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Rook Lane Film Night: SUGARBABY (ZUCKERBABY)

Posted on September 2, 2015

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Percy Adlon’s cult film is as subdued as it’s cinematography is flamboyant. Touching, funny and unpredictable this is an unexpectedly warm-hearted cult classic.

Tampopo

Posted on March 24, 2015

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A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business in a story intertwined with vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

The Best Intentions (Den Goda Viljan)

Posted on January 9, 2015

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The story of Ingmar Bergman’s parents, and a fasciating insight into how 19th century Sweden might have been.

Night Sun

Posted on January 9, 2015

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Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king’s mistress, leaves Naples in disgust to become a monk in this sumptuous Italian drama.

The World of Apu

Posted on January 9, 2015

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The third title in the Satyajit Ray’s “Apu” Triolgy kicks off our new season of rare films.

She’s Gotta Have It

Posted on September 25, 2014

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Spike Lee’s debut film resounds with the brash confidence and dexterity which have lit up and turbo-charged all of his subsequent films.

The Thief (Vor)

Posted on September 25, 2014

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The chance encounter on a train between a mother and her young son and a seductive soldier provides a worm’s-eye-view of real life in post-war Stalinist Russia.

LIFE AND NOTHING BUT (La Vie Et Rien d’Autre) 1989

Posted on July 21, 2014

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Our resident film expert Alastair unearths hidden gems from the BFI library, most of which are now only available on 16mm film.

THE UNVANQUISHED (Aparajito) 1956

Posted on July 15, 2014

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Monthly delights from the BFI Archive courtesy of our resident film expert, Alastair Goolden. Come along for films, food and conversation.

Dance, Girl, Dance

Posted on April 4, 2014

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Another rare treat from our film expert Alastair.. Ticket prices for Rook Lane FIlm nights include food, wine and conversation – what more could you wish for on a Sunday evening?

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.

Around the chapel

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.

Weddings