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School’s Back

We are delighted to let you know that our Autumn / Winter term of NIGHT SCHOOL classes is ready for launch. Read more

Trader Profile-Paly Glass

Our trader of the month is maker Nikki James from Paly Glass. Nikki is a glass artist and maker of geometic terrariums and frames which have been a big hit at The Frome Independent since she began trading with us in the Suitcase Sale just over a year ago. Read more

Your market needs you

This month we are running a Crowdfunder campaign to raise money to rejuvenate and update our much-loved pop-up Village Green. We are also looking to raise funds to host Frome-On-Sea, our annual urban beach on Sunday 6th August. Funds will also support our work with local charities and community groups, helping them to raise money throughout the coming year. Read more


"My work is a rebellion against the high street's throw away fashion. REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE is an excellent motto to live by and if I can encourage people to rejuvenate an old favourite sweater or choose a clutch purse made from recycled fabric then I'll be very happy." Meet Rebecca, the designer behind psychedelic festival fashion brand Dakota Rae Dust, in this month's trader profile. Read more

Best Food & Farmers Market 2017

The Frome Independent has been named Best Food & Farmers Market at the 2017 Western Daily Press Food & Farming awards, beating nominees from across the South West. Read more


Our friends at FarmFestival will be joining us at May's Market to showcase some of their rather brilliant acoustic lineup ahead of their 2017 festival which takes place down the road in Bruton in July. Read more

Trader Profile-Denman & Gould

We chatted to designers Denman & Gould, who work together collaboratively, creating products that combine sculpture, cabinet making and fine art painting. Read more

From market trader to shop keeper

March sees the launch of an exciting venture from one of Frome’s favourite traders. Acclaimed designers Nick Fraser and Polly Bell will open Kobi & Teal - a shop, gallery and workshop - in time for the March market. Read more