Events Calendar Round-up: January 2023

Discover FromeThere’s no time for the January blues in Frome as there’s still lots on to keep you entertained.  Here’s our monthly round up of a few of the most interesting events on this January.

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

Absolute Bowie – 13th

Absolute BowieFeaturing the incredible vocals of John O’Neill as David Bowie, the UKs ‘Best Tribute Band’ and ‘Best Bowie’ act Absolute Bowie bring an electrifying performance to the Cheese & Grain, taking you on a musical journey through the greatest hits of David Bowie.

Weyland’s Wassail – 14th

Wassail in orchardHats-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.

Bakoso Film and Afrocuban DJ Night (feat Kamerum Cuba) – 21st

Bakoso Film and Afrocuban DJ Night posterTake yourself on a journey into the rhythmical and historical journey through Afrocuban music and culture starting off with a documentary film on “Bakoso” music filmed in Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of Frome based DJ Kamerum Cuba.

The film will be accompanied by traditional Cuban food and followed by a 3 hour DJ set by DJ Kamerum Cuba for your chance to let yourself go and dance to the unique rich variety of sounds and rhythms from the Afrocaribbean diaspora.

Mike Wozniak – Zusa – 25th

Mike WozniakEver wondered how Mike’s Great-Aunt Zusa made it from Poland to Luton with a war nipping at her heels? Here’s your chance to find out!

Ceilidh Fundraiser for Frome’s Missing Links – 27th

Frome missing links ceilidh posterEnjoy some whirling and birling to the authentic sound of The Bigger Little Biggar Band and raise money for Frome’s Missing Links. Back by popular demand all the way from Scotland, these renowned traditional folk musicians will call all the dances so everyone can join in.

To complete your evening, you can also buy a supper ticket and enjoy Lungi Babas and Azeema’s South Indian/Sri Lankan cuisine.

Mrs Churchill: My Life with Winston – 28th

Mrs ChurchillThey say that behind every great man, there is a great woman. Was this true in Churchill’s case? What of Clementine, his wife for 56 years? Did he bully her like he did so many other people? Given his strength and conviction, did Clem have any influence on him at all? Or was she ‘the little lady at home’?

All these questions will be answered, and many more, in Liz Grand’s superb, moving, sensitive and informative portrayal of Clementine Churchill.

The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – 28th

Gareth GatesGareth Gates joins cast members from the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical ‘Jersey Boys’ and another hit West End shows supported by an exceptional live band.

The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is a spectacular high-pitched celebration of timeless music from one of the biggest-selling groups of all time. This nostalgic musical journey pays tribute to the life and career of those four boys from Jersey, who started singing under a street lamp but soon went on to become one of the most recognised groups in history.

My Secret Sister – 29th

my secret sisterVocal trio Dora Darling, Bel Barnett and Su Hart will be captivating the audience with delicious harmonies across genres and eras.

The Last Matron – 31st-2nd Feb

The Last Matron posterLocal group Dramakarma present The Last Matron, a play about Keyford Asylum based on real events and discovered diaries in Frome.

With a grand old building facing demolition the Last Matron of Keyford watches as a parade of spectres appear before her. The building cannot be saved but it isn’t too late to resurrect the memory of those who passed through its doors.

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