A programme of Lunchtime Recitals for Autumn 2019. We look forward to you joining us for these high-quality performances in the beautiful setting of Romsey Abbey. Recitals start at 1pm and last approximately 40 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection which supports the Friends of Romsey Abbey Music. All are welcome! Tuesday 10th September 2019, 1pm ~ Humoresque Quintet Programme – Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 – The Trout Tuesday 17th September 2019, 1pm ~ Helen Farrar – Piano www.pianist12.wixsite.com/helenfarrar Programme to be confirmed. Tuesday 24th September 2019, 1pm ~ Christopher Dew – Organ Programme to be confirmed. Additional dates to be confirmed…More »

Tuesday 16th July, 1pm We welcome members of Winchester and District Association of Organists (organ). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 16th July: Bryn Bridges Prelude on Bryn Calfaria – R Vaughan Williams David Hall Psalm Prelude Set 2 No 1 – Herbert Howells Myles Tyrrell Finale from Sonata No 1 – Josef Rheinberger Paul Isted Prelude and Fugue in D major (BWV532) – J S Bach Tim Rogerson Fidelis – Percy Whitlock War March of the Priests from Athalia – F Mendelssohn Free admission – retiring collection for Romsey Abbey Music Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. TheMore »

The next Mothers’ Union meeting will be on Tuesday 8th July 2019, at 2.15pm in the Church Rooms. Cathy Roberts will give a talk on supporting families affected by imprisonment. All are very welcome.More »

Thursday 11th July 2019, 12.30pm in the Church Rooms. £4 each. Please contact Liz Holloway on 01794 514597 to book.More »

An exhibition of wildlife photography by local primary school children, part of a national project, will be held in St Lawrence’s Chapel from 10th – 14th July 2019. The project has involved 200+ pupils from four Romsey schools. Admission free.More »

The PCC has been listening to the congregation and comments about possible futures for our parish churches. One strong request was for an additional regular contemporary service, similar in style to Way-In. With this strategic change a real possibility, the Way-In service on Sunday 21st July 2019 will be the last with that name. All are welcome to attend this last celebration Way-In service at 10am in the Church Rooms.More »

The Social Committee would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported last Saturday’s Hog Roast and Garden Party. Despite the challenges of the heat and traffic chaos, it was a lovely occasion which raised in the region of £1,000 towards Abbey funds. If you mislaid a set of car keys at the Garden Party, please speak to a churchwarden or contact the Parish Office.More »

Tuesday 9th July, 1pm We welcome Students of Farnborough Sixth Form College Music Department (assorted instruments). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 9th July: Theodore Maher – Williams – Piano Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu posth 66 Josephine Connor – Flute Rhene-Baton, Passacaille Op.35 Joshua Ruddock – Piano Brahms, Intermezzo Op. 118 Sophie Kozlowska – Clarinet and Hollie Tibbotts – Flute Saint Saens, Tarantella for Flute and Clarinet Op. 6 Sophie Kozlowska – Clarinet Stanford, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano movement I, Op.129 Edward Tomlinson – Saxophone Phil Woods, Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano movement I Hollie Tibbotts –More »

7 July: Third Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist , 10 am (Girls) Mass of St. Thomas – Thorne Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Responses – Rose Dyson in F How beautiful upon the mountains – Stainer 14 July: Fourth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Darke in F Ubi caritas – Gjeilo Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Fauxbourdons – Morley O for a closer walk with God – Stanford 21 July: Fifth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Ioannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass) – Haydn O for a closer walk with God – Stanford Evensong, 6.30 pm Noble in B minor Evening HymnMore »

Staff at Caffe Nero in Romsey and Deacon Paul Hollingworth have been fundraising for Cancer Research and have dyed their hair pink for a few weeks. They thank everyone for the exceptional support. Their target was £500. So far they have received over £1,000. If you wish to donate go online at https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/neros-goes-pink or drop in Neros and give via the charity tins.More »