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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.

Festivals

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.

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Magic and Mayhem Festival 2019

12th Nov - 17th Nov 19

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Blue Sky Festival 2020

8th Jun - 14th Jun 20

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Oh No, George!

17th April, 2:00pm

A joyfully chaotic and well-loved story, brought to life for the first time! Oh No, George! is the delightfully playful tale of a dog who wants to be good but just can’t resist temptation.

George sees something in the kitchen.

It’s cake!

I said I’d be good, George thinks, but I LOVE cake.

What will George do?

Adapted from the award-winning picture book by Chris Haughton, this brand new show...

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Stuart Goldsmith: End Of

25th January, 8:00pm

EXTRA ROWS ADDED (13 JANUARY)

Stu’s back with a comic odyssey on how it works out in the end, and whether anyone cares. Intelligent stand-up comedy for everybody, but of particular interest to people over thirty who’ve lost touch with all their old friends and can’t eat just the one pain au chocolat. Featuring ultimates, absolutes and surprisingly few conclusions. Host of the ‘The Comedians Podcast’...

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My Name is Why – Lemn Sissay

14th March, 7:30pm

Lemn Sissay visits The Pound for a special event reading excerpts from his new book, My Name is Why: A Memoir.

At the age of 17, after a childhood in a fostered family, followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth certificate. He learned that his real name was not Norman. It was Lemn Sissay. He was British and Ethiopian. And...

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Rozi Plain plus Lo Barnes

31st January, 7:30pm

The music of Rozi Plain has always felt like a freeze-frame. A colourful and graceful snapshot of the world, paused, suspended in time, and then gently toyed with, like stepping out of the linear world as we know it. Wide awake in dreaming. There have been three records over the past decade, each one just like this, alluring and beguiling in the delicate nature through...

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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

Cafe

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.

Spaces

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
Corsham
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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