Tuesday 15th October 2019, 1 pm A programme entitled ‘Classics and all that Jazz’ performed by The Bryn Bridges Trio and guest EllaBeth Little (violin) Free with retiring collection. Duration approx 45 minutes. Relax with piano jazz played by Bryn Bridges and the trio (Chris Hinman, bass, and Frank Fox-Wilson, drums). Well-known standards from the thirties, forties, and fifties together with some classical music played by guest violinist EllaBeth Little. Programme for Tuesday 15th October 2019, 1pm THE TRIO Great American Songbook (aka Tin Pan Alley) to Last Night of the Proms Over the rainbow (Harold Arlen) I got rhythm (George Gershwin) Lullaby of BirdlandMore »

Saturday 5th October 2019, starting at 10 am at St Swithun’s Church, Crampmoor. We plan to tidy up the shrubbery at the bottom of the car park as well as other odd jobs. All welcome. Please bring your own gloves and tools.  More »

Tickets are on sale at coffee for upcoming social committee events: 24th October 2019 – Desert Island Discs with Robyn Cleveland our verger – £10 includes wine and nibbles. Doors open at 7pm. Starts 7.30pm. 28th November 2019 – Illustrated Talk on the ‘Hill railways of India’ by Dick Hewitt – £10 includes puddings. 7.30pm start. (ref HR) 5th November 2019 – Grand Quiz Night at the Star Inn – £5 including food. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Raffle at the pub. (ref QN) Tickets available to buy: at coffee after the 10am Abbey services or on Sunday 13th October at the 8am and 6.30pm servicesMore »

From Thursday 17th October, the Abbey Social Committee will be holding a Fun & Games afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in the Church Rooms, on the third Thursday of the month. All welcome. Bring a friend and any favourite games and puzzles or just join us for tea, cake and a chat. Admission is FREE. Small donation to Abbey funds appreciated.More »

Sunday 13th October 2019, 10am – Non-Eucharist Harvest Festival Service Donations of food offered at our Harvest Festival service will support Romsey Foodbank who have requested the following items: Tinned tomatoes Tinned spaghetti Rice Savoury biscuits and snacks Sponge puddings Long life milk Long life fruit juice Tea bags Rice pudding and custard Instant mash Pasta and pasta sauces Jam, marmite and honey Tins of meat Tins of fish Tins of vegetables Sugar They would also appreciate Christmas goodies such as large tins of Christmas chocolates, Christmas cake and Christmas selection boxes – for Christmas hampers. Unfortunately Romsey Foodbank are unable to receive any freshMore »

The next Parish Lunch is on Thursday 10th October at 12.30pm in the Church Rooms. To assist with catering, booking is essential and please let us know if you need to cancel too. To book for October contact Jane Horne R. 521713.More »

Tickets for the Harvest Lunch on Sunday 13th October at 12.30pm in the Church Rooms have sold out. To join the waiting list contact Liz Wagner emw1@ntlworld.comMore »

The Mothers’ Union next meet on Tuesday 8th October at 12.15pm in the Church Rooms for their branch AGM followed by social time together. Anyone interested in finding out about the work and activities of the branch and wider Mothers’ Union would be most welcome to attend.More »

We need 1 more volunteer to help with the annual Christian Aid street collection in Romsey town centre on Saturday 5th October from 10.30am – 11.30am. Contact Liz Wagner emw1@ntlworld.com if you can help.More »

The next Tuesday Lunchtime Recital is on Tuesday 15th October at 1pm with the Bryn Bridges Trio and guest EllaBeth Little on violin. Recital title ‘Classics and all that jazz’. Free with retiring collection. Recitals last approx. 40 minutes.More »