Tuesday 22nd May to Sunday 3rd June 2018 inclusive, St Lawrence’s Chapel Work by Hampshire Calligraphers, with a ‘Landscape’ theme, will be on display in St Lawrence’s Chapel, Romsey Abbey. We are delighted that some of their members will provide a demonstration of calligraphy and traditional gilding on Saturday 26th May 10.30am – 12.30pm. Access to the exhibition is free.    More »

Saturday 23rd June 1pm – 5pm, Woodley Green, Romsey Volunteers are urgently needed for face-painting, BBQ, bouncy castle and providing cakes on the day. Please contact Margaret How (margaret.how@talktalk.net) to help.More »

Cheese & Wine Evening – Thursday 14th June 2018 meet at 7pm for 7.30pm start Romsey Abbey Church Rooms, tickets £10 to include a glass of wine. If you love cheese or are interested in hearing from a local producer, this event is for you! The New Abbey Social Committee is delighted to welcome Mike Smales of Lyburn Cheese, to talk about cheese production at his farm. The ticket price includes a glass of wine to enjoy while you try some cheese samples. There will also be an opportunity to purchase from the range of Lyburn cheese (prices from £2.50 upwards). The evening will also includeMore »

Tuesday 22nd May – Sunday 3rd June 2018 Be sure to visit the ‘Landscape’ exhibition by Hampshire Calligraphers in St Lawrence’s Chapel which is running between the above dates. On Saturday 26th May between 10.30am – 12.30pm this will also include a demonstration of calligraphy and traditional gilding by two Hampshire Calligraphers. Link to Hampshire Calligraphers Poster All welcome.More »

Pub Walk – Monday 14th May 2018 meet at 9.45am for 10am start The Hatchet Inn, Sherfield English. Walk, approximately 4 miles and lunch at the pub. Tickets £10 include a Ploughman’s lunch and drink. The walk is a little challenging including stiles, mud … Tickets on sale after 10am Abbey Sunday Service at coffee or pay online or by cheque. Events and payment details here.  More »

Parish Visitors Meeting, Thursday 3rd May 2018 7.30pm Church Rooms Please contact Revd Jill Aussant or Revd Paul Hollingworth for more information or in case of queries.More »

Wednesday 9th May 7.30pm, Church Rooms The Children’s Society Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Box Holders Meeting will welcome Jessica Meale, Regional Relationship Manager to talk about ‘Changing the way we work’. If you have a box and it has not already been opened this year please bring it with you. This will the last AGM in the current format, please come and find out more! All are welcome, whether you are a box-holder or not. Free light refreshments included.More »

Sunday 6th May 2018 2.15pm – c.5.30pm Join us for a 6-mile walk around the Parish boundaries, starting at the United Reformed Church off Romsey Market Place, with refreshments en-route at St Swithun’s Church, Crampmoor. The walk ends at Romsey Abbey in time for light refreshments and Choral Evensong (6.30pm). Book your place via e: environment@romseyabbey.org.uk t: 07545 889572 Free A Churches Together in Romsey and Romsey Abbey Environment Group event  More »

The new Social Committee was formed in November last year, to offer all members of the Abbey, including the Friends of Romsey Abbey, a varied and interesting programme of events. They are especially keen to offer opportunities that will also appeal to our families and children, so look out for more details on the Abbey Open Day and Summer Garden Party later in the year. The Social Committee is headed up by Janet Wallace and Ken Gibson, supported by Adrienne Mordan, Dick Hewitt, Jane Horne, Jane Hargreaves, Paul Quinnell, Mark Glover, Stephanie James, Nicola Swinerton and Rhiannon Wilmott. Details about forthcoming events and how toMore »

This Sunday, 15th April, is the last opportunity to buy tickets after the 10am service for the Social Committee’s first event ‘Talks with Puddings’. The event takes place on Thursday 19th April at 7.30pm in the Abbey Church Rooms as Jane Horne will update us on her recent visit to Uganda and Mark Glover will talk about his experiences with Vision Aid. During the interval, delicious homemade puddings will be served. Tickets cost £6. The current programme of events is shown here.  More »