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 »

Sunday 22nd July 4pm – 5pm Please note the date for July’s Parish Tea has been changed from Sunday 29th July to Sunday 22nd July.More »

Each month, an audio recording of Open Door is made on tape to enable some subscribers to access the Parish Magazine (Open Door). If you can help with reading aloud, please contact Biddy Massey on 01794 278163.More »

On Sunday 1st July at the 10am service in Romsey Abbey, Nik will celebrate the Eucharist for the first time and his daughter, Emilia, will also be baptised. Following the service, there will be drinks served in the South Garth. Please join us for this special day for Nik and his family.More »

Our Verger, Neil Howe, will be leaving us on Sunday 22nd July 2018. If you would like to contribute to a leaving gift for Neil, please give donations to the Churchwardens or to the Parish Office.More »

Congratulations to Richard Frost of Mindful Employer, who has been appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Richard assisted Triangulate when they set up and has visited the Abbey many times and continues to offer support. We are delighted that his valuable work in support of mental health awareness and the workplace has been recognised.More »

Following his licensing, we have received the following message from Jonathan: Thank you to everyone who made the long journey to St Mary, Knutton, for my licensing on 16th June 2018. The coach party organised by Jane Hargreaves was so enthusiastic they arrived nearly an hour before the service! Your support was a real encouragement to me and to the people of my new Parish. I am grateful for all you have given me in Romsey and now in Knutton as a new chapter begins.More »

If you are interested in supporting a Prayer Space at Romsey Abbey Primary School on 3rd July during the school day, Chris Pritchard is holding a planning meeting at 10.30am on Tuesday 12th June. Meet at the Church Rooms.More »

The Mothers’ Union has two events in June. The Diocesan Festival Service in Winchester Cathedral on 6th June at 10.30am. Join with members from the Diocese for a service led by Dean Catherine Ogle. The annual Strawberry Tea on Tuesday 12th June, 2.30pm in the Church Rooms. Tickets £4 available from committee members. Everyone is welcome to both events.More »