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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 […]

Girl Power

Posted on May 24, 2011

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Laura Barnett’s article on female sculptors in yesterday’s G2 questioned why women are still so under-represented in the art world but – more specifically – in the sculpture world (read the article here). With the current ‘Women Make […]

L’Esprit du Jazz

Posted on May 19, 2011

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 ‘Jazz washes away the dust  of  everyday life’ Art Blakey This Sunday – L’Esprit du Jazz will be filling the chapel with their cool but upbeat cafe jazz. Accordionist Karen Street, saxophonist Andy Tweed, guitarist Andrew Barrett and Dave Griffiths […]

May @ Rook Lane Arts

Posted on May 6, 2011

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May @ Rook Lane is going to be colourful and cultural and creative. Music, art and Swishing events galore… Get your summer sandals on, march up Bath Street (or meander down from the top) and check out Myrtle […]

Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix: Reflecting

Posted on April 28, 2011

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Rich and I have made a little film about two artists – Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix – who are having an exhibition at Rook Lane. We wanted to show the process (thought and physical) that results in […]

Art is in the air

Posted on April 7, 2011

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The air is buzzing with the energy of the 23 exhibitors who are filling Rook Lane with their art. Artists 303 are a Somerset-based art collective who have been practising and exhibiting for 45 years – with old […]

The Women’s Corner

Posted on March 31, 2011

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David Partner has kindly lent Rook Lane a collection of his prints – mostly images of Frome. I’ve hung them around the chapel and they add colour and (still) life to the white walls. I took a particular […]

Watch this space…

Posted on March 22, 2011

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The remaining artworks from Four and Twenty Artists were collected on Saturday to make space for the Cloak of Invisibility event on Sunday. Carolyn Griffiths, and her helpers, transformed the chapel for a day of storytelling – from ancient […]

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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