The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham Events
The Pound hosts three annual seasons of professional live performances, film, participatory arts events and exhibitions. It’s a welcoming and vibrant venue in the centre of Corsham with a 100-seat auditorium, an exhibition space, café bar, parking and baby-friendly facilities. The centre also includes rehearsal and workshop spaces, studios housing three resident visual artists and a community workshop. The Pound is run by The Pound Arts Trust Limited, a charity registered by guarantee, and is the arts hub for north Wiltshire based in Corsham We also run two annual Festivals, and Rural Arts Touring, which comprises the rural touring schemes for Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire. Blue Sky Festival is a joyous, warm, quirky, family festival of the arts in June. Magic and Mayhem Festival is a contemporary arts blend of illusion, glamour, laughter, oddities and imagination in November. Rural Arts Touring, covering Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire, is one of 40 rural touring schemes in the UK. Pound Arts works in partnership with volunteer promoters in up to 60 villages across the two unitary authority areas to stage around 70 professional performances and 10 participatory arts events every year. Pound Arts also delivers Education & Outreach arts projects in Corsham and across Wiltshire, working to improve and sustain arts education and access to the arts for all ages..