Event Calendar Archive


Tuesday 9th January – Durban House. 2.30pm (LP). Lead: Geoff
Tuesday 16th January – Bitterne Park Pensioners, URC church hall, Cobden Avenue Bitterne Park. 2.15-3.15 (LP). Lead: Roy
Friday 2nd February – Cedar Lawn Nursing Home, Cedar Lawn, Braishfield Rd, Romsey SO51 7US. 2.30pm (LP). Lead: Lindsay
Tuesday 6th February – Durban House. 2.30 (LP). Lead:  Geoff
Saturday 24th February – Busk for Ukraine. 10:30 outside the Cork and Bean cafe on Latimer Walk. Leads Roy / Geoff.
CANCELLED Sunday 25th February – Makers Market, Romsey. 1030-1300pm (Time TBC)
Tuesday 27th February – Winchester Heights Care Home, Stockbridge Road SO21 5JH (c/o Sarah Wilson). 2.00pm (LP). Lead Alastair
Saturday 2nd March – Mayors Charity Concert Romsey Abbey 7:30pm. (rehearsal 2 pm) Lead: Geoff
Tuesday 5th March – Durban House. 2.30 (LP). Lead Geoff. Limited numbers.
Sunday 17th March – Abbotswood Court Care Home, 2.30pm (LP). Lead: Lindsay
Friday 22nd March – Shirley Friday Friendship Club. Shirley Baptist Church Hall. 1:45 for 2:15 (LP). Lead: Geoff
CANCELLED Sunday 24th March – Makers Market, Romsey. 1030-1300pm. Leads Set 1 10:30 : UJJulie, Set 2 11:30 : Cheese and Crackers (Re-scheduled to 7th April)
Tuesday 2nd April – Durban House. 2.30 (LP). Limited Numbers. Lead: Roy
Sunday 7th April – Makers Market, Romsey. 1030-1300pm. Leads Set 1 10:30 : UJ Julie, Set 2 11:30 : Cheese and Crackers
Monday 8th April – The Countess of Brecknock Hospice, Charlton Road, War Memorial Community Hospital, Andover SP10 3LB (contact Sandra Gibbons). 1300pm start (LP). Lead: Roy
Friday 12th April – Brendoncare Club, St. Anne’s Hall, Suffolk Rd, Andover, SP10 2JD (contact Lorraine Annets). 11:00am start. Lead: Adrian
Tuesday 16th April – Cadnam Sundowners Annual Party, Copythorne Parish Hall. 14:15 start (LP). Lead: Roy
CANCELLED Friday 26th April – Shirley Friendship Group. Details to follow (LP).
Sunday 28th April – Makers Market, Romsey. 1030-1300pm (Time TBC)Thursday 2nd May – West Cliff Care Home, West Street, Hythe, Hampshire, SO45 6AA. 2.15pm. Lead: Adrian (LP)
Friday 3rd May – Southampton Manor Care Home. 3.30pm. (LP) Lead: Geoff
Monday 6th May – Fryern Fantasia Bank Holiday Fete. Chandlers Ford. 1305-1330 (LP)
Tuesday 7th May – funeral for Janet Cooke, details will be published nearer the time (AB). Lead: Geoff. From approx 12:30.
Saturday 11th May – Awbridge Village fete. SO51 0HG (GH). Sets at 13:00 and 14:35. Lead: Geoff
Tuesday 14th May – Durban House. 2:30. Limited numbers.
Tuesday 21st May – Dementia Support, Hants and IOW. Shawford Springs Care Home, Otterbourne Rd, Winchester SO21 2RT. Contact Vicky. 2.15pm (LP). Number Limit – 10. Lead: Alastair
Sunday 26th May – Romsey Memorial Park Bandstand booked 2.00-4.30pm (LP). Lead: Roy
Thursday 30th May – Nursling and Rownhams Friendship Club, Nursling & Rownhams Village Hall, Joe Bigwood Cl, Nursling SO16 0YL. 2.30pm (LP). Lead: Adrian


Tuesday 3rd January – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm Rob to lead (JK) Cancelled
Thursday 2nd Feb – Nursling & Rownhams Friendship Club, 2pm -Rob lead
Tuesday 7th Feb – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm Rob to lead (JK)
Sunday 12th Feb – Busk for Turkey & Syria, Outside Salvation Army shop 10am, 11am & 12pm
Friday 24th Feb – Busk for UKRAINE, opposite The Cork and Bean, Waitrose Walkway, 10am, 11am and 12am (led by Rob, UJJ and Geoff)
Tuesday 7th March – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm Rob to lead (JK)
Sunday 26th March – Makers Market, Romsey 10:30 (Kate/RE)
Tuesday 4th April – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm Rob to lead (JK) Cancelled
Sunday, 9th April – Totton, & Eling Twinning Association (Hounsdown Community Hall SO40 9FG) 3pm (Martin I./Alastair)
Monday, 17 April – Isaac Watts Community Group Church Hall, Upper Shirley at 2pm (Rob)
Friday April 21st – Brendoncare Club, St. Anne’s Hall, Suffolk Rd, Andover, Sp10 2JD 10.30-12.30 (Martin I./L.A)
Thursday 27th April – Nursling & Rownhams Friendship Club 2.15pm (Rob)
Friday 28th April – Friday Friendship Club, Shirley Baptist Church 2.15pm (Jackie/NB)
Sunday 30th April – Makers Market, Romsey 10:30
Tuesday 2nd May – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm Rob to lead (JK)
Friday 5th May – Valley Park Social Club 10 am. 1 Pilgrim’s CloseChandlers Ford,SO53 4ST. (Rob)
Friday 5th May – Abbotswood Community Centre Coronation Party 4.45pm – 5.15pm (Sue/NB)
Saturday 6th May – Di’s 70th Birthday Party, Brit Legion Club Time 7pm (Di/NB)
Sunday 7th May – RMM 2pm, UJJ to lead
Saturday 13th May – Awbridge Village Fete , 2 sets ,12:10 and 14:00 (Martin I./Rob/Geoff)
Wednesday 17th May – Cedar Lawn Nursing Home, Woodley 2:15pm -Alastair to lead (Martin I./)
Sunday 28th May – Makers Market, Romsey 10:30. Leaders: Rob / Roy / Roger
Bank Holiday Monday – 29th May – Vintage MCC ,Redlynch Sports and Social Club, SP5 2LN ,12:30pm (MI/KS). Leader: Geoff
Weds 31 May – Abbotswood Court Care Home (LP). leader: Lindsay
Thursday 1st June – Otterbourne WI , 1.45pm in Otterbourne Village Hall Roger to lead (Martin I./RE)
Tuesday 6th June – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm (JK) Leader: Geoff
Thursday 8th June – Romsey Companions, Comrades Club 1:15 – 3:30 ( Martin I.) Leader: Alastair
Saturday 10th June – Hampshire Constabulary Day – 1300 Rob to lead (Martin I.)
Saturday 10th June – Copythorne Carnival 1.00pm ( times TBC)- Roy to lead (Rob Good/Martin I).
Sat 17th June – Lockerley Fête/Carnival. (Butts Green, opposite Village Hall) 2.00pm. Leader: Rob
Thursday 22nd June – Forest Court Nursing Home Calmore, SO40 2PZ 11:00 (Sue Carter /Martin I.) Leader: Geoff
Saturday 24 June – Common have a Go, Colden Common Community Association; 2.00-3.00. Leader: Roy
Sunday 25th June – Makers Market, Romsey 10:00. Lead: 10:00 UJJ / 11:00 Roy / 12:00 Rob
Monday 26 June – Hampshire Hospitals Foundation trust Day Centre, Andover hospital SP102BE Countess of Brecknock Hospice 1.30-2.30pm. Lead: Alastair
Saturday 1st July 6:00pm – The Ellis Journey. Performing during dinner event at Sutton Scotney. Lead: Rob
Monday 3rd July – Hilliers Arboretum, performing in courtyard 11am – 2pm. 3 performance slots 11am (Lead: Roy), 12pm (Lead: Geoff), 1pm (Lead: Alastair) (Tracy R/NB).
Tuesday 4th July – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm (JK). “Songs from the books”. Lead: Geoff
Saturday 8th July – Beggars Fair, Romsey. Library 12pm (lead: Geoff), Church Place 13:45 (lead: Rob) – Bradbeers Court 5.15-5.45pm. (Lead: Rob)
Sunday 9th July – 3pm Waterside arts Festival St Andrews Church Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT (MI/PE). Lead: Geoff
Monday 10th July – Halterworth School Leavers Party, beach theme, outside undercover, play from 5.30pm-6.15pm as students arrive. (Nicky – Alex’s niece/NB) . Lead: Alex
Tues 11 July – Abbotswood WI , Abbotswood Community Centre Romsey 7:30p.m (Martin I.) . From the books. Lead: Geoff
Thursday 13th July – Town’s Guild Women (Dibden Purlieu) 2.30 – 3.30pm (Janet/NB). Lead: Roy
Thursday 13th July – 14:15 Nursling Friendship Club (RH). Lead: Rob
CANCELLED: Friday 14th July – Romsey Primary School approx. 3.45pm. 15 min only. From the books. Lead: Geoff.
Weds 19th July – Cosham. Redwood Park Secondary School (contact: Liz). Lead: Rob
Saturday 29th July – Teddy Bears Picnic, The Island, Greatbridge, Romsey. In aid of David Nott Foundation. 2.30pm until 5.00pm.(Rob/NB). Lead: Rob
Sunday July 30th – Makers Market, Romsey 10:00. Leads: Alex / J&S / Geoff
Tuesday 1st August – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm (JK). Lead: Geoff
Sunday 13th – Mottisfont Annual Fete 2.30-3.30 Lead: Geoff
Friday 18th – Abbotswood Care Home, Romsey. 2.30-3.30pm. Lead: Lindsay. 8 players maximum. Sign up required!
Sunday 27th August – Makers Market, Romsey 10:00. Leads: 10 Mike/ 11 Geoff / 12 Roger
Saturday 2nd September 3:30pmish – East Tytherley fete. St Peters Church Field. SP5 1LE. Lead: Geoff
Tuesday 5th September – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm (JK). Lead: Geoff. 8 players maximum. Sign up required!
Thursday 14th Sept. 4:15 pm – Brendoncare Community Hub Otterbourne Hill SO21 2FL . Lead: Alastair
Wednesday 20th September – Hampshire Hospitals Foundation trust Day Centre, Andover hospital SP102BE Countess of Brecknock Hospice 1.30-2.30pm. Lead: Alastair.
Sunday 24th September – Makers Market, Romsey 10:00. Leads Liz / Roger / Roy
Thursday 28th September – 14:15 Nursling Friendship Club. Lead Liz.
Tuesday 3rd October – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm.  8 players maximum. Sign up required!
Friday 6th October – Friday Friendship Club, Shirley Baptist Church 2.15pm (Jackie/NB). 
CANCELLED Sunday 29th October – Makers Market, Romsey 10:00 Leads Julie / Alastair / Geoff
Tuesday 31st October – Romsey Stroke Club Hallowe’en Party time tea, 13:45 for a 14:15 start, Romsey Abbey Church Rooms (at the back of the Abbey). Lead: Geoff
CANCELLED Tuesday 7th November – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm
Friday 17th November – Romsey Winter Fayre, Crossfield Hall. (Client: Romsey Show). 1030 start – 2 sets with short break preferred. (LP). Lead: Geoff
Saturday 18th November – Romsey Charities Winter Fayre. Client: Romsey Charities  [Chair: Wendy Quick], Crossfield Hall, 1100-1145, (LP). Lead: Geoff
Sunday 19th November – Artful Collective CIC: Christmas at Hilliers Gardens, Romsey 1230-1.30 pm. (LP). Lead: Geoff
Sunday 26th November – Makers Market, Romsey 10:30. Leads: Geoff / Alex
Thursday 30th November – Forest Court Family Liaisons, FC Nursing Home, Calmore, [Client: Sue Carter] (Southampton. 2pm. (LP). Lead: Lindsay
Tuesday 5th December – Durban House, Romsey 2.30pm. 8 players maximum. Sign up required! Lead: Roy
Friday 8th December – Romsey Chamber of Commerce Saving Santa Event. Market Square (o/s WH Smiths). 4-4.45pm. (LP). Lead: Geoff
Friday 8th December – Romsey Late Night Shopping at Bradbeers. Upstairs (in the warm) (LP). 2 sets. 5:30pm and 6:30pm Leads: Julie / Geoff
Saturday 9 December – Copythorne Victorian/Christmas Evening, Parish Hall, Copythorne. 6pm. (LP). Lead: Alastair
Tuesday 12 December – Homespinney House, Bitterne Park, Southampton (Kay Springall).2pm. (LP). Lead: Alastair
POSTPONED TO 16th January 2024 Tuesday 12 December – Bitterne Park Pensioners, URC church hall, Cobden Avenue Bitterne Park. 2.15-3.15pm (LP)
Sunday 17th December – Makers Market, Romsey 10:30. Leads Geoff / Roy
Thursday 21st December – BAT Pensioners Coffee Morning. Totton Community Centre. Time 11am (LP). Lead: Jam and Scone!


Friday 1st July – Winchester Hat Fair – due to being allocated only 15mins we have withdrawn our application.
Saturday 2nd July – Norton Park Hotel evening 6pm – 8pm Ellis Journey)
Sunday 3rd July – Ellis Journey event in Datchet (all day starting 11.20am) (Marianne/NB)
Thursday 7th July – Nursling Friendship Group, N&R Village Hall, 2pm (Rob)
Saturday 9th July – Beggars Fair ROMSEY  – Times and locations; Romsey Library 12pm-1pm, United Reformed Church 2pm-3pm, Bradbeers Cafe 3.30pm-4.30pm  (David V/NB)
Thursday 14th July – Towns Guild Women, St.Andrews Church, Beaulieu Road, Dibden Purlieu, SO45 3BW 2:00pm for an hour (Janet/NB)
Sunday 17th July – ROMSEY Makers Market (Liz/UJJ)
Sunday 31st July – Romsey Makers Market (RE/Rob)



Saturday 14th March – Reminiscences Of Romsey (Rotary Club), Crosfield Hall,  3-5pm (John Roe/NB)
Tuesday 14th April – Mottisfont & Dunbridge WI, Mottisfont Social Club 7.30pm (Cathie/NB)
Friday 3rd July – Launch party for Romsey Festival (2 RUG attendees)
Saturday 4th July – 19th July Romsey Festival
Saturday 4th July – Norton Park Hotel, Winchester – Ellis Journey pre-event evening.  (Lawrie/NB)
Sunday 5th July – The Ellis Journey, Datchet (Lawrie/Allen/NB)
Saturday 11th July – Beggars Fair, Romsey
Sunday 19th July – Hilliers Arboretum Courtyard, 11am-2pm playing with intervals throughout. Buckets only. (Tracy/NB_
Wednesday 22nd July – Fernhill Court, Chandlers Ford 3pm (Nigel/NB)


Saturday 19th January – Braishfield Social Club, Common Road, Braishfield, 8.00pm – 9.30pm (NB) – Now 8th Feb
Friday 8th February – Romsey Young Carers Uke Demo & Tutorial, The Appletree Centre, Romsey 3.45pm (NB)
Saturday 16th February – Fernhill Court, Oakmount Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 2ER Max 10 players,3.00-4.00pm (Nigel-NB)
Thursday 21st February – BAT Pensioners,Totton Community Centre, Civic Centre Bldg, Library Road, Totton, Southampton SO40 3AP. 10.45am
Tuesday 26th February – The Birches Care Home, Totton. 2.30pm (Mike)
Friday 1st March – Romsey Town Mayor’s Charity Concert, Romsey Abbey 8pm (Heather-NB)
Tuesday 5th March – Romsey Abbey Pancake Party 4.20-4.40pm (Rhiannon-NB)
Monday 11th March – Care Group, Isaac Watts Church Hall 2pm (NB)
Friday 15th March – Comic Relief Busk, Cornmarket, Romsey times 11.30 & 1.30PM
Thursday 21st March – Durban House Care Home, Woodley, 2pm (Ioel/NB)
Sunday 24th March – Romsey Riverwalk Restoration, Crosfield Hall 3.00pm (Eddie-NB)
Saturday 30th March – Totton Area Men’s Shed Project Charity Concert, Totton & Eling Comm Centre. Doors open 7pm, our set starts 9.00pm (Chris C. / NB)
Tuesday 9th April – Age Concern, Linden Road, Romsey 2pm (NB)
Saturday 13th April – Cancer Fundraiser, The Hair Hut, Unit 79 Base Point, Abbey Park Industrial Estate, Romsey SO51 9AQ  12.00pm (Louise/Beci/NB)
Monday 15th April – Olivers Battery WI Birthday, Badger Farm Community Centre which is next to Sainsbury’s at Badger Farm SO22 4QB. The building is to the left of Sainsbury’s as you look at it, and there is free car parking. 7.45pm (45mins)
Saturday 20th April – Woodley Grange Care Home, Winchester Hill 2pm  (Erica – Woodley Grange Activities) (Mike)
Thursday 25th April – RYC play and teach with the younger kids 4.15pm Appletree Centre, Romsey (Lisa/NB)
Friday 26th April – Wakeford Court, Romsey 2.30pm. Barry leading (Wendy/NB)
Saturday 27th April – Leonard Cheshire Home, 11.00am 40mins  Alex is leading.  (Janet/NB)
Saturday 27th April – Hayes Music outside busk (Mike)
Thursday 2nd May – Durban House Nursing Home 2pm (Sue/NB)
Thursday 9th May – Edwina Mountbatten Care Home, Romsey 2.00pm (Holly/NB) (needs leader)
Saturday 11th May – Awbridge Village Fete, Awbridge. 2 sets 1.15pm & 2.45pm. (KP/NB)
Sunday 12th May – Romsey Charity Relay Marathon (thru Rotary Club), Broadlands Park, Romsey  sets at 11.00am & 12.30pm (PE/NB)
Saturday 18th May – North Baddesley Village Day 2 x 30min slots inside pavilion where teas & coffees served (NB)
Sunday 19th May – Romsey British Legion Club, 70th Birthday 2pm (Liz/NB)
Thursday 23rd May – Dementia Group, URC Church Hall, 3.00pm 30mins (Mike/Diane)
Saturday 1st June – Hamble Police Day, Hamble  Set times: 11.30am and 3.30pm with Kids Workshop at 2.15pm. Arrival from 9.30am onwards.  Faye/NB.
Sunday 2nd June – Romsey Beer Race, Braishfield. 10.00am
Sunday 2nd June – Romsey Fly Fishers BBQ 8 players, Liz to lead
Saturday 8th June – Bishops Waltham Rotary Fayre, Marquee provided with PA system. Set times 1.50pm and 3.30pm (each 40mins) Car share where possible and early arrival is suggested.  (Jason/NB)
Saturday 15th June – St.Margaret’s Church Summer Fete, Wellow Village Hall 2 slots; 12.00pm and 1.30pm (Carl)
Saturday 22nd June – Minstead Trust Fete, Minstead Lodge 2 sets: 11.15am and 12.00pm both 30mins. Pls car share where possible.  (Lesley Brooks/NB)
Monday 24th June – 3rd Romsey Beavers, Learn-the-uke session 5.45pm
Saturday 29th June – Romsey Abbey Garden Party 3.00pm (Janet / NB)
Sunday 30th June – The Ellis Journey, Datchet pm (Lawrie Smith/NB)
Monday 1st July – Durban House Nursing Home, Romsey 2pm (Sue/NB)
Sunday 7th July – Broughton Pageant of TransportBroughton Pageant of Transport at Broughton Sports Field, Buckholt Road SO20 8DA 11am – 4pm (Pete/NB) Take our own PA system, Bass needs battery power.
Saturday 13th July – Beggars Fayre,  slots are as follows:
12.00pm Jane Scarth House Charity Shop
2.15pm URC Hall
4.00pm Bradbeers Courtyard
Thursday 18th July – Carnival Week, Afternoon Tea at Crosfield Hall 3pm (Jim/NB)
Saturday 20th July – Asante Cafe, Romsey 2pm (2 slots) (Mike)
Sunday 21st July – East Tytherly Event, (Barry/Nena Smith/NB)
Wednesday 24th July – Fernhill Care Home, Chandlers Ford 3pm-4pm (Nigel Pearson/NB)
Saturday 27th July – Jane Scarth Shop, Romsey. Busking outside 2 slots with JS buckets.(Mike)
Saturday 3rd August – Leonard Cheshire Home Summer Fete pm KP to lead (Janet/NB)
Monday 12th August – North Baddesley Over 60’s, NB Village Hall 2pm (Bunny Hurst/Rob)
Saturday 24th August – Hayes Music outside busk
Saturday 24th August – King Somborne Working Mens Club Beer Festival 6pm 2 x slots  (Steve/NB)
Sunday 1st Sept – Romsey Food Festival. Outside Michael Rhodes, 2 slots (Mike)
Tuesday 17th September – Downton Link  Tea Party 2 x 30mins sets 3.00pm & 4.00pm (Keith Shepherd/NB)
Thursday 19th Sept (pm) – Woodley Grange Care Home, Winchester Hill (Erica – Woodley Grange Activities) (Mike)
Saturday 21st Sept – Romsey Opportunity Group Vintage Fair,Crosfield Hall eve (NB)
Thursday 10th October – North Baddesley Friendship Circle, NB Village Hall 2pm-4pm (NB)
Saturday 12th October – RNLI Craft Fair, Crosfield Hall, 2 x 30mins sets either side of lunchtime. (PE/NB)
Friday 18th October – Bradbeers Fashion Show (in aid of Jane Scarth) at Crosfield Hall, need to be in place for 7.30pm interval (Jo Scarth/NB)
Saturday 19th October – British Red Cross Autumn Fayre, North Baddesley VH pm (Rob)
Tuesday 29th October – Romsey Opengate Stroke Club, Abbey Rooms (behind Romsey Abbey). (take song sheets) – Hallowe’en theme, dress to impress play 2.15pm (Phylis) (NB)
Nov date TBC – Children In Need busk outside Hayes Music (Mike)
Sat 9th November – Braishfield Social Club, 8pm start as per Jan gig. (NB)
Friday 6th December – Romsey Late Night Busking Outside Hayes/Sweet shop 4.30pm (Mike)
Friday 6th December – Romsey Late Night Shopping, Inside Bradbeers 2 slots £30 (Mike)
Saturday 7th December – Artful Christmas, Hilliers Arboretum, A/W time slot
And / Or Sunday 8th December – Artful Christmas, Hilliers Arboretum a/w time slot (Georgina / NB)
Friday 13th December – Dynamo Christmas Tea, Chilworth Hall 2pm (RH)
Wednesday 18th December – Romsey Golf Club Xmas Do 9.00pm. (Chris Whittall/Rich D/NB)
Thursday 19th December – BAT Pensioners Carol Sing-song, 10.45am (AES/NB)