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 […]

Michael Eavis at Silk Mill Exhibition!

We were delighted to welcome Glastonbury Festival founder, Michael Eavis, at last Friday’s opening of Annemarie Blake’s exhibition at the Silk Mill. Water Aid and Michael Eavis are promoting the sale of Calexico -The Park Glastonbury Festival. Oil painting, 100 x 100cm on panel. All proceeds go to Wateraid. Offers from £1,000. A stunning painting that […]

Paint the Town Red!

Our first event of 2014 on 31st January in the gallery will be PAINT THE TOWN RED! Fancy a night out with a difference? Why not come along to an evening of fun and unleash your creative sideYou will get your very own easel and canvas to decorate. Have fun with painting, photo transfers, picture frames, […]

English Heritage Angel Award

In July 2013 we were shortlisted for an English Heritage Angel Award.  There was an article about us and Hadlow Tower (one of the other shortlisted projects) in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 27th July 2013. English Heritage made a film about our project, see left… We did not win our category but we all agreed […]


INTERMEDIA 1. OTTER. This is the companion piece to the show at the Silk Mill Gallery until 11th July. Click the picture below to see the film with words instead of the music sound-track that was audible in the gallery. For centuries the countryside has provided inspiration for art capturing themes of mental liberation. The […]

Studios occupied!

We now have 15 artists and crafts-people occupying their studios! In the course of moving in there has been some change as to which studios people are having and there are still two possible spaces to be taken if you are thinking of joining this vibrant atmosphere.  They are the top floor studio 19 (above) […]

Studios very nearly done!

Just a matter of days now until the top two floors are ready for people to move in! We have one space up on the very top that is vacant, and there are now a couple of spaces available on the first floor. They will be ready some time in February or early March. Get […]

Frome Faces Exhibition Film

Here is a lovely film made by Frome TV about the exhibition here last July in the Frome Festival.

BBC 4 at the Silk Mill

The second in the series “How it Works” is about Plastics and was filmed (scroll down ‘Past Events’ to see pictures of filming) at the Silk MIll last summer. It was shown on BBC 4 on Monday 9th April at 9pm and then will be on iplayer for a month or so. It is a very good […]