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25th October, 10:00am

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Various dates starting from 4th October, 4:00pm

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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.


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

Visual Art View

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 13th Annual Pound Arts Open, 3-24 December 2021

1st January, 12:00am

The Annual Pound Arts Open is back! Our largest exhibition of the year showcases a selection of artworks, demonstrating the variety and quality of art and craft being produced locally and regionally.

We welcome entries from applicants working in all mediums and subject matter. Applications are open from 4 October to 5 November.

Applicants will be notified by Friday 19 November if their application has been successful.



Family View

Roustabout Theatre: This Island’s Mine

27th October, 2:00pm

A playful and daring exploration of the place we choose to call home, for children and their families. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and developed with support from Arts Council of England and Tobacco Factory Theatres, in partnership with the Cathedral Schools Trust, Bristol and One Bristol Curriculum.

In early 2020, Roustabout worked with 195 primary & secondary students to develop our second show, This Island’s...

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SESSIONS by Ifeyinwa Frederick

28th October, 7:30pm

A Paines Plough and Soho Theatre Production

“30 just matters, init. Like there’s no doubt you’re a proper adult then. Like 25 to 29 is just training but 30, it’s real.”

Tunde’s 30th birthday is fast approaching. So, he’s just started therapy because he hasn’t been able to get to the gym for weeks and a recent one-night stand ended in tears – his.

Interrogating the challenge of...

Music View

India Electric Co.

29th October, 7:30pm

This gig was originally scheduled for Thursday 24 September 2020 but has been rescheduled to Friday 29 October 2021 due to COVID-19. Tickets bought for the original date remain valid.

Approximately 2 hours, including 20 minute interval.

India Electric Company are perhaps best described as “a veritable musical magpie’s nest”, (BBC Radio 3).  Blending traditional instruments, folk melodies and subtle electronic influences, they’ve extensively toured throughout Europe,...

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The Little Unsaid

21st November, 7:30pm

Returning to The Pound on the back of the release of their latest Album… Atomise

The Little Unsaid began life in a tiny West Yorkshire town when a teenaged John Elliott rescued an old PC and microphone from the trash and began making records with them. Since then, with long-time collaborators Tim Heymerdinger (drums), Alison D’Souza (strings and FX), Mariya Brachkova (Moog bass and backing vocals)...

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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


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.

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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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