Treasure Hunt Winners and Clue Sheet Answers

This year’s Treasure Hunt had more people taking part than ever before, with two sheets having all the correct answers. Congratulations to the winner Rachel Wills from Frome who won this year’s treasure – a £200 Annette Gabbedy Jewellery prize … Read more

Poetry, walking and sunshine delight Edward Thomas fans – A review by Briony Bax

Poetry, walking and sunshine delight Edward Thomas fans The centenary of the death of the poet Edward Thomas in 1917 provided many opportunities for celebrations during the 2017 Frome Festival, both to examine his life and work, and also for … Read more

Festival Cricket Match – A review by John Payne

Hero dog saves Wilts cricket match! The Frome Festival brought unexpected drama to the sleepy Wiltshire village of Broughton Gifford on Sunday 16 July. Gatsby, a four-year old cocker spaniel plunged in bravely to retrieve the ball when a big … Read more

The Life and Work of the Poet Edward Thomas – a review by Frances Liardet

I wonder if you can imagine me taking to verse?’ The Life and Work of the Poet Edward Thomas, with Matthew Hollis, biographer of the poet, Stephanie Cole and James Laurenson, and Martin Bax. Rook Lane Chapel, July 9th   … Read more

This Year’s Festival finishes on a High!

The 17th Frome Festival came to an exciting climax at the weekend with events attracting huge audiences following ten days of celebration. Over 1000 in total were attracted to the Cheese and Grain to see The Wonder Stuff and Steve … Read more

Road Closures on Sunday 16th

If you are planning to go to Frome Festival events on Sunday 16th – the last day of the Festival, including the Summer Art Car Boot at the Black Swan, the Pop up Pottery Café at Enigma Pottery, the Outdoor … Read more

Fake news – clarification

Clarification: Contrary to the announcement in the Frome Standard today that our Creative Director Martin Dimery is resigning, we are happy to announce that this is fake news, and that he is still very much with us!

It is with great regret that the Magical Folk Garden has been cancelled!

We are sad to announce that the Magical Folk Garden 2017 has been cancelled on all three nights. All ticket holders will be refunded. The Festival Team.

Food Feast Line-up for Saturday 8th!

We are very excited that this years Food Feast is almost upon us!           This Saturday 8th July from 5pm – 10pm Market Yard will be alive with the sound of music – plus food, bars … Read more

2017 Frome Festival app now available free of charge from the App Store!

The whole festival brochure at on your phone, including downloads – what’s not to like! @Stellasoft @frometowncouncil    

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