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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

Dance View

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

23rd September, 7:30pm

‘An autobiographical journey of a deaf person trapped in a hearing world’

Meet Jonny: teacher, freelance facilitator, workshop leader, and an avid football fan. He’s just become a father, he is a campaigner and an artist. His friends say that he’s outgoing and popular and that he loves music, festivals and nightclubs. Jonny is deaf. He was born deaf to hearing parents who were afraid...

Film View

NT (Film) Romeo & Juliet (Cert 12A)

28th September, 7:00pm

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.

This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way.

Jessie Buckley...

Music View

Blake – Kaleidoscope

1st October, 8:00pm

“It is like finding a top quality indie station playing guitar pop and rock inspired by the best influences of the past five decades. That it is all written and performed by Blake is even more incredible, of course.”

When You Motor Away

Blake is a Wiltshire based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His new album, Kaleidoscope, is released on Subjangle Records on 24th September and this concert will...

Comedy View

Arabella Weir – Does My Mum Loom Big In This?

2nd October, 7:30pm

Devastatingly funny, excruciatingly honest, occasionally painful and definitely embarrassing for all her relatives, Does My Mum Loom Big In This? is a show for anyone who’s ever had a mother, been a mother, had a mother-in-law, or turned out to have married their mother. Join Arabella as she introduces you to all of the mothers she’s ever known, including herself, through hair-raising, hilarious yet entirely...

Music View

Tom Moore & Archie Moss

9th October, 7:30pm

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

Widely regarded as two of the best players and innovators in traditional folk amongst a precociously gifted generation, Moore & Moss’ finely-crafted arrangements wield a rare potency. Now, having toured with some of the biggest and brightest acts in the British folk scene, they reconvene to perform as a duo.

Their second record (released...

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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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