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Trader Profile-Scatter Jewellery

One of the best bits of running an event like The Frome Independent is seeing businesses grow on every part of their journey. This week we chatted to Frome maker Meg from Scatter Jewellery, who has been a big hit in the Catherine Hill suitcase sale, where she began trading with us as a new […]

Join us for a Syrian Supper Club on Wednesday 17th July

Join us for a very special one-off supper club on Wednesday 17th July that showcases the food of Syria. We’re teaming up with the talented bunch from Black Swan Arts Cafe, and working with Frome residents Lara and Somaya, who will be sharing some delicious dishes from Syria.  The evening will take the form of […]

Trader Profile-Marshwood Vale Cider

What’s a summer in the West Country without a drop of local cider?! We caught up with cider-maker Tim Beer of Marshwood Vale Cider this month, who told us all about his passion for proper cider, his love of his home county of Somerset and the joys of market trading! Read on to be taken […]

The Hubnub Centre is reborn as Rise

Throughout 2019 we are taking a peek at the behind the scenes lives of some of Frome’s best loved independent shops and businesses. Recently we caught up with Ed and Io, founders of Rise, which is the new name for the HubNub centre. Many of you will know the building as the home of Rye […]

Shopkeeper Profile-Settlers Stores

We’re chatting to some of Frome’s independent businesses this year, finding out a bit more of what goes on behind the scenes and the stories behind the shops. Earlier this month we caught up with Zara from Settlers Stores, which specialises in clothes to be worn “wherever the fancy takes you”. Settlers Stores’ clothing is […]

Trader Profile-Wookey Farm

We’ve been catching up with a few traders from Somerset Farmers Markets recently, and this month we heard from the team behind Wookey Farm, who can be found in Somerset Farmers Markets’ section next to Boyle Cross on Market days with their range of goat-related produce! Sarah from Wookey Farm told us all about life […]

The Good Life X The Frome Independent

We are very excited to have our friends from The Good Life Experience with us at our June Market! Founded by Cerys Matthews, Steve Abbot and Charlie & Caroline Gladstone in 2014, for those of you who are yet to discover this magical little festival, you’re in for a treat! The Good Life Experience is held […]

Shopkeeper Profile-Resident

This year we’re catching up with some of Frome’s independent shops and businesses. This month it’s one of your market day faves, Resident.  We had a chat with James Borley, who set up Resident in 2015. Click here to read the full Q & A with James, who tells us about his favourite designers, how […]

Trader Profile-DIG

We have been catching up with traders from across the market this year, finding out more about what goes on behind the scenes and why they do what they do. We caught up with flea traders and musicians Pete and Chantelle, aka DIG, who you’ll find on market days with an incredible array of secondhand […]

Shopkeeper Profile-Assembly

This year we’re catching up with some of Frome’s independent shops and businesses, and this month it’s one of the longest standing independent retailers on Catherine Hill, Assembly.  Assembly offers “…  a hand-picked selection of British garments, traditional grooming products and interesting objects, with a few continental classics thrown in for good measure.”  We chatted to shopkeeper Antony Hick […]