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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.


Pound Arts run a number of festivals throughout the year in and around Wiltshire.

Please choose from one of our exciting festivals below to discover more.



Blue Sky Festival 2021

5th Jul - 11th Jul 21



Magic and Mayhem Festival 2021

8th Nov - 14th Nov 21

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The Grimm Sisters

20th August, 3:00pm

20th August, 7:00pm

Suitable for ages 6+ | Running time approx 55 minutes | Corsham Almshouses (outdoor theatre)

Pound Arts are excited to welcome Scratchworks Theatre Company’s joyful and mischievous brand new show to Corsham, for an outdoor performance at Corsham Almshouses. Please bring along chairs, blankets, cushions, afternoon teas and picnics. The venue will be open one hour prior to the performance start time for audience to arrive,...

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Rob Auton’s Rescheduled Rescheduled Rescheduled Time Show Tour 2021

3rd September, 8:00pm

Age guidance 14+

A note from Rob:

In 2019, I – Rob Auton, took my Time Show to the Edinburgh Festival. I loved doing the show and was looking forward to touring it and taking it to the Melbourne Comedy Festival in Australia. In 2020 I started to tour the Time Show around the country, half way through the tour, the tour was cancelled, along with the...

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Olga Koch: Homecoming

18th September, 8:00pm

Age guidance 16+ | Running time 60 minutes

Presented by Berk’s Nest in association with IAM

Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated comedian and star of Mock The Week and QI Olga Koch comes back with her third show! With her new passport in hand, Homecoming will see Olga try to figure out who the hell she is as an immigrant and certified teen drama queen.

Olga has also appeared on...

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John Smith

16th September, 7:30pm

with support from Hannah Read

This gig was originally scheduled for Saturday 30 May 2020 but has been rescheduled to 16 September 2021 due to COVID-19.

Against the backdrop of a universally difficult 2020, songwriter and guitarist John Smith found himself facing personal and unrelenting change.

“With newfound pain coming from so many directions, dealing with the uncertainty it brings, I closed the curtains and picked up...

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Sh!t Theatre Drink Rum with Expats

25th September, 8:00pm

Running time 75 minutes | Age guidance 16+

This production contains distressing themes and images covering topics including migration & political assassination. There is a dog onstage. If you need more information before the show, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Celebrating their final year as Europeans, island-monkeys Becca and Louise got invited to the 2018 European Capital of Culture in Malta, having missed...

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About Us

The Pound arts centre offers a year round programme of performances, workshops, a youth theatre and exhibitions.

Our mission is to connect people through creativity.

Your Visit


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.


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
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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