Clubs & Organisations

Beavers, Cubs & Scouts

We offer everyday adventure and activity to hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK.

There are fun and exciting activities and opportunities in each of the five sections:

  • Beavers (ages 6–8)
  • Cubs (ages 8-10½)
  • Scouts (ages 10½–14)
  • Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)

1st & 7th Frome

Scout Hut,
Contact-Ben Reynolds
Email: [email protected]

5th Frome
Selwood School,
Berkley Road
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact: Mr Mike Plaskitt 01373 472101

10th Frome
Frome Community College
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact: David Hooper
Tel: 07771 343472
Email: [email protected]

1st Coleford
Coleford Scout Hall
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact: Mr B. Simpson 01761 233172

1st Mells
The Barn, Mells
Beavers & Cubs
Contact: Peter Lugg
Tel: 07970 212987
Email: [email protected]

1st Rode
Rode Scout Hall
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact: Mr Howard Russell
Tel: 01373 830640

1st Shepton Mallet
Shepton Mallet Scout Hall
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact: Steve Mohide 01749331043

5th / 7th Wells
Wells Scout Hall
Beavers, Cubs & Scouts
Contact Mr M Sieger 01458 448001

Brownies and Guides

To join Rainbows, Brownies or Guides register online at or call 0800 1 69 59 01 for general enquiries. For local enquiries call Penny Nutting on 07738 350537 or Lynn Dixon on 01373 302068.

Rainbows is for girls aged 5 - 7 years
Brownies is for girls aged 7 - 10 years
Guides is for girls aged 10 - 14 years

1st Frome Rainbows
Selwood School
Meet: Mondays 5pm - 6.15pm

2nd Frome Rainbows
Christ Church Hall, Park Road
Meet: Wednesday- 4.45pm - 5-45pm

3rd Frome Brownies
St Johns Church, Vicarage Street
Meet: Tuesday 6pm - 7-30pm

4th Frome Brownies
Christchurch Hall, Park Road
Meet: Wednesday 6pm - 7.30pm

7th Frome Brownies
Selwood School
Meet: Thursday 6.30pm - 8pm

8th Frome Brownies
St Mary’s Church,Innox hill
Meet: Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8pm

3rd Frome Guides
Frome Community College
Meet: Fridays 6.45pm - 9pm

4th Frome Guides
Christchurch Hall, Park Road
Meet: Fridays 7.15pm - 9.15pm


Youth Clubs & Groups

Air Cadets

The Drill Hall, Keyford, Frome
Tel: 01373 453468
Meet: Mon & Wed 7.15pm - 9.30pm
Age Range: 13 - 17
Air Cadets take part in a huge range of activities including flying, gliding and citizenship training.

Army Cadets
The Drill Hall, Keyford, Frome
Parade: Tues & Thurs 7.00pm - 9.30pm.
Age Range 12 years+
Drop in and see what the cadets get up to
Tel 01823 284486

Coleford Youth Club YMCA
Church Street, Coleford  BA3 5NQ
Open term time Tuesdays, 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm, for young people aged 11 - 18.
Contact: Mark Wilcox
Tel:  01749 679553
Email- [email protected]



Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Contact: Steve Marsh
Tel: 01373 465353
Email: [email protected]
The scheme runs in partnership with the college and is for college students only.

Frome Chess Club
Contact: Gerald Udell
Tel: 01373 461796
Meet: Tuesday, Juniors 6.30pm-7.30pm, Seniors 7.30pm onwards
At: Frome Rugby Club. One of the longest running clubs in the area!
Email: [email protected]

Junior chess club
New junior chess club for Years 5 and older, every term-time Tuesday 6.15-7.15pm. Cost, to cover Frome (senior) Chess Club’s extended room hire, is £10 per term per family (any number of siblings), and there are 2 terms per year (Sep-Dec, Jan-May). All levels welcome.
Frome Rugby Club, upstairs room
Contact: Sally Somers on 451 402 or email [email protected].

Frome Fire cadets
We run a cadet night at the fire station every Monday night between 7pm and 9pm term time. We are actively recruiting new cadets

Our Fire Cadet Unit gives young people aged between 12 and 15 the opportunity to work with the fire and rescue service equipment and learn to work together as a team.The scheme is aimed at young people, in school years 8 to 11, who would like to develop practical, life and communication skills. It also encourages young people to be part of a team. We aim to encourage the cadets to make the most of their physical and mental capabilities and to become safer, more responsible and caring members of the community.
Contact: Cadet Leader Rob Gill
Tel: 07746 647920

Frome Roller Disco
Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week 4:15pm - 5:45pm (under 14’s) 6:15pm - 7:45pm (all welcome). Skaters to be accompanied by parent or carer. Skaters need to bring their own skates however there is limited skate hire at £1.50 per person. £3.00 entry. Reserve a place (it gets busy!) or just turn up.
Email: [email protected]   and on Facebook:

Frome Youth Club YMCA
Frome Youth & Community Centre, Vallis Road, Frome BA11 3EF
Tel: 01749 679553
Meet: Mon 7pm - 9pm project night and Wed 7pm - 9pm drop in. Term time only.
Age: 11 - 18 years
General youth club. Pool, sports hall, internet and coffee bar.
Contact:  Chiara Yates
Email:  [email protected]


Gateway Club
Trinity Church Hall (in different venues from end May to Christmas 2015 due to refurbishment works)
Contact: Ann Taylor
Tel: 01373 301676
Meet: Alternate Thurs 7.30pm
Catering for young people aged 16+ years with learning difficulties.

Luke’s Lego club
Luke’s Lego Club is an after school club in Christchurch St West running Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4pm - 6pm, children aged between 5-12yrs can come in for 2 hours and build and create whatever their imagination lets them with unlimited amounts of Lego to play with.  The cost is just £3.00 per child per session and spaces are limited. We also hold Lego birthday parties at the weekends for up to 12 children for 2 hours.
Contact: Denise
Tel: 07579 007234
Email: [email protected]


Open Storytellers
FMU2 Songs! St Catharines Parish Hall, 4 Park Road, Frome, BA11 1EU.Do you love songs? Would you like to write, sing and perform?Then this group is for you!  Brought to you by the FMU team, this group is for people with learning disabilities that enjoy telling stories through song. We write our own songs and perform them at local events. Call the Openstorytellers office on 01373 471 171 or email [email protected] to find out

The Pod Youth Club
An inclusive youth club for young people aged between 10 - 18 years old with additional needs and or social communication difficulties. Meet: (Term time) Tuesday nights 6pm - 8pm. Vallis Youth & Community Centre, Vallis Road , Frome BA11 3EF
Email: [email protected]  telephone 07582 559591 to enquire about a place for your young person
The Zone (Young Carers)meets on a Wednesday night in term time (fortnightly) between 6-8pm.
Venue – Park Road Support Centre, Frome BA11 1EU
Contact number 07736 470328 and email [email protected]

Routes Youth Cafe

1A Palmer Street, Frome
Monday to Wed 10am - 5pm,  Thurs 10am - 6pm, Fri 10am - 5pm and 6pm - 9pm,  Sat 12noon - 5pm. Open to 11-25yr olds.
Cheap snacks, hang out with your mates, playstation and friendly staff.
Routes is managed by Mendip YMCA.The project enables direct access to information, advice, support and learning opportunities for young people. We are able to signpost young people to a wide range of services, e.g. housing, activities, employment, and training whilst providing support, help and guidance for young people to reach goals and fulfil their full potential.
We run a Job Club at Routes which is funded by Targeted Youth Support and is held 11.00 - 1.00pm every Wednesday. Participants get an opportunity to complete an accredited ASDAN qualification and also get a free bacon/cheese toastie and a cuppa!
Mental health drop in Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm.
lgbt (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) social ‘tea and cake’ last Friday of the month from 6pm - 9pm.
Tel: 01749 679553 ext 5020

St. John’s Teazel Badger Sett
St. Johns Ambulance Hall, Bath Street, Frome
Meet: Thursdays 6.00pm - 7.30pm term time only
Age: 5 - 10 years
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01278 726744

St John’s Cadet Unit
St. John Ambulance Hall, Bath Street, Frome
Meet: Mondays 6.30pm - 8.00pm term time only
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01278 726744

Sunday Cafe
Trinity Church Hall, Trinity Street, Frome BA11 3DW
A Christian youth (13 - 18 yr olds) cafe.
Sunday Evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
It’s a place to hang around and make friends, eat rubbish, discuss things, worship God, learn about your faith, play games, talk with God, go on trips… Christianity, but real and relevant.

Tel: 01373 453425
Email: [email protected]

Trinity Crew
Trinity Church Hall, Trinity Street, Frome BA11 3DW
Trinity Crew is the name given to our children’s activities on Sunday mornings during the 10.45 service. Suitable for babies through to year 8 children.

Tel: 01373 453425
Email: [email protected]