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National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance - ensuring arts are used within the criminal justice system as a springboard for positive change

  • LinkUp Arts is a group of disabled artists and art lovers in Salisbury and the surrounding region who work together to support and promote the work of disabled artists and develop audiences for quality disability arts work.
  • Reach Inclusive Arts is an arts charity promoting inclusion for disabled people in artistic and cultural life. It delivers accessible projects in visual arts, performing arts, film and media, drama, music, movement and dance. REACH is based in Swindon.
  • Making Music provides advice, support and resources for leisure-time music groups and musicians
  • Sound Sense is a development agency for community music
  • Wiltshire Music Connect is a music education hub for Wiltshire. It has a strategic overview of provision and providers across the county and provides support and resources to those who deliver music. It can also connect schools, community groups and anyone wanting to learn to providers all across Wiltshire, including former music service tutors now working on a freelance basis. Wiltshire Music Connect also provides training, support and subsidies for young musicians.
  • Wiltshire Rural Music (WRM) is a charity based in Trowbridge committed to supporting communities through music across the county. They offer a range of different services including regular ensembles and opportunities for adults and young people, Bursaries, Instrument and Music Hire and more.
  • Youth Music - the National Foundation for Youth Music

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  • Rural Arts Wiltshire (RAW) is the rural touring scheme for the county providing local communities with professional arts performances in their villages
  • The funding from Wiltshire Council helps RAW to offer a selection of high quality arts events at no financial risk to the village
  • With the help of volunteer promoters in villages across the county, RAW offers a range of professional events and workshops including music, dance, puppetry, storytelling and children's theatre
If you are interested in hosting a professional arts performance in your village, whether it be in your village hall, school, pub, church or other venue, please contact The Pound Arts Trust on 01249 701628 email box.office@poundarts.org.uk
You can also visit The Pound Arts Trust website to find out more and to view the current list of events.
Rural Arts Wiltshire is managed by The Pound Arts Trust and delivered in partnership with Wiltshire Council with additional funding from Arts Council England.

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Last updated: 30 April 2020 | Last reviewed: 30 April 2020