Above – The Friends Canal trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal, from Bradford-on-Avon to Bath, April 2018
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 2018:
Friday 16th March: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Thursday 10th April: A cruise on the Kennet & Avon Canal, from Bradford-on-Avon to Bath
Friday 18th May: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Tuesday 5th June: Trip to Hampton Court Palace
Thursday 7th June: FRA Annual general Meeting in the Church Rooms. 7.30pm. All members welcome
Friday 2oth July: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome.
Tuesday 7th August: Trip to the Weald and Downland Museum, Singleton
Friday 21st September: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome.
Thursday 13th September: A day-trip to The Vyne (with Tudor Chapel) and the Sandham Memorial Chapel
Tuesday 2nd October: FRA Annual Dinner at The White Horse 7.00 for 7.30pm
Friday 16th November: Coffee morning in the Town Hall. 10am – 11.45am. Members and non-members all welcome
Saturday 1st December: Abbey Christmas Fair, including Tombola Stall run by FRA. In Crosfield Hall 10am – 2pm. All members welcome to donate bottles and support the fair
Saturday 8th December: Trip to the Mill Theatre at Sonning
Learn more about the Friends at www.romseyabbeyfriends.org.