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Flee (Cert 15)

Various times on 23rd June, 11:00am

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SNATCHED

25th June, 7:30pm

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Tiny Artist Adventure

Various dates starting from 16th May, 10:00am

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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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Green Sky Festival 2022

13th Jun - 19th Jun 22

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Magic and Mayhem Festival 2022

8th Nov - 14th Nov 21

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SNATCHED

25th June, 7:30pm

Supported by Lowry, Salford and Arts Council England

Written and performed by Melissa Johns

Co-devised and directed by Lily Levin

Snatched is a fast-paced, uplifting one woman show accompanied by a live 90’s/00’s soundtrack.

In 2018, disabled actor Melissa Johns’ iCloud was hacked and explicit photos of her were released online. A young disabled woman with a history of body dysmorphia comes to terms with her body becoming public...

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Flee (Cert 15)

23rd June, 11:00am

23rd June, 7:30pm

The true story of Amin Nawabi (a pseudonym), a gay academic who fled Afghanistan as a child, is brought vividly to life with vibrant animation and movingly detailed voiceover from Nawabi, in conversation with director (and long term friend) Jonas Poher Rasmussen. As he prepares to marry his long-term partner, he recalls the highs and lows of his journey from warn torn homophobic, Kabul to...

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Granny’s Attic

1st July, 7:30pm

With exceptional musicianship and boundless energy, Granny’s Attic are going from strength to strength. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (melodeon, anglo concertina, vocals), George Sansome (guitar, vocals) and Lewis Wood (violin, vocals) have honed their skills touring the UK and Europe since 2009. They are much loved by audiences up and down the country, with bookings everywhere from Cambridge Folk Festival to Cecil Sharp House. 

The trio have been...

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National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy (Encore)

30th June, 7:00pm

A new play by David Hare

Directed by Nicholas Hytner 

Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever. 

For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives...

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Exhibition on Screen: My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan

20th September, 7:00pm

Award-winning filmmakers, Phil Grabsky and Shoaib Sharifi, present a real-life epic of boyhood and manhood, filmed across twenty years in one of the most embattled corners of the globe. My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan follows the journey of Afghan youth, Mir Hussain, growing up in a land ravaged by war.

Tickets £12 | Runtime 92 minutes

When we first meet Mir, he is...

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Ann Goldsmith Exhibition

Various dates starting from 9th July, 9:30am

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Belfast (Cert 12A)

Various times on 26th July, 11:00am

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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