Waitrose is kindly supporting the costs of the 900th Celebrations with their green token scheme during the month of January. Please remember the Abbey every time you shop in the store and be sure to collect a token and pop it in our slot!More »

Liz Hallett has a new book on sale to raise funds for the 900th Celebrations of our Norman Abbey Church in 2020. The book called ‘Romsey Abbey’s Yesterdays’ is on sale at the bookstall at £4.More »

Saturday 25th January 2020 A Burn’s Night in aid of George’s Trust is being held at Norman Court School. A wonderful evening of tradition, lovely food and dance in a country house setting with a Scottish Piper to welcome you, it really is a special evening. Dancing to Squinty McGinty, with an auction and a raffle. Tickets £50. For information contact kerry2177@gmail.com or ring 07824 905168.More »

Congratulations and thank you to everyone involved in preparing for and running the 2019 Abbey Christmas Fair on Saturday 30th November. The work began months ahead and it was great to see the Fair so well supported and such a community event.   We are absolutely delighted to report that over £5,650 was raised for Abbey funds. This event would not be possible without such generous donations… in prizes, in stall items, in offers of help and in giving of time and talent. Thanks also to our special guests including Santa, and our bellringers and Romsey Abbey Primary School for providing entertainment!   Please markMore »

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2019 Beetle Drive at St Swithun’s. 27 people attended and including some generous donations they raised a magnificent £210 towards their fundraising target.More »

Saturday 30th November 2019, 10 am – 2.30pm, Crosfield Hall. We are currently seeking donation of items for large hampers* and bottles for the Bottle Tombola. Please place donations in the labelled boxes by the Abbey’s South Door (emptied daily). (*) tins of biscuits, tins of sweets, large Christmas puddings, fruitcakes, mince pies, jars of mincemeat, jars of olives, biscuits for cheese, after dinner mints, tins of salmon, tins of ham, boxes of chocolates, Pringles, jars of pickles, chutneys, cranberry sauce, redcurrant jelly, tins of salmon, bottles of Prosecco, bottles of wine.More »

A CD featuring the senior girls of the Abbey Choir, recorded in July 2018 in St Open, Rouen entitled ‘Prieres pour Notre Dame’ with Colin Walsh playing the Cavaille-Coll organ is now available to buy priced £12. A perfect gift for Christmas with music by Dupre, Boulanger, Demessieux and Poulenc. Purchase your copies at coffee after the 10am Abbey service until Christmas.More »

Saturday 30th November 2019, 10am – 2.30pm, Crosfield Hall, Romsey. Don’t forget the Abbey Christmas Fair. This is a major fundraising event for the Abbey. Offers of help especially to set up on Friday 29th November is needed. Please contact Liz Wagner emw1@ntlworld.com if you can help in any way. We are collecting now for the various stalls. Pick up a flyer in the Abbey or check the weekly bulletin for more details. Donations can be left in the marked box by the South Door. There are boxes for books in the South Aisle. Boxes are emptied daily.More »

The Abbey collectors raised £151.79 during the annual Christian Aid street collection on Sat 5th October 2019. The Romsey Baptist Church, Methodist Church and United Reformed Church also took part and £430.77 was raised in total for Christian Aid. Thank you to all the volunteers, Christian Aid committee and everyone who supported.More »

Saturday 2nd November 2019, 2pm – 4pm, St Swithun’s, Crampmoor. St Swithun’s Beetle Drive is a fundraising event with tea and cake. Admission £5. Everyone is welcome. Please sign up at St Swithun’s or contact Romsey Parish Office.More »