The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
01249 701628 / 01249 712618
Click here to view our business friends and to find out how to join
Let’s be Friends

Powerful, transformative & life enhancing artistic experiences. Save money and support the arts on your doorstep by becoming a Friend of Pound Arts.

Pound Arts is a registered charity based in Corsham but with a reach across the whole of
Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire. We run a vibrant and well-loved arts centre (The Pound), festivals and Rural Arts Touring.

Our lively arts centre offers a choice of great theatre, comedy, music, films, family shows and
variety of workshops and classes. We work hard to make sure there is something for everyone in our programme.

Joining as a Friend not only helps you keep connected with our fabulous venue, but also helps support our participation work across the region, reaching over 16,000 children and young people.

If you are able to give more:

Friend | £25
Priority booking, ticket exchange, free booking (no credit/debit card booking fees), invitations to
previews, acknowledgement in annual report.

Friend (concession) | £20
Benefits as above for those in receipt of state pension, full-time students, under 18’s, registered disabled and benefit claimants.

Family/Joint Friend | £40
Benefits as above for up to two adults & two children

If you are able to give more:

Close Friend | £100
Benefits as above plus:
Invitation to the Directors Talk at the start of each of our 3 seasons, invitation to the Pound Arts
Christmas Party.

Best Friend| £500
Benefits as above plus:
Opportunities to book events pre-show, 2 tickets to the annual Pound Arts Ball. Special access to our programme including opportunities to meet artists and participants and experience our artistic and educational work first-hand.

We constantly need your support so that we can:

• Sustain our varied repertoire of high quality arts events & community projects

• Provide first time experiences of professional arts for children, young people & adults

• Produce resources & deliver workshops for schools

• Support the development of emerging artists: theatre makers, musicians, visual artists, film makers & technicians.

• Commission new work

• Preserve & enhance our fabulous grade II listed building

• Create life-enhancing participatory projects for young & old in Corsham & beyond.

Call the box office to join as a friend today: 01249 701628 or download our NEW application form here.
Our Pound Arts Business Friends scheme enables organisations who support us to benefit from accessing our audiences all year round.

Benefits of joining as a Business Friend include:

• Your business’s logo included in each of our season brochures – three seasons a year, 12,500 brochures each season

• Your business’s logo included on with a direct link to your business’s website – more than 40,000 visits annually to Pound Arts website

• Acknowledgement of your business’s support in at least one email bulletin a year – 1,500 subscribers receive this bulletin fortnightly

• Acknowledgement of your business’s support on Pound Arts Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites with a link to your business website – more than 2,000 followers on Twitter

• Acknowledgement of your business’s support in our Annual Review

• Discounted room hire rates for your business at The Pound arts centre (subject to availability)

• Selected complimentary tickets for you and your employees to events throughout the year (subject to availability)

• Invitation to events including exhibition previews and Friends’ annual reception

Business Friends membership options

 Business Partners - £200   
Existing benefits +
- Acknowledgement on plaque
- Invitation to the Pound Arts Christmas Party

Senior Business Partners - £500
Existing benefits + Business Partner benefits +
- Two tickets to the Pound Arts annual Ball
- Choice of event sponsorship in each season
We are greatful to the following businesses who support us all year round through our Business Friends Scheme. If you would like to find out how to become a business friend of Pound Arts, please email:

Festival in a Box

Mander Duffill

Right Angle Framing

Heywood Prep Corsham

Corsham Print
Pound Arts relies on a strong team of dedicated volunteers to make its work possible.

Volunteers carry out various roles as stewards at performances including assisting audience members, selling tickets and programmes and assisting at the cafe bar.

Volunteers also get involved throughout the year by helping out at workshops, working in the box office, assisting with brochure mailings, and distributing publicity material.

If you would like more information please contact Martin Campbell on 01249 712618 or email the box office.

JunJuly 2016Aug
30 Sep - 2 Oct 2016
Click here for more information, the full line-up and to book tickets.
Find out about our Cafe Bar here!
The Rural Arts Touring scheme for Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire.
Click here to find events during May-Aug 2016.
The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
Charity no. 1102787, Company reg no. 4789736