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CRUK Charity Ball hosted by Tony Hodges

Posted on March 8, 2023

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An evening of talks, entertainment and dancing with food by Ebbie’s Kitchen, Bar and Raffle with a celebrity guest speaker to be announced. Tony is raising money for CRUK by hosting this ball as well as hiking across Snowdonia this year, followed by a 1000 mile treck in Iceland. He will tell of his inspirational fight with cancer since he was 19

WHY family fun day

Posted on August 1, 2019

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a fun filled fabulous Frome event. enjoy stalls, face painting, bouncy castle, food and drink. as well as the fabulous Rocktopus.


Posted on April 24, 2019

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Join us for two acoustic sets, including singer-songwriter Phil Cooper, recently featured on BBC Radio 6 BBC Music Introducing show with Tom Robinson.
Sara Vian will be performing a 30-40min set at the exquisite Rook Lane

We’re also delighted to announce that local legend and the mind behind Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, will be giving a talk and taking questions at WHYacoustic.
WHY receives no central government funding so relies on community fundraising and the generosity of individuals and grant-making trusts to survive.

Frome Arts Fair

Posted on March 11, 2019

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40 incredible artists, three stunning venues, one weekend. Frome Art Fair gives artists a platform to showcase their work to a new, engaged audience, and offers visitors the chance to meet a wide range of artists and purchase their original work.

“Light up a Life” Dorothy House service of light

Posted on November 5, 2018

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Held in the weeks running up to Christmas, the services take place in venues across the area served by the Hospice. The services all start at 6pm, last around 45 minutes and include readings, carols and the opportunity to light a candle in memory of a loved one. The services are open to everyone.

St Laurence On Tour for People Against Poverty

Posted on March 14, 2018

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Join us at Rook Lane for a showcase of some of the talent usually seen at the St Laurence spring concert, organised to help fundraise for People against Poverty.

Family Fun Day

Posted on July 14, 2017

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Join us at Rook Lane Chapel for fun for all the family for Dorothy House Hospice Care. BBQ, Creative Caterpillars, Bouncy Castle, Local Cider, Stalls, Classic Cars and more… Free entry! Profits go to Dorothy House Hospice Care […]

The Frukes…fundraising for Jamie Mines

Posted on March 22, 2017

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The Frukes … raise money for Jamie Mines We will be celebrating the return of the Frome Independent Market and the sun (we hope) at Rook Lane with Frome’s very own Ukulele Club for an afternoon of great […]

Vintage Tea Party

Posted on July 23, 2014

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Another lovely afternoon awaits courtesy of PAC. Expect tea & cakes, vintage china and live music to help you recharge and relax…

Light up a Life Service

Posted on November 28, 2012

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A service organised by Dorothy House, for people to remember and commemorate departed loved ones.

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.

Venue Hire

Wedding Hire

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