The Listing Royston - March 2019

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small plant life that had survived. Some scientists Welcome to the first scene of believe that it Royston Tapestry took millions of We love dinosaurs! What years for the amazing, mind boggling, huge, rest of colourful, feathery creatures! plant life It’s no wonder young children to get (and adults) are enthralled by back to them. And one time, long ago, normal. dinosaurs walked the along It could the land where we now live! Right now, you could be sitting be that this on a spot once sat on by an iguanodon (one that was found asteroid in the South East of England is is the reason on display in Cambridge). we’re Around 66 million years ago here over half of all animals and today. The death of the plants died out. Most agree dinosaurs gave mammals a that this happened after an asteroid hit the Earth which led chance to step forward. The Royston Tapestry brings to temperatures rising. This was too much to handle for the these creatures to life through dinosaurs. Those that did cope the use of bright colours. Just with the heat then faced a lack one coral shows the skill of the stitching as well as the stitcher’s of food as other animals and eye for blending colours. plants died. This is when being small came It’s thanks to the asteroid that in handy. Small mammals were killed the dinosaurs, that this scene could be stitched at all! able to hide from the worse affects of the asteroid. They could also eat the insects or

Royston Tapestry

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Don’t Forget

To change your clocks! Daylight Saving Time Starts on Sunday, 31st March at 1am when clocks are turned forward one hour.


Come along to Melbourn FC’s quiz night. Teams of up to 6 people £5 per head. There will be a licensed bar available. All Saints Community Hall, Melbourn Saturday 2nd March, 7.30pm Stuart: 07789 468165, Simon: 07732 613555 or

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Save the Date- Royston Historical Pageant

Royston is proud to be holding a fabulous historical pageant on Sunday 7th July 2019 in the Priory Memorial Gardens. The event will include reenactors recreating scenes from the 1400s, including soldiers in armour and a medieval feast; a grand procession through the town; medieval mummers plays and dancing; a falconry display;

hog roast and much more. There’ll be something for all the family and it’s FREE so invite your friends and come along and join in the fun!

Priory Memorial Gardens Sunday 7th July

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