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Friday 23 January, 8pm
Harry’s music combines the energy of tight, heavy funk, the groove of RnB and pop top 20 hits, and modern percussive guitar styles. This year, Harry won best soloist at the prestigious Mayor of London GIGS: Big Busk.
Sponsored by David Ingram Residential.
Free

 

THEATRE

 

Romeo and Juliet
Adhoc and Rondo Theatre Companies
Saturday 24 January, 7.30pm
Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and tragedy in a new production prior to a run at the famous Madinat Theatre in Dubai.
£10

 

FAMILY THEATRE

 

Julius Caesar p7Bristol Old Vic Theatre School: Julius Caesar
Saturday 31 January, 3pm
A rollercoaster tale of murder, politics and loyal friendships betrayed. This new version, specially adapted for young audiences, reimagines the play in a modern world of media manipulation, digital information and 24 hour news. Age guidance 5+
£9 (£8 concessions; £6 under 12s)

 

EXHIBITIONS

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Friday 9 January to Saturday 21 February

Croatian born artist Dragomir Mišina creates contemporary abstract paintings with complex surfaces, concerned with the delicate balance of chaos and order.
Free Entry

 

FILM

 

Arthur and Mike (15)
Thursday 8 January, 11am & 7.30pm
Colin Firth plays a man who fakes his own death to reinvents himself. A chance encounter with the feisty Michaela (Emily Blunt), who is also trying to leave her past behind, sets them on a cross county caper intruding into the lives of others in search of new identities.

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

 

Two Days, One Night (15)

Tuesday 13 January, 7.30pm

Belgium’s Dardenne brothers return with Marion Cottilard as a woman who has one weekend to visit each of her workmates and convince them to relinquish their bonuses so that she can keep her job. Masterfully scripted and directed, this simple premise plays as a compelling modern day morality tale.

£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

Buy one, get one free on Tuesday Evenings

 

Mr Morgan’s Last Love (12A)
Tuesday Tiddler Screening: Tuesday 13 January, 11am
Thursday 15 January, 11am & 7.30pm
In this life-affirming drama Michael Caine plays a world-weary widower who forms a revitalising friendship with a young Parisian dancer.
£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

 

Pride (15)
Thursday 22 January, 11am & 7.30pm
A remarkable true story of the allegiance between striking miners and a group of gay activists who pledge their support, it’s a warm hearted, crowd pleasing treat starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West.
£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

 

Watermark (U)
Tuesday 27 January, 7.30pm
Acclaimed photographer and artist Edward Burtynsky takes us on an epic journey to document our dependence on water.
£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students
Buy one, get one free on Tuesday Evenings

 

A Most Wanted Man (15)
Thursday 29 January, 11am & 7.30pm
Based on John Le Carre’s bestseller, this gripping thriller twists and turns as a deadly terrorism plot is slowly revealed. Also starring Rachel McAdams and Willem Dafoe.
£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

 

FAMILY FILM

 

Planes 2: Fire and Rescue (U)
Friday 30 January, 4pm
When world famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and joins a dynamic and fearless crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire.
£7 (£6 concessions), £5 for under 16s & students

 

TAKE PART: ADULTS

 

Goldies
Tuesday 13 January, 10.30am-11.30am
Come along and join the fun, bring a friend or tell someone who might benefit from this regular social activity.
Free

 

Dancing Through Time
Tuesdays, 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, January-March, 7pm-9pm
Under the expert guidance of illustrator Susie Brooks, learn how to draw fluently and record the world around you.
£60 for a 6 weeks course, first session Tuesday 6 January
£50 for a 5 week course, first session Tuesday 24 February

 

Penney Ellis Photography Courses and workshops
Understanding Your Camera for beginners
Bath Lights for intermediates

Tuesdays and Thursdays, six week courses
Join Penney Ellis, resident artist at The Pound, to learn how to use your digital camera effectively and discover new opportunities for creative photography.
Visit www.photo-sensitive.co.uk for more details

 

Life Drawing
29 January, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Join Chris Dunn, an artist in residence at The Pound, for a monthly life drawing class. Sessions are untutored and freestyle, with a professional model.
contact@chris-dunn.co.uk

 

TAKE PART: Children and Young People


CreateNoW! The Pound’s new art club
Wednesdays, January to March , 4-5PM
Starts Wednesday 14 January, see event diary for dates.
Try your hand at different art and craft activities and create your own masterpieces to take home!
Age guidance: 7-12 years
Introductory offer: weekly £8 per child or £35 for 5 weeks

 

Tiddler Troupes
Fridays, 10am-11am
A great chance to meet other families and let your child develop imagination through movement, music and interactive games. Price admits one adult and child and includes a free squash drink. Age guidance: 18months-4years
Term-time, weekly from January to April, starts 9 January; see event diary for dates
£4 per session

 

Crafty Saturdays
Saturday 17 January, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Drop-in for family-friendly messy fun! Our monthly craft workshops with Mazy Bartlett, The Corsham School’s artist in residence, are the perfect opportunity to get crafty and creative.
Free