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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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All Day Aardman Filmathon

10th July, 11:00am

Running in tandem with our Aardman Model Making Workshops (hyperlink to page), we will be screening a selection of classic Aardman films from the world of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, played on repeat throughout the day!

Films being screened are: 

Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out  Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers  Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave  Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and...

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DESTINY

2nd July, 8:00pm

Running time: 60 minutes – no interval | Age guidance 14+ | Trigger warning: sexual abuse and violence

Safety for audiences will be a number one priority as we look to come together again for shared cultural experiences. We will be taking the precautions in line with the government guidance at the time. This is a socially distanced event. Seats are unreserved and group sizes are...

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Online Content: An Evening With An Immigrant

15th June, 7:30pm

16th June, 7:30pm

17th June, 7:30pm

18th June, 9:00pm

19th June, 7:30pm

Approx 90 minutes including short interval | Age guidance 14+ | English captions available

Inua Ellams and Fuel present

Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and...

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Sound of Metal (15)

24th June, 11:00am

24th June, 7:30pm

120 minutes | USA | 2019

Safety for audiences will be a number one priority as we look to come together again for shared cultural experiences. We will be taking the precautions in line with the government guidance at the time. This is a socially distanced event. Seats are unreserved and group sizes are currently restricted to a maximum of six people, who must all be...

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The Breath

4th July, 7:30pm

Approximately 2 hours, including 20 minute interval | Reduced capacity and socially-distanced seating

The Breath is guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer/flautist, Rioghnach Connolly. Based in Manchester they offer a unique take on alt-folk journeys from lush, stirring ditties to uplifting, punch-the-air anthems.

At its heart lies Rioghnach’s utterly engaging, stop-you-in-your-tracks voice and extraordinary storytelling alongside Stuart’s understated brilliance and their exquisitely crafted, personal...

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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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