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Ushti Baba

6th December, 8:00pm

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A Haunted Existence

23rd November, 7:30pm

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Art Outside

Starting from 14th September, 1:00pm

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What is Rural Touring?

Encounter astonishing, world class performances, live in your village. Thanks to inspiring local volunteers and funding from Arts Council England and Wiltshire Council, we present an amazing collection of the beat theatre, music, dance and visual arts in churches, village halls, back gardens, pubs, woods, and community rooms.

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This section is coming soon, check back in the near future to see what we've been working on!

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Present Laughter

28th November, 7:00pm

National Theatre Live

Present Laughter by Noël Coward (from The Old Vic)

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few...

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Drunk Women Solving Crime

31st October, 8:00pm

A live podcast recording…

The UK’s hit true crime comedy podcast from Taylor Glenn, Hannah George & Catie Wilkins arrives in Corsham, for one night only…

‘Thoroughly entertaining’ – The Guardian

One of the most talked about new comedy podcasts of the last year. This is a true crime podcast with a twist…of lime. Each episode sees the boozed-up panel of writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and...

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It’s True, It’s True, It’s True

30th October, 7:30pm

“And there’s blood pouring out of this man’s throat. Because these two women are beheading him – did I not mention that?”

WINNERS! Scotsman Fringe First Award 2018. WINNERS! The Stage Award for Acting Excellence 2018.

Fringe First and Total Theatre Award-winning Breach (Tank, The Beanfield) restage the 1612 trial of Agostino Tassi for the rape of baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi.

Based on surviving court transcripts, this new play...

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12th Annual Pound Arts Open

29th November, 12:00am

Exhibition Preview: Thursday 28 November, 6-8pm

This vibrant show is a yearly highlight in our visual arts programme, as we welcome submissions from artists working in all medium and genres, and present an exhibition flaunting the wealth and diversity of art in the South West and beyond. This year the Pound Arts Open will be accessible to all, as submissions will be completed online for the...

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STATUS

3rd October, 7:30pm

China Plate & Staatstheater Mainz present STATUS. An award-winning play by Chris Thorpe and Rachel Chavkin.

FRINGE FIRST WINNER 2018

We all have a nationality.

Or almost all of us.

STATUS is a show about someone who doesn’t want his any more. About running away from the national story you’re given. About who is responsible for that story and what might happen to it if you give it up.

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Tucked (Cert 15)

Starting from 12th November, 11:00am

About Us

The Pound arts centre, the arts hub for north Wiltshire, offers a year round programme of performances, workshops, a youth theatre and exhibitions.

Our mission is to provide opportunities for all people to experience, enjoy and engage with the arts. We believe that the arts can transform people’s lives regardless of their age, circumstances, ability or interests.

Your Visit

Cafe

A pre-show social, time to relax, work, meet up with friends, or grab a change of scenery with the little ones… All great ways to spend time in our café.

We are fully licensed and serve fresh, vegetarian and locally sourced food, including vegan and gluten free options.

Spaces

The Pound offers a fully equipped auditorium seating 100 people. The seating can also be put away to create a large hall space. We have full AV capabilities and with a green room and technical booth it's the ideal place for performances, talks, conferences and classes.

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The Pound
Pound Pill
Corsham
SN13 9HX

Box office (01249) 701 628
General (01249) 712 618

Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 9.30pm

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