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The Royston Royal British Legion Mill Rd, Royston SG8 7AE
7:30 for 8pm start and 11pm finish

BOOK NOW ONLINE £12 (get £3 discount) email Lesley
otherwise you are super welcome at £15 on the door
Coming to Royston 27th October a Concert Featuring …
John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman‘s ‘Your Song’ concert
celebrating the music and lyrics of
Elton John and Bernie Taupin

This is not a tribute, so no dressing up, no miming and no backing tracks. Just two consummate Professionals celebrating amazing, timeless songs performed from the heart with passion and musical excellence.

Significant News for 2024

I am writing to announce an exciting transition at Royston LIVE.
Joining the team to share the running of the club are Bryan Causton, Penni Mclaren Walker, Guido M Rincon and Jeremy Harmer.
Lesley will be continuing to look after ticketing, keep the books and do the banking.
Mark Gamon and myself (Chris Walls) will be stepping back a little to share the planning of our 2024 future events. Which will be (initially) on the LAST FRIDAY of EVERY month at The British Legion Mill Rd

All such clubs are still struggling to recover from the effects of two years of lockdown. But with the contacts, experience, skills and fresh ideas from Bryan, Penni, Guido and Jeremy we are hoping to increase audience sizes and build Royston LIVE even bigger and better in the new year.

Those wanting to be considered for spots in future events
should now drop an email to a NEW EMAIL ADDRESS … If not already a friend of the club it is always best to include some video if possible.

Our Next Event

Friday 13th October

At The Royal British Legion
7:30 for 8pm to 11pm
£7 pre-booked tickets CLICK HERE
£10 cash or card on the door


The Larks … Chris and Liz with their own material honed at one festival after another this year The Larks, Liz Miller and Chris Wilbraham, a duo based near Bury St Edmunds, use guitar and mandolin to compliment their voices, as they call on a wide range of influences and experiences to entertain their audiences.
Their original songs can be populated by mermaids, nightingales and vampires and have been known to describe a lifeboat disaster or warn of climate change

Blue Sky Acoustic Duo …
Rob and Jules are rapidly making a name for themselves playing gigs around local hostelries with unusual and passionate covers

Mike Excell … And excel he does as an award-winning local singer-songwriter, a regular at folk clubs around Herts, resident singer at Hitchin Folk Club.

Bill Tarran … Co host of Bishop Stortford Acoustic Club and good friend of our club who chooses wonderful covers and makes them his own.

Our FULL Programme for 2023
It is all here on our
‘What’s On’ page

With video examples of every artist on our programme

Covid 19

We are offering contactless payment and social distancing, sitting in groups around tables, in our large airy hall with mechanical ventilation.
There are screens at the bar.


We are now taking advance bookings for all our events at the discount saving you £3 per seat..
Lesley is hosting this service personally by email and will advise you how to pay either by Paypal or direct bank transfer to the clubs account. Email Lesley

Our NEW Venue

The Royston Royal British Legion Mill Rd, Royston SG8 7AE

Large stage
Social distancing with our own bar
Full range of drinks available at any time

The Royston Royal British Legion Mill Rd, Royston SG8 7AE

We have been welcomed on the Second and Last Friday of every month … 7:30 for 8pm start and 11pm finish

The British Legion provides us with …
Our own entrance and reception
Capacity for 100 socially distanced in groups at tables
A ‘proper good’ stage and lighting
Our own Bar and bar staff serving us at any time throughout the evening
With on tap … Lagers, Guinness, John Smiths, IPA and a Guest Ale …
… plus the usual softs, spirits and wines
Snacks but not cooked food are also available

Car parking at The British Legion … is not obvious but (Our Survey Says) …
There are regularly about 20 spaces in Mill Rd, Queens Rd, Stamford Rd and Lumen Rd
(these are only restricted 10am to 11 am so NOT RESTRICTED when we will be there)
Additionally in Lumen Rd there are a number of unrestricted car parks with capacity for about 45 cars
Furthermore … The King James Wall, Royston’s civic car park, is FREE OF CHARGE after 3pm and is about 10 mins walk away with ample capacity.

More Detail … to help you find our venue and all about us on our ‘About’ page

Our Mission

Royston LIVE (Folk Club) is a constituted  “Not for Profit” Organisation with a committee of volunteers. Its aim is to help build a friendship community for those who like to regularly gather together and enjoy listening to live music with those that enjoy playing live music.

The breadth of musical genre that we embrace is wide, but predominantly acoustic, but does not preclude electric guitar and bass, keyboards, or percussion.  It includes “All Roots” and the full spectrum of Folk, Jazz, Blues, Ragtime, Protest, Story telling, Sung and Spoken as well as contemporary composers and song writers who work in these genres. We encourage diversity and we especially encourage young musicians.

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