Kakatsitsi Master Drummers
Fri 31st May
Steve Peake, Director of Indigenous People and artistic director of the coming tour, confirmed he was delighted to be bringing the show to Frome. “I was brought up in Taunton,” he said “so the opportunity to launch what promises to be our best tours ever is an amazing one.” Tanya Sheriff, owner of Drum It Up Somerset, said “It’s a real privilege for us to welcome such amazing and accomplished traditional musicians to Frome. I am very excited to see this inspiring fusion project and to see some of Africa’s leading drummers playing in my home town. Frome Town Council have supported this cultural event by a grant of £300 through the Majors Grant, of which we are very grateful for"
Architecture Club: Bio-diverse Communities Sarah Jones-Morris
Tue 4th Jun
Join landscape architect and urban designer, Sarah Jones-Morris for an exploration of our relationship with the natural world and find how putting bio-diversity at the heart of our urban environments is essential for our future survival. Sarah Jones-Morris is the director of Landsmith Associates based in Bristol.
WHY acoustic: an evening of Music, Festivals and more..
Fri 7th Jun
Join us for two acoustic sets, including singer-songwriter Phil Cooper, recently featured on BBC Radio 6 BBC Music Introducing show with Tom Robinson. Sara Vian will be performing a 30-40min set at the exquisite Rook Lane We're also delighted to announce that local legend and the mind behind Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, will be giving a talk and taking questions at WHYacoustic. WHY receives no central government funding so relies on community fundraising and the generosity of individuals and grant-making trusts to survive.