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The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
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Our programme of live events include music, theatre, comedy and spoken word. Look out for legendary fiddle player Peter Knighwith melodeon player John Spiers, delight in Richard Herring’s latest examination of ageing and consider what you might build if 4.8 million pieces of LEGO® washed up on your shore with INKBLOC Ensemble. We have an amazing season of family theatre too, including the brilliant Little Angel puppet theatre.
See events below, use the calendar or search bar on the right, or click on 'Book Now' on the left for a full list of our events.  
THEATRE: ZUGUNRUHE BY MECHANIMAL
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Zugunruhe is an ornithological term describing ‘migratory restlessness in birds’. From cages to planetariums, Zambia to the UK, quantum biology to magnetic fields, this solo show explores the wild migration flight of a Marsh Warbler from southern Africa into Europe
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FREE FRIDAY - MUSIC: WILL FINN AND ROSIE CALVERT
Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Join us in our Cafe Bar for free live music.  
Will Finn and Rosie Calvert are a dynamic up-and-coming duo from the heart of Newcastle. Their shows are a veritable smorgasbord of folk fusion, utilising piano, steel pan, and close knit harmony singing to tremendous effect.
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THE PEOPLE'S STRING FOUNDATION
FRI, 24 AUG 2018
Violinist, Ben and Guitarist, Zaid are the founders of the Bohemian 32 piece gypsy orchestra 'The People's String Foundation'.
SHOWCASE: GOVARDO WITH SUPPORT
FRI, 7 SEP 2018
English-American duo Jack Rose and Dom Sky started writing songs while living in rural India, inspiring a fresh sound rooted in classic finger style guitar and harmonies with soaring vocals and a unique falsetto.
THEATRE: 'NAMING THE VIEW' - FINDING THE WILL
SAT, 15 SEP 2018
Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming of the Shrew concludes with a speech by the once feisty Katherine declaring unreserved obedience to her newly married husband. Her character has certainly changed, but is it because of their mutual love and understanding or the bullish controlling ways of her husband?  This is a modern day re-imagining of Katherine after thirty years of marriage.
LIVE MUSIC - SON OF TOWN HALL
FRI, 21 SEP 2018
Welcome to the mythic world of Son of Town Hall, the unusual union of Ben Parker of London, England, and David Berkeley of Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Parker, a highly sought-after London-based songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist, and Berkeley, a celebrated singer/songwriter/author have imagined a world that transcends time and space, complete with Victorian-era outfits, meditations about the sea and songs that beg you to sing along.
THEATRE: 'PARLOUR GAMES' - WARDROBE THEATRE
SAT, 22 SEP 2018
It’s 1848. Europe is revolting. Will revolution reach the shores of old Blighty? Can the British monarchy be saved before those working-classes start uprising? A right royal romp through British history, exploring politics, passion and parlour games; a cross-dressing comedy which asks why Britain refuses to play by continental rules
FAMILY THEATRE: 'LILY AND THE ALBATROSS' - TALL TREE THEATRE
SAT, 22 SEP 2018
In a small coastal village where life revolves around the sea there lives a girl who walks to a different rhythm. Lily longs for more; more freedom, excitement and time out at sea, but tradition and expectation holds her dreams out of reach.
LUNCHTIME RECITAL: PAOLO RINALDI
WED, 26 SEP 2018 - THU, 21 JUN 2018
Paolo, a Steinway Artist since 2018, was born in Italy. Recipient of several awards and scholarships, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Sulamita Aronvosky and then at Trinity Laban Conservatoire with Deniz Gelenbe and Peter Tuite. Programme to include Bach, Chopin and Debussy.
FREE FRIDAY: BARNEY KENNEY
FRI, 28 SEP 2018
Barney Kenney is a Malmesbury based writer of Contempoary Folk and Roots Music, playing an array of instruments such as an electric lapsteel, 12 string guitar and dobro.
TRAD.ATTACK!
SAT, 29 SEP 2018
Trad.Attack! take inspiration from old archive recordings and the music of today. Folk music is their starting point but not their boundary: they remain open in ears, mind and soul to different styles and new directions whilst maintaining their emotional roots-heart.
KRIS DREVER AND BOO HEWERDINE
THU, 4 OCT 2018
Two of the UK's finest and most prolific songwriters Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine tour together for the first time in over three years.
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