Royston community enjoys marvellous May Fayre

PUBLISHED: 18:33 09 May 2018

Seven-year-old Olivia Cook on the Angry Birds bungie jump. Picture: Clive Porter

Seven-year-old Olivia Cook on the Angry Birds bungie jump. Picture: Clive Porter

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The community basked in glorious early summer sunshine at this year’s May Fayre, which took place at Royston’s Priory Memorial Gardens on bank holiday Monday.

Crowds packed into Royston town centre for the fayre. Picture: Clive PorterCrowds packed into Royston town centre for the fayre. Picture: Clive Porter

There was plenty going on at the fayre – from stalls selling cakes and crafts, to musical entertainment and a dog show organised by Royston Veterinary Centre.

Across the road at the town hall car park, there was an historical vehicle show organised by The Rotary Club of Royston, which had many eye-catching exhibits to see.

The climbing wall. Picture: Clive PorterThe climbing wall. Picture: Clive Porter

No.3 Royston craft shop owner Laura Whitford, who attended the fayre ahead of national initative Yarn Shop Day which takes place this Saturday, told the Crow: “It was such a lovely afternoon with stalls from all aspects of Royston life.

“Thanks to the town council for arranging such a great event!”

Reuben, aged 11 months, with his owner Libby Woodley. Picture: Clive PorterReuben, aged 11 months, with his owner Libby Woodley. Picture: Clive Porter

The fayre is a highlight of the Royston calendar, and was sponsored by Royston Town Council and the Rotary club.

For more information about either go to www.roystontowncouncil.gov.uk and www.roystonrotary.com.

Si Holder making final adjustments to his 1926 Austin Chummy. Picture: Clive PorterSi Holder making final adjustments to his 1926 Austin Chummy. Picture: Clive Porter

Royston Town Band. Picture: Clive PorterRoyston Town Band. Picture: Clive Porter

The Punch and Judy Show. Picture: Clive PorterThe Punch and Judy Show. Picture: Clive Porter

Richard Brooke Powell spoke about Lyme Disease. Picture: Clive PorterRichard Brooke Powell spoke about Lyme Disease. Picture: Clive Porter

St John Ambulance at the fayre. Picture: Clive PorterSt John Ambulance at the fayre. Picture: Clive Porter

Seven-year-old Olivia Cook on the Angry Birds bungie jump. Picture: Clive PorterSeven-year-old Olivia Cook on the Angry Birds bungie jump. Picture: Clive Porter

Elliott Hall of The Raptor Foundation with a harris hawk called Gem. Picture: Clive PorterElliott Hall of The Raptor Foundation with a harris hawk called Gem. Picture: Clive Porter

This 1959 Cadillac belongs to Martin Gilby from Ware. Picture: Clive PorterThis 1959 Cadillac belongs to Martin Gilby from Ware. Picture: Clive Porter

Steve Jones from Enfield gives his 1978 5.7 V8  Corvette Stingray, which was imported from Canada two years ago, a final polish up before the judging. Picture: Clive PorterSteve Jones from Enfield gives his 1978 5.7 V8 Corvette Stingray, which was imported from Canada two years ago, a final polish up before the judging. Picture: Clive Porter

The unique Kelly three wheeler housing a Citroen 2CV engine - which was designed and built in five years by Jenny and Peter Kelly. Picture: Clive PorterThe unique Kelly three wheeler housing a Citroen 2CV engine - which was designed and built in five years by Jenny and Peter Kelly. Picture: Clive Porter

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