We are delighted during the course of each year to host a number of special events and concerts.
One of the bigger events in the annual calendar for Frome is Frome Festival.
For Frome Festival 2021 we held the following displays, events and concerts:
Floral and visual displays by the people of St John's Church, in conjunction with Frome Floral Art Society. The displays will look at re-connecting with our lives after a year like no other. The displays will be open throughout the festival from 2nd to 11th July from 1000-1600 (1200-1600 on Sundays).
FROME CONSORT: BACH, MARCELLO, TELEMANN & VIVALDI - SOLD OUT!
Date & Time: 03-Jul-2021 19:30 - 21:15
Event Code: 3007 Price: £20.00
Frome Consort formed in 2016 to play the music of JS Bach and his contemporaries and have quickly established a reputation for lively and expressive performance of Baroque repertoire on modern instruments. This year’s concert includes Marcello Oboe Concerto in Dm (soloist James Watts), Vivaldi’s Flute Concerto in D ‘Il Gardellino’ (soloist Leslie Sheills), Bach’s Violin Concerto in Am (soloist Ruth O'Shea) and Trio Sonata in G, and a little-known gem by Telemann: Concerto in Em for Recorder & Flute.
MARIE ELLIOTT (MEZZO SOPRANO) LUNCHTIME RECITAL - SOLD OUT!
Date & Time: 09-Jul-2021 13:00 - 13:45
Event Code: 9004 Price: £10.00
Marie Elliott (Mezzo Soprano) has established a reputation both as an outstanding operatic and oratorio soloist and also as a Lieder singer, performing at many prestigious venues, including Glyndebourne. Most recently she set up a Baroque ensemble, Bath Consort, with whom she performs regularly. In this lunchtime recital Marie performs Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Schumann’s Frauenliebe und leben, accompanied by pianist Jacquelyn Bevan.
FROME CHURCHYARDS’ BIO-DIVERSITY TRAIL
Date & Time: 10-Jul-2021 14:00 - 16:30
Event Code: 10006 Price: Free
Start point: Holy Trinity Church
Enjoy an afternoon exploring the churchyards of Frome and looking at the bio-diversity flourishing within them. Churchyards are among the few areas unaffected over the centuries by farming and development, and each provides its own unique blend of plants and habitats for wild-life. The trail commences with a short introductory talk at Holy Trinity churchyard at 2pm and will continue to Dissenters Cemetery and Christ Church finishing at St John’s churchyard. Trail guides will be available in each churchyard. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
STORIES FROM THE MISSING GLOBES
Date & Time: 11-Jul-2021 16:00 - 17:00
Event Code: 11011 Price: Free
A report in 1820 on the old Frome Grammar School (on the site of the Bennett Centre) noted that the school's globes had gone missing. Rev'd Colin Alsbury takes us on a journey around the globe with a range of colourful stories from the family of Rev'd W M H Williams, Master of the Grammar School from 1819 to 1870 and also Rector of Orchardleigh.