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  •  Wed 1 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Thu 2 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Fri 3 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Sat 4 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Wed 8 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Thu 9 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Fri 10 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Sat 11 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Wed 15 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Thu 16 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Fri 17 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE
  •  Sat 18 Sep 17:00 -22:00 FREE

Cookham and Maidenhead Arts Trail Exhibition

The Cookham and Maidenhead Arts Trail will be showcasing the work of many of the artists taking part in this year’s trail.

Works in diverse media will include painting, glass, jewellery, ceramics, printmaking and photography. The exhibition will be open either side of the trail weekend itself. For the eighth year, local artists will be opening their studios to the public on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September - find out more about the trail here.

Wednesday 1 September to Saturday 18 September 2021

Open Wednesdays to Saturdays 5pm - 10pm

other events you may be interested in

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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 20 Apr - 11 May, Tues 18 May - 22 Jun (exc 1 Jun), Tues 29 Jun - 27 Jul
11am - 12.15pm (online only)
£8 per class | £28 per 4 week course | £35 per 5 week course
Suitable for ages 18+ years
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

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Twilight 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 20 Apr - 11 May, Tues 18 May - 22 Jun (exc 1 Jun), Tues 29 Jun - 27 Jul
7.30pm - 8.45pm
£8 per class | £28 per 4 week course | £35 per 5 week course
Suitable for ages 18+ years
Booking cut off time: 6pm on the day of each session

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Digital Photography for Beginners (online)

Led by Elena Garcia-Juan

This course will give you a basic understanding of how your digital camera works and enable you to start using your camera more creatively, minimising time in front of the computer. Photography for those wishing to improve knowledge and experience in the use of the camera’s functions, composition, lighting, and a sound general knowledge of photographic skills. Practical exercises using your camera's manual settings to achieve different effects. You will be encouraged to take part in group discussions. Exploring and discovering other photographers’ work/styles.

The course is suitable for complete beginners with no prior experience of digital cameras, those upgrading from a compact camera or those who have used 35mm film cameras.

You will need to bring your own digital camera and instruction booklet.

Thur 13 May - 24 Jun (exc 3 Jun)
7pm - 9pm
£96 per 6 week course
Booking cut off time: 6pm on Thur 13 May

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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 22 Feb - Mon 22 Mar, Mon 12 Apr - Mon 10 May, Mon 24 May - Mon 21 Jun
10.30am – 12.30pm
£75 per 5 week term + materials (list below)


Mon 22 Feb - Mon 22 Mar: Animals and Nature

Led by Caroline Crawford

Whether or not you haven’t picked up a pencil for years or want to brush up on your painting skills, this course covers detailed elements of Drawing & Painting focussing on animal portraits and nature studies and still life. Carefully Guided by artist Caroline Crawford this is a friendly class and a fun way to start your week.


Mon 12 Apr - Mon 10 May: Black and White

Led by Amelia Pimlott

Using black and white photos as source material, we will explore the figure and portraits to develop tonal drawings using charcoal chalk and pencil and learn to scale up. Led by Artist Amelia Pimlott this is a friendly class and a fun way to start your week.


Mon 24 May - Mon 21 May: Landscapes, Townscapes and Nature

Led by Caroline Crawford

This course covers focusses on a variety of Drawing & Painting techniques to create landscapes, townscapes and nature studies. Led by Caroline Crawford, this is a friendly class and a fun way to start your week.

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Zen Drawing with Colour (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 and exploring colour.

Suitable for all abilities, the workshops will focus on building confidence in your art making abilities - concentrating on the soothing journey of the drawing and playing with colour.

In each session explore drawing abstract patterns and the different ways you can enhance your designs using colour pencils and bright watercolours.

You will need: Paper, lead pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine liner, colour pencils or Aquarell colour pencils, optional coloured fine liners.

Mon 1 Mar - 29 Mar (except 15 Mar), Mon 19 Apr - 10 May
7.30pm – 8.45pm
£8 per session, £28 per 4 week course
Booking cut off time: 6pm on the day of the session

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Norden Farm Market

Join us for our brand new series of outdoor markets this summer – held in the Linhay barns and car park, providing a safe shopping experience. Browse stalls selling artisanal produce and hand crafted goods. The markets will also feature live music from Sat 5 Jun!

LIVE MUSIC

Sat 5 Jun - The Alex Hutton Trio bring Latin jazz to get you in the mood for summer

Sat 19 Jun - Ajay Srivastav performs a special set ahead of his Autumn gig and we are also joined by from Old Time Wasters & Cut a Shine

Stalls on Sat 5 June include: Ka Na Homecooked, Turqle UK, Ultra Kriti, Katie Sarah Makes, Windsor & Eton Photo Art, The Marlow Cheese Company, Cricketers Gin, The Three Bees Bakery, Babypumplekins, Nicks Knits, Eat More Kale, Challens Chicks, Ali-Oops Handbags, Bright as a Button Jewellery, Rere's Soap & Scents, and Moon’s Deli.

Martha the Refill Hub van will also be at the market, stocking a range of organic and non-organic essential foods, freshly roasted coffee beans, confectionery and snacks, cleaning products and toiletries - all plastic free and ethically sourced.

The Norden Farm Café Bar will be open serving food and drinks - including delicious drinks specials for a relaxed Saturday afternoon - Bloody / Virgin Marys and Mimosas.

Outdoor Event | Free Entry

Sat 5 June, 3 and 17 Jul, 7 Aug 12pm - 4pm

Night Market Sat 19 June 6pm - 9pm


Visitor Information

  • Entry is free and you don’t need to book tickets for this event, we will be monitoring numbers at the entrance.

  • Please observe social distancing and wear a face covering.

  • We encourage those of you who are local to make the most of the spring sunshine and head over to Norden Farm on foot or by bike. Our bike rack is located behind the left side of the Farmhouse.

  • We will have very limited number of parking spaces available on site, with bays for Blue Badge holders located to the right after the entrance gate.

  • The Cafe Bar will be open serving delicious food and drink to takeaway or enjoy from a table on our outdoor terrace. Saturday drinks specials include Bloody / Virgin Marys or Mimosas. Food is served between 12pm – 3pm and 5.30pm – 7.45pm.

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