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A Night at the Louvre - Leonardo da Vinci

In French with English subtitles.

Filmed at night especially for the big screen, this private guided tour of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, designed and curated by the Louvre Museum, is a unique opportunity to
contemplate the painter's most beautiful works up close.

This major retrospective devoted to his entire career as a painter shows how Leonardo placed painting above all other disciplines, and how his investigation of the world – the 'science of painting' as he called it – was the instrument of an art whose supreme ambition was to give life to his works. The insights provided by the exhibition curators during this private filmed visit offers a new understanding of Leonardo’s artistic practice and painting technique.

Exhibition press quotes:

‘It may be decades before anything like “Leonardo da Vinci” is staged again’ The Washington Post

‘An excellent, deeply considered exhibition’ The New York Times

‘Louvre's Leonardo da Vinci is a blockbuster with brains’ ★★★★★ The Guardian

‘In this scintillating, blockbuster show, Leonardo skewers the heart’ ★★★★ The Telegraph

‘The Louvre show is revelatory’ ★★★★ The Times

90 minutes (TBC)

Courtyard Theatre
£15

In line with current government guidelines, this event has a reduced capacity with socially distanced seating. This is subject to change as we monitor government advice. Seat numbers are also subject to change.

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Creative Arts Social Club (online)

Led by professional artists Amelia Pimlott and Caroline Crawford.

Our sociable group for over 65s who want to make art, but just aren’t doing it right now - goes online!

Professional artist Amelia Pimlott leads this creative community with visual artist Caroline Crawford. Explore your arty side, grow in creative confidence, and meet new people!

5-week blocks run via Zoom with additional ideas for activities to do during the week.

Mon 13 Jul - 10 Aug, Mon 17 Aug - 21 Sept, Mon 5 Oct - 2 Nov and Mon 16 Nov - 14 Dec
10.30am – 12.30pm
£75 per 5 week term + materials (list will be supplied)


Mon 13 Jul - 10 Aug: Natural World 1

Led by Amelia Pimlott

Using the theme of the natural world, we will use collage and decoupage techniques for a variety of 2d and 3d projects including producing a landscape inspired by Turner and creating designs for more decorative household items.


Mon 17 Aug - 21 Sept: Natural World 2

Led by Caroline Crawford

Continuing with the theme of the Natural World we will explore a range of different painting mark making and printing techniques using a combination of paints, papers, ink and things that can found around the house.

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André Rieu Magical Maastricht: Together In Music

André Rieu is back in cinemas to help lift your spirits!

André Rieu’s Magical Maastricht celebrates 15 years of André’s glorious hometown concerts. The King of the Waltz has selected his most spectacular performances and emotional songs and will bring the joyous atmosphere of his iconic open-air concerts in Maastricht straight to Norden Farm.

No summer is complete without the enchanting waltzes of André Rieu and the incomparable Johann Strauss Orchestra. Music brings people together, brings hope and brings joy - and we need this now more than ever!

Cinema host Charlotte Hawkins will be joined by André Rieu for an exclusive interview from The Vrijthof Square in Maastricht revealing how life has changed for the maestro during the global pandemic and what it means for the future. How is he coping in isolation as a musician, a father and a grandfather? This is the best way to get up close and personal with André!

Join André Rieu, the Johann Strauss Orchestra, his world-class sopranos and The Platin Tenors for the most uplifting concert of the summer. It promises to be the heart-warming event of the season!

140 minutes including an interval.

Courtyard Theatre
£15

In line with current government guidelines, this event has a reduced capacity with socially distanced seating. This is subject to change as we monitor government advice. Seat numbers are also subject to change.

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Filmed Live at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London in January 2020.

Matthew Bourne’s ‘gorgeous take on the film classic’ (★★★★ The Times) comes to cinemas for the first time. Winner of two Olivier Awards, The Red Shoes is an enthralling tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion. Matthew Bourne’s magical adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger film is set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann.

‘Utterly enthralling’ ★★★★★ Daily Express

‘Sumptuous. Beautifully told, and full of vivid incident’ ★★★★★ Whatsonstage

‘A gorgeous take on a film classic’ ★★★★ The Times

‘A cinematic masterpiece re-Bourne on stage’ ★★★★ Evening Standard

‘Simply magical’ ★★★★ Metro

‘Enthralling. Richly satisfying’ ★★★★ The Guardian

‘Matthew Bourne works his magic. Blissful’ ★★★★ The Daily Telegraph

97 minutes (no interval)

Courtyard Theatre
£15

In line with current government guidelines, this event has a reduced capacity with socially distanced seating. This is subject to change as we monitor government advice. Seat numbers are also subject to change.

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Zen Drawing (online)

Led by Amanda Schenk

Amanda Schenk is the visual artist behind Norden Farm's much-loved (and Instagrammed) glass corridor artwork in the school holidays. Join Amanda for this new drawing course, aimed at helping to create a sense of calm and relaxation through drawing patterns.

Suitable for all abilities, the workshops will focus on building confidence in your drawing abilities - concentrating on the soothing journey of the drawing experience, rather than the finished drawing.

In each session you'll explore how to produce different types of patterns in abstract drawings - looking at different designs each week.

You will need: paper (plain, no smaller than A5), lead pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine liner or a pen. Optional is a black marker.

Tues 28 Jul – 1 Sept (exc 11 and 25 Aug)
11am - 12pm
£8 per class or £28 per 4 week course
Suitable for ages 18+ years
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each class

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Kayleigh's Crafts - One Man Band! Musical Instruments (online)

Led by Kayleigh Galvin

Join Kayleigh online for weekly creative crafts throughout the summer holiday!

You can find your materials list through the link below, including some optional extra’s to take your craft to the next level!

Suitable for ages 4+ years

Monday 10 August
10.30am - 11.15am
£5 per session
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

Upcoming crafts include:

  • Mon 27 Jul – Make Your Own Fantasy Castle
  • Mon 3 Aug – Out of this World Lava Lamp
  • Mon 17 Aug – Slime City!

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Kayleigh's Crafts - Slime City! (online)

Led by Kayleigh Galvin

Join Kayleigh online for weekly creative crafts throughout the summer holiday!

You can find your materials list through the link below, including some optional extra’s to take your craft to the next level!

Suitable for ages 4+ years

Monday 17 August
10.30am - 11.15am
£5 per session
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

Upcoming crafts include:

  • Mon 27 Jul – Make Your Own Fantasy Castle
  • Mon 3 Aug – Out of this World Lava Lamp
  • Mon 10 Aug – One Man Band! Musical Instruments

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