Events calendar round up: February 2020

Discover FromeWith so much to see and do in Frome, it’s easy to miss some of the best bits. Here’s our monthly round up of a few of the more interesting events on this month.

Whatever it is you enjoy, make sure to share it with us on Facebook.  And for even more events, go have a look through our events calendar or pop in to the Discover Frome Information Point.

Access for all market – Sunday 2nd

This market will be bringing the shops and businesses of our beautiful historic streets like Catherine Hill, Cheap St and Stony St to the accessible Cheese & Grain to meet new and valued customers.

There will also be representation from groups that support those with additional needs in the town.

Frome Window Wanderland posterFrome Window Wanderland makers’ sessions – throughout February

Frome’s Window Wanderland is back for its third year. Taking part as a windowmaker is Free and there will be a number of drop-in workshops running where you can come and chat with other window-makers, get ideas and inspiration, and start creating your window display for this year’s event. Evening sessions will be running on the 6th & 13th Feb; daytime sessions on 15th, 17th, 19th, 21st & 22nd. Check out the events pages for details of times and locations.

Nikki JonesTalking to Friends and Family in a Climate Emergency and Making Personal Action More Effective – Thursday 6th

With concern around climate change at an all time high, Frome Town Council and Sustainable Frome are organising a free workshop to explore how we can talk to colleagues, family and friends about climate change.

Fifty Bees 4 – opens Saturday 8th and runs until 14th March

In a new show at Black Swan Arts in Frome, Somerset artist Lydia Needle has sculpted fifty British bees in wool and stitch, and fifty other artists have created responses to each bee.

Open Deck DJ Showcase at Sunday Funday – Sunday 9th

Family-friendly Open Deck DJ Showcase at 23 Bath St returns for fresh beats in 2020. Join us for an eclectic line-up filled with fabulous local DJs. Follow the link to find out more and book your DJing slot!

Family Concert: Music from the Movies – Sunday 9th

This fun family concert includes epic soundtracks from the silver screen, from Star Wars to Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, James Bond, ET, Gladiator, Lord of the Rings and Jurassic Park. Don’t miss this opportunity for children to experience a full symphony orchestra and learn about its many instruments.

Tree with sunlight shining throughHalf-term tree planting – Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th

Frome Town Council will be planting over a thousand trees this February half-term and we need your help.  As part of the town’s efforts to fight climate change, 800 trees are to be planted at Weylands with a further 500 at Birchill. Follow the link to book yourself a spot and guarantee yourself a tree!

Alan Titchmarsh, Trowel & Error – Thursday 20th

Alan takes to the stage, showcasing all his talents wrapped up in a bundle of glorious anecdotes and enlightening “tales from his life on earth”.

The Vaults Folk and Roots Club – Friday 21st

A new fully acoustic open mic folk and roots club. Singers, musicians and audience welcome! This is a wonderfully warm venue with great acoustics.

Frome Window Wanderland posterFrome Window Wanderland 2020 – Friday 28th – Monday 2nd March

Back for a third year, the streets of Frome will be transformed into a magical outdoor gallery again for all to enjoy! Go on an evening walk with our map to guide you and see your neighbourhood in a whole new light.