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Headliners – David Olusoga, Roger McGough, Blake, Jo Wiley, Andy Fairweather Low, Wilko Johnson, Kris Barras band.

Martin Dimery’s final Frome festival. “As I’m retiring from the role of Festival Creative Director this year, I decided to revive the idea of directing a musical on the outdoor ECOS stage at the Merlin theatre, coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of the discovery of King Richard IIIs remains beneath a car park in Leicester.” The Haunting of Richard III produced and directed by Martin Dimery

Highlights included many free and family events, Chalguh Chengi – Turkish music and dance, The Wagon of Dreams – A New Adventure, The Feast of the Gods – Little Bulb theatre.