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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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Yuletide Feast with Louise Jordan

11th December, 7:30pm

£25 per person

Meet at The Pound on a wintery night for a magical evening of nourishing food and hearty music seated at tables in our auditorium.

Folk musician Louise Jordan will be drawing on traditions old and new; the well-known and the more obscure, to fill your evening with songs and stories while we serve you a warming three-course meal from our café. 

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Vegetarian grazing box...

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Exhibition on Screen: The Danish Collector – Delacroix To Gauguin

7th December, 7:30pm

For many years no-one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless as a result.

Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of collectors emerged and, before long, they were battling to acquire any work by these new, radical artists that they could find. Amongst them was the visionary Danish businessman Wilhelm Hansen. It...

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The Last Letter From Your Lover (Cert 12A)

8th December, 7:30pm

Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley star in this romantic detective story adapted from JoJo Moyes best seller. When ambitious journalist Ellie Haworth discovers a trove of secret love letters from 1965, she is determined to solve the mystery of the forbidden affair at their centre. As she uncovers the story behind Jennifer Stirling, the wife of a wealthy industrialist, and Anthony O’Hare, the financial journalist...

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Nick Harper

9th December, 7:30pm

£14 (£12 concessions)

Nick Harper is one of the UK’s best kept musical secrets. Those who have witnessed the spellbinding, one-man show will tell you this. A childhood growing up surrounded by the musical prowess of some of the 60’s most revered songwriters & musicians, not to mention being the son of Roy Harper, along with 20 years of crafting songs & touring the land have...

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A Christmas Carol (PG)

11th December, 3:00pm

A novel retelling of the holiday classic that starts with a Victorian paper theatre performance of the Charles Dickens tale before diving into the imagination of one of the children in the audience, taking the story to a darker fantasy realm. In a daring twist of format, characters are portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of the world’s most recognisable actors. The...

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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.

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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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