Please note elements of this project are subject to funding and government guidelines on Covid 19 therefore all bookings will be confirmed 24 hours before the event

Smile Inside

at Story Town Corsham

Smile Inside Exhibition at No.19 Corsham High Street

Thursday 15 October to Sunday 25 October 11am - 3pm

An exhibition of creative responses to stories collected during lockdown from shielding older people, created by artists & their local community in dance, film, poetry & Art

Creative Workshops at The Pound 

Friday 16 October between  1.30pm - 5pm  Booking Required 

You are invited to join us to take part in socially distanced movement & music, storytelling & visual art activities including yarn bombing our Smiling Tree,  with tea, coffee & cake.

Due to current restrictions numbers are limited so please contact us to book a time slot. 

Share Your Story 

Saturday 17 October 11am -3pm 

Join us at No.19 on Corsham High Street to share what makes you smile inside to inspire others.  Come and write on a leaf to help grow our Smiling Tree and to contribute to the creation of a Corsham Community poem by Dawn Gorman.

WIN a prize! Just download your own leaf                          to let us know what story, memory or thing you think of makes you smile , decorate it and bring it along to No 19 for the chane to win and to be part of our community poem.

From 12pm - 2pm

Help us to yarn bomb a tree with artist Sam Perry and see what makes you smile turned into short improvised dances with Marie - Louise Flexen, Sarah Gilmartin and members of PBS Debut Dance Company.

Smile Inside Workshop Day

Sunday 18 October 11am -4pm

Using the stories collected over the weekend as inspiration, we will be creating a community company for the day exploring poetry,  song-writing/score making, choreography and film to create a dance film which tells stories that make Corsham smile. If you are interested in joining us please email

Download the full Story Town 2020 Brochure Here 

With thanks for funing and support from Corsham Town Council, The Pound, No.19 and The Pound Ballet Studio

iID is kindly funded and support by:

 Corsham Town Council & Corsham Health and Wellbeing Board

iID is a registered Charity registration number: 1182884

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