Change is coming …   From Sunday 1st March 2020, there will be a change to the Sunday service times at the Abbey. ⚠️   The 10 am Sung Eucharist will move to the earlier time of 9.30 am, as we begin a new weekly All-Age service in the Abbey at 11.15 am. 🙌   Refreshments, after the 9.30 am service, will continue in the Church Rooms and also in the Abbey leading to the start of the new service. ☕️   There will be another opportunity for a ‘Question and Answer’ session with Revd Thomas Wharton on Sunday 2nd February after the 10am serviceMore »

Saturday 22nd February 2020 Make your own encaustic tile at sessions running as part of our 900 Celebrations for February in ‘Your Romsey, Your Abbey, Your Crafts’. Sessions start on the hour. £12 cost includes tile, glazing, and firing. Each session is limited to 6 persons. Participants should be aged 8 years+. Be prepared to get your hands dirty! Booking is strongly advised. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK: Contact Andrew Keeling – akeeling.romsey900@btinternet.com These workshops will take place on Saturday 22nd February. There will be opportunities during the day to see craft demonstrations by a stonemason, woodcarver, stained glass worker, lead worker, and calligraphers.More »

Regrettably, the Lego Church session scheduled for Saturday 18th January 2020 is cancelled. If you know someone that was planning to come, please let them know. Apologies for any inconvenience.More »

‘The Calling Window’ is a new stained-glass window to be sited in St George’s Chapel, Romsey Abbey in 2020 to celebrate and commemorate the bi-centenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. The window will be dedicated at a special service in Romsey Abbey on 17th May 2020. More details about this service will follow. The artist Sophie Hacker visited Romsey Abbey early in 2019 to give a talk about the process of making the window and the symbolism included in the design. This project has been fully funded by donors. The photo by Ken Gibson shows Sophie Hacker together the window design. In an extractMore »

The next Fun and Games Social Committee event is on Thursday 16th January 2020 from 2 pm – 4 pm in the Church Rooms. Admission is free and no advance booking is required. You are welcome to bring friends and your own games. Come and enjoy tea, homemade cakes and social time.More »

The Friends of Romsey Abbey hold their popular Coffee Morning on Friday 17th January 2020 at 10 am – 11.45 am in Romsey Town Hall. The Coffee Mornings are held every other month in January, March, May, July, September, and November and you can enjoy cafetiére coffee, homemade biscuits, and a raffle. Open to members and non-members.  More »

The Mothers’ Union next meets on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 2.15 pm in the Church rooms. Owing to unforeseen circumstances the meeting will not be as advertised. New branch leader Marguerite Ackroyd has stepped up to the challenge and it will be an op[portunity to get to know her better. All are welcome.More »

The Women’s Group next meets for a Games Evening on Wednesday 15th January 2020 in the Church Rooms from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Meetings start at 7.45 pm. Open to women of all ages and denominations.More »

If you received boxed jewellery or wristwatch gifts and have no use of the presentation box, these would be gratefully received for use at the Christmas Fair. Please drop these at the Parish Office or speak to Liz Holloway.More »

Romsey Foodbank started the year with a significant donation of mince pies etc. from Waitrose. After reviewing their stock they would appreciate donations of sugar (500g), long-life fruit juice, and desserts. They would prefer not to receive cereals, tea, soup, baked beans, tomatoes, fish or meat at this time. Donations can be placed in the basket by the South Door. Thank you for your support.More »