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Raphael Wallfisch

Posted on December 6, 2017

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Frome Concert’s Group present…Raphael Wallfisch. One hour concert with coffee included.   The outstanding british cellist, Raphael joins us to perform a selection of Bach’s iconic solo Celle suites.

Ben Ottewell

Posted on December 6, 2017

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With an avid following from the days in his former band Gomez, singer/songwriter Ben is dropping into Frome to give us some tunes from his solo material including the recent album ‘A Man Apart’ plus a few tunes […]

Macbeth… Re-told by Debs Newbold

Posted on October 27, 2017

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Mr Rooks Speak Easy presents…   MACBETH… RE TOLD BY DEBS NEWBOLD Come and be pulled deep into the world of The Bard’s darkest tradegy with this alchemic solo performance from theatre artist and storyteller Debs Newbold. From […]

Said the Maiden

Posted on October 9, 2017

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Said The Maiden – Album Tour.   Said The Maiden are Jess Distill, Hannah Elizabeth and Kathy Pilkinton, three friends who discovered a mutual love of folk music when they reunited several years after spending their school years […]

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle (Film)

Posted on October 2, 2017

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This screening is being organised by Fair Housing for Frome, a community group running a campaign during 2017 to raise awareness of, and seek solutions to, the housing crisis in Frome. The screening will be followed by a […]

Spindle Ensemble – Album Launch

Posted on August 21, 2017

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  Spindle Ensemble are an experimental instrumental quartet from Bristol’s music collective Bloom. They perform original compositions by Daniel Inzani that hover cinematically somewhere between jazz, folk and classical idioms, taking inspiration from artists such as Moondog, Eric Satie, Charles Mingus and Mulatu Astatke. They will be releasing […]

Mr Rook’s Speakeasy Presents… Three Acres and a Cow

Posted on August 21, 2017

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Mr Rook’s Presents Three Acres and a Cow, A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story. ‘Three Acres And A Cow’ connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues like fracking, our […]

Mr Rook’s Presents… The Storyteller’s Bardic Chair of Somerset

Posted on August 21, 2017

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    Once a year Mr Rook’s steps away from its usual format and collaborates with Openstorytellers to bring you the Bardic Chair – an open competition where anyone can tell any traditional or original story and the […]

Frome Concert’s Group presents… THE CASTALIAN QUARTET

Posted on August 21, 2017

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The Castalian Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice on the international chamber music scene. Over the last three years they have won top prizes at major international competitions and were selected to become YCAT performers (Young […]

Frome Concert’s Group Presents…Solovey Duo

Posted on August 21, 2017

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Frome Concert’s group returns with Inspirational performances by outstanding young musicians…Join us for informal afternoon concerts! Much in demand as soloists, Flautist Renate Sokolovska and harpist Valeria Kurbatova join forces to present a fascinating programme centred around Russian […]

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