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September at Rook Lane….The Frome Art Fair, the Bardic Chair Storytelling competition and Fiata Winds concert.

Posted on September 8, 2015
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Open Storytellers presents: The Bardic Chair Storytelling competition with Mr Rook’s Speak Easy. Thursday 24th September Doors 7pm//Start 7:30pm This year the Bardic Chair Story Telling competition sees Mr Rook’s Speak Easy collaborating with Open Storytellers. Come along […]

Shape Shifting & Story Walking – a new exhibition for summer 2015 at Rook Lane

Posted on May 9, 2015
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For Frome Festival 2015, Rook Lane hosts an exhibition of two halves, both of which examine the essential role that stories play on our everyday lives. In the cafe space, Lucia Harley curates ‘Storywalking’: a magical exploration of […]

Frome with a view…

Posted on October 14, 2014
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The Frome Urban Sketchers were formed in 2013, as the brainchild of local artist David Chandler and NVB Architects Director & Chair of the RIBA SouthWest,  Giles Vallis.  The idea was to offer an oppurtunity for sketchers and […]

Opportunity: Evening Front of House Manager at Rook Lane Arts

Posted on February 18, 2013
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We are looking for a confident and experienced venue manager to join our team on a freelance basis.  As Rook Lane Arts Trust’s programme grows to incorporate more evening events, we are seeking an enthusiastic and confident front of […]

Rook Lane Arts Exhibitions for 2013 – could this be your year?

Posted on February 6, 2013
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Rook Lane is a versatile, multi – use venue, transforming from day to night, from art gallery to concert hall to lecture theatre.  Perhaps best renowned for its historical use as a place for speaking and singing, the […]

Celebrating the Imagination – a new festival of ideas for Frome…

Posted on January 28, 2013
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“The imagination is an instrument of liberation, one to which we all have access and which serves to celebrate and enlarge our common humanity”        Lindsay Clarke Starting in March this year and continuing throughout April and May, Rook […]

Rook Lane Arts Trust needs YOU!

Posted on January 18, 2013
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We are seeking a new wave of team members, to add to our core group of dedicated volunteers.   Volunteering at Rook Lane offers a varied programme of activities and is anything but boring! Whether its stewarding exhibitions of art, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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