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THURSDAY 5 DECEMBER, 6.30PM

FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER, 6.30PM

Proteus Theatre Company Alice In Wonderland
Using their trademark fusion of music, physical theatre, circus and puppetry, Proteus create an anarchic, magical and mad-as-a-hatter version of Lewis Carroll’s classic tales ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’.

£8 (£7 concessions), £25 family
Thursday’s performance will be sign-interpreted

 

WEDNESDAY 11 DECEMBER, 1PM

Lunchtime Recital Florian Mitrea piano

Romanian pianist Florian Mitrea makes a welcome return to The Pound to perform two of the greatest piano sonatas. Haydn’s last work of the genre is coupled with Liszt’s sonata in B minor, a daring, pioneering and technically demanding piece.

£6 (£5 concessions)

 

SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER, 7.30PM

Near-Ta Theatre Christmas. Time.

Despite being behind bars, Toby and Charlie decide that there’s nothing to stop them having a Merry Christmas. Join them on a fantastical adventure through Dickens, pantomime, musical, Christmas dinner and festive films. A fun, festive and fantastically funny Christmas offering for all the family.

£8 (£7 concessions), £25 family

 

FRIDAY 20 DECEMBER, 8.30PM
Free Friday Julia Turner

Bristol-based vocalist Julia Turner sings with velvet vocals and down-to-earth lyrics.
Free, no ticket required

 

FILM

TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER, 7.30PM

Bath Film Festival Screening

Pound Arts is delighted to team up with Bath Film Festival for this special screening. Film to be announced – keep an eye on www.poundarts.org.uk, sign up to our email bulletin or follow us on Twitter @poundarts for details.

 

TUESDAY 10 DECEMBER, 7.30PM

Wadjda (PG)

Notable for being the first ever Saudi Arabian film (in a country with no cinemas), this heartwarming film follows 10-year-old Wadjda who yearns to own a bicycle. Since cycling is considered unsuitable for girls, she blithely ignores her parents and sets out to raise the money herself.
£6 (£5 concessions), £3.50 under 16s and full time students

 

THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER, 11AM & 7.30PM

Thérèse (12A) French w/subs

Thérèse is a free spirited woman who feels suffocated in her loveless marriage to a wealthy landowner.
£6 (£5 concessions), £3.50 under 16s and full time students

 

FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER, 4PM

Monsters University (U)

In this prequel to Monsters Inc, Mike and Sulley are two promising young students at Monsters University, dreaming of the day they would make children shriek in terror.
£6 (£5 concessions), £3.50 under 16s and full time students

 

TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER, 7.30PM

Frances Ha (15)

Frances has achieved little in life, but waltzes through it with an infectious joie de vivre. Shot in glistening monochrome, Greta Gerwig’s wildly inventive script and infectiously quirky performance makes this film a joy.

£6 (£5 concessions), £3.50 under 16s and full time students

 

TUESDAY TIDDLERS,

TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER, 11AM

THURSDAY 19 DECEMBER, 11AM & 7.30PM

Romeo and Juliet Cert tbc

Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth make a fantastic pairing as the star crossed lovers in this lavish new adaptation of the Bard’s classic romance.

£6 (£5 concessions), £3.50 under 16s and full time students

 

VISUAL ARTS

SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER – SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER

Pound Arts Open 2013

Now in its sixth year, the Pound Arts Open offers an opportunity for both established and emerging artists to be selected for this annual showcase of work by artists from Wiltshire and the south west region. Visitors can vote for their favourite work to win the People’s Prize.

Free entry

 

TAKE PART Children & young people

SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER, 11am – 1pm, ages 7+

Deck the Halls

Make a variety of beautiful Christmas decorations using natural materials and create something new and unusual to hang on your Christmas tree.

£10

 

SATURDAY 14 DECEMER 12pm – 2pm

Crafty Saturday

Drop in to one of our crafty workshops with Mazy Bartlett, The Corsham School’s artist in residence. Come and join in the fun, get creative and get messy!

Free

 

TAKE PART Adults

TUESDAYS, WEEKLY CLASSES, 11am – 12pm

Dancing Through Time

Join Kara as she guides you through gentle chair based routines to improve your health and fitness, as well as promoting the mobilisation of your joints.

£3

 

THURSDAY 5 & FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER Two day workshop 10am – 4pm, adults

Bark Basketry

Learn all about harvesting bark and how to prepare it before making your own basket using a variety of plaiting and twining weaving techniques.
£65

 

SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER 1.30pm – 4.30pm, adults

Christmas Decorations

Learn how to make a variety of beautiful Christmas decorations inspired by traditional decorations from Scandinavia. Use willow, rush and straw to create a new and interesting selection of decorations for your home.

£15

 

RURAL ARTS TOURING

PuppetCraft Nobody Rides the Unicorn

Superbly crafted puppets, original live music, lyrical words and moments of magic blend to tell this touching tale. A King tricks innocent Zoe into capturing a Unicorn. When she realises that he plans to take the Unicorn’s magical horn, Zoe knows she must set the Unicorn free, but will she put herself in terrible danger?

SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER, 2.30PM

Charfield Memorial Hall

Tickets: 01454 261180

 

Budapest Café Orchestra

Four of the UK’s finest  musicians play an impassioned and tender mixture of Hungarian Czardas, Russian and Ukranian folk songs and dances from Romania and Moldavia as well as their own electrifying compositions.

FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER, 7.30PM

East Knoyle Village Hall
Tickets: 01747 830132

 

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