Duchess of Cornwall to see new studios at Pound Arts Centre, Corsham

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, on Tuesday

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, on Tuesday

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The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, which she opened in 2007, on Tuesday to see new acoustic and artists' studios.

Her Royal Highness officially opened the centre following a £1.2 million refurbishment by North Wiltshire District Council.

The Duchess will see an exhibition on Wiltshire landscapes by textile artists and meet piano students involved in practice sessions in the acoustic pods.

She will then visit the rehearsal room where ActNow, the Pound's youth theatre, will be reciting extracts from Shakespearean plays.

In the studio, Her Royal Highness will also meet young children engaging in a storytelling workshop entitled Adventures Under the Sea.

In the art wet room, the Duchess will see an art class in progress and meet photographers, illustrators and ceramic artists from the area.

Following the tour, she will join a reception with supporters, volunteers, trustees and friends of the arts Ccntre, before unveiling a plaque to commemorate the visit.

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