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What is Rural Touring?

Watch this space! We are just finalising the details for the new season of Rural Touring Wiltshire and Rural Touring South Gloucestershire. Get ready for some fabulous theatre, music, comedy and spoken word in some wonderful locations. If you are interested in becoming a venue on the scheme or are an artist/company looking to perform on the scheme get in touch on [email protected]


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 2024

27th May - 2nd Jun 24



Magic and Mayhem Festival 2024

11th Nov - 17th Nov 24

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Artist Studio: Resident Artist Applications Now Open

1st January, 12:00am

Pound Arts is on the lookout for a new resident artist to occupy one of our artist studios here at The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham.

Our three residency studios are contained within a single-story block in the grounds of the arts centre which also houses our community workshop space. They are finished to a high standard with underfloor heating and free wifi.

Studio 2 is now...

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Summer Open Exhibition: Earthly Beauty

1st January, 12:00am


Art is a tool by which we can explore the real world around us with all of our senses. So, get out there and draw, paint, sculpt, dance, photograph or create sound art inspired by what you see, what you love, and what you want to celebrate and protect.

Artists of all ages and media are welcome to apply, we particularly encourage submissions from...

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CarmenCo: A Pocket Opera

7th June, 7:30pm

CarmenCo’s ‘A Pocket Opera‘ is a concert of Spanish and Spanish inspired music presented as a play, with costumes, props and a storyline which roughly follows the story of Bizet’s opera Carmen, but told from her point of view.. Dare you consult the cards with her? What does she think of the men in her story? Did she foresee her gruesome ending? And does she...

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20 Days In Mariupol (18)

11th June, 7:30pm

An AP team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting atrocities of the Russian invasion. As the only international reporters who remain in the city, they capture what later become defining images of the war: dying children, mass graves, the bombing of a maternity hospital, and more.

After nearly a decade covering international conflicts, including the Russia-Ukraine...

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Lunchtime Recital: Meg Morley (Piano)

12th June, 1:00pm

A regular performer at Pound Arts for our silent film series, Meg Morley now joins us as soloist to perform a piano recital of her original music.

After studying classical music and jazz improvisation in Australia, Meg relocated to London in 2010 where, as a composer, she has collaborated with choreographers and numerous international dance companies (Matthew Bourne, Pina Bausch, English National Ballet) and performed her...

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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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