The next Mothers’ Union meeting is on Tuesday 11th February at 2.15 pm in the Church Rooms. Revd Sue Pitkin will speak about her work as Hospital Chaplain. All welcome.More »

We are delighted to confirm that the licensing of Revd Sally Womersley will take place on Sunday 1st March 2020 at 4 pm in the Abbey. This will be a day of new beginnings as we also begin the new service pattern in the morning with the Sung Eucharist starting at 9.30 am and the All-Age service at 11.15 am. Please remember Sally in your prayers as she prepares to move and begin her new ministry with us. Everyone is welcome to attend the licensing service.More »

We are looking for a new PCC Secretary to take over after the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) on 22nd April 2020. To find out what is involved please speak to Julie Carlton or email secretary@romseyabbey.org.uk There will also be vacancies on the PCC and Deanery Synod for election at the APCM. Nomination forms are available from Julie Carlton.More »

The Parish Lunch team provide lunch on the second Thursday of each month. Due to increased demand, more help is required in all areas. Please contact Adrienne Mordan 01794 515324.More »

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The Tuesday Lunchtime Recital programme resumes on Tuesday 11th February 2020. Unless specified otherwise, Lunchtime Recitals take place on Tuesdays at 1 pm in the Abbey. Recitals last approx 40 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. Do come and enjoy high-quality performances in the beautiful surroundings of Romsey Abbey. All welcome. If you are interested in giving a recital please contact the Parish Office (parishoffice@romseyabbey.org.uk).   Tuesday 11th February 2020, 1 pm Piano-Issimo! A programme of piano music for four hands including works by Diaboli, Warlock Moszkowski, Albeniz, Dvorak, and Elgar. . Tuesday 25th February 2020, 1 pm Peter Symonds College Chamber EnsembleMore »

Change is coming …   From Sunday 1st March 2020, there will be a change to the Sunday service times at the Abbey. ⚠️   The 10 am Sung Eucharist will move to the earlier time of 9.30 am, as we begin a new weekly All-Age service in the Abbey at 11.15 am. 🙌   Refreshments, after the 9.30 am service, will continue in the Church Rooms and also in the Abbey leading to the start of the new service. ☕️   There will be another opportunity for a ‘Question and Answer’ session with Revd Thomas Wharton on Sunday 2nd February after the 10am serviceMore »

Saturday 22nd February 2020 Make your own encaustic tile at sessions running as part of our 900 Celebrations for February in ‘Your Romsey, Your Abbey, Your Crafts’ (examples shown below). Sessions start on the hour. £12 cost includes tile, glazing, and firing. Each session is limited to 6 persons. Participants should be aged 8 years+. Be prepared to get your hands dirty! Booking is strongly advised. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK: Contact Andrew Keeling – akeeling.romsey900@btinternet.com These workshops will take place on Saturday 22nd February. There will be opportunities during the day to see craft demonstrations by a stonemason, woodcarver, stained glass worker, leadMore »

Regrettably, the Lego Church session scheduled for Saturday 18th January 2020 is cancelled. If you know someone that was planning to come, please let them know. Apologies for any inconvenience.More »

‘The Calling Window’ is a new stained-glass window to be sited in St George’s Chapel, Romsey Abbey in 2020 to celebrate and commemorate the bi-centenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. The window will be dedicated at a special service in Romsey Abbey on 17th May 2020. More details about this service will follow. The artist Sophie Hacker visited Romsey Abbey early in 2019 to give a talk about the process of making the window and the symbolism included in the design. This project has been fully funded by donors. The photo by Ken Gibson shows Sophie Hacker together the window design. In an extractMore »

The next Fun and Games Social Committee event is on Thursday 16th January 2020 from 2 pm – 4 pm in the Church Rooms. Admission is free and no advance booking is required. You are welcome to bring friends and your own games. Come and enjoy tea, homemade cakes and social time.More »