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What is Rural Touring?

Watch this space! We are just finalising the details for the new season of Rural Touring Wiltshire and Rural Touring South Gloucestershire. Get ready for some fabulous theatre, music, comedy and spoken word in some wonderful locations. If you are interested in becoming a venue on the scheme or are an artist/company looking to perform on the scheme get in touch on [email protected]


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 2024

27th May - 2nd Jun 24



Magic and Mayhem Festival 2024

11th Nov - 17th Nov 24

Music View

The BlackHeart Orchestra

25th April, 7:30pm

Thursday 25 April, 7.30pm Tickets £18   (Please note that in the brochure the show date is incorrectly listed as Friday 26 April).

The Blackheart Orchestra are multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalists Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Plkington. They comprise a two person ‘orchestra’ playing up to 13 instruments in their unique live show. From their onstage ‘musical space station’ they create highly emotional contemporary rock music featuring a multitude of sounds...

Film View

National Theatre Live: Vanya (Encore Screening)

28th March, 7:00pm

26th April, 7:00pm

Thursday 28 March, 7pm (SOLD OUT)

Friday 26 April, 7pm (EXTRA DATE ADDED)

Adapted by Simon Stephens, after Anton Chekhov Directed by Sam Yates Designed by Rosanna Vize

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the...

Film View

One Life (12A)

1st May, 11:00am

1st May, 7:30pm

British stockbroker Nicholas Winton visits Czechoslovakia in the 1930s and forms plans to assist in the rescue of Jewish children before the onset of World War II, in an operation that came to be known as the Kindertransport.

Director: James Hawes Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Flynn, Anthony Hopkins Runtime: 1h 50m Genres: Drama, History, War Certificate: 12A Content Advice: Moderate threat (Find out more at bbfc.co.uk)

Music View

The Gigspanner Trio

3rd May, 7:30pm

“There’s something of the proverbial elder statesman about Peter Knight, in terms of his place in music, which cannot be overstated. It’s not just in the quality of his playing…there’s a focus on the sheer inventiveness of Peter’s playing, in the adventurous arrangements he shares with his collaborators, and in his musical leadership” – Northern Sky Magazine

Since his inaugural performance with the fledgling Steeleye Span...

Film View

How To Have Sex (15)

7th May, 7:30pm

Three British teenage girls go on a rites-of-passage holiday, drinking, clubbing and hooking up in what should be the best summer of their lives. As they dance their way across the sun-drenched streets of Malia, they find themselves navigating the complexities of sex, consent and self-discovery.

Director: Molly Manning Walker Stars: Anna Antoniades, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Lara Peake Runtime: 1h 31m Genres: Drama Certificate: 15 Content Advice: Sexual violence, strong language, sex,...

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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

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Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 9.30pm

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