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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 […]

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 […]

Michele Roberts and Caroline Isgar present…

Posted on February 27, 2012
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…The Secret Staircase. Author Michele Roberts and artist Caroline Isgar will be transporting their exhibition: The Secret Staircase to Frome next week. It was inspired by tokens discovered at the Foundling Museum, London, that were left with babies […]

The Guardian give him 4 Stars!

Posted on February 17, 2012
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Prize-winning saxophonist – Josh Arcoleo – will be coming to Rook Lane during this year’s Frome Festival. In today’s Guardian – he’s been given 4 stars. Read the review here. As well as Josh Arcoleo, there will be […]

The Secret Staircase

Posted on February 8, 2012
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To celebrate International Women’s Day 2012, artist Caroline Isgar and author Michèle Roberts will transport their exhibition/installation ‘The Secret Staircase’ to Rook Lane Chapel in Frome, Somerset. On Thursday 8 March, 6-9pm, the exhibition will open – exploring […]

Angel Poetry

Posted on January 20, 2012
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Last October, sculptor Tom Lomax brought his exhibition ‘A Week of Angels’ to Rook Lane Chapel. A combination of bronzes, 3D prints, maquettes and 2D prints – his colourful work was seeped with mythological references and enlightening concepts. […]

Rook Lane becomes The Rialto

Posted on January 11, 2012
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On Sunday 29 January, Rook Lane will become The Rialto for a special cinematic treat: a screening of the rarely-seen silent film STREET ANGEL with live, improvised piano accompaniment. Frank Borzage’s 1928 tale of “human souls made great […]

A Week of Angels

Posted on October 26, 2011
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Sculptor Tom Lomax will be exhibiting seven sculptures entitled: A Week of Angels, at Rook Lane Chapel through November, along with related bronzes, maquettes and 3D CAD prints (see here for more details). Don’t miss the private view […]

Blue II Preview

Posted on September 20, 2011
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Blue II, a collaborative exhibiton from 10 Somerset-based artists, previewed at Rook Lane on Friday. Over 100 revellers rocked up to check out the Somerset Art Weeks exhibition, whilst sipping wine and chin-wagging with other art-enthusiasts. The theme […]

Lady sings the blues…

Posted on September 9, 2011
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Helen Barrett – The Lady Loves Jazz – will be performing at Rook Lane on Sunday 9 October: Sunday evening jazz…. Tickets are £10 from the Cheese and Grain: 01373 455 420

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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For information on hiring the venue for events/ exhibitions please do not hesitate to contact us directly to discuss available dates & times.

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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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