On Sunday 25th March at 6:30pm, there will be a performance of Pergolesi’s iconic Stabat Mater. The music is offered as part of a Holy Week meditation and is directed by George Richford and performed by soloists, Romsey Abbey Choir and Baroque soloists from Romsey Sinfonietta. The soloists include Romsey resident Gaëlle Meguerdidjian and Chris Pilgrim from Chichester. The senior girl Choristers join with the adults of Romsey Abbey choir to sing Maurice Greene’s lent anthem ‘Lord, let me know mine end’ on string instruments at its original pitch and speed. The music is performed on baroque instruments. Entry is free with a retiring collection,More »

There is no lunchtime recital on Tuesday 20th March. Please join us for a lunchtime organ recital on Tuesday 27th March at 1.10pm. Adrian Taylor, Assistant Organist at Romsey Abbey will play a programme for Lent and Holy Week. Free with retiring collection. All welcome. Programme: Psalm Prelude No.1, Set 2 (psalm 130, v.1) – Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983) O Mensch, bewin’ dein’ Sunde gross – JS Bach (1685 – 1750) Valet Will ich dir geben  – J S Bach (1685 – 1750) Meditation on “Love unknown”  – Francis Jackson (b. 1917) Chorale Prelude “Rockingham” – C. Hubert H. Parry (1848 – 1918) Hymn Prelude “Song 13” (OrlandoMore »

Tuesday 13th March at 1.10pm – Nana Wang: Piano solo. All are invited and most welcome to join us for a free lunchtime recital (approx 40 minutes) with retiring collection. Today’s recital programme: Joseph Ascher:  Illustration de Robert le Diable pour piano Félix Godefroid:  L’opéra au piano, 12 Illustrations, Robert le Diable No.1 Jacques-Simon Herz: 5 Airs de ballets de Robert le Diable, musique de Meyerbeer, arrangés en rondeaux pour le piano. No.2 Pas de cinq Sydney Smith:  Robert le Diable fantaisie dramatique pour piano sur l’opéra de Meyerbeer      More »

Thursday 8th March 2018 – 12.30pm in the church rooms – £4 a head. All welcome! To book call Liz Holloway on R. 514597.More »

All are welcome to join us on the following Thursday’s for Parish Lunch in the Abbey Church Rooms. 12.30pm. Booking required – £4 per head – please call Liz Holloway on 01794 514597. 11th January 2018 8th February 2018 8th March 2018 12th April 2018 10th May 2018 14th June 2018 12th July 2018 9th August 2018 13th September 2018 11th October 2018 8th November 2018 13th December 2018More »

Tuesday 6th March 2018 at 1.10pm Join us today for our free lunchtime recital given by JR Fralick from Baldwin Wallace University and team. Today’s vocal recital includes performances by Patrick O’Donnell – pianist, Samantha Dzielski – soprano, Kailyn Martino – soprano, Mason Vandall – tenor, Claire Makowski – soprano, Thomas Malone and Alexander Coker. Programme ‘A Treasury of Songs about Life & Love’: Waldseligkeit – Joseph Marx The Black dress – John Jacob Niles By a Fountainside – Roger Quilter Il pleure dans mon coeur – Claude Debussy Lenny the Leopard – Irving Fine Die Meere – Johannes brahms Spirate, pur spirate – StefanoMore »

Thursday 1st March 2018 Due to the adverse weather, the Parish Office will be closing early on Thursday 1st March and potentially for Friday 2nd March. In the event of emergencies only – please contact the Churchwardens: Nigel Herriott: 07525 867012 Janet Wallace: 023 8086 9723 An answerphone machine is available in the Parish Office 01794 513125 if you wish to leave a non-urgent message or email parishoffice@romseyabbey.org.uk  More »

This Wednesday 28th February 2018, work begins to carry out a complete refurbishment of the toilets in the Abbey Church Rooms. The project is set to take 4 weeks and we hope that it will be completed before Easter. During this time there will still be access to some of the toilets, and the contractor has assured us that there will be as little disruption as possible. However, flexibility during this period would be appreciated and we look forward to the results. Please note: there will be no Baby & Toddler Group session on 28th February 2018.More »

The 9.15am service on Tuesday 27th February 2018 will be a School Eucharist to which you are welcome to attend.More »

If you would like to carry a banner at the start of the 10am Easter Sunday Service (Sunday 1st April 2018), please contact the Verger – neil.howe@romseyabbey.org.uk or 07747 562295. No training needed!More »