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Frome Festival Firsts

Posted on August 8, 2012

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It’s taken me a good couple of weeks to put my experiences of the last month into words.  July is the busiest month in the calender for most people in the town of Frome and Rook Lane is […]

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 […]

Opening night…

Posted on March 9, 2012

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After a busy day of ladder-climbing, scalpel-wielding, frame-hanging and plinth-painting – The Secret Staircase exhibition was hung, arranged, laid out and ready for the opening night. Artist Caroline Isgar and author Michele Roberts initially displayed The Secret Staircase […]

Blues for Annie

Posted on January 16, 2012

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As today is supposedly Blue Monday – and I’m Annie – I thought I’d post a video of Helen Barrett’s performance of Blues for Annie at Rook Lane back in October: Blues for Annie (Though, it must be […]

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 […]

Forget ‘voice of an angel’ – she IS an angel

Posted on June 17, 2011

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Last night the chapel was buzzing with a calm but eccentric folky crowd – there to hear Martha Tilston. Support act Morales/Watts kicked off proceedings with a quirky and romantic set – Watts finger-picking guitar with the speed […]

A ‘happening’ at Rook Lane Chapel

Posted on June 15, 2011

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Rook Lane Arts is a multi-displinary arts space; it is not confined to one specific art form. It is defined as a community arts centre, which this indicates the audience – but not necessarily the programme. I love […]

Fear of the unknown

Posted on May 11, 2011

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The current exhibition at Rook Lane – Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix: Reflecting – is a large body of work by two contrasting artists. Myrtle is inspired by Somerset landscapes and practises relief print making – creating linocuts […]

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