Frome Festival 2018

We are starting to take bookings for next year’s Frome Festival. So far we have: Claude Bourbon on the first Friday and The Small Publisher’s Fair (Frome Writers Collective) on the first Saturday. More to follow!

Frome Festival Programme is out!

This year at the Silk Mill we again have a fantastic selection of events during the Frome Festival which runs from 7th – 16th July. Both weekends see the welcome return of the Cantina Tapas Bar, hosted by the fabulous Brudenell team! On Thursday 6th an exhibition of photographs taken by one of our Silk […]

Vincentine, our vintage campervan has arrived!

We are really excited to introduce you to our 1975 Peugeot J7 camper van, Vincentine. We bought her in France at the end of last year and had a rather challenging journey back with a maximum speed of 45mph and dark descending at 3.30pm! However she is happily learning English now and will be available […]

Web-Site Launch

We are delighted to present this our new web-site for your delectation! It has been a while in the making and we are very grateful to Jon Packman of Satellite 7 for his patience with us as well as Damon Charles for the many of his great photos that we have used on the site.

Adam Birtwistle – The Gathering

We are very excited about this October exhibition.  For more information about this significant artist see here or his gallery Piano Nobile.

Georgian Group Award

Towards the end of last year Dickon Moore went up to Christies in London to receive an award from the Georgian Group in the “Best re-use of a Georgian Building” category.  We were “highly commended”. Here are some pictures of the event with Laura Virto who is one of our volunteers who very kindly put together […]

Silk Mill West joins the Silk Mill

We are proud to announce that the Silk Mill just got a bit larger!  We have joined the two storey part that is by the green gates back into the project (we owned it until 2008). So what will we be doing with all that lovely space? On the ground floor… There will be delicious […]

Restoration of the last studios nearly finished…

Damon ad Kate with a fantastic team of chippies, electricians, plumbers and others have been working since August to restore the ground and first floors of the Silk Mill and tenants have started to move into their beautiful new studios. The studio below will be a dedicated ceramic/glass ware studio: We currently have space here […]