The audience in King John's Garden

Children & Youth Events

There are some events in the programme aimed at the young and youthful, including..

Abbey United Reformed Church

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Treasure Hunt! Meet outside the front gate.

Abbey Acoustic Stage

Bradbeers Courtyard


  • 10:00 – 5:00 Glitter make-up, hair braiding, temporary tattoos and more.


Can also be found at Jane Scarth Charity Shop and KutZ in Latimer Street.

Romsey Library

As in previous years Romsey Library will  be running events aimed at the young. Where this year you can travel to Inifinity and Beyond for some Spacetastic Beggars Fair fun!

  • 9:00 – 4:00pm Summer Reading Challenge 2019 starts.
    Sign up to Space Chase today!
    Space Chase activities
  • 10:00 – 3:00pm Amazing Aliens Storytelling Crafts
    Create funny alien stick puppets
    Decorate a pair of underpants!
  • 11:00 Amazing Aliens Space Chase – Songs & Storytelling.
    Join us for an imaginary Space trip.
    Explore our World, hurtle through Space and meet aliens through interactive songs and stories. Underpants!

Youth Festival In The Park

  • Attractions: Bungee Trampolines, Bouncy Castle, Inflatable Slide, Tea Cup Ride, Bumper Cars.
  • Sideshows: Shooting Gallery, Hook-a-Duck.
  • YiR Games: Ball in Bucket, Penalty Shootout, Splat the Rat, Tombola, Pick-a-Lolly, Guess the sweets in the jar.
  • Activities: Mrs B’s Hula Skoola, Croquet – have a go, 360 Degree Sports – Football Skills/Activities.

…some of which might just entertain those not quite so young too 🙂