Muddy says: A big thumbs up to this unique arts centre in the heart of Wilts. Theatre, film, workshops, youth theatre, artists in residence…it’s all here.
Are you a culture vulture? The Pound is a welcoming and vibrant arts venue in the centre of Corsham, Wiltshire with a 100-seat auditorium, exhibition space, cafe bar, parking and baby-friendly facilities, natch. The centre also includes rehearsal and workshop spaces, studios housing three resident artists and a community workshop space.
Fancy watching the latest Mike Leigh film? A lunchtime recital? The newest shows? Stand up? Then this is the place for you. They also have an active youth theatre with groups from ages 4-25, plus loads of classes, courses and workshops covering everything from music to ceramics, paper quilling to Lego building. Oh, and look out for their special ‘School’s Out’ activities during school holidays too.
The Pound delivers education and outreach arts projects in Corsham and across Wiltshire, working to improve and sustain arts education and access to the arts for all ages. Check out our weekly and monthly Muddy guides for all that The Pound has to offer.
Oh, and for all you festival lovers, Blue Sky Festival is a true celebration of the arts for all the family. Expect a joyous, warm, quirky festival featuring performances, exhibitions and workshops. Watch this space for details of listings!