We are excited to announce a Frome FM fundraiser showcasing a wealth of local talent, including live music from Masa Band, Sue Harding, Sarah Curtis, Sara Vian plus a selection of DJs featuring Motherfunk, Kamarum Cuba, Ratomagosun, Mr Mankind and more.
It will be an all-day affair, with live music outside in the sunny courtyard in the day and DJs and dancing inside from the evening until late.
Food and drink will be on offer all day….
Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment – we expect this to sell out!
Join us to savour some of the finest local musicians and DJs Frome has to offer, and to support your local radio station Frome FM.
On this July 4th edition of All About Frome,
we have real live Americans in the studio and a recorded podcast direct from Connecticut, USA. Frome residents, Pammy Lewis and John Nelson talk about their take on the UK and their motherland over 20 years after they took the plunge and moved to Britain.
There’s news of some new café meetings at the Good Heart to help people get through the issues caused by the onset of the menopause from Kate Foster who’s also doing research for a book on the subject.
And we also look at some of the events coming up at the first weekend of the Festival including the Food Feast and we also hear about the plans for Broadway Community Gardens, recently bought by the Council for the benefit of the people of Frome.
And there’s a clip from John Hegley – stand-up comedian and poet who’s bringing his show to Frome right at the end of the festival on July 16th.
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This time on All About Frome …
we have Doug Stewart reporting on a meeting in Mells about the future of banking in Frome.
Charly Le Marchant from Frome tree group tells us about her prize awarded at the Climate film fest on 13thMay. She won the prize for her film ‘The Future of Britain’s forests’ from series ‘Wood for the Trees.
Rupert meets the team behind Kidspiration a half Term holistic drama and singing workshop.
Julia talks with Lillypad Home Solutions a Female team of decorators .
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IN THIS EDITION OF ALL ABOUT FROME
Dmytro Romaniuk, coordinator of the Town Council Refugee Hub for all Frome refugees, tells us about the History of One Nation event, celebrating Ukrainian culture and held for residents and hosts who have supported and housed Ukrainian refugees on May 18th at the Cheese and Grain.
History of One Nation will be at the Cheese and Grain on 18th May at 6pm.
Tickets £15 from the cheese and grain or online. Proceeds go to Somerset aid for Ukraine.
Cheese and Grain
Steve Macarthur, Director of the Cheese and Grain, talked about how the venue is run, about its independence from grants funding and about the sound studio which is used for recording albums (including Sir Tom Jones’ latest album), for encouraging new bands and vocational training.
Rob Dahl, Programming and Marketing Manager at the Cheese and Grain talks about the range of uses of the venue – bands, comedy, concerts, markets, community education, roller skating. He also talked about the types of events suitable for the smaller Treehouse venue, and the value of the Cheese and Grainas a brand not just a venue.
LATEST EDITION OF ALL ABOUT FROMESara Butler talks about her year as mayor and The Civic Awards given Reg Ling (Valentine lamp), Bob Ashford (Fair Frome), Tabitha Clayson (Independent market) and The Frome Sheds.Ben Still talks about the local food waste into compost initiative, Loop, and joining up with Glimpse, to create a network of other local groups interested in a circular economy.Jess Francombe tells us about social groups for mothers in Frome, especially single mothers, and her new popup shop in Cheap St selling products made by local mothers.