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Death and Decay Still Life

Starting from 12th November, 7:00pm

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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.

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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Grace Petrie

24th October, 8:00pm

EXTRA SEATING NOW ADDED

Grace Petrie’s unique take on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes.

She’s toured with Billy Bragg and Frank Turner, supported comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long, and collaborated with Leon Rosselson and Peggy Seeger. She has been a frequent...

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The Selfish Giant

21st December, 11:00am

21st December, 2:30pm

22nd December, 11:00am

22nd December, 2:30pm

23rd December, 11:00am

23rd December, 2:30pm

24th December, 11:00am

“The snow covered up the grass with her great white cloak and the frost painted all the trees silver…”

This festive season you and your families are invited to step into a theatrical worlds where giants are your neighbours and a once beautiful garden is stuck in everlasting winter. Explore an extraordinary friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes.

The...

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It’s True, It’s True, It’s True

30th October, 7:30pm

“And there’s blood pouring out of this man’s throat. Because these two women are beheading him – did I not mention that?”

WINNERS! Scotsman Fringe First Award 2018. WINNERS! The Stage Award for Acting Excellence 2018.

Fringe First and Total Theatre Award-winning Breach (Tank, The Beanfield) restage the 1612 trial of Agostino Tassi for the rape of baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi.

Based on surviving court transcripts, this new play...

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12th Annual Pound Arts Open

29th November, 6:00pm

Exhibition Preview: Friday 29 November, 6-8pm

This vibrant show is a yearly highlight in our visual arts programme, as we welcome submissions from artists working in all medium and genres, and present an exhibition flaunting the wealth and diversity of art in the South West and beyond.

To submit your artwork, click the link below. 

Prizes

First Prize – £500

Right Angle Framing Prize – £250

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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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