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Chicken Licken

A recipe of food, puppets and music following the adventures of a growing chick and her encounters with a hungry fox

A baby chick is born and thinks the sky is falling down. Chicken Licken grows up to be the Little Red Hen and asks her friends to help her make bread, but no one wants to play!

WHY? A trilogy of classic tales from the Ladybird books - Chicken Licken, The Little Red Hen and The Fox and the Hen

Presented by DNA.

Age guidance: 3-8 years.

45 minutes.

£11 (£9 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £36
Tickets/seats are not required for children under 18 months who are happy to sit on laps.

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The Little Prince

Brand new show from Luca Silvestrini's Protein.

The classic tale reimagined on stage for children and their grown-ups.

Welcome to the incredible story of The Little Prince, retold by a pilot stranded in the desert. Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups!

Once on planet Earth, the Little Prince is welcomed by a mysterious snake and a wise fox before encountering the lone pilot. Together they discover the beauty of friendship and the complexity of love. Based on the world-famous story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince brings Protein's award-winning mix of dance, humour and spoken word.

Suitable for everyone young and old.

WHY? 'Luca Silvestrini is the sharpest of comic choreographers' The Guardian

Courtyard Theatre
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

Run time 60 minutes.


Kayleigh’s Crafts (online)

Led by Kayleigh Galvin

Join Kayleigh online for monthly creative crafts!

Your ticket includes your craft pack which features everything you need to take part online! Just join Kayleigh via zoom to get creative.

Sun 28 Feb: Go Bananas! - Fruity Slime

Your craft pack (and accompanying live/video) will show you how to make a batch of slime with some special added extras (including a scent, beads, glitter, foam balls, slime confetti and paint) for extra sensory fun! You can also learn how to make slime bubbles/balloons using a straw. With the added treat of an inflatable banana toy and a special Slime Scientist ID card for each child.

Sun 28 Mar: Circus Fun
Sun 25 Apr: Minibeasts

Suitable for ages 4+ years.

This session will be fun for you and your little ones, please support where necessary and ensure that children are always supervised during the class.

Craft packs can be collected from the Norden Farm takeaway on the Friday or Saturday before your session, between 12pm - 8pm.

Sun 31 Jan, Sun 28 Feb, Sun 28 Mar, Sun 25 Apr
10.30am - 11.15am
£8 per session
Booking cut off time: 6pm on the Saturday before each session


Digi Den (online)

Led by DJ Mhlanga

The digital arts club!

Reconnect with the Digi Den community via weekly Zoom workshops. Share your creativity, explore music and film editing!

You will need: Paper to draw or write on and any pencils, pens or art supplies you may like to use. The project will adapt to incorporate any other supplies individuals may have.

Suitable for School Years 5 - 8.

Sat 27 Feb - 20 Mar (online only)
11.30am - 12.45pm
£24 per 4 week term
Booking cut off time: 9am Sat 27 Feb


Oldilocks and the 3 Bears

Oldilocks finds a teddy bear in the park and remembers a delicious bowl of porridge she tasted years ago in the woods. Something else happened but she can’t quite remember what… so she sets off for the forest.

Join Oldilocks as she sets off for another adventure followed by a scruffy old pigeon. Will she find the bears' house and what will happen then?

A wonderfully funny and warmhearted celebration of the classic story, starring a naughty old lady who looks very familiar… and 3 funny bears who love their breakfast.

Expect to be spellbound by lovingly crafted puppets, music and some steaming bowls of porridge!

The latest show from Garlic Theatre, who have previously brought Eggs on Legs, Three Billy Goats Gruff and Three Little Pig Tails to Norden Farm.

Age guidance 3+ years

Courtyard Theatre and Live Stream

Run time 50 minutes.

£11 | £9 under 16s
Family & Friends Ticket (4 people) £36

Livestream Ticket £10 per household

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. Tickets can be purchased as unallocated and seats will be assigned before the event.

Online streaming tickets are also available for this event – so you can enjoy the show live from the comfort of your home.

Please prepare for your visit by reading our latest Visitor Information here. This includes important information about face coverings, social distancing and measures we have implemented to keep everyone safe when visiting Norden Farm.


Mindful Storytelling (online)

Led by Carly Brown

A session for families with children aged 3-8 years old. Weaving in yoga based movement and the breath to bring stories to life. We will end each storytelling session with a cuddly savasana/rest so please have blankets and soft toys ready. A chance to spend some golden time together as a family.

This session will be fun for you and your little ones, please support where necessary and ensure that children are always supervised during the class.

Suitable for ages 3 - 8 years.

Sun 7 Feb, Sun 7 Mar, Sun 4 Apr
11am - 11.30am
£6 per household
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of the session


Norden Farm Youth Theatre (Seniors 1)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones and Jane Hibbs

Building on our devising skills from last term we will begin to develop our understanding of ensemble in performance. Using extracts from published texts we will use these as a starting point to create our own original Youth Theatre ensemble performance in the Spring.

School Years 7 - 11
Wed 13 Jan - 31 Mar (exc 17 Feb and 3 Mar)
4.15pm - 5.45pm
£97 per 10 week term

This class will continue to be online only while our doors are still closed due to lockdown.

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