ABOUT US - #TeamFabulous!

Becky Percival - Founder/Owner

 

With an extensive background in marketing and communications, Becky's fascination with online marketing started whilst she was living in Brazil, where she set up an online jewellery business and had her son.

Upon returning to the UK she forged her career as an online marketing consultant and since then has worked with a wide variety of clients, increasing their online sales and website traffic with huge success.

Becky came up with the idea of Fabulous Frome in January 2014 and has self-funded the project throughout. Becky's skills include website design, SEO, email marketing and social media marketing. Becky is the creative techie behind the Fabulous Frome venture!

In her spare time Becky loves to paint, write and kick a football around with her son.

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Garfield Austin - Writer & Photographer

 

Garfield Austin is a writer, photographer and musician with an extraordinary CV and eclectic skill set.  A decade of government service, which included secretariat duties for senior officers, was followed by sixteen years in performing arts and education; playing and teaching the trombone professionally.  During this time a number of his pupils attained places in national youth ensembles and several are now working as classical musicians themselves. He holds a Royal College of Music performance diploma and continues to perform professionally. 

He learnt photography on film and paper and sold his first print aged 15.  His work can be seen here.

Between 2012 and 2016 he worked as a researcher and business development manager for a renowned public policy development company that facilitates confidential discussions between industry, government and academia. 

"Sara Vian" Coffield - Brand Ambassador

 

Local musician, networker & organiser, Sara Vian (Coffield) has a passion for building community, celebrating talent & supporting worthy enterprise; also hosting the pop-up Goodwill Café where Becky Percival (CEO of Fab Frome) popped in for tea!

After launching her debut EP back in April 2015, earning the title of “fastest-selling local indie artist”, Sara became aware of the challenges facing indie entrepreneurs trying to promote themselves, so signed up for a journalism course & took on the role of Brand Ambassador at Fabulous Frome to immerse herself in the world of marketing.

In her spare time she loves to go for walks in the country, seek out the wise & relax with her cat.

Having been the ‘go-to’ wordsmith for previous employers he began writing as a sideline in 2017 and was encouraged to push this skill by a former member of The Times editorial team.  He has worked for clients in event management, civil engineering, medical documentation, psychotherapy and couture.   He has returned, on a part-time, freelance basis to the public policy group and is also employed by a niche engineering company in Somerton.