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FRIDAY 18 APRIL, 8PM

Richard Herring We’re All Going to Die!

Is death a tragedy or an excuse to have an extended lie-in? Are we snuffed out or forced to endure eternity without bodily pleasures? Death is inevitable, so let’s laugh in its face while our hearts still beat and our jaws are still attached.

£15 (£14 concessions)

Limited £1 tickets available for under 16s

 

WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL, 1PM

LUNCHTIME RECITAL La Mer Trio
Royal Harpist to the HRH Prince of Wales Hannah Stone, makes a welcome return to The Pound with the La Mer Trio, joining forces with musicians Renate Sokolovska on flute and

Maja Wegrzynowska on viola.

£6 (£5 concessions)

 

SATURDAY 26 APRIL, 7.30PM

Finding the Will Bard Heads

Bard Heads takes an updated look at some well-loved characters from Shakespeare’s most popular plays and imagines what might have happened next. These one actor shows are full of humour, tears and surprises..

£8 (£7 concessions)

Limited £1 tickets available for under 16s

 

FILM

TUESDAY 1 APRIL, 7.30PM

Hannah Arendt (12a)

Barbara Sukowa stars as Arendt, who famously reported on the trial of Nazi official Adolf

Eichmann, the main organiser of the Holocaust and one of the most feared and hated Nazi

leaders, for The New Yorker in 1961.

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

Buy one get one free on all Tuesday evening films

Germany/Luxemburg/France w/subs

 

THURSDAY 3 APRIL, 11AM & 7.30PM

Captain Phillips (12a)

Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.

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

 

TUESDAY TIDDLERS: TUESDAY 8 APRIL, 11AM

THURSDAY 10 APRIL, 11AM & 7.30PM

Enough Said (12a)

A divorced and single parent Eva spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter’s impending departure for college.

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

 

THURSDAY 17 APRIL, 11AM & 7.30PM

Gravity (12a)

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in Gravity, a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space.

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

 

THURSDAY 22 APRIL, 11AM & 7.30PM

Child’s Pose (15)

Golden Bear winner at 2013’s Berlinale, this sharply scripted Romanian feature centers on a characteristically excellent performance by Luminita Gheorghiu as Cornelia, a well-off, middle-aged architect determined to prevent her lazy, disaffected son Barbu going to jail after his reckless driving kills a child.

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

 

THURSDAY 24 APRIL, 11AM & 7.30PM

The Butler (12a)

Following the dynamic changes in American Society from the point of view of a White House butler during his three decade service to eight presidents.

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

 

FRIDAY 25 APRIL, 4PM

Free Birds (U)

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history to get turkey off the holiday menu for good!

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

 

 

VISUAL ARTS

SATURDAY 29 MARCH – SATURDAY 26 APRIL

Pound Arts Young Open

The Pound Arts Young Open provides an opportunity for young emerging artists to showcase their work in a gallery space. Young artists can submit work in any medium to be selected and awarded by an independent panel. If you are interested in submitting work, please contact the box office for further information.

Free entry

 

TAKE PART Children and young people

TUESDAY 8 APRIL, 11AM-1PM

Eastertime Adventures

Join Krysia once more for an Easter escapade – you’ll also get to try your hand at egg  ainting. Price admits one adult and one child and includes some delicious Easter-themed  treats and refreshments!

£6

For young families

 

SATURDAY 12 APRIL, 10AM-5PM
Learn to Play Day
Join us for National Learn to Play Day, and have a free musical instrument taster day with local professional musicians. Instruments will include drums, guitar and bass guitar. Whether you have always wanted to play, or used to play, this is the day for you! Open to all.
In partnership with KIK Radio: www.kikradio.com. Find out more: www.learntoplayday.com

 

WEDNESDAY 16 APRIL, 10AM-12PM

Drawing Dragons

Learn to develop and draw a fantastically convincing dragon using a wide range of animals  such as lizards, bats, cats, dogs, birds and dinosaurs for inspiration. Chris Dunn, the Pound’s resident artist will lead this workshop!

£10

 

WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL, 7PM- 8.30PM

WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL, 7PM-8.30PM

WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL

Portrait Photography

On this five week course exploring portrait photography, you will learn new tips and tricks on how to use your camera effectively as well as discovering new ways of being creative with your camera.

£50

Ages 14+

 

SATURDAY 26 APRIL 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

 

WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL, 10AM-4PM

Freestyle Weaving Workshop

Come and learn the basic principles of hand weaving on simple laser-cut looms. You will be encouraged to use whatever colours, textures and materials you are drawn to from a variety

of recycled and donated yarns, producing your own unique piece of woven textile art, or wearable finery.

£38

 

WEDNESDAY 16 APRIL, 1PM-5PM

Tutored Life Drawing

Learn how to draw the human figure accurately using pencil and charcoal. Aimed at all levels of ability, students will be guided through tried and tested techniques to improve observation, linear drawing and shading to produce a considered monochrome figure.

£25

 

THURSDAY 24 APRIL

Life Drawing

Freestyle, untutored sessions with a professional life model run by The Pound’s artist in residence Chris Dunn. Attendees must bring their own equipment, i.e. easel, paper, pencils, paints.

£10

 

BOX OFFICE: 01249 701628

WWW.POUNDARTS.ORG.UK