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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Frome Festival Firsts

Posted on August 8, 2012
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It’s taken me a good couple of weeks to put my experiences of the last month into words.  July is the busiest month in the calender for most people in the town of Frome and Rook Lane is […]

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 […]

The importance of being an artist

Posted on August 31, 2011
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I was strolling down Cheap Street during my lunch break – having completed my Rook Lane errands – when I bumped into Pete and Hilary – Frome residents, Rook Lane stewards, ex- headteachers, lovers of the arts, diggers […]

Festival Launch Party

Posted on July 8, 2011
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Last night the Rook Lane Chapel was buzzing with festival energy. Luke Concannon (Nizlopi) was wandering around the Rook Lane garden – barefoot – with a meditative gaze, strumming his acoustic guitar in preparation for an incredible acoustic set, whilst Benji […]

Ford and Father

Posted on July 6, 2011
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Giles Ford began transferring a collection of both voluminous and miniature paintings from his studio to Rook Lane Chapel yesterday. I’d seen images of his work – but hadn’t yet seen any in the flesh – and they […]

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