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The Best of the South West
Wiltshire Creative in partnership with The Pound, Corsham and Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge 

Now in its eighth year, Fest West is our pan arts celebration and showcase of the best new dance, circus, theatre, music, film and visual art from across the South West, with performances and events at Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury Arts Centre, The Pound, Corsham and Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge. Over two weeks in February each venue will host  shows, workshops, exhibitions, films and next year's SOUTH WEST SYMPOSIUM on 28 February 2019 in partnership Pavillion Dance South West and the Surf the Wave project,Extraordinary Bodies and Diverse City, Circomedia, Activate Performing Arts, Theatre Bristol and Take Art which will explore pan arts practice. Symposium speakers and session leaders including Claire Teasdale (Executive Producer, Extraordinary Bodies), Nic Young (Artistic and Managing Director, Circomedia), Zannah Doan (Chief Executive, Pavillion Dance South West).

We have a number of companies in residence at each venue and we would like to invite you to a glimpse of what they are working on each week over the festival period. On the Thursday and Friday of each week we've put together a bespoke schedule for industry professionals which allows you to preview new shows in development followed by an evening programme of events.

Earlier Event: January 13
Create NOW: The Pound, Corsham
Later Event: January 16
Frome Roller Disco