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Fancy getting your hands on one of over 30 amazing prizes, donated by our talented bunch of traders? Check out our summer holiday Market Maker competition... Read more


The Ark are proper, old-fashioned flea market traders, who specialise in mid-century homewares. They don't sell online, and are passionate about nostalgic pieces that will jog memories for customers.  Their stall is a riot of colour, comprising authentic deckchairs, kitchenalia and an extensive collection of 1960s Ladybrid books. This month, they told us about their passion for all things mid-century, and the magic of market days. Read more


We are very sorry to announce that unfortunately, due to the adverse weather conditions, we must cancel The Frome Independent on Sunday 4th March. Read more

Amazing Scene Machine

For Market visitors of all ages, we've something a bit different this December market with the chance to make an “Amazing Scene” with The Amazing Scene Machine. Join animation model maker Jim Parkyn, who will be leading the creation of a Festive Frome scene, made entirely of plasticine. Read more

Swing Time Frome & The Little Victory Ball

The Frome Independent’s December market is the final instalment of 2017. To celebrate, the Frome Flea will be transformed into a Vintage Winter wonderland, with 1930s and 40s costumes, old-fashioned games, Christmas trees and swing dancing from Swing Time Frome. This brand new group will be lighting up the Village Green with some amazing vintage dance moves. Read more


Our trader of the month is leather-worker Justine Weyman from Elytra England. Justine creates accessories in soft leather and felt, from tablet cases to artists' tool rolls, which are designed with care and attention for the contents inside. This month Justine chats to us about her practice, trading at markets and how she came up with the name for her business. Read more

MARKET NEWS-A New Way to Pay on Market Days

If you're not keen on squandering good shopping time queueing for cash at The Frome Independent, then you might be interested to know about our partnership with Pixie - a brand new discovery, payment and loyalty app. Read more