Childrens entertainment

  • Sunday, 2pm
  • Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton, Salisbury Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ
  • 02380 652037

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…

  • 10:30 AM
  • King Johns House, Church Street, Romsey, SO51 8BT
  • 01794 512200

Saturday, 10.30am-4pm

The Free Company of Aquitaine.

  • 11:00 PM
  • Rum's Eg, 27 Bell Street, Romsey, SO51 8GY
  • 01794 511220

Daily, 9am-5pm

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.

  • 11:00 PM
  • The Barge Canal, Romsey, near SO51 8EJ
  • 01794 512837

Daily, daylight hours

Throughout the Romsey festival, colourful models of animals, painted by local schoolchildren, will be on display on the bank of the old Barge River between the Plaza Theatre and Fishlake Meadows.

  • 11:00 PM
  • 2 Albany Road, Romsey, SO51 8EE
  • 01794 522561

Daily, 10.30am-6pm

An exhibition of 12 or more artists.

  • 01:00 PM
  • War Memorial Park, Romsey, SO51 8HB
  • 01794 512837

Sunday, 1pm

The Mayor’s Picnic plays a central part in raising the community spirit and is a fitting addition to the Romsey Festival.

  • 06:00 PM
  • Romsey Abbey, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EP
  • 01794 368833

Tuesday, 6pm

A showcase for the outstanding choral talent in our local schools.

  • 01:00 PM
  • Romsey Abbey, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EP
  • 01794 513125

Tuesday, 1.10pm

A lunchtime recital of this well-known piece for children in Romsey Abbey.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Abbey United Reformed Church, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EL
  • 01794 516138

Sunday, 2pm

Children’s piano and keyboard concert.

  • 11:00 PM
  • Mottisfont Abbey, Mottisfont, Romsey, SO51 0LP
  • 01794 344020

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th, 11am-4.30pm

Axel Scheffler has been creating imaginative illustrations for more than 30 years, and is perhaps best-known for his collaborations with Julia Donaldson, including the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been translated into 50 languages. This exhibition features many favourites from his personal collection.

  • 11:00 PM
  • Mottisfont Abbey, Mottisfont, Romsey, SO51 0LP
  • 01794 344020

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th, 11am-4.30pm

Axel Scheffler has been creating imaginative illustrations for more than 30 years, and is perhaps best-known for his collaborations with Julia Donaldson, including the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been translated into 50 languages. This exhibition features many favourites from his personal collection.