The dinosaurs are enormously popular amongst the Baby and Toddler Group, but we only have a few! In order to stop fights breaking out if you have a stash of dinosaurs at home that your children or grandchildren have outgrown, they would be gratefully received by the group. Please contact Rhiannon Wilmott ( / 07585 942944).More »

The Romsey Abbey & St Swithun’s Women’s Group is holding their first meeting of the season on Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 7.30pm in the Church Rooms. It is a social evening, with a tiny bit of business. Come along, join in, see what we do and pick up the new programme.  More »

Romsey Abbey Consort is seeking new volunteers The Abbey Consort is a non-auditioned choir for Romsey Abbey, open to all. The Consort choir supports the Abbey Choirs by singing at occasional morning and evening services when required. Rehearsals are held fortnightly in the Abbey on a Monday evening at 7pm. For further information please contact the Consort director, Craig Lawton ( )  More »

Monday 1st October – Braishfield Walk 9.45am at The Wheatsheaf, Braishfield £10 includes light lunch and refreshment (event ref BW) Monday 29th October – Fritham Walk 9.30am at The Royal Oak, Fritham £10 includes light lunch and refreshment (event ref FW) Tuesday 30th October – Grand Quiz Night 7pm for 7.30pm start – The Star Inn, Romsey £5 including food. Raffle at the pub (event ref QN) To book for events either buy tickets in the Church Rooms at coffee following the 10am Abbey Sunday service, or pay online (sort code 40-52-40 a/c no 00095059 with event ref plus your surname), or send a chequeMore »

Is your child starting school in September 2019? Romsey Abbey Primary School provide a safe and happy learning environment where children and adults share in a wide range of learning experiences. Offering a high-quality education within a Christian context, close links with Romsey Abbey, and set in beautiful grounds with their own woodland and playing fields right in the heart of Romsey. All families are welcomed. Please contact the school to arrange a personal tour with Headteacher, Mrs Julie-Anne Palfrey. Time slots are available on: Wednesday 26th September 2018, Thursday 27th September 2018, Monday 5th November 2018, Wednesday 7th November 2018 Friday 9th November 2018.More »

Saturday 22nd September 2018, 9.30am – 12 noon Help required! 10 – 12 volunteers are needed plus 3 – 4 young adults to help tidy up. If you have an interest or can help, please contact Frank Smiley (email: »

Confirmation preparation provides the opportunity to explore aspects of the Christian faith, including talking about the confirmation service itself and the promises that are made. Whether young or old, if you are thinking about confirmation, please contact Revd Nik Gower (email: or tel: 07967 766 070) who will be delighted to discuss the options with you. Confirmations will take place at Romsey Abbey on Sunday 25th November 2018 during the 10am Eucharist, as we welcome the Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester.  More »

Please find details below about our Tuesday Lunchtime Recital series for Autumn 2018. The programme is ongoing 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 11th September – NO RECITAL THIS WEEK! Apologies for any inconvenience. Tuesday 18th September – Richard Edwards – Baritone & Gilly Slot – Piano perform ‘Songs of Travel’ by Ralph Vaughan Williams and others.  More »

Holloway by Kate Dowty

St Lawrence’s Chapel – Monday 3rd September – Sunday 16th September: 10am – 4pm (services permitting) Admission Free. By Design, textile artists, exhibit their work created around the theme of ‘Just One Day’. Members of the group oversee the exhibition 10am – 4pm with catalogues available to purchase. For more details about their members and opportunities to view their work, visit [ Image shows a section of the quilt ‘Holloway’ by Kate Dowty ]More »

Music in Romsey organise a varied programme of concerts in Romsey Abbey each year from March to December. To support these concerts, additional helpers are needed to assist with preparation and rehearsals – i) to arrange and number chairs  – usually during the morning of the concert ii) support backstage at afternoon rehearsals If you would be interested in helping in either of these areas or wish to discuss what is involved further, please contact Liz Wagner – emw1@ntlworld.comMore »