

Danny and Jon Smith from Buntingford proudly show off their twin Dax Kit Car Cobra replicas which each took three years to build. Picture: Clive Porter. - Credit: Archant

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