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Summer documentaries to make you think (and smile)

Posted on April 18, 2013
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It’s finally looking like summer outside, which means the new season is nearly upon us.  We have a host of new and interesting events this summer at Rook Lane, in particular two events from documentary film production team, […]

Learning at Rook Lane this week…

Posted on April 15, 2013
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This week we’ll be welcoming Sacha Abercorn to the Chapel, for the latest in the Celebrating the Imagination series of talks.  Sacha Abercorn is the founder of The Pushkin Trust – an organisation which works in support of […]

Drawing stories – arts, writing and collaborative adventures at Rook Lane Arts

Posted on April 5, 2013
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As spring looks like it is finally rolling in, I’m reminded that I’ve now been here for a whole year.  This got me thinking to last year’s programme, and my first few days at the Trust.  When I […]

Opportunity: Evening Front of House Manager at Rook Lane Arts

Posted on February 18, 2013
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We are looking for a confident and experienced venue manager to join our team on a freelance basis.  As Rook Lane Arts Trust’s programme grows to incorporate more evening events, we are seeking an enthusiastic and confident front of […]

Rook Lane Arts Exhibitions for 2013 – could this be your year?

Posted on February 6, 2013
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Rook Lane is a versatile, multi – use venue, transforming from day to night, from art gallery to concert hall to lecture theatre.  Perhaps best renowned for its historical use as a place for speaking and singing, the […]

Celebrating the Imagination – a new festival of ideas for Frome…

Posted on January 28, 2013
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“The imagination is an instrument of liberation, one to which we all have access and which serves to celebrate and enlarge our common humanity”        Lindsay Clarke Starting in March this year and continuing throughout April and May, Rook […]

Rook Lane Arts Trust needs YOU!

Posted on January 18, 2013
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We are seeking a new wave of team members, to add to our core group of dedicated volunteers.   Volunteering at Rook Lane offers a varied programme of activities and is anything but boring! Whether its stewarding exhibitions of art, […]

Get your classical fix this Spring!

Posted on January 14, 2013
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With the first Coffee Concert of the season sold out and the subsequent two set to follow shortly, there is no doubt that Rook Lane Chapel remains a prime location for classical musicians and fans alike.  Frome Concert […]

Steve Clarkson – Metaphysica

Posted on December 13, 2012
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Steve Clarkson and Richard Falle are exhibiting together at Rook Lane Chapel next spring in a self-curated exhibition entitled Metaphysica.  Both artists work with technology to produce two and three dimensional prints. Their work shares a hyper-real, absurd […]

Retrospective – a life in art together….

Posted on October 16, 2012
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This week at Rook Lane Chapel we have exhibited a collection of work by two artists which spans more than five decades.  Bruce Barnden and Elizabeth Feltham met at art college in Hereford in the 1950s, and exhibited […]

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