A Locals Guide to Romsey

Published: 26.08.2020

Unlike others, the statue of past PM and Broadlands’ resident Lord Palmerston, standing in Romsey’s Market Place, does not court controversy. He has, however, recently shifted his viewpoint. Where once he presided over a busy little roundabout, ...

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Romsey the Movie

Published: 13.01.2020

With Romsey Abbey celebrating its 900th birthday this year, you could be forgiven for thinking that getting to grips with Romsey’s long history is too hard to handle. But one talented Romsey resident has now covered its entire history in an hilarious ...

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Halloween in Romsey

Published: 15.10.2019

Looking to scare yourself silly this Halloween? Romsey is spookier than you think!

King John's House is haunted by a shrouded figure, the upper floors of the Palmerston Rooms ...

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Lights, camera, action…Romsey

Published: 17.05.2019

If you’re a bit of a film (or even TV) buff, you might be interested to know that Romsey has served as the location and backdrop for productions for both the big and small screens. Movie and television production companies return time after time to ...

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Step into Spring with events in Romsey this March

Published: 11.03.2019

I’ve always thought that Spring is a time full of promise, and events this month in Romsey will bring a new energy to your year so far. March will be music to your ears with performances in locations across Romsey and a variety of genres for all music ...

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Winter is here

Published: 06.02.2019

It may be winter, but there's still plenty to do in and around Romsey!

There are interesting places to visit, shows to watch and activities to take part in all through February and March.

The Plaza Theatre have a jam packed programme over ...

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Merry Christmas from Romsey!

Published: 16.12.2018

The Christmas Lights are lit, and Romsey Town Centre is looking it's festive best.

Visitors are visiting, to shop in many of the varied independant gift shops, visit the magnificent Abbey for a concert or two or to walk awhile around the delightful ...

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A year in the life...

Published: 12.09.2018

Many of you readers out there may have heard the notorious tale of how a garden shed got itself to top of the pile in terms of London restaurants – even though it wasn’t actually a restaurant. It was a shed. So it is fair to say that ‘ ...

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Welcome to Visit Romsey and our first blog!

Published: 20.07.2018

The delightful market town of Romsey sits on the banks of the glorious River Test and has a wealth of interesting things to discover.

My friendly team and I in the Romsey Visitor Information Centre welcome over 55,000 visitors a year.  Mostly ...

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