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Frome Comic Con Cosplay Ball

Posted on July 18, 2017

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The Frome Comic Con Opening Party! Be the first to see some of the action with Batman’s new ride from Podpadstudios and the hero/villains of GCUK. The first is the family time of 5-7pm, Adults £5, Children £3. […]

Kusanganisa + Young Waters

Posted on June 7, 2017

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“Kusangansia” (the Shona word for ‘mixture’) is an intercultural collaboration between mbira player Chartwell Dutiro from Zimbabwe, guitarist Leandro Maia from Brazil, rock bassist Chris Blanden and jazz saxophonist Nick Sorensen. Their mesmeric music has enchanted audiences wherever […]

The Busquitos

Posted on June 7, 2017

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The Busquitos are an absolute must for jazz fans and those who enjoy great music suffused with comedy. Hailing from the Netherlands, this hugely talented quartet bring their gypsy jazz instrumental virtuosity to Frome, between residencies at the […]

Praying for The Rain in Concert

Posted on June 7, 2017

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Following last years sell out concert, Praying for the Rain return to Rook Lane Chapel for Frome Festival 2017. Known for their dynamic and compelling live performances, Pftr blend contemporary folk, roots and world music with irresistible rhythms, […]

The Handlebards Present… AS YOU LIKE IT

Posted on May 11, 2017

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The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-female troupe in the beautiful Rook Lane […]

Rook Lane Film Nights…PRISON

Posted on April 5, 2017

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PRISON (FÄNGELSE) The new season of films at Rook Lane Chapel. Join us for a classic shown the best way. Ingmar Bergman’s cinematic experiment, made early in his cinematic career, holds a mirror to the film-making process:  following […]

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents…Little Red Riding Hood and Other Lost Girls

Posted on March 28, 2017

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The fairy tale world is littered with girls who are lost or mislaid, and very few are as innocent as you might first imagine. Nell Phoenix strays from the path in search of young, and not so young, […]

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents… The Bear’s Son by A Spell in Time

Posted on March 22, 2017

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Mr Rook’s Speak Easy The Bear’s Son by A Spell in Time Performance storytelling for adults The acclaimed British-Bulgarian storytelling company A Spell in Time returns with earth-stirring tales of transformation from the wild and wonderful heart of […]

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 […]

Monocle & Vice

Posted on March 10, 2017

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This is an evening not to be missed…Monocle & Vice. Join Screaming keating and Norte promotions at Rook Lane Chapel for a selection of the U.K’s best boylesque and cabaret acts. A decadent evening of entertainment with an […]

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