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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: The Anarchist’s Mobile Library (an audio adventure)

5th October, 10:00am

An interactive make-your-own adventure for kids aged 6+

Book your place on this audio adventure now! After booking you will receive a confirmation email along with the link ready to go live on Monday 5 October. This is a FREE event, however, if you would like to, please contribute to the Pound Arts Comeback Fund when booking your ticket. Thank you.


Following previous success with productions...

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ONLINE CONTENT: Ruby Wax – How to be Human

13th October, 7:30pm

£10 tickets (20% of your ticket purchase will be generously donated to our Pound Arts Comeback Fund)

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s show How to be Human answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion.

We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of...

Music View

ONLINE CONTENT: The Bookshop Band (A StoryTown Live Stream)

16th October, 8:30pm

StoryTown Corsham

FREE | live streamed via The Bookshop Bands’ Facebook page

The Bookshop Band – the offspring of an artistic love-affair between a duo of English folk singer-songwriters and a multi-award winning independent bookshop, Mr B’s Emporium of Delights. They write and perform songs inspired by books, inspired by hundreds of authors from Shakespeare to Philip Pullman, and have released 13 studio albums featuring many...

Music View

Kitty Macfarlane

31st October, 7:30pm

£12 | Approx 2 hours, including 20 minute interval

We are delighted to welcome Kitty back to The Pound this autumn for a socially distanced performance in our auditorium. Kitty is a Bristol-based songwriter and accomplished guitar player. Her sharply observed narrative songs are pure poetry, rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye – bound loosely by the theme of mankind’s relationship with the...

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Promoting a Safe Environment at The Pound

1st September, 12:00am

Now that The Pound is partially open, we wanted to reassure you that we are doing all we can to promote a safe environment. In order to maintain this safety, we also rely on you to keep in mind your own safety and the safety of others.


Additional cleaning. Hand sanitisers. Face coverings are required (including staff). Contactless payments. One-way system. Two...

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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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