A Pre-Festival event. The Fair will provide a range of stands to share tips and information which will help to care for our world, support daily living and key decisions, and raise awareness of wider issues and concerns. In Romsey Methodist Church. Entrance free, donations invited.
A Pre-Festival event. A concert of contemporary and classical music for winds and voices. This collaboration between the Romsey Youth Concert Band, Romsey Youth Choir and Romsey Abbey Choir explores the exciting and evocative repertoire for winds and voices. These three highly regarded ensembles come together in a fully collaborative project to explore music by…
A Pre-Festival event. A fun afternoon of poems and stories featuring local performance poets and a guest musician. A special event in an accessible venue for the benefit of disabled performance artists. Open spots available for readers. A warm welcome awaits all who enjoy poetry Our guest poets for this event are Matt Smith and…
A Pre-Festival event. The Per Piacere Chamber Orchestra 10th Anniversary concert with Romsey Choral Society. Music will include Beethoven’s Symphony No 3 “Eroica” and Haydn’s “Nelson Mass”. With Elizabeth Roberts (Soprano), Lynette Alcantara (Alto), Matthew Minter (Tenor), Jamie W Hall(Bass). Conductor Paul Ingram, Orchestra Leader Chris Knox. In association with Music In Romsey. In Romsey Abbey http://www.per-piacere.com/ …
A pre-Festival event. A concert in Romsey Abbey given by Southampton Concert Orchestra. Music includes Mahler – Songs of a Wayfarer; Vaughan-Williams – Job, A Masque for Dancing; Shostakovich – Symphony No. 12 “The Year 1917”. Conductor; Paul Ingram. Soloist; Stephen Kennedy. http://www.concertorchestra.com In association with Music In Romsey. Tickets: £15 Reserved, £12 Unreserved…
Saturday 1st to Wednesday 5th, 10am-4pm
The final exhibition bringing together the research of the Heritage Lottery funded project in to the effects of the Great War on Romsey and the Congregational Church.
Have a go at operating Romsey’s historic signal box.
The Romsey & District Society of Railway Modellers mount a special exhibition for the Festival.
Join Romsey Choral Society and The City of Southampton Orchestra as they open the 2017 Romsey Festival with a spectacular concert.
Romsey Quilters tri-ennial exhibition in the wonderful surroundings of Romsey Abbey.
Starting on 28th June and continuing through to 30 July, this free outdoor event runs on every day throughout the Festival in the South Garth of Romsey Abbey.
Saturday 1st to Thursday 6th, 10.30am-4pm
Textile panels inspired by scientific research at Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire.
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd, 11am-4.30pm
An exhibition at Mottisfont Abbey, running in the weeks leading up to the Festival and over the first weekend.
RAODS presents Laurie Lee’s classic and wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village.
Daily, when Gardens open
Come to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and view the “Plants for People” outdoor exhibit, a display of naturally dyed art work created by local school children .
A tour of the Abbey’s Stained Glass.
Delicious homemade cakes, tea and fresh ground coffee available between 10am and 4pm.
An exhibition of 12 or more artists.
The Free Company of Aquitaine.
A walk taking approximately 1.5 – 2 hours.