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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.



Magic and Mayhem Festival

10th Nov - 15th Nov 20

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Online Content: Jacob and Drinkwater (Live Streaming Concert)

4th July, 8:00pm

Jacob & Drinkwater (Live Streaming Concert) Saturday 4 July, 8pm

Jacob & Drinkwater are going LIVE!

Join them for their first live-stream gig on Saturday 4 July, live from Polyphonic Recording. They’ll be delving into the pool of hits and bringing you the very best of Jacob & Drinkwater. There’s no corkage fee, so don’t hold back with the Babycham.

A free gig, but the boys will be...

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Online Content: The Breath Live & Unplugged from Manchester’s Band on the Wall (Live Stream)

6th July, 7:30pm

Live & Unplugged from Manchester’s Band on the Wall

Robbed of a summer of festivals and gigs (including one at The Pound arts centre), The Breath’s guitar whiz Stuart McCallum and Irish singer/flautist, Ríoghnach Connolly finally reunite after a very long time in isolation to present a set of music, streamed live, online.

Based in Manchester, the alt-folk duo meet at Band on the Wall, one of...

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Online Content: Jonny & The Baptists Love You & Hate Covid (Lockdown Livestream)

7th July, 8:00pm

Jonny & The Baptists Love You & Hate Covid UK Virtual Online Tour, Summer 2020

FREE (with suggested donations)

LIVE here 7 July, 7.30pm

Last year, multi-award-nominated musical-comedy-silly-arses Jonny and the Baptists made a new show about love and their friendship. After a critically acclaimed Edinburgh run, they toured the show to more than thirty cities and towns across the UK. They were about to do another run of...

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Pound Arts Comeback Fund

7th June, 9:53pm


To give £5 please text BLUESKY to 70970; To give £10 please text BLUESKY to 70191.

To donate online, please go to our donations page.

COVID-19 has delivered a hammer blow to businesses in every sector of the economy. We’re used to having to fight for our funding in the arts, but this time we are in the same position as businesses up and down...

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Help and Support Available for Artists

6th April, 12:00am

Updated on Monday 18 May

We have put together a list of organisations providing advice and support for artists of all types during this unprecedented time. We will continue to add to this page. Please get in touch if you would like to add to this page, or have a question.

You may also be interested in our Artists Call Out. We’re looking for theatre-makers,...

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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.

Find Us

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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