June 19, 2018
The surprise hit of this year’s Frome Festival (July 6th to 15th) is a talk on “The Trojan War – Myth and History” by renowned historian and broadcaster Michael Wood. Following his fascinating presentation on Shakespeare two years ago, Professor... Read More

Event Additions and Amendments

June 7, 2018
  There are a few additions and amendments to the printed brochure, these include the following: Friday 7th July 8-11pm The Bad Detectives at the Griffin FREE Sun 8th 7-8pm  Comedy Walk  The Fecund Coming  £8.00 Mon 9th July Rex... Read More


May 30, 2018
Ticket sales for this year’s Frome Festival are promising another bumper year with nearly 3,000 tickets already sold after the first full week. The central box office at the Cheese and Grain reported close on 2,400 ticket sales to add... Read More

2018: Time to Show Off your Hidden Garden!

February 6, 2018
Hidden Gardens promises once again to be one of the most popular events at this year’s Frome Festival. In 2017 a total of 29 Hidden Gardens opened to festival-goers, ranging from allotments and classical to patios and even gardens incorporating... Read More

The 2018 Festival Planning Begins!

January 3, 2018
Happy New Year to our Frome Festival Friends. We are now back in the office looking forward to the 2018 Festival. Lots of events have already been booked in. If you are planning on putting on an event or would... Read More

Festival Merchandise now on sale online

December 12, 2017
As well as being available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Black Swan, Frome Festival merchandise is now available online. Grab yourself a Frome Festival Mug with this year's design featuring Jane Austen riding a motorbike, or a bag... Read More

Morag McLaren ‘Taking the High Road’

November 24, 2017
A FROME FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER Support: Astrid Bishop / MD: Nathan Martin Sunday 7 January Experienced professional performer, Cooper Hall's Creative Director, and Frome Festival Patron, Morag McLaren wraps up the festive season and welcomes in the New Year in true Scottish style... Read More

Treasure Hunt Winners and Clue Sheet Answers

August 15, 2017
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