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Tomato Tea Invite

We are looking for people who use to work at Wills Nursery! We would like to capture your memories for future generations.  Please join us for tea on 20 March 4pm, it would be helpful to know if you are coming.  Phone 01794 512200

Past Events

 Book Launch Saturday, 25th November, 2.00pm -4.00pm

Nicola launched her new Tudor Mystery here last November


Open Art Exhibition 2017

19th August –  2nd September 2017

For amateur or professional artists living in or near Romsey who would like to exhibit and sell: drawings, paintings, ceramics, photography, sculpture, textiles, jewellery, wood etc.

Application forms available now from Romsey Tourist Information Centre or King John’s House.

Completed entry forms must be submitted by Saturday 5th August. See the links below for the entry form and criteria for the competition.

Open Art rules 2017

Entry Form 2017

Exploring Anglo Saxon Romsey – Family fun Day

Saturday 11th February  11am – 2pm


Exploring Anglo Saxon Romsey - a Family Fun Day

11th February
King John’s House Museum, Romsey Abbey and Trench 1 Archaeology invite you to an exploration of different aspects of Anglo-Saxon life
Come to King John’s House to
Dig for Saxon artefacts
Excavate a poo!
Reconstruct a Saxon face
Hear a story around the fire (12 noon and 2.00pm)
Cook a Saxon snack (12.30pm and 2.30pm)
See Saxon weapons
Weave a bracelet
Meet a real Anglo-Saxon
Learn about Saxon language
See LTVAS latest exhibition
Design your own shield
Make Saxon jewellery

Cost: Free with normal admission (ie Annual Family ticket to the museum is £9)
Visit Romsey Abbey to
Explore the Saxon secrets of the church using a trail sheet
And hear a smelly Saxon story (meet in the church at 11am or 1pm)
(Entrance to the church is entirely free though donations are welcomed)

Regular Events:


Knit & Knatter Club


When: Every Thursday, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Cost: £3.00

Join us in Miss Moody’s Tudor Tea Room every Thursday for a knit and knatter – price includes a cup of tea and slice of homemade cake. Bring all your knitted creations!



Monthly Talks

When: First Wednesday of the month, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Cost: £3.00 / Free for King John’s House volunteers

For more information please visit the monthly talks page of our website.


Season Tickets

  • Gold Season Ticket to include all normal talks: £15
  • Annual Family Ticket: £9
  • Lifetime Membership: £30

Attend talks and exhibitions all year round with one of our season tickets. Ask a member of the front of house team for more information on your next visit, or email us at

To see what’s going on in 2018, check the calendar below or download the full 2018 programme.



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