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Arts Award Taster Workshops

Led by Charlie Dixon

Inspired by music? Handy with a paintbrush? Want to find out more about how your arty interests could become a nationally recognised qualification? Try the Arts Award out for size at a taster workshop.

School Year 7 – 13

Thur 14 and 21 Sept
4pm – 5.30pm
£5 per session

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.

other events you may be interested in

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Storytelling

1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Join our storytellers in the magical story den this Holiday!

Please see below for full listings.

Monday 12 February - The Bag of Warmth
Tuesday 13 February - Messy Pig and Tidy Fairy
Thursday 15 February - The Three Little Slugs
Friday 16 February - The Musicians of Bremen
Saturday 17 February - Lazy Jack

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.

Suitable for ages 3+ years.

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Arts and Crafts Session

Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained this half term.

The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!

Mon 12 Feb - Cancelled
Tues 13 Feb - Air dry clay sequinned fish
Wed 14 Feb - Goat puppet and clay troll
Thurs 15 Feb - Superheroes – mask and cuffs
Fri 16 Feb - Chinese New Year – dragon puppet and dog
Sat 17 Feb - Heart Letter Holders

Suitable for ages 5+ years.

£5 per child

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Splat! Messy Play

Led by Clare Lynskey

Giving children the opportunity to learn and explore through exciting and fun art activities – and we do all the clearing up!

Mondays (from 19 Feb, exc 2 and 9 Apr)
11.30am – 12.15pm
£6 | £4.50 siblings | £20 for block booking of 4 sessions

Suitable for ages 6+ months.


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

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It’s a Dog’s Life – Paula Zimmerman

Paula gained a degree in Art and Art History at Scarborough University in 1998 as a mature student.

Her career as an artist began as a ceramicist making quirky animals. She became interested in painting, initially as an abstract painter. Now she enjoys working with colour design and animals. She combines both in her animal portraits.

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Jump In! Exhibition – Bee Me

An exhibition created with local schools and inspired by Me and My Bee, a show in the Jump In! Family Arts Festival.

Albert Einstein said that without the bees, humans have four years left to live. We rely on bees to pollinate one third of the crops we use as food.

This special multi-sensory experience for diverse family audiences including children with SEN, explores the importance and plight of bees, and gives ideas for what we can do to help the bee population.

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Zumba

Led by Annet Bowler.

Party yourself into shape with the Zumba® programme.

An exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party™. Dance to various Latin rhythms including salsa, reggeaton, merengue, cumbia, bellydance and more.

Spring
Thur 4 Jan – 26 Apr (exc 29 Mar)
10am – 11am
£6 per class

Sun 7 Jan - 29 Apr (exc 1 Apr)
11am – 12pm
£6 per class

Suitable for 18+ years.

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about 13 hours ago Our next line up of Parent and Baby Screening is here! Catch Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig in Downsizing; BAFTA winning romance The Shape of Water; and Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake star in Wonder Wheel. These screenings are exclusively for parents with children under 2 years old. Tickets are £5.50 for adults and include a cup of tea or coffee, babies and infants go free! More info and tickets here --> http://bit.ly/NordenFilm

about 16 hours ago What better way to round off the week than with some Friday night comedy? We welcome the fabulous Stephen Bailey back to the Farm on Friday 2 March with his new show Can't Think Straight. Stephen is know for his friendly, open brand of gossipy humour that has made him one of the most enjoyable acts on the UK comedy circuit. Join him for an unmissable evening, packed with laughs! --> http://bit.ly/23StephenBailey

about 20 hours ago The Vinyl Frontier returns this Saturday 24 February with OK Computer by Radiohead --> http://bit.ly/01VinylFrontier The LP has just celebrated it’s 20th birthday. In recognition, host Jeff Lloyd will tell the story of how Oxfordshire’s finest came to record one of the most groundbreaking records of the past quarter century. Join him to hear music in its finest form – on vinyl and in fabulous hi-fi!

about 23 hours ago Biscuit anyone? - https://t.co/S7f0y4IZEo

1 day ago Jump In! this Easter Holiday! - https://t.co/c8g26kxnAi

1 day ago Dynamic Americana duo The Grahams head to Maidenhead on Sunday 4 March at 8pm -->... https://t.co/xKorxJCYXD

1 day ago Dynamic Americana duo The Grahams head to Maidenhead on Sunday 4 March at 8pm --> https://norden.farm/events/the-grahams Their music is inspired by railroad and river journeys - check out one of their tracks through the link below. The pair are supported by their 4 piece band for this stripped back set in our Studio space.

1 day ago Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company Create a play from scratch in just three days! Explore different elements of theatre such as acting and script writing before performing your masterpiece at the end of the course. Mon 9 – Wed 11 Apr 10am – 4pm (Wed 5pm) £90 (£80 Advantage Card) Suitable for ages 10+ years.

1 day ago Calling all budding artists and young creatives! Immerse yourself in three whole days of arts and crafts. This school holiday, the theme is art inspired by famous artists – from Picasso to Barbara Hepworth, and Andy Warhol to Matisse. Budding young artists will work to create both unique individual projects and collaborative art. You will have the opportunity to use a range of mediums and materials including clay and textiles. Wed 11 – Fri 13 Apr 10am – 4pm £85 (£75 Advantage Card) Suitable for age 8+ years.

1 day ago Experience being an A-Troupe dancer in a real dance studio for two jam packed days. Work with a professional dancer to develop your technique in class, learn routines and create your own choreography. Led By Charlie Dixon. Wed 4 and Thur 5 Apr 10am – 4pm £60 (£50 Advantage Card) Suitable for ages 9 – 12 years. No audition necessary.

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