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Summer treats at the Memorial

A chance to see a best selling author and public speaker and a repeat showing of the DVD ‘Welcome Home Charlie Robins’ awaits at the Memorial.

An Evening with Gervase Phinn: Friday 19th June, 7.30pm – tickets £18.50.

Gervase Phinn has been touring theatres across the country for over 10 years now as a hilarious raconteur. The best selling and award winning author, Radio and TV personality, really is at his best and most exciting in front of a live audience.

An Evening with Gervase Phinn will have you on the edges of your seats, as he shares his hilarious and sometimes poignant tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales. Dubbed ‘the James Herriot of schools’.

With his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase Phinn has delighted audiences all over the UK with stories of his experiences as a school inspector.

‘Welcome Home Charlie Robins’ at The Assembly Rooms on Sunday 5th July, 4.30pm. Tickets – £5.50 to include a cream tea. Tickets only available from the box office.

During 2014 the statue of WW1 Private Robins, that had for many years stood outside the factory of Tyco, formerly known as J W Singer and Co Ltd on Handlemaker Road, was moved to its new site outside the Frome Memorial Theatre.

Frome Film and Video Makers, led by their chairman Ernie McKenna, recorded the whole of the re-siting exercise culminating in the dedication ceremony held on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

The world premier of the feature-length DVD entitled ‘Welcome Home Charlie Robins’ was held on 12th February 2015 and the Memorial is delighted to be showing it once again at the Frome Assembly Rooms.

Copies of the DVD will be on sale or pre-ordered by contacting Ernie McKenna on or by phone on 01373 832763.

Also Danceworks 2015 – Fri & Sat 10th & 11th July 7.30pm and Sun 12th July at 2.30pm; ticket prices £10, concessions £8 and Jethro 2015, Friday 24th July, 7.30pm, ticket price – £19.50.

Memorial box office: tel. 01373 462795 –