Royston First Umbrella Parade Trail

Take part in the Royston First Umbrella Parade Trail

This summer, Royston First are running TWO trails during the long summer holidays, to theme in with the colourful umbrellas in the town centre.

The first trail runs from 19th July to 3rd August, and the second from 16th – 31st August.

Join our Umbrella Trail to find TEN umbrellas hidden in Royston for a chance to win an amazing prize

The Umbrella Parade Trail is free to enter and open to all children aged 11 years and under.

Whilst your in town, please support our fabulous local shops and eateries.

If you need it, there’s plenty of parking in and around the town centre, including free parking after 3pm every day.

Collect an entry form

Download an entry form online or collect from various collection points in town, such as Glazed Creations, Kelly’s Kitchen, Ladds, Wellington Wise, Royston Library, or Kooky Nohmad

Download an entry form

Download and print a copy of the entry form

Terms and conditions for the Royston First Umbrella Parade Trail:

  1. The promoter of this competition is Royston First BID.
  2. The trail and competition is open to any person.
  3. Multiple entries will not be considered.
  4. This competition is not open to any person directly involved in running the competition or any relatives of the Royston First BID Committee.
  5. To enter the competition, participants must complete the A4 competition entry form – available to download from the Royston First website, or collect in-person from one of the collection points, such as Glazed Creations, Kelly’s Kitchen, Ladds, Wellington Wise, Royston Library, or Kooky Nohmad
  6. Participants must then take part in the town trail, following the map to find all ten umbrellas hidden in shop windows and complete the answers on the form.
  7. Completed entries must either be placed in the entry box at The Library (or popped through the letterbox if closed), or emailed to us at
  8. The trail and competition will run from Friday 19th July 2024 and finish at 6pm on Saturday 3rd August. Entries after this time will not be entered.
  9. A winner will be chosen at random and announced on our Royston First Facebook and Instagram pages on Saturday 10th August 2024. The winner will be contacted via phone or email.
  10. The winner will also have their photo taken for the local press and social media.
  11. Royston First BID will not accept any responsibility for late or missing entries. Entrants must supply details as required, and comply with all rules to be eligible for the prize.
  12. Royston First BID reserves the right to change or cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  13. By entering this competition, you agree to accept and be bound by these terms and conditions. 

Good luck!