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The Little Unsaid

21st November, 7:30pm

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Jeremiah

30th November, 7:30pm

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A Haunted Existence

23rd November, 7:30pm

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Death and Decay Still Life

Starting from 12th November, 7:00pm

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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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A Haunted Existence

23rd November, 7:30pm

Tom Marshman blends creative technology, music and projection as he retraces the forgotten true story of a young local man arrested for gross indecency.

In the early 1950s, 17 year old Geoffrey Patrick Williamson was on the Exeter to Bristol train when he got into a conversation with another man, also travelling in his train compartment, who accused Geoffrey of making ‘improper approaches’.

The other man was...

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Jeremiah

30th November, 7:30pm

A raucous rebellious gig theatre show about a forgotten part of British history. On the 9th of June 1817, Jeremiah Brandreth assembles a crew of malcontents in a pub near Nottingham. Their plan is to march on London, overthrow the government, wipe out the National Debt and end poverty forever. What Jeremiah doesn’t know is that there is a spy in his ranks with other...

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12th Annual Pound Arts Open

29th November, 6:00pm

Exhibition Preview: Friday 29 November, 6-8pm

This vibrant show is a yearly highlight in our visual arts programme, as we welcome submissions from artists working in all medium and genres, and present an exhibition flaunting the wealth and diversity of art in the South West and beyond.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR CONSIDERATION.

Prizes

First Prize – £500

Right Angle Framing Prize – £250

The Pound People’s Choice Prize...

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The Selfish Giant

21st December, 11:00am

21st December, 2:30pm

22nd December, 11:00am

22nd December, 2:30pm

23rd December, 11:00am

23rd December, 2:30pm

24th December, 11:00am

“The snow covered up the grass with her great white cloak and the frost painted all the trees silver…”

This festive season you and your families are invited to step into a theatrical worlds where giants are your neighbours and a once beautiful garden is stuck in everlasting winter. Explore an extraordinary friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes.

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She’Koyokh

14th December, 7:30pm

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The Souvenir (Cert 15)

Starting from 12th February, 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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