Dir: Guy Ritchie 2019, 128 mins, US
The tale of charming street hustler Aladdin, courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and a larger-than-life Genie. Kind-hearted Aladdin and power-hungry Jafar vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Starring Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith.
WHY? A thrilling and vibrant live-action retelling of the animated classic
'Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is lively, colourful and genuinely funny' ★★★★ The Gardian
Click here to read the full review.
£8 (£6 under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £24.
From the book by Raymond Briggs
Adapted by Pins and Needles Productions.
Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a polar bear a bath, or clear up its poo?
One night when she's fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly's not scared.
The story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming tale is one of imagination and growing up.
Featuring inventive design, original music, and magical puppetry.
'Move over War Horse, this polar puppet is magic' The Guardian
Click here to read the full review.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den for interactive tales this October Half Term!
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Fri 1 Nov - The Magic Paintbrush and The High Street.
Age guidance: 3-7 years.
Mon 2 Oct - Sat 2 Nov
11am and 1.30pm
£2 per person
Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained this school holiday.
The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!
Sessions are 45 minutes.
Age guidance: 5-8 years.
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov
£5 per child
Dir: Michael Engler 2019 122 mins, UK
The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes.
WHY? Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)
Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.
Bring Baby Screenings
The screening on Friday 25 October at 11am is exclusively for parents, careers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including cup of tea); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.
Join us for Talking Tables
Talking Tables is a new pilot project from Norden Farm that aims to bring people together in a relaxed environment to discuss events, share ideas about what they are seeing and most importantly - to meet new people!
Talking Tables is particularly aimed at people coming to Norden Farm on their own, but all are welcome.
Our next Talking Tables event is on Sunday 27 October from 1.30pm for people coming to see the 2pm screening of Downton Abbey. To take part, simply book in to see the film, then join the group in the foyer before the screening.
Norden Farm volunteers are the Table hosts. They will be on hand to welcome people and answer any questions.
A new version of the Grimms' classic tale.
Poor Polly Buckwheat is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she accept the kind help of an eccentric dwarf who mysteriously appears in her prison cell?
WHY? With trademark puppets, music, storytelling and transforming sets
Age guidance 4 - 11 years
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family and Friends (4 people) £36
Presented byTheatre of Widdershins
Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company.
Your chance to be on stage and in the spotlight!
Join the only youth drama group in Maidenhead which rehearses in a professional theatre!
Our friendly theatre company lead the sessions, where you’ll have fun and meet new friends.
Pick up performance skills from stage combat to acting for camera and physical theatre to accents, while working with scripts from famous playwrights or made up by you.
Terms 10 weeks long, no auditions, suitable for all abilities and end with a sharing or showcase.
This Autumn term, Youth Theatre Group C will be working towards a performance of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, adapted by Richard R. George.
Who hasn’t wanted to join James as he escapes from his fearful aunts and sets off inside the peach on his wonderful adventures?
Performance date: Thursday 12 December
£97 per term
School Year 7, 8 and 9
'Gave me the skills and confidence to get into drama school and pursue a career in acting' Lizzy Maillard
‘I went on to get a degree in film and theatre, and now teach drama to children myself’ Ryan Tomlinson
'Film-making at 15, scripting at 16, and crying that it had to end at 18. 5yrs later, I'm working full-time in television' Kat Mace
Photography credit Luminous Photography.