On Sunday 25th March at 6:30pm, there will be a performance of Pergolesi’s iconic Stabat Mater. The music is offered as part of a Holy Week meditation and is directed by George Richford and performed by soloists, Romsey Abbey Choir and Baroque soloists from Romsey Sinfonietta. The soloists include Romsey resident Gaëlle Meguerdidjian and Chris Pilgrim from Chichester. The senior girl Choristers join with the adults of Romsey Abbey choir to sing Maurice Greene’s lent anthem ‘Lord, let me know mine end’ on string instruments at its original pitch and speed. The music is performed on baroque instruments. Entry is free with a retiring collection,More »

The Parish Environment Group are running ‘upcycling workshops’ during November 2017 in the Abbey Church Rooms. Tuesday 7th November 7pm – 9pm Saturday 11th November 9am – 1pm Tuesday 14th November 7pm – 9pm Wednesday 22nd November 7pm – 9pm Breathe new life into old household objects or make gifts to take home or to donate to the Abbey Christmas Fair. Please bring your own small items to upcycle (objects, recyclables, curiosities etc.) or just come along and help others. Some tools, paints and decorative materials provided.More »

Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 7.30pm – ‘What will happen the day after tomorrow?’ the ocean / climate change / Christianity. The Romsey Abbey Environment Group present a scientific talk and discussion of how Christians might respond to climate change issues. We are delighted to welcome Professor Meric Srokosz from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. The film ‘The day after tomorrow’ imagines the consequences for weather and climate if the Gulf Stream stopped. Might it happen? How would we know? What would the real consequences be? What should our reaction be? Free with retiring collection.More »

Romsey Deanery Pre-Advent Course will take place on Wednesdays in November 2017: 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. At Poppies, Choice Plants, Timsbury, SO51 0NB. Plenty of parking available. There will be input, discussion, interaction, refreshments and fun. Join with church members from across the Deanery to share and learn about ‘How to be a Christian here and now’. Advance indication of numbers would be helpful: please email Braishfieldbenefice@gmail.comMore »

NEW! On Mondays 10am – 11am during term-time at Woodley Scout Hut. Join our Children & Families Worker – Rhiannon Willmott for singing…stories…refreshments. All welcome. For more information please contact Rhiannon (email: rhiannon.wilmott@romseyabbey.org.uk) or the Parish Office (tel: 01794 513125 or email: parishoffice@romseyabbey.org.uk)  More »

Friday 6th October 2017 Doors Open 6.30pm, Show 7pm. Presented by Heather Parsons. Tickets £10 (includes a glass of wine) available from Bradbeers, Jane Scarth House, Romsey Visitor Information Centre. Great opportunity for fashion..shopping..catwalk show and to support Jane Scarth House.More »

Saturday 30th September 2017, 10am – 2pm Free event in the South Garth at Romsey Abbey. Romsey Abbey Environment Group and Transition Town Romsey will be bringing an apple press. Bring your own apples (and containers for the juice). Apple falls suitable. For more details contact Pamela@shadow26.plus.com / 01794 501605.More »

Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services will be holding a ‘Faces of You’ exhibition in St Lawrence’s Chapel from 5th to 22nd September 2017. This free photographic exhibition aims to raise awareness about suicide.More »

On 8th September at 7.30pm in the Church Rooms, Mark Glover will give a talk about his planned trip to Zambia with Vision Aid Overseas. All are welcome. If you have any unwanted glasses please place them in the box under the Mission Table by the Abbey’s South Door.More »

Saturday 19th August 2017 South Garth at the Abbey 10am – 3pm Free event with activities and stalls and information Romsey Abbey’s Environment Group plan to recognise World Honey Bee Day, with both activities and information to raise awareness about how to protect bees. Hosted outside in the Abbey’s South Garth from 10am to 3pm, there will be free activities including face painting, build-a-bee house, local bee keepers and stalls selling bee related products. Anyone interested in getting involved please contact the Abbey’s Parish Office parishoffice@romseyabbey.org.ok or phone 01794 513125.More »