Led by Charlie Dixon
From fashion to film-making, dance to design, photography to poetry - explore your creativity while working towards a nationally recognised qualification. Take part in workshops, explore and discover new and different arts forms. Group leader Charlie Dixon will guide, inspire and advise through the Arts Award journey.
Terms are 8 weeks and awards can be achieved over one or more terms.
School Year 7-13
Thursdays (from Thur 28 Sept)
4pm – 5.30pm
£50 per 8 week term
What is Arts Award?
Arts Award is a range of unique, nationally recognised, qualifications that support young people to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form - from fashion to digital art, poetry to music.
Meet the tutor
Charlie Dixon trained at Trinity Laban and is a freelance dance artist.
She is part of 4Motion Dance Theatre Co. based in Windsor as well as co-founder of Laowai Collab Dance.
As an Arts Award Practitioner, Charlie truly believes it is an accreditation that can support an student in further development.
Miki, Polar Bear and Penguin live in a very far away place. It’s an icy world where nothing ever grows. One midwinter eve, they make a wish and Miki embarks on a magical adventure in search of a star...
Based on the book by Stephen Mackey, Miki is an inspiring story about friendship, courage and adventure. It features amazing underwater creatures, enchanting music and extraordinary puppetry.
'Young audiences alternate between giggling with delight and total transfixion' The Stage
This hit show returns to the Courtyard Theatre stage after its debut at Norden Farm in 2011. Miki is created by Slot Machine, the company that have previously brought hit Christmas shows One Snowy Night and Kipper's Snowy Day to our stage.
Suitable for ages 3+ years.
£13.50 (£11.50 Under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £46
Presented by Norden Farm and Slot Machine.
Pre Show Touch Tours
For children with SEND and sensory impairments. Contact our Box Office for more details.
Led by Rachel Walsh
A thrilling, energetic and creative dance class. Explore imaginative themes and adventures through dance, song and mime.
Suitable for ages 2+ years.
Mondays (exc 16, 23 Oct and 13 Nov)
Fridays (exc 20, 27 Oct)
10am – 10.45am
£6 | £4.50 siblings | £20 for block booking of 4 sessions
If you would like to book the offer price for 4 sessions, please enter a ticket for each date you would like to attend into your basket and the offer will apply automatically.
An exhibition of entries from our art competition for local children, inspired by our Christmas show Miki.
Enter our art competition for the chance to win a Miki goody bag containing 4 tickets to a family show in 2018, a copy of Miki and some art goodies! Plus the winners of each age group will be invited to turn on the Christmas Lights on Saturday 25 November 2017 with Miki at the Town Hall!
Artwork entered will be displayed in our Gallery between Tues 5 - Sat 30 Dec.
Get ready to join the parade!
Weave and decorate willow to create lanterns inspired by the animal world.
Workshops take place throughout November and December:
Norden Farm | Sun 19 Nov, Sun 26 Nov, Sun 3 Dec | 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
Maidenhead Town Centre | Sat 18 Nov, Sat 25 Nov, Sat 2 Dec | 10am – 4pm (drop in)
Last Chance Workshop | Maidenhead Library | Sat 9 Dec | 11am – 2pm (drop in)
Lanterns created at these family workshops will be illuminated at Norden Farm’s annual Lantern Parade on Saturday 9 December.
Suitable for all ages and all the family.
£4 per person. (Please note a space must be booked for every person attending the workshop – including supervising adults)
• 4.30pm – Live music and entertainment from 4x4 Bhangra – the Kings of Bhangra!
• 5pm – Parade departs from Maidenhead Town Hall
• 5.45pm – 6.15pm – Live music and entertainment continues
A chance to share photos, videos and chat about the event.
Join us for drinks and buffet to look back on the Carnival of the Animals Lantern Parade – everyone welcome!
Sing • Dance • Play
We’ll get you bouncing, jumping, tickling, giggling, laughing, oh and singing! Teddies is energetic, lively and fun for grown-ups and children alike, with a singer and musician at every session.
Suitable for ages 0-5 years.
Wednesdays (exc 25 Oct)
10am – 11am
£5 | £4 siblings
Please book one (or more) free 'Accompanying Adult' tickets for this workshop, and a free 'Baby Seat' if you are bringing a baby under 6 months.
Led by Abbi Lewin
A fun and creative way for children to explore their dance skills. Each week they will have the chance to go on an adventure using imagination and play to help learn basic ballet techniques.
Tuesdays (from Tues 12 Sept, exc 10 and 24 Oct)
2 – 3 years | 10am – 10.30am