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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Portrait Friday!

Posted on February 10, 2012
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I declare today as Portrait Friday! As we’re approaching Valentine’s Day, Lucian Freud’s Girl with Roses seems rather apt: Queen of the self-portraits: I went to the Francis Bacon exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery – a while […]

The Angel of the First Poem of 2011

Posted on February 3, 2012
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by John Payne (inspired by Tom Lomax’s Week of Angels exhibition at Rook Lane in November 2011) The Angel of the First Poem of 2011 Preface The Angel of the First Poem of 2011, also known as the […]

Jacob meets the Angel

Posted on February 3, 2012
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by Crysse Morrison (in response to Tom Lomax’s exhibition: A Week of Angels at Rook Lane in October 2011) Jacob meet the Angel I didn’t know what to expect – well, would you? An angel descending suddenly, heavily, […]

Visitor

Posted on February 3, 2012
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by DAVID DAVIES Visitor after Tom Lomax’s ‘Week of Angels’ Before I didn’t see what you had written in the visitor book – So tiny, like chess pieces – exquisite Musical spheres – joyful! Reminded me of cup […]

Michael: Urban Angel

Posted on February 3, 2012
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by Jennie Gilling (inspired by Tom Lomax’s exhibition: A Week of Angels) I am guardian of the underpass, dark alley, empty car park: this is my hood, among the desperate. Some can’t turn back, but a few are […]

Cultural Fix

Posted on February 2, 2012
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I have spent the past two days in London – relishing the abundance of free galleries to visit – but also paying for the privilege to see one particular exhibition. On Tuesday evening I went to the private […]

David Hockney: A Bigger Picture

Posted on January 24, 2012
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Very much looking forward to seeing David Hockney’s A Bigger picture exhibition at the Royal Academy. See here for more info.

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