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 »

Saturday 29th June 2019, 2pm – 5pm Romsey Abbey South Garth, £1 admission (under 16s free) Join us for: Refreshments – Teas and homemade cakes; Pimms Children’s activities – face painting; games; puppet show Stalls – books; cakes; plants Entertainment – Middle Wallop Military Wives Choir; Hand in Hand Puppet Team; Romsey Ukulele Group  More »

The social committee is now taking bookings for the Churches of the Test Valley minibus tour on Monday 15th July 2019. There are still a few places available. Sign up at coffee or see posters for more details or contact the parish office. The ‘Fun and Games’ events run by the Social Committee will resume in October 2019.More »

Tuesday 11th June, 1pm We welcome Richard Edwards (baritone) accompanied by Gilly Slot (piano). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 11th June: Henry Purcell             1659 – 1695 Music for a While Robert Schumann    1810 – 1856 Liederkreis  op 39 In der Fremde Intermezzo Waldesgesprach Die Stille Mondnacht Some religious songs King David – Herbert Howells Queen of Heaven – Thomas Dunhill I wonder as I wander – Britten arrangement  Ivor Gurney               1890 – 1937 Under the Greenwood Tree Tears Spring Gerald Finzi              1901 – 1956 (from I Said to Love) I need not go At Middle-field gate inMore »

Join Churches Together in Romsey on Sunday 26th May 2019 for a 6-mile Prayer Walk around the parish boundary to focus on our Environmental footprint. A 2pm start at the Abbey United Reformed Church (the church by the arch). Refreshments provided half-way at St Swithun’s and at the end in Romsey Abbey Church Rooms at approx. 5.30pm. There is also the opportunity to stay for our Choral Evensong service followed by a procession to bless the fields. If possible please notify Margaret How if you are walking – margaret.how@talktalk.net  More »

Tuesday 11th to Sunday 23rd June Exhibition by Hampshire Calligraphers: ‘Inspired by Books’, held in St Lawrence’s Chapel, Romsey Abbey. Entry Free. Access subject to services. There will be a gilding and calligraphy demonstration on Friday 21st June approx. 11am – 12.30pm (this is a change to the previously advertised date). For more information visit www.hampshirecalligraphers.co.ukMore »

Tuesday 14th May 2019, 1pm Capriccio – Violin: Sylvia Barry & Piano: Marilyn Childs A varied programme, which ranges from baroque, through the romantic era, to modern day jazz and film music.   Theme: Jeeves and Wooster – Ann Dudley Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuit (Opus 15) – Edward Elgar April Showers – Music Louis Silvers, Lyrics B.G. De Sylva Autumn Leaves – Music Joseph Kosma, Lyrics Jacques Prévert Adagio in G Minor – Tomaso Albinoni/ Remo Giazotto Theme: Ladies in Lavender – Nigel Hess Swedish Dances (Book 1) Opus 63 – Max Bruch. Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free with a retiringMore »

At 10am on Friday mornings, Rhiannon Wilmott, our Children and Families worker, holds a parents and little ones bible group called ‘Grow’ at Wisdom House. Term-time only. For more information contact Rhiannon – rhiannon.wilmott@romseyabbey.org.uk  More »

Tuesday 7th May 2019, 1pm Rebecca White – Mezzo-soprano and Claire Tester – piano A programme including Mozart, Handel, and Puccini. See below. Mozart   Voi Che Sapete Frank   Panis Angelicus Handel   Lascia Ch’io Pianga Mozart   Das Veilchen Schubert   Ave Maria Barber   Sure on this Shining Night Mozart   Als Luise die Briefe Wolf   Das Verlassene Magdlein Arne   When Daisies Pied Puccini   O Mio Babbino Caro Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free with a retiring collection for friends of Romsey Abbey Music. All welcome.More »

At 10am on Friday mornings at Wisdom House, join Rhiannon Wilmott for parents and little one’s bible group. Term-time only. Some meetings may take place elsewhere. For more information please contact rhiannon.wilmott@romseyabbey.org.uk.More »