Ventoux - Pound Arts - Theatre Bath

POUND ARTS LISTINGS FOR MAY 2016
Box office: 01249 701628 / poundarts.org.uk

MUSIC

Son Yambu

Friday 6 May, 7:30pm

£12 (£11 concessions)

Son Yambu play authentic Cuban son (Son cubano, literally ‘rhythm’ in English), the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa.

Jonny and the Baptists

The End is Nigh

Saturday 21 May, 7:30pm

£12 (£11 concessions)

The new show from the UK’s hottest musical comedians, The End is Nigh offers their most personal – and apocalyptic – venture to date.

Alex Wilson - Pound Arts - Theatre BathLunchtime Recital: Alex Wilson

Wednesday 11 May, 1pm

Alex Wilson is a pianist who has performed around the UK, including Wigmore Hall and

Cadogan Hall, as well as abroad. This concert explores melodic material hidden just below

the surface.

Free Friday: MusicbyMAI

Friday 13 May, 8pm

Free

With influences such as Kate Bush, Bjork, Hozier, Eddi Reader and Massive Attack, MusicbyMAI triggers electro samples, loops her violin and voice and plays keyboard to hauntingly beautiful effect.

Ventoux - Pound Arts - Theatre BathTHEATRE

2Magpies Ventoux

Saturday 14 May, 8pm

£11 (£10 concessions)

Ventoux is the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the fearsome Mont Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France. Their rivalry is re-staged by 2Magpies Theatre using breath taking video accompaniment and a pair of road bikes.

Spitz & Co. Gloriator

Friday 20 May, 8pm

£11 (£10 concessions)

An awe-inspiring production of bravery, honour, and costumes made out of cardboard. Wonderfully inventive, physical, and very, very silly.

Comedy Club 4 Kids - Pound Arts - Theatre BathFAMILY THEATRE

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Saturday 28 May, 2pm

£7 (£6 concessions), £24 family

Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires or Highlanders). We have the best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits!

SHOWCASE: INDEPENDENT PRODUCTIONS AT THE POUND

Luke Jackson with support from Pound Sound

Monday 23 May, 7.30pm

£11 (£9 under 18s)

With a bold, distinctive voice and a sweet, percussive guitar style, Luke Jackson is a confident and captivating live performer. “Reminds me of Jeff Buckley, which can only be a good thing” Mark RadcliffeBBC Radio 2.

LIVE SCREENINGS: EXHIBITIONS ON SCREEN

Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood (Cert 12a)

Tuesday 17th May, 7.30pm 90 minutes, 2015, UK

£7 (£6 concession) Buy one, get one free

Goya takes the genre of portraiture to new heights and his genius is reappraised in  landmark exhibition at The National Gallery, London.

IN CONVERSATION

Alexei Sayle Thatcher Stole My Trousers

Tuesday 3 May, 7:30pm

£15 (£14 concessions)

Best-selling author, comedian and actor Alexei Sayle will be reading from the second volume of his hilarious and thought-provoking memoir.

Jonny Fluffypunk Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk

Saturday 7 May, 8pm

£10 (£9 concessions)

Jonny Fluffypunk has become a Dad. Who is he to shape a young life? A funny, off-the-wall and poignant lo-fi stand-up spoken word theatre show about big dreams and little victories.

EXHIBITIONS

Plane/Space

30 April – 11 June

Free

Painters Peter Dickinson and David Moxon, co-founders of abstraction.org, bring a vibrant energy to our gallery with their brightly coloured abstract compositions.

FILM

Tickets £7 (£6 concessions), £5 full time students and under 16s

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force

Awakens (Cert 12a)

Wednesday 4 May, 7.30pm

135 minutes, 2015, USA

To celebrate Star Wars day we bring you the long awaited seventh instalment of the franchise that reinvented cinema.

Carol (Cert 15a)

Thursday 5 May, 11am & 7.30pm

118 minutes, 2015, UK / US

A swooning old fashioned romance to fall in love with, Carol transports us to 1952 America, where wide eyed department store clerk Therese finds herself tiptoeing into an illicit love affair with a sophisticated older woman.

He Named Me Malala (Cert PG)

Tuesday 10 May, 7.30pm

88 minutes, 2015, UK / UAE

An inspiring portrait of Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban on her way home from school for advocating girl’s education.

Sherlock Jr (Cert U)

An evening of silent comedy with live piano from Seamas Carey

Thursday 19 May, 7.30pm

£10 (£9 Concessions)

96 minutes, 1924, US

A brilliant night of slapstick genius and virtuosic live music, featuring Buster Keaton’s sublime 1924 film ‘Sherlock Jr’. Seamas Carey will play a live, improvised piano score to both films.

Brooklyn (Cert 12a)

Thursday 12 May, 11am & 7.30pm

112 minutes, 2015, Ireland / UK

Set in the 1950s, when Irish economic migration was at its height, this goodhearted adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s bestseller stars Saoirse Ronan as Eilis Lacey, who leaves rural Wexford for a menial job and a rackety boarding house in the eponymous Brooklyn.

The 33 (Cert 12a)

Thursday 26 May, 11am & 7.30pm

127 minutes, 2015, Chile / Colombia

In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic collapse of a 100-year-old mine. This tense thriller depicts the courage of both the miners and their families who refused to give up.

TAKE PART ADULTS

NEW! Coiling with Clay

Thursday 5 May, 10am-1pm or

2pm-5pm

£35, including materials, glaze and firing.

Join ceramist Sarah Purvey on this half day workshop for beginners and get creative with clay! You’ll build a simple coil vessel and will add decoration using colourful slips.

Glorious Stained Glass

Monday 16 May, 10am-4pm

£45, including materials

Glass artist and teacher Annie Mulholland returns to make beautiful stained glass art.

You’ll learn how to cut glass, solder lead and add the finishing touches to create

your own piece of glass art.

TAKE PART CHILDREN

CreateNoW! – The Pound’s art club

Wednesdays, 4pm-5pm

Term-time, starts Wednesday 4 May

£60 for 10 weeks, taster session FREE, discount for siblings

Calling all young artists – try your hand at fun art and craft activities with professional artist Jess. Age guidance: 6-11 years.

Tiddler Troupes

Wednesday 10am-11am. Term-time, starts

Wednesday 11 May for 10 weeks

£4 per session, taster session

FREE, discount for siblings

Join us for a lively and fun session for toddlers and their carers. Meet other families and let your child develop imagination through interactive drama games, music and storytelling and. Age guidance: 18 months – 4 years.

Clowning About!

Friday 20 May, 4pm-6pm

£7 (£5 with a ticket to the show)

Discover what makes you funny! Join female comedy duo Spitz & Co. ahead of their

performance, for clowning fun and games!

Age guidance 7+

HALF TERM

Bricking It

Tuesday 31 May, 10.30am-12.30pm

Free, donations welcome.

Please bring an adult.

Become a Master Builder at The Pound this half-term. We’ll provide a mountain of

Lego, you provide the creativity! Bring your family and friends along for some Lego fun!

Fooling Around

Wednesday 1 June, 10am-1pm

£8

Join actors Sidney and Tristan for a fun session of theatre games, kooky characterisation and fantastic physical comedy!

Age guidance 7-13 years.

Crafty Kids

Thursday 2 June, 10.30am-12.30pm

Free, suggested donation £2 per child

Please bring an adult.

Join Naomi for a session of family-friendly arty fun this half-term.
Age guidance 5+ with a colouring corner for pre-schoolers

Box office: 01249 701628 / poundarts.org.uk