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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 […]

Rook Lane Spring Brochure

Posted on January 26, 2012
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Lauren Davies has designed yet another bright, cheery, seasonal brochure for Rook Lane Arts: Check out the January and February events below: And look out for the paper brochure around Frome and the surrounding villages for info about […]

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.

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. […]

Blues for Annie

Posted on January 16, 2012
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As today is supposedly Blue Monday – and I’m Annie – I thought I’d post a video of Helen Barrett’s performance of Blues for Annie at Rook Lane back in October: Blues for Annie (Though, it must be […]

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 […]

Taking Inspiration from the Great Outdoors

Posted on January 10, 2012
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After a recent trip to Wales, staying in Artists View – a rustic barn in the middle of the countryside – and braving the strong winds, pouring rain and pelting hale, I returned to Frome feeling somewhat refreshed. […]

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