Events Calendar Round-up: June 2022

Discover FromeIt’s a busy month for events in Frome this June, kicking off with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations!

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

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

Frome’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration – 2nd

Frome's Platinum Jubilee Celebration posterJoin Frome Town Council as they host a picnic at the Old Showfield to celebrate the Queen’s jubilee. Relax in the sunshine in one of the town’s most glorious open spaces, admire the blossom circle and see the unveiling of the jubilee stones.

There will be fun and games (including a dog agility course), acoustic music from Dom & Bel and the “Queen” will also be putting in an appearance.

Jungle with animals and birdsTrio Paradis (Jacquelyn Bevan, piano; Lisa Betteridge, violin; Linda Stocks, cello) present a family concert, Birds & Beasts at Christ Church.

Enjoy a musical menagerie, with numbers from The Carnival of the Animals alongside Disney tunes.

Platinum Drag Show – 2nd

Drag Show posterInternational sensation Alyssa Van Delle will bring you a night of comedy, singing, lip syncing and costumes at the Cheese & Grain.

What better way to celebrate the Jubilee than celebrating the Queen?

The Real Thing – 3rd

The Real ThingBritish soul legends Chris Amoo and Dave Smith are joined by a live five-piece band at the Frome Memorial Theatre to perform songs from their ‘Best of’ album including number 1 hits ‘You To Me Are Everything’, ‘Can’t Get By Without You’ & Feel The Force.

Lucinda Burgess: On Repetition – 4th June – 3rd July

Lucinda Burgess artworkLucinda Burgess’ exhibition ‘On Repetition’ opens at Black Swan Arts this month.  The works featured incorporate steel, charred wood and glass as well as more sculptural works using Indian Khadi paper.

An Evening with Brian Blessed – 10th

Brian BlessedLarger than life actor, writer and presenter Brian Blessed comes to the Frome Memorial Theatre. Known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television,  he’s also an avid explorer and climber and ‘An Evening with Brian Blessed’ will combine anecdotes from his illustrious acting career with tales of his adventuring.

The Feeling – 11th

The Feeling bandPop-rockers The Feeling are coming to Frome to play a rare one-off show at the Cheese & Grain!  Enjoy songs from their smash hit Twelve Stops and Home Album including Sewn, Rosé, Fill My Little World, Love it When You Call & Never Be Lonely!

A Fundraising Evening of ABBA – 17th

SOS glittery logoThe fantastic 6 piece ABBA revival band SOS, pride themselves on the fact that their show is performed with musicians resulting in an atmospheric live experience.

This open air performance will get you dancing whilst raising much needed funds to replace the Merlin Theatre’s house light system.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 19th

A Midsummer Night's Dream posterIllyria presents Shakespeare’s timeless comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Bring a picnic, cushion (and a brolly just in case) to enjoy this outdoor performance at the ECOS amphitheatre. 

Photo|Frome – 21st June – 15th July

Photo of men sitting on a wall byPhoto|Frome will see over three weeks of exhibitions, talks, workshops and more. The theme of this year’s inaugural festival is ‘The Independent Eye’, celebrating photography as an art form and reflecting some of Frome’s spirit of independence. Exhibition spaces across the town will play host to local, national and international photographers.

Marstonbury – 24th-26th

Huey Morgan brings his NYC Block Party to Marston Park for a fun-lovin’, mini Glastonbury alternative by the lake! There will also be a range of holistic classes, from gong baths to relaxing yoga and a range of family-focused fun times.

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