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Black Swan Arts

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Excellent Gallery

The Art Gallery, which includes the Round Tower, is always worth visiting. It offers a variety of... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
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Good local arts centre

A nice little local arts centre with interesting displays and shops (I recommend Fosse Beads). The... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Banbury, United Kingdom
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Black Swan Arts is in the heart of the renowned creative market town of Frome in Somerset. Our vibrant and varied programme features contemporary and innovative art and crafts. We are a popular arts venue for the creatives of Frome and beyond...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2 Bridge Street, Frome BA11 1BB, England
+44 1373 473980
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The Art Gallery, which includes the Round Tower, is always worth visiting. It offers a variety of collections and some of the displays for these have been amazing. The recent 'Aborealists' quality of work was incredibly varied, outstanding and, with the Paul Nash painting on...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Whilst the coffee tastes good it is served in tin mugs. Luke warm in arrival it soon cooled. The server refused to replace it as did the manager. Yes, I had drink most of it but I want it to stay warm to the end...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

A nice little local arts centre with interesting displays and shops (I recommend Fosse Beads). The cafe is good, and do a cracking beans on artisan bread.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

I've visited The Black Swan on and off over the decades and this time popped in with a friend to have coffee. The outside space is useful on a bright day but it looks as if it needs some TLC. It all looked a bit...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

went in to see a friends daughter's art project they were clearly marked and well displayed ehilstbi was there I went to the cafe for brunch that was freshly cooked and coffee was delious really nice as you can sit outside in the sun xx

1  Thank mlowton
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We just stopped in here for some lunch (4 adults 1 child) as we had never been to Frome so just went in the first place we saw! So glad we did! We all really enjoyed our food, it was healthy and absolutely delicious with...More

2  Thank Danielle H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Offering everything from local to National and International art exhibitions covering every taste and genre BSA has established itself as one of the most important venues for the arts in the South West. Excellent cafe, artisan workshops and regular events, plus space to hire it...More

1  Thank OddjobCJ
Reviewed February 17, 2018

The decor has been changed and it looks great. The food is also very tasty and imaginative. It is good to see a well loved haunt change for the better.

1  Thank LynnB2524
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Passed by on spec and enjoyed the exhibition and other art works. Shame the cafe prices have to be so high as food is quite good. Please can we have normal cups back. Some of the staff could be less mardy. I will re visit...More

Thank frugalbod
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for lunch in the week. It was all a bit unplanned and didn't know what to expect. Found the written menu a bit daunting, it was easier to choose from the display at the counter. Some lovely fresh salads and homemade quiche....More

Thank TravelWriter013
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