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POUND ARTS LISTINGS | March 2016
Box office: 01249 701628
www.poundarts.org.uk

 

Breabach - Pound Arts - Theatre BathMUSIC: Breabach                                                                                                                           

SATURDAY 5 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                        

£12 (£11 concessions)

Scottish five-piece Breabach deliver a thrilling and unique brand of contemporary folk music that has earned them international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the UK’s most dynamic and exciting bands.

 

LUNCHTIME RECITAL: An-Ting Chan                                                                                        

WEDNESDAY 2 MARCH, 1PM                                                                                                                       

£7 (£6 concessions)

Taiwanese pianist An-Ting Chang performs concerts regularly in the UK and other countries. She regards concerts as creative works, and approaches them by combining with other media.

 

FREE FRIDAY: Eyes for Gertrude                                                                                                        

FRIDAY 18 MARCH, 8PM

Free, no ticket required

Eyes for Gertrude are a British female duo who write full-hearted, unforgettable songs shaped around captivating observations of the everyday.

 

THEATRE: The Heroine Project Presents Over the Top                                                                   

FRIDAY 4 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                                

£10 (£9 concessions)

Salisbury 1917: Aspiring journalist Dorothy Lawrence returns from the front line, suffering from a nervous complaint, and harbouring secrets the War Office forbids her to tell. Based on original research, this astonishing story is brought to life with two actors and an original score.

 

Breach Theatre presents The Beanfield                                                                                      

SATURDAY 26 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                      

£10 (£9 concessions)

It’s been 30 years since the Battle of the Beanfield – a brutal crackdown on the annual Stonehenge Free Festival with bloody violence and mass arrests. Armed with a camera, a map and home-made riot gear, Breach set out to mark the anniversary. Presented as part of Theatre Fest West 2016.

 

FAMILY THEATRE: Raised Eyebrows Theatre Company present The Little Bookshop Boy                                   

WEDNESDAY 30 MARCH, 2PM                                                                                                                           

£7 (£6 concessions), £24 family

A boy falls out of a book and the pages slam shut behind him. He’s lost and doesn’t seem to know which story he belongs in. There’s only one way to fix that – time to dive into another book and see if he fits. Using puppetry, music and storytelling Raised Eyebrows present this charming, spellbinding show. Age guidance 5+. Presented as part of Theatre Fest West 2016.

 

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Hangmen

THURSDAY 3 MARCH 7pm                                                                                                                                            

£15 (£14 concessions)                                                                                                                                      

The Royal Court Theatre’s acclaimed production, broadcast live from the West End. In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry (David Morrissey – The Walking Dead, State of Play) is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging?

 

TALK: David Owen Norris Notes from the Piano Stool                                                      

SATURDAY 19 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                      

£12 (£11 concessions)

Join David Owen Norris at the piano as he plays his favourite music, and explains what it means to him in the context of a forty-year career.

 

Jonathan Dimbleby - Pound Arts - Theatre BathTALK: Jonathan Dimbleby The Battle of the Atlantic                                                                            

THURSDAY 24 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                

£14 (£13 concessions)

The Battle of the Atlantic interweaves fascinating contemporary diaries and letters with a thrilling narrative and, uniquely, the overall picture of the Second World War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Dunn - Pound Arts - Theatre BathEXHIBITION: Chris Dunn                                                                                                               

FRIDAY 4 MARCH TO SATURDAY 23 APRIL

Free, no ticket required

Marking the end of his three year residency at The Pound, this exhibition provides an exclusive look at his limited edition original prints and sketches before they leave to be exhibited in Paris.

 

FILMS

 

The Martian (Cert 12a)                                                                                                                            

TUESDAY 2 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                    

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

During a manned mission to Mars, an astronaut is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. Stranded on a hostile planet with only a few weeks’ worth of supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and scientific knowledge to get a message to earth and survive for the four years it will take for a rescue mission to get to him.

 

Palio (Cert 12a)                                                                                                                                        

TUESDAY 8 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                       

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

Palio is a stunning new documentary featuring a breath-taking look at the corruption and competition behind the oldest horse race in the world.

 

Suffragette (Cert 12a)                                                                                                                      

THURSDAY 17 MARCH, 11AM & 7:30PM                                                                                        

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

Cary Mulligan leads a fantastic cast in the moving story of the feminist movement in early 20th century Britain. Working wife and mother Maud’s life is changed forever when she is secretly recruited by outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst into the growing suffragette movement.

 

The Lobster (Cert 15)                                                                                                                       

TUESDAY 22 MARCH, 7:30PM                                                                                                                       

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

A cult classic in the making featuring a stellar cast, the English language debut of acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos is a wonderfully inventive blend of absurdist comedy, disturbing sci-fi and social satire.

 

FAMILY FILM: Bill (Cert PG)                                                                                                                        

FRIDAY 11 MARCH, 4PM                                                                                                                              

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

The team behind Horrible Histories imagine the life of a young William Shakespeare in this fast-paced comedy for all the family. Taking liberties with historical accuracy, just as the Bard often did, it focuses on hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare, who leaves home to follow his dream.

 

Paper Planes (Cert U)                                                                                                                           

THURSDAY 31 MARCH, 2PM                                                                                                                             

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

Every child has a special talent for something, it just takes a bit of time to find it. For 12 year old Dylan, it is making paper planes that fly further than any of his classmates. Hooked by the magic of flight he sets out to hone his skills and fold his way into the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.

 

ADULTS TAKE PART: Easter Flower Baskets                                                                             

WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH, 7PM-9PM                                                                                                            

£30, including materials

Join Amanda from Daisy Chain Florists to create a wonderful arrangement of spring flowers. Using seasonal cuttings, you’ll learn floristry skills to create your own Easter flower basket to take home. Price includes flowers and floristry materials.

 

Learn to Play Day!                                                                                                                     

SATURDAY MARCH 12, 10-3PM Free, drop-in

Come and make sweet music! We’re proud to be taking part in the national ‘Learn to Play Day’ in partnership with Music for All. Meet friendly local musicians and have a go at playing that musical instrument you’ve always wanted to try.

 

EASTER ACTIVITIES

 

Lego Family Fun!                                                                                                                                   

TUESDAY 29 MARCH, 10.30AM-12.30PM                                                                                                     

Free but donations welcome, drop-in, no ticket required, please bring an adult.

Become a Master Builder this Easter Holiday at the first of our Lego sessions. We’ll provide a mountain of Lego, you provide the creativity. Bring your friends and family along for some Lego fun!

 

Fun Family Crafts                                                                                                                                    

FRIDAY 1 APRIL, 10.30AM-12.30PM                                                                                                         

Free but donations welcome, drop-in, no ticket required, please bring an adult. Join one of our friendly artists for the first of our popular school holiday craft sessions this Easter.

Drop-in for family friendly messy fun! Age guidance 5+ with a colouring corner for pre-schoolers.

 

Drama, Comedy, Fun and Games!                                                                                                         

MONDAY 4 APRIL, 10AM-1PM £8                                                                                                                

Join our Youth Theatre Leaders, Sidney and Tristan for a fun session of theatre games, kooky characterisation and fantastic physical comedy! Explore how to create a character and try out some silly, yet safe slapstick to make an audience laugh.

Age guidance 7-13 years.

 

Lego Family Fun!                                                                                                                                      

TUESDAY 5 APRIL, 10.30AM-12.30PM                                                                                                        

Free but donations welcome, drop-in, no ticket required, please bring an adult.

Become a Master Builder at The Pound this Easter Holiday. We’ll provide a mountain of Lego, you provide the creativity! Bring your friends and family along for some Lego fun!

 

Fun Family Crafts                                                                                                                            

WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL, 10.30AM-12.30PM                                                                                      

Free but donations welcome, drop-in, no ticket required, please bring an adult.

Join one of our friendly artists for our popular school holiday craft sessions this Easter.

Drop-in for family friendly messy fun! Age guidance 5+ with a colouring corner for pre-schoolers.

 

Photograph Safari                                                                                                                                   

THURSDAY 7 APRIL, 10AM-12NOON                                                                                                              

£10 (adults welcome but not essential)                                                                                                 

We’re going out and about this Easter holiday with Penney Ellis, Pound resident artist and photographer.

Bring a digital camera and go on your very own photographic safari adventure to capture Corsham Court parkland springing into life!

Age guidance 8-13 years.

 

Radio DJ taster session, with KIK radio                                                                                                   

FRIDAY 8 APRIL, 2PM-5PM                                                                                                                                      

£3, please call to book your 1 hour session                                                                                             

Calling music enthusiasts! Ever wanted to try your hand at being a radio DJ? One of KIK  Radio’s DJs will be hosting taster sessions to produce your very own radio show.

Age guidance 10+.

 

Box office: 01249 701628
www.poundarts.org.uk