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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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Magic and Mayhem Festival 2019

12th Nov - 17th Nov 19

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Blue Sky Festival 2020

8th Jun - 14th Jun 20

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HAGS: A Magical Extravaganza. Scratchworks Theatre Company

4th April, 7:30pm

Following on from The Great Train Robbery & WOMANS, Scratchworks are back!

In Bideford in 1682, the final witch trial in Britain took place. Three women were accused of witchcraft, tried & hanged.

Now fast forward to the present day and name one female magician… pretty tricky. But tonight, three fearless females are climbing out of their boxes, shaking off the sequins and investigating what really happened...

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Emily Barker plus support

13th March, 7:30pm

Having delighted Corsham during Blue Sky Festival 2019 with Folk in a Box, Emily returns for an evening of captivating and accomplished music.

Expect a mix of soul, blues, country and folk from this award-winning singer-songwriter, best known as the writer and performer of the them to the BBC’s crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh.

In 2019, Barker released A Window to Other Ways, an album of...

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The Hard Way, Louise Jordan

28th March, 7:30pm

“Life to me has been a great adventure.”

From a remote hilltop farm in the Derbyshire moorlands to Manchester city magistrate. The Hard way is the story of Hannah Mitchell, and the latest one-woman show of storytelling with song by acclaimed musician and composer Louise Jordan.

With two weeks’ formal schooling behind her and through her sheer force of character, Hannah escapes domestic drudgery to become a...

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Oh No, George!

17th April, 2:00pm

A joyfully chaotic and well-loved story, brought to life for the first time! Oh No, George! is the delightfully playful tale of a dog who wants to be good but just can’t resist temptation.

George sees something in the kitchen.

It’s cake!

I said I’d be good, George thinks, but I LOVE cake.

What will George do?

Adapted from the award-winning picture book by Chris Haughton, this brand new show...

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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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