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…
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.
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd, 9am-5pm
An exhibition in Romsey Abbey.
Saturday, various times
There are a whole host of exhibitions on today, each of which continue for all or part of the Festival.
Delicious homemade cakes, tea and fresh ground coffee available between 10am and 4pm.
Throughout the Romsey Festival and on for the rest of July, Romsey Town centre will be festooned with yarn to delight residents, shoppers and visitors alike. A great yarn for everyone! You literally can’t miss them!
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.
An exhibition of 12 or more artists.
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.
The Free Company of Aquitaine.
A walk taking approximately 1.5 – 2 hours.
Rex and Geraldine Trayhorne will open their studio at ‘Stable House’.
Saturday 1st to Thursday 6th, 10.30am-4pm
Textile panels inspired by scientific research at Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire.
A tour of the Abbey’s Stained Glass.
Romsey Quilters tri-ennial exhibition in the wonderful surroundings of Romsey Abbey.
Hampshire Art & Craft CIC present a special exhibition of painting and sculpture inspired by animals, wildlife and nature.
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 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.