Advent Concert at Alton Abbey 2pm 9th December

The a cappella singers - Vox Lucis - are returning by popular request following their wonderful performance last April, and will be singing in the Abbey Church, Alton Abbey, GU34 4AP “NE TIMEAS MARIA” Saturday, 9th December 2017 at 2pm The programme will be mainly early music, to include ... Read more

15th Annual Abbey Lecture Friday 20th October

“An Englishman in the Eastern Orthodox Melting Pot” to be given by Dr. Nicholas Fennell Ph D, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Winchester, author of “The Russians on Athos”, A teacher of Russian and French at Winchester College ... Read more


The next fundraising event by Friends of Alton Abbey (Reg Charity No 284876) will be a concert by Cappella Group Vox Lucis which will include EARLY MUSIC and READINGS for LENT , including Tallis, Byrd, Victoria, Palestrina, Lotti and others. To be held in the church at Alton ... Read more

June at Alton Abbey: Open Garden & Lecture

Open Garden & plant sale Friends of Alton Abbey celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday: June 11th & 12th   Saturday  &  Sunday   Open Garden  &   Plant Sale 12noon - 5pm    Entrance £3    Teas £3  for a drink and piece of cake, OR   Cream Tea   for £5  -  enjoy delicious ... Read more

May at Alton Abbey: Car boot and Concert

Having a good clear-out? Bring your unwanted belongings to our CAR BOOT SALE at ALTON ABBEY, on Saturday  May 7th   2pm – 4.30pm Or come and buy more to fill the spaces! Teas  £3  for tea, coffee and a piece of cake Cars £7 each if booked in advance,  £12 on the day - to book contact  ... Read more

Musical evening at Alton Abbey – Saturday 12th March

Friends of Alton Abbey are delighted to welcome soprano Patricia Casement-Thomas and pianist Martin Dack to the Abbey on Saturday 12th March at 7.30pm. This musical evening will include works by Wagner, Puccini, Britten, Gershwin, Stilgoe & Lehrer. An opera singer for 25 years, Patricia ... Read more

13th Annual Abbey Lecture – Perspectives from Palestine

Friday October 16th, 7pm The 13th Annual Abbey Lecture will be given by Tim and Mayonne Coldicott,  from Frensham,  Surrey. Perspectives from Palestine Tim and Mayonne Coldicott will be sharing things they have learned during two intensive study tours to Israel and Palestine in 2013 and 2014, and ... Read more

Alton Abbey car boot sale

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Hymns & Pimms at Alton Abbey – Friday 31st July

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Alton Abbey news

June 6th and 7th were beautifully sunny,  which was a real bonus for Alton Abbey, who held their Open Garden and Plant Sale that weekend.  Three hundred people came to visit and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, listen to the organ, and of course buy plants.  Teas did well,  as did the other ... Read more