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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 […]

The Contemporary Chapel

Posted on June 8, 2012

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One of the brilliant things about Rook Lane is that you don’t have to do very much to the gallery to make it look good.  Light pours in romantically through the coloured glass, and the stone columns rise […]

The Retro Returns!

Posted on May 16, 2012

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In a previous life, I co-ran a vintage and contemporary craft market in London. For just over a year, myself and my trusty co-director organised weekend pop-up markets in pubs and music venues in the four corners of the capital.  Our venture was […]

Michele Roberts and Caroline Isgar present…

Posted on February 27, 2012

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…The Secret Staircase. Author Michele Roberts and artist Caroline Isgar will be transporting their exhibition: The Secret Staircase to Frome next week. It was inspired by tokens discovered at the Foundling Museum, London, that were left with babies […]

Angel Poetry

Posted on January 20, 2012

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Last October, sculptor Tom Lomax brought his exhibition ‘A Week of Angels’ to Rook Lane Chapel. A combination of bronzes, 3D prints, maquettes and 2D prints – his colourful work was seeped with mythological references and enlightening concepts. […]

A Week of Angels – and more…

Posted on November 16, 2011

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The current exhibition, Tom Lomax: A Week of Angels, will close tomorrow. It has been quite a momentous journey from the conception of the exhibition – to the opening – and right through to the end. Tom arrived […]

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 […]

A Week of Angels

Posted on October 26, 2011

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Sculptor Tom Lomax will be exhibiting seven sculptures entitled: A Week of Angels, at Rook Lane Chapel through November, along with related bronzes, maquettes and 3D CAD prints (see here for more details). Don’t miss the private view […]

Silver – The 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Posted on October 13, 2011

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The Black Swan Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. From its origin as a pub, it became derelict – and was then used for a variety of purposes before being recovered in the 1980s by David Short […]

Mighty-fun Maths!

Posted on October 13, 2011

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Break 3, the current exhibition/ installation at Rook Lane, kicked off yesterday and has already been explored by over 100 excitable children. The aim of the project is to bring the fun back into maths – by using […]

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