Market Trader success for Frome butcher

Local farmers and Frome Independent market traders Penleigh Farm have launched a new butchers’ shop in the heart Frome, specialising in locally reared meat and stocked with produce sourced from the monthly market. Read more


After studying a BA in Fine Art Sculpture at Cardiff School of Art and Design where her degree show was a large installation in paper, Tess Wakeling began experimenting with different materials before deciding to set up a business in lighting design. Read more


If you need proof that Frome is a hotbed of creative talent, you need look no further than local designer-maker Nick Fraser. Nick has become a Frome Independent market stalwart and produces a range of contemporary interior products and furniture. Read more

TRADER PROFILE-Anna Brindle aka Lost Shapes

Anna has been trading as Lost Shapes at The Frome Independent since it launched in 2013. With a degree in 3D design crafts, followed by a varied career, Anna took the opportunity of her youngest child starting school to get back into designing and making. Read more

TRADER PROFILE-Helen Bakunowicz aka ‘The Bakemonger’

When The Bakemonger's application dropped into our inbox there was a collective whoop of excitement. Unlike anything we'd seen before, Helen's creations combined cutting edge design, quality and individuality with the added bonus that they were edible! Read more

Market Makers are GO

After the winter hibernation The Frome Independent market is back! And this year we're launching a loyalty card. All our fans can now get incredible discounts, special offers AND help support us to survive and thrive in 2016. Read more