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Martha Tilston: The Oxygen Tour

Posted on January 12, 2016

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Martha Tilston’s new tour is a sparky union of folk, acoustic, trip-hop and electronica. She entwines raw vocals, sparkling melodies and thought-provoking lyrics with filmic movements and earthy baselines. To see them live is to connect with longed-for parts of ourselves.

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

Posted on January 4, 2016

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Peter Knight’s Gigspanner have blown the dust from a collection of well-worn traditional music and song to reveal authentic moments of staggering originality and great beauty. Modern in interpretation yet classical in its virtuosity, it is music that continues to inspire audiences of all leanings, bringing them back for more.
Peter is joined by Roger Flack on Guitar and Vincent Salzfaas on Percussion.

A Show for Fred

Posted on December 10, 2015

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An upbeat celebration of the life of Frome Festival stalwart Brenda “Fred” Rolfe featuring many of Frome’s finest performers.

Coffee Concert Special….Marylebone Trio

Posted on December 7, 2015

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The Marylebone Trio’s lively, informative presentation style and excellent ensemble technique make them ideal coffee concert performers.

Coffee Concert Special….Alexandra Dariescu

Posted on December 7, 2015

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A third visit to Rook Lane Chapel by this internationally acclaimed, captivating pianist. Her programme will include pieces by Chopin, Faure, Mendelssohn, Szymanowski and Tchaikovsky.

Teatime Concert: Charlotte Betts-Dean and Andrey Lebedev

Posted on August 10, 2015

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Lottie and Andrey will perform songs by Dowland and Britten and Andrey will also play pieces by Bach and Birtwistle.

Teatime Concert: Wen Wen and Tiago Gomes

Posted on August 10, 2015

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Prize winning violinist, Wen Wen will be accompanied by guitarist Tiago Gomes, performing pieces by De Falla, Faure, Machado, Paganini and Piazolla.

Praying for the Rain

Posted on April 30, 2015

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A very special Frome Festival evening of contemporary folk and world music from this acclaimed group.

Simon Ellis: Ghosts of Somerset

Posted on April 30, 2015

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Singer-Songwriter Simon opens out Frome Festival programme with a set of original folk stories and songs.

The Sacconi String Quartet

Posted on November 18, 2014

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The Sacconi Quartet is known throughout the world for its creativity and integrity, come and enjoy this world-class quartet in an unparelleled environment.

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.

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