After the successful First Jane Austen Book Group which is coming to the end we are launching the Second Jane Austen Book Group for all those who missed the first one
The group will meet on Thursdays 7-9pm
- 8 February Northanger Abbey
- 8 March Sense and Sensibility
- 12 April Pride and Prejudice
- 10 May Mansfield Park
- 7 June Emma
- 5 July Persuasion
This will be an informal discussion group looking at the major novels of Jane Austen. As with all book groups, the numbers are limited. To register for a place and to receive more information about the programme please email
Subscription cost: £6 per meeting, or £30 for a total payment on or before the first of our six meetings.
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.
Exploring Anglo Saxon Romsey – Family fun Day
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)
Knit & Knatter Club
When: Every Thursday, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
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!
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see what’s going on in 2018, check the calendar below or download the full 2018 programme.