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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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Blue Sky Festival 2021

5th Jul - 11th Jul 21

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Magic and Mayhem Festival 2021

8th Nov - 14th Nov 21

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Dr John Cooper Clarke – I Wanna Be Yours Tour

5th October, 8:00pm

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’. His unique poetry was put to music by producer Martin Hannett and a band of Mancunians The Invisible Girls. Seminal tracks such as Beasley St and Evidently Chickentown featured on the album Snap Crackle and Bop, one of 4 hit 70/80s album releases. JCC became one of the most prolific artists...

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Sara Barron – Enemies Closer

10th November, 8:00pm

Age Guidance 16+

***NOW ON GENERAL SALE***

The smash hit Fringe stand-up show from acclaimed comedian and star of Live At The Apollo (BBC), Sara Barron, tours the UK for the first time!

A powerhouse live act and fast rising star, Sara’s previous shows have sold out to major critical and audience acclaim. Blisteringly funny and no-holds-barred, Sara examines kindness, meanness, ex-boyfriends, current husbands, all four of her remaining friends,...

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Olga Koch: Homecoming

18th September, 8:00pm

Age guidance 16+ | Running time 60 minutes

Presented by Berk’s Nest in association with IAM

Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated comedian and star of Mock The Week and QI Olga Koch comes back with her third show! With her new passport in hand, Homecoming will see Olga try to figure out who the hell she is as an immigrant and certified teen drama queen.

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Lanterns on the Lake

23rd October, 7:30pm

This gig was originally scheduled for Saturday 20 February 2021 but has been rescheduled to Saturday 23 October 2021 due to COVID-19. Tickets bought for the original date remain valid.

With support from Hilang Child | Approximately 2 hours, including 20 minute interval | Reduced capacity and socially-distanced seating

Mercury Music Prize-nominated band Lanterns On The Lake’s sound remains vast, but this set of songs now...

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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.

Find Us

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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