Press releases

New music groups set for Romsey Festival

New musical groups and events are set to take part in Romsey Festival 2020. Following a recent meeting of potential participants, Romsey Festival has announced a wave of the latest groups to join the lineup. They include Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership, Romsey Modellers and Flautissimo. Three Rivers Rail Partnership is an off-road walking trail…

New flag for Romsey Festival

Romsey Festival will have a new flag for 2020. It has become a tradition that a Romsey Festival flag is flown on the Abbey tower flagpole during the Romsey Festival. After many years, the old flag has been retired and a new flag will be used during the festival in 2020. The flag was handed…

Storytellers to spin a yarn at new festival in Romsey

A Test Valley group have announced they are set to back the first Romsey Storytelling Festival. The Romsey Festival Team will be supporting the event which will be held at various locations in the town from October 1 to October 6. Festival chair, Liz Wagner, said: “This is one of a number of events being…

Countess announced as patron for Romsey Festival

Countess announced as patron for Romsey Festival The Countess Mountbatten of Burma is set become the patron of the festival which will take place in July next year. The festival has a long standing history in the market town and has been held once every three years since 1984. Liz Wagner, Chair of Festival 2020,…

Share your ideas ahead of Romsey Festival 2020

THERE is still an opportunity for residents who would like to hold an event as part of next year’s Romsey Festival. A public meeting for existing and potential participants is set to be held at the town hall in Romsey on February 6 at 7.30pm. The event will give residents and groups the opportunity to…

Plans in place and date revealed for next Romsey Festival

It has become one of the staples of the town’s calendar. Plans have already begun for the next Romsey Festival following last year’s success. The committee has announced that the next event will be officially launched on July 3 2020, which will be followed by two weeks of community based art events, from music to…