The Frome Society for Local Study was founded in 1958 by
a number of townspeople who realised there was a need to
make the history of Frome and the district better known, and
to preserve its historic buildings and records
In the past. Frome Society for Local Study has:
* Helped to establish and run Frome Museum.
* Gathered and safeguarded information on Frome's history.
* Played a leading role in conserving historic buildings,
including Marston House.
* Given donations to many local projects.
* Given financial assistance for research.
* Purchased and repaired important relics.
* Provided plaques to mark buildings of interest.
* Helped to set up Frome Town Twinning.
* Published over 70 titles of historic and local interest,
selling by post & online new titles and Year Books
Currently, the Frome Society for Local Study is actively
* An annual programme of winter lectures.
* An annual programme of summer visits to places of interest.
* Continuing its wide range of research, donations, and
publications, as noted above.
Frome Society for Local Study is a Registered Charity No.292340
If you are interested in:
* Historic houses and gardens,
* Local history,
* Natural History
then Frome Society for Local Study has something to offer you.
Remember, if you join the Frome Society for Local Study, you automatically become a
member of the Frome and District Civic Society as well.
Festival Event: 8th July 19:30-21:00
IN PRAISE OF THOMAS BUNN
Frome Society for Local Study and Frome District
Civic Society present an evening in praise of
Thomas Bunn. Thomas Bunn (1767-1853) was one
of the most influential men in Frome's modern
history. This evening takes us to a different age, to
experience Frome as it was two hundred years
ago, and to celebrate a benefactor whose influence
on the town is still visible today. Rook Lane Chapel
£6.00 Tickets from Cheese & Grain