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MUSIC

 

Sam Lee- Pound Arts- Theatre BathSam Lee and Friends
Saturday 2 May, 7.30pm
Sam Lee and his five multi-instrumentalist musicians a unique personal approach to British folk traditions.
£12 (£11 concessions)

 

 

 

 

Lin Lin and Gen Li
Wednesday 20 May, 1pm
A multi-talented student duo from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Lin Lin and Gen Li perform a recital combining music for flute and piano, and four hands piano.
£7 (£6 concessions)

 

Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson
Friday 22 May, 7.30pm
A vastly talented Celtic folk duo have created a sound bursting with emotion and energy; a fusion of pipes and flutes pushing the boundaries of what the instruments can achieve.
£12 (£11 concessions)

 

Megan Henwood Head Heart Hand
Saturday 23 May, 7.30pm
With her distinctive voice and accomplished guitar playing Megan Henwood delivers the songs from her second album, Head Heart Hand, with an honesty and integrity that touches those lucky enough to see her live.
£10 (£9 concessions)

 

Trouble in Paradise and Amber Dee
Friday 29 May, 8pm
Trouble in Paradise aim to mesmerize with their eclectic future/vintage style. From hazy dream-pop to menacing psychedelic grooves, Will & Tim are a catalyst for sonic anomalies.
Free, no ticket required

 

THEATRE

Unearthed- Pound Arts- Theatre BathFolio Theatre Unearthed
Friday 8 May, 7.30pm
As two estranged siblings embark on a bizarre quest to honour the unusual wishes in their father’s will, they find themselves forced to confront a few home truths…
£10 (£9 concessions)

 

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School The Beaux’ Stratagem
Thursday 21 May, 7.30pm
Farquar knits together a panoply of stock and ‘not so stock’ characters, weaving plots and sub plots in an 18th Century ‘One Man Two Governors’, where not all is as it seems and the country folk of Lichfield are not quite as dumb as we think. Well not quite…
£12 (£11 concessions)

 

Indigo Moon Theatre Jungle Book
Saturday 23 May, 2pm
Fearless and free, Mowgli the mancub finds fun and friendship despite learning to live by the Law of the Jungle.
£7 (£6 concessions), £24 family

 

COMEDY (EDINBURGH PREVIEWS)

 

Steve Hall and Rob Auton
Friday 15 May, 7.30pm
Steve Hall has provided the support for Russell Howard on his sell-out national tours Adventures, Dingledodies and Wonderbox. Rob Auton has written three five star rated Edinburgh fringe shows. In 2014 The Guardian called Rob ‘a genuine original’.
£5 or £12 combined ticket for all 3 Edinburgh Preview nights, see www.poundarts.org.uk for more details

 

Ed Gamble and Matt Forde
Saturday 16 May, 7.30pm
Ed Gamble plods into town with new jokes and stories in a certain order (yet to be decided). You may have seen him in double act Peacock & Gamble, but this time it is just him. Matt Forde has had success on The Political Party shows in London and a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

£5 or £12 combined ticket for all 3 Edinburgh Preview nights, see www.poundarts.org.uk for more details

 

Iain Stirling- Pound Arts- Theatre BathIain Stirling and Phil Wang
Saturday 30 May, 7.30pm
Iain Stirling is a BAFTA-nominated presenter and Chortle-nominated comedian. As seen on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC 3) and previously Russell Kane’s tour support. Phil Wang is rapidly making a name for himself with his wry outlook and a trademark laid-back style.
£5 or £12 combined ticket for all 3 Edinburgh Preview nights, see www.poundarts.org.uk for more details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Infestation
Friday 17 April – Saturday 23 May
Prepare to be surprised as supersized insects take over the gallery.
Free entry

 

Sculpture for Furniture
Saturday 30 May – Saturday 11 July
Sculpture for Furniture brings together a collection of Michael Pennie’s small scale works each paired with a sympathetic piece of furniture.
Free entry

 

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENINGS

 

Man and Superman
Thursday 14 May, 7pm
Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.
£15 (£14 concessions)

 

FILM

 

Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (12a)
Tuesday 5 May, 7.30pm
One of the year’s most original films, this whimsical, and gorgeously filmed adult fairy tale is inspired by an urban legend.
£7 (£6 concessions), buy one get one free on Tuesday evening films

 

Unbroken (15)
Thursday 7 May, 11am & 7.30pm
The incredible true story of Olympian and war hero Louis ‘Louie’ Zamperini who survived in a raft for 47 days after a near fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese and sent to a POW camp.
£7 (£6 concessions)

 

St Vincent (12a)
TUESDAY TIDDLERS: Tuesday 12 May, 11am
Tuesday 12 May, 7.30pm & Thursday 14 May, 11am
Bill Murray returns with one of his best hilariously grouchy characters to date.
£7 (£6 concessions)

 

Manakamana (U)
Tuesday 19 May, 7.30pm
A one-of-a-kind documentary, filmed entirely inside the confines of a cable car transporting villagers to an ancient mountaintop temple high above a jungle in Nepal.
£7 (£6 concessions), buy one get one free on Tuesday evening films

 

Into the Woods (PG)
Friday 22 May, 4pm
Meryl Streep leads a stellar cast as a wicked witch who sets out to teach important lessons to various characters from beloved Brothers Grimm stories including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel.
£7 (£6 concessions)

 

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (U)
Thursday 28 May, 11am & 7.30pm
In this Oscar-winning Best Picture, Michael Keaton stars as a washed up Hollywood actor
re-launching his career. But first he needs to deal with his ego, appease his family and shake off the stigma of his most famous role, a superhero called Birdman.
£7 (£6 concessions), buy one get one free on Tuesday evening films

 

TAKE PART – ADULTS

 

Book Binding
Thursday 21 May, 10.30am-4.30pm
New this season! Join book artist Guy Begbie to make a cloth bound, hardback, French sewn book using a traditional, classic book structure that is strong and durable with a professional binding finish.
£35, including materials

 

Goldies
Second Monday of the month, 10.30am-11.30am
Golden Oldies offers fun singing for older people. Come along and join the fun, bring a friend or tell someone who might benefit from this regular social activity.
Free, £1 voluntary donation

 

Dancing Through Time
Tuesdays, from 5 May, 11am-12noon
Join Kara as she guides you through gentle, chair-based routines to improve your health and fitness and promote mobilisation of your joints.
£3

 

Drawing Club
Tuesdays, May-June & June- August, 7pm-9pm
Under expert guidance, learn how to draw fluently and record the world around you. We will cover a variety of themes and experiment with different techniques and materials.
£60 for a 5 week course, starting 5 May

 

Penney Ellis Photography Courses & Workshops
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Six Week Courses
Understanding your camera for beginners
Walking workshops for intermediates

Discover new opportunities for creative photography and learn how to use your digital camera effectively with resident artist Penney Ellis.
Contact: Penney on 07896 315778 or visit www.photo-sensitive.co.uk

 

Life Drawing
Last Thursday of the month, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Join resident artist Chris Dunn for a monthly life drawing class. Sessions are untutored and freestyle, with a professional model.
£10
Contact: Chris on 07749 903323 or email contact@chris-dunn.co.uk

 

TAKE PART – CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Shadow Puppet Workshop
Saturday 23 May, 3pm
Join Indigo Moon Theatre to make your own shadow puppets, then test them out on the set of their performance, Jungle Book. Don’t miss the show beforehand! Age guidance: 7+.
£5, please bring an adult

 

Radio DJ After School Club
Tuesdays 3.30pm-4.30pm, starting 5 May
This exciting new radio DJ club is a fantastic chance to get to know behind the scenes of a digital radio station.
£5 per session

 

CreateNoW! – The Pound’s Art Club
Wednesdays, term-time, starting 6 May, 4-5pm
Join Rosie to try your hand at fun art and craft activities and create your own masterpieces to take home. Age guidance: 6-11 years (primary school age).
£70 for 10 weeks, £7 taster session

 

Tiddler Troupes
Fridays, term-time, starting 8 May, 10am-11am
Join Paula, The Pound’s Youth Theatre leader, for a lively and fun session for toddlers and their carers. A great chance to meet other families and let your child develop imagination through movement, music and interactive games.
£4 per session, taster session free

 

Crafty Saturdays
Saturday 16 May, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Drop-in for family-friendly messy fun with Mazy Bartlett, The Corsham School’s artist in residence, and other guest artists, are the perfect opportunity to get crafty and creative.
Free, donations welcome, please bring an adult.

 

HALF TERM

Fun Family Crafts
Wednesday 27 May, 10.30am-12.30am
Drop-in for family-friendly arty fun, starting with clay modelling!
Free but donations welcome, no ticket required, please bring an adult

 

Lego Café
Thursday 28 May, 10am-12.30pm
Meet up in The Pound Café this half-term for some Lego fun! A self-led session to make Lego with your friends.
Free, drop in, no ticket required, please bring an adult

 

Radio DJ taster session, with KIK Radio
Thursday 28 May, 2pm-5pm
Calling music enthusiasts, ever wanted to try your hand at being a radio DJ? Now’s your chance! Age guidance: 10+.
£3, please call to book your 1 hour session

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