Featured Events

Exhibition

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Home of our Delight

Sat 10th Sep - Sat 22nd Oct

Home of our Delight explores the stories of the young men marked on the Mells village memorial, and of their families. As well as gamekeepers, gardeners and colliery workers these men included the last son and heir of the Horner family and Mells estate, and his brother-in-law, the son of the wartime Prime Minister.

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Talk

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The Battle of the Somme with Professor Sir Hew Strachan

Tue 13th Sep

The British folk memory of the Battle of the Somme is dominated by one moment: 7.30am on 01 July 1916. It was a bright summer’s day, the sun well up, and falling from the east on the backs of the German defenders and into the faces of the British. Officers sounded their whistles, and their men scrambled up ladders to get out of the trenches and into No Man’s Land...

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Talk

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Architecture Club presents…Lutyens & The Great War with Tim Skelton

Tue 4th Oct

Join Architectural Historian Tim Skelton to discover the story behind the extraordinary legacy of war memorials created by the great Architect Edwin Lutyens.

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Rook Lane Arts Projects

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Home of our Delight

10 September - 22 October 2016

Home of our Delight: Mells and the First World War Exhibition, walks, talks

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Hero

Storywalks

2014 - 2015

Children, gadgets and the great outdoors

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Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.

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