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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.


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.



Blue Sky Festival 2021

5th Jul - 11th Jul 21



Magic and Mayhem Festival 2021

8th Nov - 14th Nov 21

Comedy View

How To Live A Jellicle Life

21st January, 7:30pm

A show that provides a jellicle discussion about the jellicle aspects of the jellicle cats in ‘Cats’ and how you can apply them to your life in order to make it truly jellicle. Expect jellicle laughs, jellicle dance and a very jellicle PowerPoint presentation.

A one man comedic parody that celebrates one of the biggest cinematic flops of recent years. Come along for a silly, ridiculous,...

Film View

Never Gonna Snow Again (Cert 15)

20th January, 7:30pm

When an enigmatic stranger arrives in a gated community in a large Polish city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur. Though his hands provide healing, his eyes seem to penetrate their very souls, relieving them of their sadness. His hypnotic techniques bring calm, but his background remains a mystery, leaving the residents to wonder what other secrets...

Music View

The People’s String Foundation: Res Publica

22nd January, 7:30pm

“Res Publica” is a brand new musical touring show from acclaimed South West band: The People’s String Foundation, (virtuoso violinist Ben Sutcliffe and co-founder and composer Zaid Al-Rikabi). During this piece the band packs a 32 piece Gypsy Orchestra into a suitcase and takes them on tour, inviting the audience on an incredible journey of discovery. Using music, puppetry, art, cinematography and animation all set...

Family View

Rock The Tots: 90s Show

24th January, 11:00am

24th January, 2:00pm

Gigs for little ones – and their grown-ups! 

Steph and Craig are back with their fun, live music sessions for families and this time they are delving into the music of the 90s!

Brit Pop, Classic RnB, Love Songs and so much Cheese that The Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles will be demanding it back for their pizzas.

With puppets, comical characters, bubbles and more, you and your little...

Comedy View

Lou Sanders – Tour Warm Up

16th February, 8:00pm

Lou Sanders is one of Britain’s most original comedians. She is the champion of series eight of Taskmaster (DAVE), co-hosts Mel Giedroyc’s Unforgivable (DAVE) and other recent television appearances include The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS), Live at the Apollo (BBC), QI (BBC2), Travel Man: 48 Hours in… (Channel 4), Would I Lie to You? (C4), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown...

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Family View

Rock The Tots: 90s Show

Various times on 24th January, 11:00am

Film View

King Richard (Cert 12A)

Various dates starting from 12th April, 7:30pm

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


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.


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
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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