Events Calendar Round-up: February 2023

Call of the Void painting by Michael Falzoni

There’s a hint of spring in the air and we’ve got lots of events coming up in Frome to keep you busy.

Here’s our round up to give you a taster of what’s happening this February.

For even more events, have a look through our events calendar or pop in to the Discover Frome Information Point.

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Jasper Høiby’s Planet B + Ana Silvera – 3rd

Jasper Høibys & Ana SilveraThe Silk Mill presents a special evening of music with UK vocalist & multi instrumentalist Ana Silvera and Danish bassist Jasper Hoiby and his trio Planet B.

Ana starts the evening with music from her new studio album, ‘The Fabulist’ performing as a duo with Jasper Høiby.

Jasper’s Planet B trio will then take the stage, diving into the unknown with fluid, composed and improvised sound worlds that interact with speech samples from some of the most inspiring thinkers.

The Gentle Good – 16th

Gentle-good-posterThe Gentle Good is the moniker of Cardiff-based musician and songwriter Gareth Bonello. A captivating live performer, known for his enchanting melodies, intricate guitar style and beautiful acoustic arrangements rooted in Welsh folk music and contemporary Welsh life.

Taking place at HydeAway, there aren’t many seats, so book your tickets early!

Michael Falzoni’s SHOSHIN – 17th February – 23rd March

Call of the Void painting by Michael FalzoniGallery at the Station presents Michael Falzoni’s evocative series of paintings inspired by the relationship between spaces, meeting points and the interplay of colour, shape and form.

In addition to the exhibition (open Wednesday-Sunday) in March Michael will also be giving a talk and painting workshops.

Music That’s Why – 17th

We Hear You posterEnjoy a fantastic night of music as well as raising money for local charity We Hear You.

Taking place at the Tree House, the evening includes performances from Dogs Play Dead (made up of professional musicians Ethan Johns, Dave Smith and Nick Pini), vocal harmony trio The Lost Trades and six piece rock band Billy in the Lowground.

Judge Jules – 18th

Judge JulesJudge Jules returns to the Cheese & Grain with support from This Culture.

If you missed out on tickets for his sell out show last year, now’s your chance to see the legendary DJ in action.

Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap – 19th

seed swap 2023 posterThe ever-popular potato day and seed swap is back with all the inspiration (and seeds) you need for this growing season.

In addition to the swapping, there will be kids’ activities on offer as well as talks and workshops.

The Manfreds – 24th

The ManfredsThe Manfreds return to the Memorial Theatre with original front man Paul Jones, as part of their 60th anniversary celebrations!

Considered one of the finest and most respected bands from the ’60s they will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, along with a mix of jazz and blues covers and tracks from their individual solo albums.

SHE – 24th & 25th

Illustration of two girlsLocal professional director and playwright Anthony Clark brings his new show SHE to the Merlin Theatre as part of its national tour.

A collection of seven short plays, SHE interweaves the stories of 14 different women in their twenties, embracing life from infancy to old age.

Performed by two brilliant, versatile actors, SHE is a show not to be missed.

Will Varley – 24th

Will VarleyWill Varley comes to the Tree House as part of his short run of intimate shows this spring.

The singer-songwriter will be performing solo, playing songs from across his extensive back catalogue as well as road testing new material that will undoubtedly form the bones of his 7th studio record.

Weyland’s Wassail – 25th

Wassail in orchardFingers crossed the weather won’t put a stop to this rescheduled event.

Hats-full, caps-full, three bushel-bags full… Bring your pots and pans and help wake up the new orchard at this traditional wassail.

Make a musical wassail stick, warm up with some mulled cider/apple juice and enjoy music from the Frome Street Bandits.

To see all the events coming up this month and beyond visit our What’s On page.