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LOCAL TEACHER'S MUSIC IS PERFORMED BY THE MANON QUARTET AT THE POUND
Nicholas Peters, a local music teacher and former Bath Spa University student, will have his music performed by the Manon Quartet on Saturday 6 June at The Pound arts centre in Corsham. The concert is curated by Nicholas and Alex Nikiporenko, who together in late 2014 formed an experimental music concert series called 840.
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NEW! ANNOUNCEMENT OF BLUE SKY FESTIVAL 11-14 JUNE, CORSHAM
POSTED: 11/05/2015 17:07:47
A brand new summer festival launches with headliners folk artist Cara Dillon and comedian Mark Watson.

Pound Arts is pleased to announce Blue Sky Festival, a joyous, warm, quirky festival of the arts featuring performances, exhibitions and workshops. Lots of the events are free and suitable for all the family. This year’s Festival has a theme of journeys.
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WELCOME TO SUMMER AT THE POUND - A JOYOUS SEASON OF LIVE EVENTS, WORKSHOPS, A FESTIVAL AND MORE
POSTED: 27/04/2015 11:30:33
Pound Arts announces new season of events for May – August 2015.

Summer’s almost here and Pound Arts brochures for the new arts centre season are getting snatched up quickly. Bag your tickets early for this season of live theatre and music, cinema, visual arts, workshops and more.
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WORLD PREMIER OF NEW PLAY 'UNEARTHED' FEATURING LOCAL ACTOR, COMES TO THE POUND
POSTED: 22/04/2015 10:40:57
This May, Folio Theatre Company, in association with The Brewhouse Theatre, presents Unearthed A touching comedy drama by Royal Court young writer (and local girl) Alys Metcalf.
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SPRING INTO ACTION AND DO SOME MENDING THIS APRIL AT CORSHAM'S REPAIR CAFE
POSTED: 16/04/2015 16:02:15
Corsham’s latest Repair Café will be taking place on Saturday 25 April, 2-4pm at The Pound arts centre, Pound Pill, Corsham. Experts will be on hand to help people mend broken household items including clothing, bikes, electrical appliances and furniture.
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LOCAL THEATRE COMPANY PREMIERS NEW SHOW AFTER RESIDENCY AT THE POUND
POSTED: 10/04/2015 10:03:22
The Last Baguette theatre company brings What’s The Matter? to Corsham.

Following the company’s residency at Salisbury Arts Centre, Pound Arts are delighted to be hosting theatre company The Last Baguette for a three week residency and the premiere of their new show What’s the Matter?
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THE POUND ARTS CENTRE GALLERY GETS INFESTED!
POSTED: 31/03/2015 11:57:56
Large creatures and critters from wood are exhibited by sculpture artist Alex Jones this spring at The Pound.
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CHARMING CHIDREN'S BOOK IS REINVENTED FOR THE STAGE: THE BOY WHO BIT PICASSO
POSTED: 19/03/2015 13:20:39
Oxford Playhouse and Untied Artists present the world premiere production of brand new family show, The Boy Who Bit Picasso at The Pound arts centre on Saturday 11 April, 2pm
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THE POUND INTRODUCES LIVE SCREENINGS WITH NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE'S HAMLET
POSTED: 11/03/2015 16:55:11
Pound Arts announces National Theatre Live screenings starting in Corsham this summer.

The Pound arts centre in Corsham will be presenting National Theatre Live screenings this year, including the production of Hamlet, starring Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game). Tickets go on sale from Monday 16 March for the screening in October.  
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THE POUND’S THE PLACE FOR HEALTHY EATING OUT
POSTED: 19/02/2015 11:22:08
The Café Bar at The Pound arts centre has been awarded the ‘Eat Out Eat Well’ Gold award for its healthy consumer choices. The Eat Out Eat Well scheme has been developed to reward caterers who make it easier for their customers to make healthier choices when dining out. It is managed by Wiltshire Council Public Protection Service. The Pound’s Café Bar is the first culinary venue in Corsham to receive the Gold certificate from Wiltshire Council.
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LAUGHS & LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY: MAKE 14 FEBRUARY ROMANTIC WITH A TWIST
POSTED: 05/02/2015 17:18:22
Well Red Comedy presents The Dating Game, Saturday 14th February 6pm and 8pm, at The Pound arts centre.

This Valentine’s Day, Pound Arts are offering an alternative night out with a unique evening of comedy. Led by dating Guru Linda L’Amour, The Dating Game explores a complete ‘how to’ guide to modern courting in which audiences are invited to improve their dating technique. Perfect for singletons, couples or a girl’s night out, the show celebrates the search for true love, humanity and reconnection in a digital age.
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POUND ARTS WELCOMES LATEST ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: CAROLINE RUDGE TO THE POUND
POSTED: 02/02/2015 14:22:11
Fine Artist Caroline Rudge is the newest artist in residence at The Pound arts centre in Corsham.

The Pound established a pilot studio space in June 2009 which was successfully occupied by ceramicist Claire Baker for nearly three years, during which time she developed her practice and reputation as an artist. As a result of the pilot studio and after securing funding, two further studio spaces and a community workshop space were created at the arts centre. Caroline will be based in Studio One (originally Claire’s studio) for up to three years to develop and platform her work.
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BE THE FIRST TO EXPERIENCE EXCITING, INSPIRING & ENGAGING EVENTS AT POUND ARTS
POSTED: 14/01/2015 17:28:35
Be the first to experience exciting, inspiring and engaging events, before they go on tour to be hugely successful, here at the arts centre on your doorstep

Pound Arts previews its forthcoming season of fantastic theatre, music, comedy, take part, visual arts events and more.
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MAKE A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION WITH CORSHAM REPAIR CAFÉ
POSTED: 12/01/2015 16:29:51
If your New Year’s Resolution is to mend more, rather than throw away then Corsham Repair Café is on hand to get you fixing. The quarterly Repair Café is now in its third year and has helped customers mend over 100 items since it began in 2013.
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NEW CHAIR OF TRUSTEES IS APPOINTED FOR POUND ARTS
POSTED: 10/01/2015 11:23:52
The Pound Arts Trust Board of Trustees has appointed Sue Hall as the new Chair, replacing the previous Chair David Jones, who was in office for six successful years which saw the organisation go from strength to strength gaining recognition and broadening its programme and activities. Sue will now lead the trustees and work alongside Pound Arts Director Russ Tunney into the next exciting phase of Pounds Arts history.
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FIRST STAGE ADAPTATION OF STARDUST BY NEIL GAIMAN TO TOUR THIS CHRISTMAS
POSTED: 26/11/2014 16:17:51
This winter, Hampshire based theatre company Forest Forge will be touring a stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s magical novel Stardust.

“There was once a young man who wished to gain his heart’s desire.”
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LOCAL PLAYWRIGHT OF UP IN ARMS THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS 'VISITORS'
POSTED: 17/11/2014 12:48:05
A MOVING NEW DRAMA SET ON SALISBURY PLAIN.

Visitors comes to The Pound arts centre Saturday 22 November, 7.30pm

The Pound is proud to present fresh, local talent in the form of playwright Barney Norris and his latest work for Up in Arms Theatre Company: Visitors.
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FORMER POET LAUREATE SIR ANDREW MOTION TALKS ABOUT THE CUSTOMS HOUSE THIS FRIDAY
POSTED: 10/11/2014 13:28:58
 Sir Andrew Motion, president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and co-founder of The Poetry Archive will be giving a talk at The Pound arts centre on Friday 14 November about The Customs House.
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GET YOUR PASSPORT FOR A CREATIVE WEEK NOW
POSTED: 21/10/2014 17:23:20
HALF TERM FUN AT THE POUND: FROM HALLOWEEN TO POSTMAN PAT TO THE HISTORY OF MAGIC, GET YOUR PASSPORT FOR A CREATIVE WEEK NOW
Keep the family entertained this autumn break with workshops, film screenings and fun theatre shows every day throughout half term.
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BLUE SKY FESTIVAL
Find out more about our NEW summer festival from the 11-14 June 2015 here!
RURAL ARTS TOURING
The Rural Arts Touring scheme for Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire.
Click here to find events during May - August 2015.
CORSHAM WALKING FESTIVAL 2015
Friday 12 June to Sunday 14 June 2015.  To book tickets click here.
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