Insights into the Abbey: Sculptures

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  • Romsey Abbey, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EP
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Abbey - from Church Place

Sunday, 3pm-3.45pm

Each day throughout the Festival, one of the Abbey Tour Guides will explore a different aspect of the history, life and art of the Abbey.  Every day something different!

All tours start 3pm, and will last for about 45 minutes.

 

 

Today’s Tour: Sunday 2nd July:-

SCULPTURES IN THE ABBEY.

Learn about the font, William Petty, Purbeck effigy, King Stephen, King Henry, the annunciation to the Virgin Mary, a Saxon rood,  Alice Taylor and Edwina (later) Mountbatten

Tickets £4 from the Tour Guide.  All proceeds to  Romsey Abbey funds.

For more information, see www.romseyabbey.org.uk

Full list of tours during the Romsey Festival (see individual days for more detail of each tour – all in Romsey Abbey unless shown):

Date Topic
Sat 1 Stained glass
Sun 2 Sculptures
Mon 3 Victorian improvements
Tue 4 Monuments
Wed 5 Archaeology
Thu 6 Woodwork
Fri 7 Around the outside (or textiles, excluding vestments, if wet)
Sat 8 Bell tower (must be booked in advance)
Sun 9 A tour for children (5-12 years’ old)
Mon 10 Broadlands links
Tue 11 Vestments
Wed 12 Organs
Thu 13 Memorials
Fri 14 Works of art
Sat 15 St. Swithun’s, Crampmoor (at St. Swithun’s)
Sun 16 Saints in the Abbey