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Gavin Osborn Joins The Team

When you’re writing songs at home in your bedroom, it really does feel like you’ve pulled the sword from the stone and done something impossible. With nothing more than your thoughts and words and fingers on strings, you’ve built something that wasn’t there before. Like a magic trick. It’s not a house or a cupboard… Read more »

Live at the Town Hall

Over six weeks, we released performances from six incredibly talented local musicians. While we were unable to welcome an audience into the building due to the pandemic, Wiltshire Rural Music came to us with the idea of creating an intimate collection of special performances from our live music space. We were proud to host performances… Read more »

Trowbridge 18-25

Trowbridge 18-25 is a project to hear ideas from people aged between 18 and 25, and to help them realise these. It might be that you want to put on a music festival, start a new business or run an exhibition. Whatever you want to do, we’d like to hear from you. Funded by Sovereign… Read more »

Welcoming New Staff and Trustees

Amber Massie-Blomfield

The charity running Trowbridge’s historic Town Hall has recruited a new member of staff to their core team. Emily Thommes joins as Office and Finance Manager. She has worked as a theatre producer and arts manager for organisations including Lost Dog, Pride in London, Fuel, Theatre-Rites, Impropera, Engineer Theatre Collective & Arts2Educate. She was as independent… Read more »

Rosemary Macdonald Appointed as Chair

The charity running Trowbridge Town Hall has appointed a new Chair of Trustees. Rosemary Macdonald BEM was elected as Chair in September and took over at the AGM last week. Rosemary is the CEO of UK Community Foundations, which distributes £98 million of funding a year through 46 local foundations. Prior to this Rosemary was… Read more »

A Song For Trowbridge

Hello, my name is Jonny. I’m a stand-up comedian, playwright, and I write songs as one of half of the musical-comedy group Jonny & The Baptists. And I’ve a favour to ask of you! A few years ago I made a show called “Every Brilliant Thing”, a play about depression and the lengths we go… Read more »

Arts Council Funding

Arts Council England logo

We’re delighted to have been given a grant of £35,000 from Arts Council England. This is much needed at a time when our revenue dried up almost completely in March. We’ve been hatching plans since then, working with talented companies and artists on creative projects that can unite the town and animate the building. Logistically,… Read more »