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First Wednesday of the Month

(no meeting Jan & Aug)

7.30 pm Upstairs at The Three Swans, King Street, Frome

2020 Dates are detailed below

This is a social evening, time to sit back and relax and enjoy a conversation with like minded people.  Time to voice your ideas, frustrations, successes and plans.  Feel free to promote your exhibitions, make suggestions, discuss your work, form new friendships and collaborations.

Its daunting walking into a room of people you don't know but please believe you are very welcome, just take a deep breath and say hello.  To get an idea of the types that come along browse the 2019 Frome Open Studios Brochure where you will find contact details for all the entrants, and a bit of information about what they do.  Many regularly attend the Artists Cafe.

We have a Facebook page entitled Frome Artists Café  (this is a direct link) FAC is is a discussion page, not for spam advertising although we welcome members mentioning their events, just not too much and we encourage other members to help share this information!  It is really designed for Frome and surrounding area artists, there are three questions to answer and based on your answers and location you will be approved. If I feel members are abusing the space they will be deleted. And we would love to meet you in person at the cafe.

I create a monthly Frome Artists Café e-news where I am happy to feature your events, please send them to me, preferably as a jpeg file to me about two weeks before the beginning of the month.  My email is: Caroline Walsh-Waring.

Photos taken from 2019 Frome Open Studios entries

Events, Exhibitions and stuff

Next Cafe - Wednesday 5th February 2020, 7.30pm, The Three Swans - Upstairs

  • The Old Bakery Artists, based in Radstock are still running their #Art Gallery INSIDE The Radstock Cooperative on Wells Road, Radstock.  It has proved so successful that RADCO have encouraged the group to continue until the end of April 2020.  There are new opening hours, 10.30-4.30 Tuesday-Saturday and 11-4pm Sundays.  Two of the group are Frome based artists to do help promote local art by sharing this news with your contacts.  They have both and Instagram Page and a Facebook Page your "likes" and "follows" would be much appreciated.


Send me news of your activities and I am happy to feature them here, and in our newsletter.

Places to exhibit in Frome

Frome Library, Cheese & Grain Cafe, La Strada, Eagle Lane Emporium, Rook Lane, Black Swan Round Tower, The Why Gallery.

Contact venues personally to find out availability but they are all open to featuring exhibitions by local artists.

2020 Artist Café Dates

The Three Swans, King Street, 7.30pm, upstairs

5th February,  4th March, 1st April, 6th May, 3rd June, 1st July, 2nd September, 7th October, 4th November, 2nd December.  (No cafe in August or January)

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