The Friends of Romsey Abbey brings together people who care about the Abbey and its ministry. New members are very welcome.
Formed in 2009, the Friends aim to help fund the Abbey in its development work, including Children and Young Persons, in a fast-growing vibrant Romsey.
The Friends financial support enables the Abbey to have many additional benefits, offering enhancements for both the congregation and visitors.
Funding to Romsey Abbey in 2016:
St Anne’s Chapel – complete redecoration
Children’s and Young Persons Worker – 5-year funding programme
Youth Work Equipment
Audio Guides, TV monitors and Pop up Stands for visitors
Live Stream Broadband
Choir music and materials
Events Programme for 2017:
Friday 17th March: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Thursday 6th April: A cruise on the Kennet & Avon Canal, from Bradford-on-Avon to Bath
Friday 19th May: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Tuesday 6th June: Trip to the Swanage Railway
Sunday 25th June: Afternoon Cream Tea, 4pm in the Church Rooms
Friday 21st July: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 12 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome.
Tuesday 25th July: Churches in Test Valley incl. Ashley and Little Somborne plus, afternoon trip by minibus, with a tea stop at Annie’s Tea Rooms
Friday 15th September: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome.
Tuesday 26th September: A day-trip to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Tuesday 3rd October: FRA Annual Dinner at The White Horse 7.00 for 7.30pm
Mid November: The Mill (Theatre) at Sonning (on the River Thames) for lunch and a matinee performance!!
Friday 17th November: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Learn more about the Friends at www.romseyabbeyfriends.org.