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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 […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Richard Learoyd

Posted on November 9, 2012
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Richard Learoyd is an internationally renowned photographer who will be coming to Rook Lane on Saturday 1st of December as part of our Photographers Day where he will be giving a talk about his practice from 6pm. Richard […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: FOTONOW

Posted on November 2, 2012
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I caught up with directors of Fotonow, Matt and Jon to talk about their Camper Obscura project –  a mobile camera obscura in a 1986 VW transporter. The Camper Obscura came about after several different experiences and interactions […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Aliceson Carter

Posted on October 25, 2012
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Aliceson Carter - Kodachrome

Aliceson Carter is a contemporary artist based in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2009 with a degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited all over the country and taken up a number of residencies. I caught […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Ian Beesley

Posted on October 17, 2012
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When discussing the selection of photographs for the RPS 155th International Print exhibition, Ian who shoots almost exclusively on film, says: “It is encouraging in this digital/inkjet age, that photographers still acknowledge the importance of the print as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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