Returning to Frome in trio format – with the addition of the wonderful violist Emma Purslow – we’re delighted to welcome Solovey Ensemble, one of Britain’s foremost harp, viola and flute trios. Expect sumptuous repertoire full of expansive melodies and…
Sunday 24th November
Doors opening 3.15pm Concert starts at 4pm
On view are this years entries for Frome Rotary Club's annual young photographer competition. This is stage one of a national competition, for three age groups 7-11, 11-13,and 14-17. This years theme is "Through My Eyes". There will be some stunning work on show.
Wednesday 27th November - Thursday 28th November
Viewing Wed 6pm, and Thursday 10am to 2pm
A one day art fair, showcasing a variety of work by brilliant local artists, including printmaking, painting, ceramics, sculpture, illustration and jewellery. The event will take place at two of Frome's most beautiful arts venues, Rook Lane Chapel and the Silk Mill. There will be chances to get creative with mini festive workshops, from printing to bauble decoration, all led by local artists. Mulled wine and mince pies will be available to help get visitors in the festive spirit, as well as tea, coffee and lots of cake!
Saturday 30th November
10am to 5pm
Join architectural historian Elain Harwood for a fascinating look at twentieth century churches.
Tuesday 3rd December
Doors 7pm Talk 7.30pm
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. She will be performing poems from her new book Up In The Attic, published in September 2019, along with classic poems and stories from her long career. Recent TV appearances include Springwatch, Celebrity Mastermind, and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. Recent Radio includes Series 6 of Ayres On The Air, Just A Minute, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, and Pam’s second appearance on Desert Island Discs.
Wednesday 4th December
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Held in the weeks running up to Christmas, the services take place in venues across the area served by the Hospice. The services all start at 6pm, last around 45 minutes and include readings, carols and the opportunity to light a candle in memory of a loved one. The services are open to everyone.
Thursday 5th December
Doors open 5.30pm Service starts 6pm
“Knight’s playing is a revelation. A world away from folky fiddling, it’s fully informed by the classical style, all long sweeping bow strokes and eloquent legato. Yet he never loses the essential folk heart of the music, tracing a graceful line of his own making” Review of Cambridge Folk Festival’s ‘City Roots’ "John’s elegant, rhythmic and virtuoso playing and easy-going banter is a quiet triumph!” Robin Denselow, The Guardian
Thursday 12th December
Doors 6.45pm Performance 7.30pm
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