Build build build…however ugly!

Press release from Mayday Saxonvale, Frome August 6th 2020 Build beautiful? Not in Frome. Local people are horrified. A new era of building more beautiful places has been launched by the government in its new planning White Paper…but will ugliness really be turned down? The town of Frome could be a test case. The Somerset […]

BBC / Transport for New Homes Here is a link to a BBC report about Transport for New Homes which our Jenny Raggett is part of. The layout was done by Jennifer Newbury and the illustrations by Steven Jenkins, also both at the Silk Mill. An important read!

Message from Molly Morphew following her residency at the Silk Mill

Having spent the last four weeks self-isolating in the delightfully charming Vincentine (the Mill’s resident yellow van) as the first Artist in Residence at the Silk Mill. I found myself feeling calm, content and able to breathe with intention over the duration of my stay.  Each day I discovered something new and felt energised by […]

Album released by Silk Mill artist!

Robert Redman of Studio 19 has released an album… he says: I’ve been working on an album for the last few months and I’m happy (and just a little proud) to say it’s finally finished and out in the wild. Please have a listen and consider buying a copy.If you like it there are limited […]

Silk Mill Collective launches!

We are very exited to announce the SILK MILL COLLECTIVE. Their first event is SILK MILL COLLECTIVES CHRISTMAS FAIR on Sunday 1st December 11am – 4pm. There will be 15 artists selling their beautiful creations. Most of the artists are from the Silk Mill with a few invited others.

Jamie Gallagher at the Blackwater Gallery, Cardiff

We are proud that Silk Mill artist Jamie Gallagher has had 6 works chosen to show at this prestigious Blackwater Gallery in Cardiff. More of Jamie’s work on Instagram or click the images to go to the gallery.

Frome Festival 2019

Lots of exciting things happening and the Festival Cantina to accompany it all with delicious Spanish cuisine! Click here to see the full programme of things at the Silk Mill this year.

Saxonvale Saturday Afternoon Project – Blue Sky Thinking!

We are about to launch a new venture to address the threat to Frome. Follow us via our mailing list (at the bottom of this page) and/or social media. Support the fight back on Facebook here! @SSAProject This plan references the Acorn scheme in regard to density, road design and infrastructure. The radical difference is […]