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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Get your classical fix this Spring!

Posted on January 14, 2013
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With the first Coffee Concert of the season sold out and the subsequent two set to follow shortly, there is no doubt that Rook Lane Chapel remains a prime location for classical musicians and fans alike.  Frome Concert […]

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 […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: FOTONOW

Posted on November 2, 2012
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I caught up with directors of Fotonow, Matt and Jon to talk about their Camper Obscura project –  a mobile camera obscura in a 1986 VW transporter. The Camper Obscura came about after several different experiences and interactions […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Aliceson Carter

Posted on October 25, 2012
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Aliceson Carter is a contemporary artist based in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2009 with a degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited all over the country and taken up a number of residencies. I caught […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Ian Beesley

Posted on October 17, 2012
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When discussing the selection of photographs for the RPS 155th International Print exhibition, Ian who shoots almost exclusively on film, says: “It is encouraging in this digital/inkjet age, that photographers still acknowledge the importance of the print as […]

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 […]

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