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Frome Art Society Springtime Exhibition

Posted on February 20, 2014

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A seasonal collection of works from Frome’s esteemed art society.

Free the Words Part 1: Adventures in Outdoor Literacy

Posted on December 18, 2013

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Break 3 and the Frome Community Learning Partnership share new ideas and work around adventurous literacy, technology for making stories in the wilderness, and den-building for secret reading.

I CAME, I SAW, iPAD: David Chandler’s Year with Yapp Brothers.

Posted on July 23, 2013

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Award-winning French wines, expertly selected by Yapp brothers wine merchants, have inspired an exhibition of artworks by Frome artist and francophile, David Chandler.

Afro-Cuban Sensibility

Posted on July 23, 2013

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A weekend of events celebrating the root of Afro Cuban culture and beliefs taking place at the Merlin Theatre and Rook Lane Chapel, presented by Curator Lekan Babalola.

Arena Photographers South West – Somerset Art Weeks

Posted on July 12, 2013

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A diverse group of portfolios, including conflict photography, fine art photography and portraiture. Part of Somerset Art Weeks 2013, the exhibition will also provide a back drop to a number of evening talks.

Mark Carr: Suppression

Posted on July 12, 2013

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Suppress: ‘to overpower, to subdue, to withhold, to repress, to conceal, to keep back from disclosure.’ Multidisciplinary artist Mark Carr brings a new body of site-specific work to Rook Lane Chapel.

Frome & District Wedding Guild presents: An evening wedding showcase…..

Posted on July 11, 2013

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An informal evening event, hosted by the Frome Wedding Guild, showing off some of what the local area has to offer for anyone planning a wedding. Complimentary Pimms on the lawn and music are included!

Young Illustrators Grand Prize-Giving Ceremony

Posted on May 8, 2013

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Come along to the launch of Frome’s First Young Illustrators competition. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments served!

Out of the Silence

Posted on May 7, 2013

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A unique exhibition of contemporary literary illustration, curated by Rook Lane Arts and Hunting Raven Bookshop for the Frome Festival and early summer. Expect to be taken on a magical journey through work from some of literature’s leading artists.

Frome Art Society – Spring Exhibition

Posted on February 4, 2013

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New work from the Frome Art Society. Mediums to include pencil, oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel and charcoal. PRIVATE VIEW: Friday 12th April // 6pm – 9pm // All are welcome and admission is free.

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.

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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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