Frome Festival is a company limited by guarantee registered in 2001 and a charity registered in 2007. The charity exists to promote and organise a festival for Frome and the surrounding area.
Through its charitable status, Frome Festival fundraises in support of the Festival’s general running costs and projects delivered as a part of the Festival, including educational projects and low cost community activity. All donations provided for the Festival goes in support of these activities.
Frome Festival is grateful for its charitable supporters, including grant giving trusts & foundations, members of the Friends scheme and those who have provided one off donations.
Registered Charity No. 1120329
Go to the Charity Commission for England and Wales
Frome Festival Limited’s governing document, the Articles of Association, was revised by unanimous vote at the 2016 annual general meeting. All registered Friends of the Festival are the members of the charitable company.
The small central team of Festival employees comprises the Director, General Manager, and Treasurer who work from a small office in the town centre. The office is also the hub for volunteers to coordinate the activities of the sponsorship team, and administer the Friends of Frome Festival scheme.
The Festival is supported additionally by a large body of volunteers in areas such as stewarding, brochure distribution, and participating in the Hidden Gardens scheme.