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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 […]

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, […]

Rook Lane Arts seeks intern!

Posted on August 18, 2012

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We have a major exhibition coming up this Autumn, and are looking for an intern to work with us on press and marketing.  In return we aim to offer a high quality internship programme, and the opportunity to gain insight […]

Opening night…

Posted on March 9, 2012

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After a busy day of ladder-climbing, scalpel-wielding, frame-hanging and plinth-painting – The Secret Staircase exhibition was hung, arranged, laid out and ready for the opening night. Artist Caroline Isgar and author Michele Roberts initially displayed The Secret Staircase […]

Rook Lane seeks new Arts Coordinator

Posted on February 16, 2012

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Having spent a thoroughly enjoyable year working for the Rook Lane Arts Trust – I will be leaving my job as Arts Coordinator at the end of March. The Trust are looking to appoint a new Coordinator… Job […]

Rook Lane Spring Brochure

Posted on January 26, 2012

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Lauren Davies has designed yet another bright, cheery, seasonal brochure for Rook Lane Arts: Check out the January and February events below: And look out for the paper brochure around Frome and the surrounding villages for info about […]

A Post of Positivity…

Posted on December 2, 2011

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It is Friday afternoon, the temperature has dropped and the chilly air is freezing Frome. I’m sitting at my little desk – staring out into the clear, open space in front of me and feeling the familiar empty […]

Late night set-up at Rook Lane

Posted on October 28, 2011

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Tom Lomax arrived yesterday afternoon with a van full of bronze, fluorescent digital prints, 3D CAD (computer aided design) prints and a series of maquettes. And plenty of plinths and planks to display it all. The contrast between […]

Bye bye flowers – hello Blue II!

Posted on September 15, 2011

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My beloved fake flowers, in their vintage floral vases, have been demoted to my desk – from their prime position on the wooden storage cabinet in the foyer. I am not, however, too distraught – as the reason […]

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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Venue Hire

For information on hiring the venue for events/ exhibitions please do not hesitate to contact us directly to discuss available dates & times.

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Hire the chapel for your wedding

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

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