Pop Disco- Zumba

Pop Disco – Zumba Our fabulous and very popular Pop Disco is on Tuesday 14th November from 6.30-8.30pm at Frome Town Football Club, Badgers Hill, Frome. Come along and join Elaine Power for Zumba dance fun. All the favorites to get moving and friends to meet up with. We will be running our cafe for … Continue reading “Pop Disco- Zumba”

Puzzle Swap

New Puzzle Swap project. If you love jigsaw puzzles we have an opportunity for you. Pod volunteers are running a Puzzle Swap on Monday evenings once a month at the Cheese & Grain from 6-7.30 pm. Starting tomorrow night 11th Sept, we will have lots of puzzles to choose from. Bring along a puzzle to … Continue reading “Puzzle Swap”

JAMM returns

JAMM parent Carer group returns Monday 11th September With schools back from the summer break, it is time for you to take a pause. Come along to our “Just a Monday Meet Up” – once a month on Monday mornings and meet up with other parent carers. This group is whatever you want to make … Continue reading “JAMM returns”

Children’s Festival Scrap Fun

Children’s Festival Scrap Fun. At the Children’s Festival on 23rd July, Pod Scrapstore volunteers ran a craft area using scrap materials and a lot of imagination! Lots of fun for children and adults together. And free craft materials were given away for summer holiday crafting. Beautiful puppets, boats, rockets and so much more were made … Continue reading “Children’s Festival Scrap Fun”

New Venue and Day for Workshop

New Venue and Day for Workshop Workshop is a supported creative space for adults with additional needs. A place to learn new craft skills, share your creative ideas and meet new people. We can now offer a fully accessible space at Colliers Court, Manor Rd, Frome. The group is currently running on Monday 3rd and … Continue reading “New Venue and Day for Workshop”

Pod Pop

Pod Pop Silent Disco on 13th June We are getting ready to boogie again at our Pod Pop Disco on 13th June 6.30-8.30 pm. At the Masonic Hall, North Parade, Frome. The group voted for this months theme to be a Silent Disco, always a favorite. Fun for all, and you can have a chat … Continue reading “Pod Pop”

Open Water Swim Fundraiser

Open Water Swim Challenge Fundraiser for Zone Co-Charity Manager Becky Bird and her husband Greg are training to complete a 750 m Open Water Swim at Blackpool Sands, Devon on 10th June. and building fitness for the challenge. Neither have previously swum in open water and this challenge involves overcoming some fear of deep water … Continue reading “Open Water Swim Fundraiser”

Scrapstore Pops Up Again!

Scrapstore is back by popular demand. We are holding another Pop Up Event in a different venue. Come along to Vallis Youth Centre, Vallis Rd Frome on Saturday 11th March from 1-4pm. We are focusing on families and will have the usual craft activities for children and Purple Elephant offering a play space for tots. … Continue reading “Scrapstore Pops Up Again!”

Family Silent Disco

Family Fun For All – Silent Disco Come along on and boogie. We have music on 3 channels for all ages and musical tastes. Good family fun!! Friday 24th Feb from 6.30-8.30pm at Trinity Church Hall. Tickets £5 for headphones £2 parent carer entrance. Available from or call 07842110574 Bar and soft drink and … Continue reading “Family Silent Disco”

Scrapstore draws crowds.

Scrapstore draws crowds. On Tuesday 15th Nov we held another amazing Scrapstore event at the Cheese and Grain. Our wonderful team of Pod Plus members were supported to run the event which saw over 300 people attend and buy our scrap. The Mayor of Frome also attended and personally thanked the Pod Plus members and … Continue reading “Scrapstore draws crowds.”

Workshop’s First Sale Success!

Workshop’s First Sale Success! Workshop held its first sale of fantastic handmade products in the Charity Fayre on Saturday 26th Nov at the Cheese & Grain. Tracey Boyland also who attends Workshop regularly volunteered to run the stall and we had lots of lovely comments about the products made in Workshop. We sold lots of … Continue reading “Workshop’s First Sale Success!”

New dates for Saturday Workshop

Workshop Returns We are pleased to bring back our popular Saturday creative project Workshop. New sessions begin on 5th November and will run weekly from 10am -3pm. Half sessions available 10am-12.30pm. Workshop is a great place to meet new people or catch up with friends, learn new skill or share skills you have. Bring lunch … Continue reading “New dates for Saturday Workshop”

Scrapstore is back 15th Nov

Scrapstore is back ! On 15th November from 2-5pm we will be filling the Cheese & Grain again with an amazing selection of scrap materials for art, craft and play or even DIY. All run by our fab Pod Plus team. Entry £1 – Children Under 12 , home schooled children or those accompanied by … Continue reading “Scrapstore is back 15th Nov”

Pop Disco

Another Successful Pop Disco On Tuesday 13th Sept members boogied away with their headphones on at the very popular Silent Disco. 23 people attended which was a mixture of familiar faces and new ones. And everyone’s family, friends or support were able to join in the fun with their own headphones. It was so much … Continue reading “Pop Disco”

Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies We currently have no job vacancies within Pod projects . However, volunteering opportunities are always available at Pod. We rely on our many volunteers to support the projects and events which make Pod unique. We aim to open up opportunities for and within our community. This may be within one of the social … Continue reading “Job Vacancies”

Frome Children’s Festival Sunday 21st Sept 10am-2pm

Purple Elephant & Frome Children’s Festival are putting on another amazing event. Sunday 21st August. 10am-2pm. From the Cheese & Grain along the river path, into the woods and in Welshmill park. The event has been designed with young people who have additional needs to make it fully accessible and inclusive. If you would like … Continue reading “Frome Children’s Festival Sunday 21st Sept 10am-2pm”

Fun 5k & 1k Run

After the disappointing cancellation of the Frome Half Marathon, we have decided to create an event for the Pod Squad and anyone else who would like to join us. We are holding a Fun, Family Run/Walk/roll on Sunday 17th July at 10am on The Old Show Field, Frome. Either 5k or 1k distances. Meet us … Continue reading “Fun 5k & 1k Run”


To all Friends Of Pod our AGM will be held on Wedneday 15th June in The Merlin Theatre Foyer from 6.30-8pm. This will be a social evening with cheese & wine, but also non alcoholic drinks and dry snacks. Although an AGM is a legal requirement, we will be keeping formalities to a minimum and … Continue reading “Pod AGM”

Workshop Continues.

Our Saturday project for over 18’s “Workshop” will be running on for another block of 6 sessions from 11th June – 16th July. Sessions are from 10-12.30 or 10am-3pm. Lots more art and craft projects to try or favorites to practice. Meet friends, chat and have fun! To book a place contact Cassie on 07843 … Continue reading “Workshop Continues.”

Scrapstore Success!!

The Pod are ran another Pop-Up Scrapstore event on Tuesday 10th May from 2-5.30 pm at the Cheese & Grain. Our Pod Plus helpers were fantastic at running the show and selling scrap for craft to schools, nurseries, childminders , parents and anyone crafty! The main hall at The Cheese and Grain was buzzing and … Continue reading “Scrapstore Success!!”

Scrapstore Success!!

The Pod ran another Pop-Up Scrapstore event on Tuesday 10th May from 2-5.30 pm at the Cheese & Grain.

Our Pod Plus helpers were fantastic at running the show and selling scrap for craft to schools, nurseries, childminders , parents and anyone crafty! The maiin hall at The Cheese and Grain was buzzing and we had a footfall of approximately 300 people. We sold an epic amount of wonderful scrap and were visited by Vallis and St Johns schools and pupils from Farleigh College with their teachers. Look out for the next Pop-Up event to be announced later in June.