Please note that the Parish Office will be closed from 12 noon on Monday 15th October 2018 for the remainder of the day. The Parish Office will be open as usual from Tuesday 16th October. Parish Office opening times are: Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Email: parishoffice@romseyabbey.org.uk Phone: 01794 513125 (there is the facility to leave a message) Visit: www.romseyabbey.org.uk and select ‘contact us’More »

From this week, there will be bucket collections for the Disasters Emergency Committee who are raising money for people affected by the recent tsunami, which has left a trail of destruction in Indonesia. If you would prefer to donate online, please visit donation.dec.org.ukMore »

Sunday 7th October 2018 Please join us for an All-Age Eucharist service at 10am celebrating Harvest Thanksgiving. During the service, you are invited to offer food donations, which are collected and distributed by Romsey Foodbank within the community. This is an update from Romsey Foodbank… Thank you for supporting the local community during this season Please donate any of these items: Powdered Milk Tinned Tomatoes Tinned Spaghetti Rice Savoury Biscuits & Snacks Sponge Puddings Long Life Milk Long Life Fruit Juice Tea Bags Rice Pudding Custard Pasta Sauces Jam Marmite Honey Tins of Meat Tins of Fish Tins of Vegetables Tins of Soup We have plentyMore »

The dinosaurs are enormously popular amongst the Baby and Toddler Group, but we only have a few! In order to stop fights breaking out if you have a stash of dinosaurs at home that your children or grandchildren have outgrown, they would be gratefully received by the group. Please contact Rhiannon Wilmott ( rhiannon.wilmott@romseyabbey.org.uk / 07585 942944).More »

Saturday 22nd September 2018, 9.30am – 12 noon Help required! 10 – 12 volunteers are needed plus 3 – 4 young adults to help tidy up. If you have an interest or can help, please contact Frank Smiley (email: smileycrop@gmail.com)More »

Holloway by Kate Dowty

St Lawrence’s Chapel – Monday 3rd September – Sunday 16th September: 10am – 4pm (services permitting) Admission Free. By Design, textile artists, exhibit their work created around the theme of ‘Just One Day’. Members of the group oversee the exhibition 10am – 4pm with catalogues available to purchase. For more details about their members and opportunities to view their work, visit www.bydesigntextiles.co.uk [ Image shows a section of the quilt ‘Holloway’ by Kate Dowty ]More »

Music in Romsey organise a varied programme of concerts in Romsey Abbey each year from March to December. To support these concerts, additional helpers are needed to assist with preparation and rehearsals – i) to arrange and number chairs  – usually during the morning of the concert ii) support backstage at afternoon rehearsals If you would be interested in helping in either of these areas or wish to discuss what is involved further, please contact Liz Wagner – emw1@ntlworld.comMore »

The Deanery Pilgrimage to Florence, Siena, and Assisi will take place on 5th – 12th September 2019. Staying in good 3* – 4* hotels. Cost circa £1,000 per person. Please contact Revd Andrew Ashdown as soon as possible via andrewashdown@talktalk.net  More »

At this time of year, many of the Stewards who welcome visitors to the Abbey every day, all year round, are taking a well-earned rest. But, an extra number of visitors are also coming to the Abbey as part of their break too. Could you give a couple of hours this summer to be there for them? Please talk to Liz Wagner or contact Sheila Latimer on 01794 523120 / sheilalatimer@hotmail.com if you can help.More »

There are no Romsey Abbey Weekly Tours running on the following dates due to the Abbey being unavailable: Wednesday 27th June 2018 Wednesday 4th July 2018 Weekly Tours resume on Wednesday 11th July at 3pm with a ‘General Welcome’ tour. Whether you’re new to the area, a local or just visiting, this is a great first time tour. There’s no need to book (unless you’re a group). Tours cost £5 per person. This is part of a varied programme of specialised and general tours running weekly until 31st October 2018.More »