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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 […]

A trio of folk gigs to welcome in the Spring…

Posted on January 31, 2015
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For fans of folk music we have a trio of treats in store this season.  All three of these gigs are likely to be a little bit special, so well worth making the journey. On Friday 20th February, […]

Random Mouse: From dirty folk rock to The Lords of Thyme…

Posted on October 17, 2014
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In August 2014, Random Mouse promotions came into being.  A small-scale, grass-roots operation, Random Mouse is about bringing sporadic, small and beautifully-formed gigs to Frome. For it’s inaugral event, the Mouse hosted a side-splitting gig from Jessica Delfino […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Richard Learoyd

Posted on November 9, 2012
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Richard Learoyd is an internationally renowned photographer who will be coming to Rook Lane on Saturday 1st of December as part of our Photographers Day where he will be giving a talk about his practice from 6pm. Richard […]

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 […]

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