History Blogs

Join in with a history sound walk around Frome

Discover a piece of Frome’s history with a fascinating walk following in the footsteps of Emma Sheppard. Poetry …

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Last chance to see Frome’s Casting the World Exhibition

There are just a few days left to see this extraordinary exhibition which tells the story of J.W. …

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Historic J.W Singer sign given a facelift

On Sunday 21st July Camilla Rose, traditional signwriter and gilder will be re-gilding the sign above local shop …

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Explore Frome on Market Sunday

To launch the new guided walks our guiders will explore Frome and lead walks every half an hour …

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Guided Walks

Discover Frome has launched regular light and informative guided walks, which will take place twice a week throughout …

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Kings in Frome

In preparation for a new series of walks Frome Guided Walks, our guides heard from Annette Burkitt about …

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New Exhibition at Black Swan Arts

The Black Swan Arts is hosting a major new exhibition featuring the work of forty-three Arborealists, six guest …

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The Boyle Cross

The Frome Almanac of 1869 notes events of local interest that have taken place during the preceding year. …

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Alice Seeley, Lady Harris

A plaque has been inaugurated at 3 Merchants Barton for Alice Seeley by the Frome Society for Local …

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Camille Claudel and the Singer’s Foundry: A Rodin Connection in Frome

I have been intrigued by this photograph of John Webb Singer and his family since I first came …

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Frome’s Cockey Lamps

Walking through Frome, you can spot a key sign of Frome’s past: the distinctive Cockey Lamps. Frome has …

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Frome’s Warm Welcome

As early as September 14th 1914 the Somerset Standard reports the arrival of the first Belgian refugees in …

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