Trader Profile-Bees Knees Apparel

For our second Trader Profile we chatted to Bee from Bristol’s own Bees Knees Apparel  – literally the coolest reworked fashion you’ll find at The Frome Independent, featuring clothing from the late 70’s to early 00’s – a fusion of classic vintage pieces and modern day trends. Bee is a regular at The Frome Independent […]

Trader Profile-Daines Atelier

In the run up to our market in September, we are shining a light on one of our core values: embracing all things secondhand and sustainable! What better way to start than by chatting to Frome-based Designer Evie of Daines Atelier? Tell us a bit about you and your business. Hi, my name is Evie […]

Shopkeeper Profile-Frome Hardware

Continuing our double feature – after catching up with Sophia Elouise, we chatted to Frome shopkeeper Dan from Frome Hardware about life on Catherine Hill; Frome Hardware is one of our growing family of awesome Market Maker shops – if you’ve signed up to our Market Maker membership scheme you’ll get exclusive discounts from this […]

Trader Profile-Sophia Elouise

This month we’ve got a double feature for you! We caught up with our Suitcase Trader Sophia Elouise and Frome shopkeeper Dan from Frome Hardware – you can find Sophia near Dan’s shop on Catherine Hill on market days, and if you miss The Frome Independent, Sophia’s exquisite objects can also be found for sale […]

Dreaming of hazy summer days

Channelling all the feel-good vibes for the high summer edition of The Frome Independent, you’ll find plenty to keep everyone happy with ice creams, deckchairs and good times galore! Have a rummage for vintage and preloved goodies in our Flea, stock up on exquisite plants, fresh and dried blooms and more in Homes & Gardens, […]

Fun in the Sun at The Frome Independent

Summer is well and truly here, and what better way to stock up on all those holiday essentials than by shopping directly with designers, producers and crafts people at The Frome Independent? With a selection of locally sourced food to satisfy the widest ranging appetites, The Frome Independent’s food producers, alongside Somerset Farmers’ Markets, will […]

Trader Profile-Velomatic For The People

We thought it was about time to resurrect our behind the scenes Trader Profiles, and who better to start with than Frome-based Vel Ilic, aka Velomatic For The People. We caught up with Vel this week to pick his brains about all things culture, food, and crucially MUSIC – just in time for the BIG […]

Farmfest x The Frome Independent

We are thrilled to have Farmfest back to take over our Market Place Stage on Sunday 5th June 2022! Farmfest will bring a host of acoustic acts from their upcoming 2022 programme to the market, providing a free festival soundtrack for market-goers. Farmfest is a festival dedicated to the idea that the best things in […]

Farmfest, Bruton, Somerset

Farmfest and The Frome’s Missing Links Summer Fete at The Frome Independent

If cycling is your thing, and you love live music, Sunday 5th June is The Frome Independent for you! To celebrate the start of the festival season, Farmfest will be taking over the Market Place Stage, and the amazing team behind Frome’s Missing Links will be wheeling out their Summer Fete on the Village Green! […]

Join us on Sunday 1st May at The Frome Independent

We’ve got our fingers crossed for a glorious spring day on Sunday 1st May –  come along and wander the streets of our beautiful town to stock up everything you need to feel zingy and springlike – seasonal greenery, fresh fruit, veg and flowers from Somerset Farmers’ Markets – or find plants, seeds and all […]