Frome Festival is a dynamic community festival held annually every July in Frome, Somerset. Across a ten-day programme, the Festival hosts 200 events, workshops and activities featuring a broad range of arts and culture in over 40 venues across the town, from concert halls and theatres to churches, pubs and parks.

The Festival’s mission is to celebrate Frome’s unique arts scene by providing accessible cultural events for over 12,000 attendees per year and championing our creative community by providing an annual platform for over 100 events delivered by local venues, artists and community groups.

The Festival engages over 100 local volunteers and partners with over 60 local companies as venues and event sponsors. Frome Festival has a proud tradition of maintaining accessible ticket pricing across its events – in 2022, the Festival featured an average of 5 free events per day.

Frome Festival’s broad programme includes events in a diverse range of places and spaces across the town. From large venues to churches, libraries to pubs, events are designed in many shapes and sizes to engage audiences and participants of all ages.

frome festival through the years

Browse some of the Frome Festival highlights since 2001.