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September at Rook Lane….The Frome Art Fair, the Bardic Chair Storytelling competition and Fiata Winds concert.

Posted on September 8, 2015

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Open Storytellers presents: The Bardic Chair Storytelling competition with Mr Rook’s Speak Easy. Thursday 24th September Doors 7pm//Start 7:30pm This year the Bardic Chair Story Telling competition sees Mr Rook’s Speak Easy collaborating with Open Storytellers. Come along […]

Shape Shifting & Story Walking – a new exhibition for summer 2015 at Rook Lane

Posted on May 9, 2015

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For Frome Festival 2015, Rook Lane hosts an exhibition of two halves, both of which examine the essential role that stories play on our everyday lives. In the cafe space, Lucia Harley curates ‘Storywalking’: a magical exploration of […]

Rook Lane Arts Exhibitions for 2013 – could this be your year?

Posted on February 6, 2013

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Rook Lane is a versatile, multi – use venue, transforming from day to night, from art gallery to concert hall to lecture theatre.  Perhaps best renowned for its historical use as a place for speaking and singing, the […]

Steve Clarkson – Metaphysica

Posted on December 13, 2012

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Steve Clarkson and Richard Falle are exhibiting together at Rook Lane Chapel next spring in a self-curated exhibition entitled Metaphysica.  Both artists work with technology to produce two and three dimensional prints. Their work shares a hyper-real, absurd […]

Summing Up! A year of creative maths comes together at Rook Lane.

Posted on July 6, 2012

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Break 3 are currently setting up their exhibition “Summing Up!” in the cafe here at Rook Lane. This showcase of the project’s progress over the past academic year will open officially tomorrow, when the Break 3 team will […]

Late night set-up at Rook Lane

Posted on October 28, 2011

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Tom Lomax arrived yesterday afternoon with a van full of bronze, fluorescent digital prints, 3D CAD (computer aided design) prints and a series of maquettes. And plenty of plinths and planks to display it all. The contrast between […]

May @ Rook Lane Arts

Posted on May 6, 2011

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May @ Rook Lane is going to be colourful and cultural and creative. Music, art and Swishing events galore… Get your summer sandals on, march up Bath Street (or meander down from the top) and check out Myrtle […]

Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix: Reflecting

Posted on April 28, 2011

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Rich and I have made a little film about two artists – Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix – who are having an exhibition at Rook Lane. We wanted to show the process (thought and physical) that results in […]

Pockets and pop-ups

Posted on April 15, 2011

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Six weeks have passed since I entered the Rook Lane massive to take up the arts coordinator role. In this time, the chapel has been home to two art exhibitions, a dance weekend, a retro market, a classical […]

Art is in the air

Posted on April 7, 2011

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The air is buzzing with the energy of the 23 exhibitors who are filling Rook Lane with their art. Artists 303 are a Somerset-based art collective who have been practising and exhibiting for 45 years – with old […]

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