Rook Lane Blog

Muddy Stiettos Awards 2024

Posted on April 9, 2024

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Hi everyone. We have got through to the regional finals of the annual Muddy Stilettos Awards, in the “Best Event Venue” catagory for Dorset, Somerset & Bristol region, one of only five Venues. If you agree we would […]

Looking for Musicians and Food Trucks

Posted on June 27, 2023

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We are planning to open on Friday 7th July as part of Frome First Fridays between 6pm and 9pm (possibly later we will see how it goes) We are planning to open on the evening of Friday 7th […]

Exhibition Offer for 2022

Posted on November 2, 2021

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Are you thinking of putting on an exhibition of your work, we have the perfect venue for you. It is spacious, light, welcoming, and right in town. The perfect setting for any style or medium of art. If […]

Christmas Party Special Offer 2021

Posted on September 16, 2021

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After all the upheaval and changes many that business’s have had to deal with during the pandemic, it must be time to let our hair down. Time to celebrate and reward our staff for their support and fortitude […]

Welcome to Rook Lane!

Posted on March 6, 2017

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The last few months here at Rook Lane as the new Venue Manager have flown by. I have soon discovered this role and venue has so many different faces, what a fascinating place to work! Frome is full […]

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 […]

Home of our Delight: Exploring the impact of the First World War on Mells

Posted on September 1, 2015

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Home of our Delight explores the stories of the young men marked on the Mells village memorial, and of their families. As well as gamekeepers, gardeners and colliery workers these men included the last son and heir of […]

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 […]

Tales of adventure, exploration and intrigue come to Rook Lane

Posted on February 19, 2015

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Nationally acclaimed contemporary storyteller Giles Abbott is set to bring his new show to Frome to launch the new monthly sessions of storytelling club Mr Rook’s Speak Easy. Tongues of Flame, is a new, Arts Council England commissioned […]

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, […]

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.