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Rook Lane Film Nights present…Landscape in the Mist

Posted on September 20, 2016

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Two children make an epic journey through a muted but astonishing landscape.

Rook Lane Film nights presents… Lola

Posted on September 20, 2016

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This atmospheric and satirical study of moral bankruptcy is played out on the sleazy side of the tracks in small-town post-war Germany. Fassbinder’s film is a garish and flamboyant cautionary tale with a wonderfully abandoned performance by Barbara Sukowa in the title role.

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents: The Haunted Inn and Other Weird Tales from the Saragosa Manuscript

Posted on September 20, 2016

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A storytelling performance with music. Horror, humour, high adventure and thrilling music mingle in this fantastic duet of wicked words and virtuoso guitar playing.

Frome Concerts Group presents…The Behn Quartet

Posted on July 29, 2016

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Frome Concerts Group’s popular Teatime Concerts season welcomes the Behn Quartet featuring Kate Oswin (violin), Alicia Berendse (violin), Lydia Abell (viola), Victoria Bernath (guest viola) & Ghislaine McMullin (cello).

The Behn Quartet will be performing Dvorak ‘American’ Quartet No.12 in F Major and Dvorak String Quintet in E flat Major, op. 97.

Frome Concerts Group present…Buck Brass Trio

Posted on July 29, 2016

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Frome Concerts Group popular Tea Time concerts welcome the Buck Brass Trio featuring Daniel Walton (trumpet), Timothy Ellis (horn), Richard Buck (trombone).

Programme to include pieces by Bach & Beethoven.

Frome Concerts Group present…Accordion & Viola duo: Iñigo Mikeleiz Berrade & Michael Iskas

Posted on July 29, 2016

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Frome Concerts Group’s popular Tea Time Concerts season kicks off with Accordion & Viola Duo Iñigo Mikeleiz Berrade (accordion) & Michael Iskas (viola).

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy & Openstorytellers Present: The Storyteller’s Bardic Chair of Somerset

Posted on July 29, 2016

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The Storytelling competition organised by Openstorytellers is back! Eight tellers compete for the Bardic Chair with the winner chosen by the Fates – last year they picked the MC who wasn’t even competing, who will they choose this year?

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents: Return to Lyonesse by Mike O’Connor and Barbara Griggs

Posted on July 29, 2016

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Kings and queens, saints, sinners and shape-shifters: their fate hangs in the balance…
Return to Lyonesse is a stunning storytelling performance from Mike O’Connor, accompanied by harpist Barbara Griggs.

Rooklings Presents: The Whale’s Tale by Music Box Participatory Performance/Workshops for Families

Posted on May 17, 2016

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A whale climbed a mountain, a statue spoke and people walked on water. Journey between land and sea to where stories are born.
With Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona. ‘This well-known and much-loved storytelling and music partnership blend story and music into crafted shows.’

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy presents…The Whale’s Tale

Posted on April 18, 2016

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Why does a whale climb a mountain? Why does a statue speak? As our climate changes so do our landscapes amidst the rising waters. Journey to a place where sea is land and earth is water, travel the shores where stories are born.

Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona are a well known and loved storytelling and music partnership – together they are ‘Stranger than Fiction’. Their unique blend of traditional tales and music creates crafted shows where mystery and danger meet.

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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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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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.

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