Events programme

Practical Ways To Be Kinder: Session Five

Pure Moves Wesley Close, Frome

Are you interested in learning how to be kinder and happier? These one-hour sessions led by Annie Rankin and friends will introduce some practical methods for opening the heart, resolving conflict and bringing more harmony into your life. It is divided into five sessions: please book and come to as many as you wish! Session Five: Introductory Meditation on Developing Loving Kindness 4.30pm – 5.30pm Annie Rankin works as a counselor and trainer in Compassionate…

Free

Independent Acts of Kindness

Outside Frome Library Cattle Market Car Park,, Frome, Somerset

Frome Kindness Festival at The Frome Independent! Visit our Kindness Festival table outside the library for activities and badge making, 10am – 3pm. Join Cheryl Sprinkler of Mojo Moves for a fun-filled dance to kindness tunes outside the library. Look out for our 'Kindness Crew', who will be roaming through the Frome Independent to spread a little extra joy. No need to book

Tree-planting on the East Mendip Way

Vallis Veg Egford, Frome

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit - Nelson Henderson. Would you like to help plant trees for a hedge on the outskirts of Frome - specifically on the path from Wallington Way to Vallis Veg? You can expect to get muddy, frustrated by barbed wire, dog-poo and stones, and potentially get wet or windblown - and you will have the satisfaction of contributing a…

Free

Kindness Festival Closing Celebration

Black Swan Arts 2 Bridge Street, Frome

Every act of kindness creates a ripple with no logical end – Scott Adams. An invitation to join Frome's Kindness Crew in celebrating the end of the Festival Week with all its kind, generous, and heartwarming activities around the town. Following some beautiful live music, and a few words from the Mayor of Frome, you will be invited to light a candle in quiet celebration of a kindness that you've experienced, and then join with…

Free

Understanding Empathy

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

Are you struggling to stay open and warm-hearted in the face of all the suffering that’s going on in the world? There seem to be so many calls on our kindness, empathy and compassion at the moment: from stories of conflict in the Ukraine and elsewhere to the hardships of rising living costs, not to mention the pandemic and the climate crisis. What practical tools and strategies can we find to remain loving and resilient,…

Free

Dying Matters

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

An evening of connection and sharing around dying, grief and loss.  Hosted by Neil Croom and The Good Heart team, we will be creating a safe and welcoming space to share and listen to each others' experiences of grief in all its forms.  You are welcome to come and listen if participating further feels challenging.  Tea and biscuits will be provided.    There is no need to book in advance. 7.30pm start. Neil Croom has…

Dying Matters

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

We warmly invite you to our series of Dying Matters evenings to listen, connect and share personal experiences around dying, grief and loss. These evenings will be held the second Thursday of every month at The Good Heart*. You are welcome to come along to one, or many of these monthly gatherings.  Hosted by Neil Croom and The Good Heart team, we will be creating a safe and welcoming space to share and listen to…

Opening Preview: Tibet & the Himalayas, An Exhibition of Photographs

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

The Good Heart, One A Photography & Tibetan Memories are pleased to announce a special exhibition of images of the people, landscapes and Buddhist rituals of Tibet and its neighbouring countries (Bhutan, Nepal & India). Join us for the exhibition's opening evening to preview the over 20 historic & vintage photographs that will be on display at The Good Heart. Drinks and and snacks will be available. The exhibition will then be on display until…

Kindness Crew Summer Get-together

Good Heart Cafe 7 Palmer St, Frome

A Summer get together at The Good Heart to catch up and share plans, including our cafe makeover during August and thoughts for the next Kindness Festival. All welcome, including your friends and family! Please bring some food to share. Feel free to pop in or stay for the evening. Email melaniegoodheart@gmail.com if you have any questions. Let us know you are coming on Facebook!  Click here Note: Event postponed from 19th July due to…

Dying Matters

TBC TBC, Frome

We warmly invite you to our series of Dying Matters evenings to listen, connect and share personal experiences around dying, grief and loss. These evenings will be held the second Thursday of every month at The Good Heart* (August venue TBC). You are welcome to come along to one, or many of these monthly gatherings.  Hosted by Neil Croom and The Good Heart team, we will be creating a safe and welcoming space to share and…

Dying Matters

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

We warmly invite you to our series of Dying Matters evenings to listen, connect and share personal experiences around dying, grief and loss. These evenings will be held the second Thursday of every month at The Good Heart. You are welcome to come along to one, or many of these monthly gatherings.  Hosted by Neil Croom and The Good Heart team, we will be creating a safe and welcoming space to share and listen to each…

Meditation for a Kinder World

The Good Heart 7 Palmer Street, Frome

An invitation to learn and practice some simple meditations that can help ground us in our natural kindness and spread more kindness in our daily lives.  Both beginners and experienced meditators are welcome to join us on a regular or occasional basis. These practices are inspired by the teachings of the Buddha, yet suitable for everyone. Led by members of Jamyang Bath. No booking required. Free of charge; donations welcome. The Good Heart, 7 Palmer…