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Lunchtime Recital: Rustic Quintet

The Rustic Quintet is a young and exciting wind quintet based in Wales. In a wide ranging programme the quintet will perform a great variety of repertoire by French, Danish and Welsh composers, demonstrating the enormous capabilities and versatility of the ensemble.

Wednesday 10 April, 1pm

£7 (£6 concessions), includes £1 voluntary donation

 

Le Voyageur Debout: Just Good Friends

Just Good Friends is a tender and touching theatrical clown performance with lots of humour for adults and children alike. With influences of Charlie Chaplin and Marcel Marceau, this delightfully simple journey shares in the joyful lives of two very human characters.

Friday 12 April, 7.30pm

£10 (£9 concessions), £30 family, includes £1 voluntary donation

 

Forest Forge Theatre Company: The Boy At The Edge Of The Room

A boy called Tony struggles to fit in and find his place – he has a different way of looking at the world. Those surrounding him have little patience for his dreams, with the exception of his mother who will do anything to ensure his happiness. The Boy At The Edge of the Room is a fairytale for adults, inspired by Lucy Clifford’s 1882 story Wooden Tony.

Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm

£11 (£10 concessions), includes £1 voluntary donation

Limited number of £1 tickets available for under 16s

 

Adhoc Theatre Company: Calendar Girls

Raucously funny, sentimental and utterly captivating – well worth a date in your calendar!

Tuesday 16 April – Saturday 20 April, 7.30pm

£10 (£9 concessions)
An independent promotion

 

Parlor Dance: Close Distance

Close Distance is an engaging, acrobatic and thought provoking show which explores our relationships with neighbours, revolving around the lives of four people. This accessible show is an explosive helter-skelter ride of dance, speech, animation and visual projections that will grip you and pull on your heartstrings.

Tuesday 23 April, 7.30pm

£11 (£10 concessions), includes £1 voluntary donation

Limited number of £1 tickets available for under 16s

 

ActNow3: The Tempest

The Pound’s resident youth theatre, ActNoW 3 will create their own adaptation of Shakespeare’s last play, celebrating the Tempest’s tragicomedy, romance, characters, language and the magic that theatre can bring.

Saturday 27 April, 7pm

£7.50 (£6.50 concessions), £21 family, includes £1 voluntary donation

 

FREE FRIDAY

 

Free Friday: Dakhla Brass

The Pound continues to bring excellent, free live performance to the café bar.

Dakhla is a horns-and-drums quartet playing original tunes that blend evocative harmonies, intricate rhythms and absorbing soundscapes, with boundless invention and vitality.

Friday 26 April, 8.30pm

FREE

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Neville Gabie: Digital Works

Neville, whose work is included in the Tate Gallery and Arts Council Collections, was appointed artist in residence for the Olympic Delivery Authority in October 2010. His appointment recognised the work he has made in responding to specific places and locations, particularly in relation to urban regeneration. This exhibition features film, photographs and books from selected projects.

Saturday 2 March – Saturday 13 April

 

Other Worlds

This exhibition throws light on the experience of the serving soldier in modern British society, featuring art created by the servicemen in collaboration with mentor artists. The result is one expressive, resounding voice concerned with the many faces of conflict.

Saturday 20 April – Saturday 1 June

 

POUND SCREEN

The Master (15) BAFTA nominated

Returning from Navy service in World War II, Freddie drifts through a series of post traumatic stress driven breakdowns. Finally he stumbles upon a cult which engages in exercises to clear the emotions.

Thursday 4 April, 11am & 7.30pm

£7 (£6 concessions) includes £1 voluntary donation

£4.50 under 16’s and students includes £1 voluntary donation

 

Love (Amour) (12) Oscar nominated

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple’s bond of love is severely tested.

Friday 5 April, 11am & 7.30pm

£7 (£6 concessions) includes £1 voluntary donation

£4.50 under 16’s and students includes £1 voluntary donation

 

Gambit (12a)

In this remake of the 1966 comedy, an art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.

Thursday 11 April, 11am & 7.30pm

Pound Scream – Friday 12 April, 11am

£7 (£6 concessions) includes £1 voluntary donation

£4.50 under 16’s and students includes £1 voluntary donation

 

Silver Linings Playbook (15) Oscar and BAFTA nominated

After a stint in a mental institution, Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. An unexpected bond forms between them and silver linings appear in both of their lives.

Thursday 25 April, 11am & 7.30pm

£7 (£6 concessions) includes £1 voluntary donation

£4.50 under 16’s and students includes £1 voluntary donation
CORSHAM CINEMANIA

Frankenweenie (PG)

After unexpectedly losing his beloved Sparky, Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life with a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his creation but Sparky gets out and the entire town learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.

Friday 5 April 4pm

£4.50 under 18s, £6 adults, includes £1 voluntary donation

 

WORKSHOPS

 

Lights, Camera, Action

Write, storyboard, shoot, act, direct and edit your own film with local film-making-on-the-hoof gurus Big State. All you need is enthusiasm and plenty of ideas!

Monday 1 April – Wednesday 3 April

10am – 4pm

Ages 13+

£50

 

Crafty Saturdays

Fun and free crafty workshops for families. Drop in anytime between 12pm and 2pm to create creative mayhem with Mazy Bartlett, The Corsham School’s artist in residence. Please wear old clothes as things can get messy!

Saturday 20 April

12pm – 2pm

Free

 

Dancing Through Time

As well as promoting the mobilisation of joints and building strength, these weekly classes are a great chance to socialise, meet new friends and enjoy some tea and biscuits. With support from Tesco Charity Trust.

Tuesdays, 11am – 12pm

Ages 70+ (guideline)

£3 including tea and biscuits

 

RURAL ARTS TOURING 

 

The Kevin Brown Quartet

From the main stage of Glastonbury to the beer joints of Texas and with 11 albums to his credit, Kevin’s loyal fans not only love his touch and tone but have grown to admire his heartfelt songs, which are delivered with a great sense of humour and dry northern wit.

Wednesday 24 April, 8pm, Gastard Village Hall

 

Georgia Mancio Trio

Presenting captivating songs and stories inspired by the musical partnership of Ella Fitzgerald and guitar virtuoso Joe Pass. Jazz vocalist, lyricist and producer Georgia Mancio has established herself as one of the UK’s most important new artists. Expect an intimate and joyous evening.

Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm, Charfield Memorial Hall

 

The Croutons: Alphabet Soup

Three glorious singers take you on a musical mystery tour by way of Doris Day, Massive Attack and Aretha Franklin. Using only their own vocal talents they take all their favourite songs and weave them into interesting and subtle a capella harmonies.

Friday 12 April, 7.30pm, Burbage Village Hall

Friday 26 April, 7.30pm, Hullavington Village Hall

 

Ignacio Jarquin: Caruso and the Monkey House Trial

In this humorous show Ignacio Jarquin beautifully portrays a variety of characters and sings some of the best-loved operatic arias to tell the story of the scandalous 1906 trial.

Friday 12 April, 7.30pm, Somerfords Walter Powell School

Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm, Bishopstone Village Hall

 

Le Navet Bete Double Bill: Napoleon – A Defence & Extravaganza

A Defence – As Napoleon is chased across Europe by Major Blunt and Duke Welly, prepare yourself for an insight into the truth behind the Napoleonic wars.

Extravaganza introduces three clowns who travel the world in search of true happiness. What they discover on their travels is more than they bargained for…

Thursday 18 April, 7.30pm, Bremhill Village Hall

Friday 19 April, 7pm, Brinkworth Earl Danby Lower School

 

Moscow Drug Club

Combining their original material of 1930s Berlin Cabaret, Hot Club de France, Nuevo Tango and Gypsy Campfire with songs by the likes of Jaques Brel, Leornard Cohen, Tom Waits and Bertolt Brecht, Moscow Drug Club provide an intoxicating and intimate musical experience.

Friday 26 April, 7.30pm, Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall

Saturday 27 April, 8pm, Newton Tony Memorial Hall

 

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