As we prepare to say goodbye to Assistant Curate, Revd David Potterton, his final service at the Abbey will be the 10am Sung Eucharist on Sunday 29th July 2018. Following the service, there is a Hog Roast in the South Garth, for which tickets are required. All are welcome to join us at this service as we celebrate and give thanks for David’s ministry.More »

Friday 20th July 7.30pm Tickets can be purchased from either the Romsey Tourist Information Centre or on the door – £10 for adults ( £5 for U18s ) For more details contact md@romseyyouthchoir.org.ukMore »

Garden Party – Sunday 2nd September 2018 2pm – 5pm Romsey Abbey South Garth, tickets £5 (£15 family) to include cream tea and burger/banger. A lovely opportunity to socialise in the Abbey’s South Garth, with entertainment, games, face painting, Pimms, Flack Manor beer and more. Extend an invitation to parents, friends, grandchildren and neighbours to this family Social Committee event which will be their major fundraising event of the year. All in aid of Abbey funds. Tickets will be on sale during coffee, after 10am Abbey Sunday Services or pay online or by cheque. Events and payment details here. Nearer the time we would appreciateMore »

Please find details below of our Tuesday Lunchtime Recital series for Summer 2018. The full programme is being finalised, so please do check back for updates. All recitals start at 1.10pm and last for approx 30-40 minutes. Entry is free and there is a retiring collection. You are very welcome to join us! Tuesday 3rd July – Duncan Honeybourne – Spinet Tuesday 10th July – Simon Earl (Director of Music at Christchurch Priory) – Organ Tuesday 17th July – No Lunchtime Recital this week! Tuesday 24th July – Erin Field – Soprano Tuesday 31st July — Duo Dolcissimo – Piano and Oboe Tuesday 7th AugustMore »

Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 1.10pm We welcome Duncan Honeybourne, playing a programme of English keyboard Music on the spinet. Join us for approx 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. All welcome. Programme: William Byrd  – Pavane and Galliard Fantasy (from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) Herbert Howells – From Lambert’s Clavichord: Twelve Pieces for Clavichord 1. Lambert’s fireside ii. Fellowe’s Delight iii. Sargents’s Fantastic Sprite iv. My Lord Sandwich’s Dreame v. Sir Hugh’s Galliard – From Howell’s Clavichord: Twenty Pieces for Clavichord or Piano 1. Goff’s Fireside ii. Patrick’s Siciliano iii. Jacob’s Brawl iv. Dart’s Saraband v. E.B.’s Fanfarando vi. Finzi’s Rest vii. Berkeley’sMore »

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 »

Thursday 5th July at 5.45pm will be the final Choral Evensong service for this term. Evening prayer will replace Choral Evensong on Thursdays during the Summer while the Choir are on holiday.More »

Sunday 8th July 11am – 4pm at St Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey, SO51 0QA A day of inspiration, innovation and education on dementia including: music workshops; table tennis; arts and crafts; face painting; admiral nurses; information stalls and more. Demfest will be launched by Sir Roy Lancaster, CBE – British plantsman, gardener, author and broadcaster. This dementia friendly family festival features information and advice from organisations who wish to make a difference to the lives of people living with dementia and their carers. Entry is free. For more details visit www.romdag.co.ukMore »

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 »