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POUND ARTS LISTINGS APRIL 2015

MUSIC

Michael Messer, Manish Pingle & Gurdain Rayatt

Thursday 2 April, 7.30pm

Virtuoso slide and steel guitarists Michael Messer and Manish Pingle come together to present a

musical exploration of eastern and western sounds.

£10 (£9 concessions)

 

The FB Pocket Orchestra Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, songs & Dances from long ago

Friday 17 April, 7.30pm

Working backwards from the 1930s, the FB Pocket Orchestra explores repertoire that formed the

embryo of what is now known as popular music.

£10 (£9 concessions)

 

Lunchtime Recital: Michael Foyle & James Willshire

Wednesday 22 April, 1pm

Michael Foyle plays a G.B. Guadagnini violin (Milan, 1753) on kind loan from the Royal Academy of

Music. Heralded as a ‘fabulous technician’ with ‘torrential virtuosity’, pianist James Willshire has

enthralled audiences in five continents with performances of ‘freshness and lucidity’, with ‘clarity

and sensitivity of touch’ and ‘bravura technique’.

£6 (£5 concessions)

 

FREE FRIDAY: Beth Warriner & Emmy Lila

Friday 24 April, 8pm

Beth Warriner is a singer-songwriter who accompanies her voice with guitar and ukulele. She plays a

wide range of covers along with some original material; you may recognise her from The Pound café

bar! If Emmy Lila’s music were a room, it would be a dungeon adorned with fairy lights and tinsel.

Dark and melodic folk with a tender twist.

Free Fridays are kindly sponsored by David Ingram Residential.

Free, no ticket required

 

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United Artists & Oxford Playhouse The Boy Who Bit Picasso

Saturday 11 April, 2pm

Tony wants you to come and play with his friend Picasso. It’ll be loads of fun! We’ll get dressed up,

let the animals loose, make crazy pictures, and sink our teeth into the delightful story of how a 3

year old boy became pals with one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Age guidance 4+

£7 (£6 concessions), £24 family

 

The Last Baguette What’s the Matter?

Thursday 16 April, 7.30pm

A riotous physical comedy about the wonderful world of particle physics. Two physicists collide over

a quantum controversy. The situation becomes charged – will the outcome be positive or negative?

£8 (£7 concessions)

 

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Saturday 18 April, 2pm

A playful story of friendship, working together and mischievous feathers. Freda loves feathers but

there’s one special feather that she just can’t catch. Can Greta help her and teach her about

friendship at the same time? Ages 3+

£7 (£6 concessions)

 

EXHIBITIONS

A Dog a Day

Friday 27 February – Saturday 11 April, 10am-6pm

In February 2103 Sally Muir set out to make a dog portrait every day for a year. At the end of those

365 days she saw no reason to stop and has since amassed a huge range of drawings, prints and

paintings capturing the spirit of the dogs she meets each day.

 

Free entry

Infestation

Friday 17 April – Saturday 29 May

Be prepared to be surprised as supersized insects take over The Pound’s gallery. Traditionally trained

sculptor Alex Jones uses his finely honed wood working skills to create a swarm of intricately

detailed creatures.

Free entry

 

FILM

The Nut Job (U)

Thursday 2 April, 2pm

After he accidentally destroys the winter food supply of his fellow Liberty Park residents, Surly the

squirrel is banished to the streets of Oakton. He hatches a plan to plunder the town’s nut shop, but

discovers it is really a front for mobsters who plan to rob the bank next door.

£7 (£6 concessions) £5 under 16s & students

 

The Book of Life (U)

Tuesday 7 April, 2pm

Set in a gorgeous animated universe unlike any other you have ever seen, this dazzling animation

spans three fantastic worlds as Manolo sets off on an epic quest to rescue his true love and defend

his village.

£7 (£6 concessions) £5 under 16s & students

 

Attila Marcel (12a)

Tuesday 21 April, 7.30pm

The story of a mute pianist who discovers a strange herbal tea that brings back long

forgotten childhood memories, it’s full of nostalgic music and film references, eccentric characters

and whimsical charm. French with English subtitles

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 under 16s & students

Buy one, get one free on Tuesday evening films

 

The Hundred Foot Journey (PG)

Thursday 23 April, 11am & 7.30pm

Helen Mirren stars as a French restaurateur in this sumptuous adaption of Richard Morais’

culinary novel. When an Indian family decide to open a cheap restaurant across the road from her

Michelin starred establishment, Madame Mallory declares gastronomic war on these spicy

imposters…. until she tastes their food.

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 under 16s & students

 

Paddington (PG)

Friday 24 April, 4pm

Voiced by Ben Wishaw and with a huge supporting British cast, it follows the trials and tribulations

of the young bear, who is taken in by the Brown family after they find him at Paddington Station.

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 under 16s & students

 

TUESDAY TIDDLERS: The Imitation Game (12a)

Tuesday 28 April, 11am

A special screening for parents and carers with babies under 18 months. Benedict Cumberbatch looks

set for a busy awards season for his engrossing portrayal of WWII code breaker Alan Turing.

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 under 16s & students

Please note, the public screening is now sold out

 

TAKE PART ADULTS

Goldies

Come along and join the fun, bring a friend or tell someone who might benefit from this regular

social activity.

Second Monday of the month, 10.30am-11.30am

Free, voluntary £1 donation

 

Indian Block Printing

Wednesday 22 April, 10am-3pm

Create your own piece of printed art with artist Clare Walsh. You will use traditional, hand carved

wooden blocks to print onto papers and fabric.

£45, including materials

 

Life Drawing

The Last Thursday of the month, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Join Chris Dunn, an artist in residence at The Pound, for a monthly life drawing class. Sessions are

untutored and freestyle, with a professional model. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Contact Chris

on 07749 903323 or email contact@chris-dunn.co.uk

£10

 

TAKE PART CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Kooky Characterisation & Fantastic Physical Comedy

Wednesday 1 April, 10am-1pm

Join The Last Baguette theatre company for a fun and intensive session of theatre games,

characterisation and physical comedy. Explore how to create a character – make a sniffer-dog

detective, a snake-like salesman or a fiery fashion designer. Try out some silly yet safe slapstick and

discover how to make an audience laugh. Age guidance 7-13 years.

£8

 

April Fool Mural Making!

Wednesday 1 April, 1pm-4pm

Chris Dunn, a resident artist at The Pound will kick off an afternoon of mural making using pens and

pencils; it will remain on display over the Easter holidays for you to add to. Ages 7+

Free, drop in, please bring an adult

 

Radio DJ Taster Session, with KIK Radio

Wednesday 1 April, 2pm-5pm

Calling all Young DJs! Ever wanted to try your hand at being a DJ? Now’s your chance! KIK radio DJs

will be hosting free taster sessions to produce your very own radio show. Age guidance 12+.

Free, please call 01249 701628 to book your DJ slot

 

Easter Art with Rosie

Thursday 2 April, 10am-11.30am

Calling all young artists! Join Rosie, our CreateNoW! art club leader, for fun Easter craft activities and

create your own masterpiece to take home. If you love arts and crafts, check out our weekly

children’s art club CreateNoW! Age guidance 7-12.

£5

 

Family Crafty Creations

Tuesday 7 April, 10am-11.30am

Get creative with our second craft session this Easter holiday; lots of family friendly, messy fun with

Naomi, The Pound’s Creative Learning Officer. Age guidance 5+

£5, please bring an adult

 

Play in a Day

Wednesday 8 April, 9am-3pm

Join Paula, The Pound’s Youth Theatre Director, for a fun filled creative day of games, storytelling

and performing – let your imagination run riot! Age guidance 8-11 years.

£20

 

Drama Fun and Games

Thursday 9 April, 10am-12noon

Join Paula, The Pound’s Youth Theatre Director for a lively session of games, storytelling, new

friends, dressing up and acting out! Age guidance 5-7 years.

£8

 

Photograph Safari

Friday 10 April, 10am-1pm

We’re going out and about to explore Corsham this school holiday with Penney Ellis, Pound artist

and photographer. Bring a digital camera and go on your very own photographic safari adventure to

capture Corsham springing into life! Age guidance 8 – 11.

£10

 

Tiddler Troupes

A great chance to meet other families and let your child develop imagination through movement, music and interactive games. Age guidance 18 months – 4 years.

Fridays 10am – 11am, term-time

£4 – Price admits one adult and child and includes a free squash drink.\

 

Crafty Saturday

Saturday 25 April, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Drop-in for family-friendly messy fun! Our monthly craft workshops with Mazy Bartlett, The Corsham

School’s artist in residence, are the perfect opportunity to get crafty and creative.

Free, please bring an adult