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Ruth Phelps – The Painted Garden

Posted on October 3, 2012
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  September has been a vibrant month here at Rook Lane Chapel. We’ve been lucky enough to host The Painted Garden, an exhibition of the work of Ruth Phelps, who passed away last year. Ruth was an inspiration to many […]

Rook Lane Arts seeks intern!

Posted on August 18, 2012
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We have a major exhibition coming up this Autumn, and are looking for an intern to work with us on press and marketing.  In return we aim to offer a high quality internship programme, and the opportunity to gain insight […]

Frome Festival Firsts

Posted on August 8, 2012
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It’s taken me a good couple of weeks to put my experiences of the last month into words.  July is the busiest month in the calender for most people in the town of Frome and Rook Lane is […]

Summing Up! A year of creative maths comes together at Rook Lane.

Posted on July 6, 2012
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Break 3 are currently setting up their exhibition “Summing Up!” in the cafe here at Rook Lane. This showcase of the project’s progress over the past academic year will open officially tomorrow, when the Break 3 team will […]

The Festival Approaches…

Posted on July 4, 2012
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This will be my first Frome Festival at Rook Lane Chapel and it’s shaping up to be a good one.  It’s very busy here this week, with two new exhibitions being installed as well as the stage set […]

The Contemporary Chapel

Posted on June 8, 2012
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One of the brilliant things about Rook Lane is that you don’t have to do very much to the gallery to make it look good.  Light pours in romantically through the coloured glass, and the stone columns rise […]

The Retro Returns!

Posted on May 16, 2012
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In a previous life, I co-ran a vintage and contemporary craft market in London. For just over a year, myself and my trusty co-director organised weekend pop-up markets in pubs and music venues in the four corners of the capital.  Our venture was […]

Good ideas for May…

Posted on May 2, 2012
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April was a bright and vibrant month at Rook Lane, with saturated colours and beautiful wedding flowers to entice the senses, the chapel was a feast for the eyes. May, on the other hand, is more likely to […]

New beginnings…

Posted on April 11, 2012
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Although I have been here for a couple of weeks, this will be my first blog post as Arts Coordinator at Rook Lane.   As Annie departed for London to pursue writing and arts endeavors, I stepped into her […]

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