Magic and Mayhem 2017

The Magic and Mayhem festival is a showcase of music and visual arts running this November, in a variety of venues around Corsham. Sarah Callan from Pound Arts discusses what is so special about this event, her favourite selection of acts, and what to expect from this years line-up.  Watch video >>

Dominic Clare-Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Dominic Clare is a woodwork artist that uses chainsaw and shot blasting/burning techniques to create sculptures. His studio is open to the public to view as part of the Peacock Arts Trail, running in Corsham and surrounding villages until the 8th October. He discusses his inspirations, what to expect from the Peacock Arts Trail and the methods he uses to produce his work.  Watch video >>

Alex Compton-Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Alex Compton is an artist known for experimenting with colour within the glass fusing process. She will be displaying her work as part of the Peacock Arts Trail running in Corsham until the 8th October. Within this interview, she discusses her past projects, her favourite pieces, and what work of hers you can see on the trail. Which artists have you visited?  Watch video >>

Anya Beaumont- Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Anya Beaumont is an artist known for working with recycled material and items. She will be displaying her work as part of the Peacock Arts Trail running in Corsham from the 30th September. In this interview she discusses her past work, the interactive project she will be running for the Arts Trail and why she feels it is such an important event.  Watch video >>

Anna Currey- Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Anna Currey is a childrens book illustrator, known for such works as One Ted Falls Out of Bed and The Christmas Unicorn. She will be displaying her work as part of the Peacock Arts Trail running in Corsham from the 30th September. Here she discusses her involvement in the trail, her previous work and experiences and why she thinks you should get involved.  Watch video >>

Blue Sky Festival 2017

This showreel was put together by The Pound Arts Centre to preview their upcoming festival. The Blue Sky Festival is a joyous, warm, quirky festival of the arts featuring performances, exhibitions and workshops. The festival will take place in Corsham from Tuesday 13th - Sunday 18th June. For more information and tickets visit: https://www.blueskyfestival.org.uk  Watch video >>

Launch of the Springfield Campus Mosaic

The Springfield Mosaic, that Corsham TV filmed some of the making of by local primary school children and artist Emma Leith, has been officially launched at the Campus. On May 25th a special event was held for all the makers to see it and to celebrate their achievement. We spoke to the North Wiltshire Decorative and Fine Arts Society who supported the project along with the Corsham Area Board, and filmed this new piece of community art in its new home.  Watch video >>

New Mosaic for the Springfield Campus

A new piece of community art will soon be arriving at the Springfield Campus. The mosaic has been made by pupils from Corsham's Primary Schools, supported by the Corsham Area Board and the North Wilts Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Local artist Emma Leith, who has masterminded the project told us all about it.  Watch video >>

Peacock Art Trail Youth Competition launched

Corsham Town Council has launched a Youth Art Competition with the prize of showing your work during the Peacock Arts Trail later this year. Rachel Avent, the Tourism and Events Officer, told us more about the competition, who it's open too and how you can get involved.  Watch video >>

Anna Gillespie at The Pound

As part of the Magic & Mayhem Festival a new installation and exhibition of sculpture runs through November at The Pound in Corsham. In this video the artist Anna Gillespie, who lives and works in Bath, talks about the pieces in the exhibition and her inspiration. There's a Meet the Artist Day on Saturday 5th November - more details from the Pound.  Watch video >>

Poppy Harvest at Corsham Town Hall

As part of the preparations for the WW1 Hospital re-enactment taking place this October in Corsham Town Hall, Box based textile artist and 'yarn bomber' Emma Leith has been working with Corsham's knitting and crochet enthusiasts to create a huge number of poppies that will decorate the Town Hall and other parts of the Town. For more information on the WW1 Hospital and how Corsham is commemorating the War visit: http://corshamcommemorates.weebly.com and http://www.corshamcivicsociety.co.uk/2010/07/ww1-hospital-corsham-town-hall-1914-1918/  Watch video >>

The Corsham School A-Level Art Exhibition

Every year The Corsham School A-Level art students exhibit their work in a show open to the public held at Corsham's Community Campus. Corsham TV had a sneak preview of some of the incredible talent on show. This video was produced by BBC, Immediate Media and Corsham TV apprentices as part of Digital Corsham, Corsham Institute and Cirencester College's 'Story in a Day' training session.  Watch video >>

Alex Bishop & Effra at the Pound Arts Centre

Alex Bishop, guitar maker and musician, started his artist residency at the Pound Arts Centre in January 2016. We spoke to him and his fellow band mates, Aidan Shepherd and Tom Newell, about their alternative folk music and how the Pound is helping them further their musical ambitions. This video was produced by BBC and Corsham TV apprentices as part of Digital Corsham, Corsham Institute and Cirencester College's 'Story in a Day' training session.  Watch video >>

The Corsham School Art Student's Interview

This video was produced by Corsham School students Josh Stone, Charlotte Nind and Jacob Bacon in the run up to The Corsham School A-Level Art Exhibition.  Watch video >>

Blue Sky Festival welcomes Bristol Reggae Orchestra

The Bristol Reggae Orchestra are just one of the acts that will be visiting Corsham for the Blue Sky Festival, running from the 23rd - 26th June. On Monday 13th June, at the orchestras first full rehearsal session with the Blue Sky Choir, comprised of children from five local primary schools, we spoke to some of their members as well as the Pound Arts Centres Marketing Co-ordinator to find out more about the upcoming Festival. To find the full list of events for the festival visit http://www.blueskyfestival.org.uk  Watch video >>

Lacock Abbey's 'Elements of Capability'

The National Trust at Lacock is hosting an exhibition of outdoor sculpture by local artists to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of 'Capability' Brown. Corsham TV filmed as the art was installed in the grounds of Lacock Abbey and learnt more about his legacy and the art he has now inspired. The exhibition runs until May 22nd 2016. For more details visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock  Watch video >>

West of England Youth Orchestra

With young musicians from Corsham and other parts of Wiltshire and the West, the West of England Youth Orchestra is based at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon. Corsham TV found out more about the Orchestra and listened in to rehearsals. More information can be found on their website: http://www.wiltshiremusic.org.uk/youthorchestra  Watch video >>

Chris Dunn Exhibition at Pound Arts

Hares, badgers, toads, squirrels and many more characters are marking the end of Chris Dunn's 3 year stint as an Artist in Residence at The Pound in Corsham. In this video we preview his work and the exhibition runs until April 23rd.  Watch video >>

Over The Top: The true life tale of Dorothy Lawrence

In 1915 a Salisbury woman, determined to be a war correspondent, lived amongst front line troops in France. Dorothy Lawrence's story is told in a new play 'Over the Top' to be performed at Pound Arts on March 4th. 100 years on, the story still has huge power and relevance, as director Lizzie Crarer told us in Corsham TV's preview of the play. Full details at: http://www.heroineprojectpresents.com  Watch video >>

Corsham Panto Group - Babes in the Wood

Here's our preview of the Corsham Panto Group's latest annual pantomime, together with slo-mo custard pies! Babes in the Wood is being performed on February 5th and 6th at the Neston Memorial Hall. Oh no it isn't.... Yes it is, and all details are on http://www.nestonmemorialhall.co.uk/babes-in-the-wood-panto-is-here/.  Watch video >>

Magic & Mayhem Festival - November 2015

Here's our preview of Pound Arts' Magic and Mayhem Festival of delicious and delectable magic, illusion, cabaret, burlesque, visual arts, music and theatre. The Pound are bringing what they describe as the very best international award winning artists to various venues around Corsham for a very special weekend from 19-22 November 2015. And, if you know any ghost stories about Corsham, get in touch......  Watch video >>

Peacock Arts Trail 2015

The 2015 Peacock Arts Trail runs from 3-11 October and we're previewing the trail with its Chair, Leonora Martin. In the following videos in the playlist we talk to 5 of the artists taking part in this year's trail.  Watch video >>

Downton Abbey on location in Lacock Village

Recently Downton Abbey filmed in Lacock and the National Trust posted this great behind the scenes video of the Livestock Show that was created for the filming. More pictures of the filming are on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LacockNT  Watch video >>