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Presented by One Tenth Human.

An interactive engineering adventure for young scientists!

Scribble and Clipboard have a job to do: sort the recycling. But Scribble keeps finding new things to investigate. When she discovers a mysterious egg hidden in the rubbish, the pair need the audience’s help to rescue an unborn chick.

Can we save a mysterious egg from a smashing? And what will we discover along the way?Curious Investigatorsis a cracking adventure created in collaboration with engineering experts from Lancaster University: a delightfully surprising, highly visual show for 3–7-year-olds and their grown-ups.

This brand-new family show has been hatched by One Tenth Human, commissioned by Big Imaginations and supported by Arts Council England.

This event is part of Quest Family Fest 2023. Join us to navigate your way through 2 weeks of creative adventures.

Ages 3 - 7 years.

Studio
£12 I £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

Tickets for children under 18 months For this show, tickets/ seats are not required for children under 18 months who are happy to sit on laps

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Norden Farm Youth Theatre (Junior)

Led by Little Tanks Ltd

In each session children take part in a series of drama games and activities that develop their confidence as well as teaching them drama skills. These include focus, communication, developing a character and voice projection.

As the weeks go on the group will each have a part with some lines to learn in a small-scale show. They will rehearse as a team and share what they have learnt during the last session, more details to follow on this after half term.

Suitable for ages 7 - 11 years

'Norden Farm is my favourite after school club, it always keeps me moving and relaxed. It is a great place to go for drama and within a short time, I have become far more confident and expressive' Timothy, age 7

'We have sent both of our children to Youth Theatre at Norden Farm and have seen dramatic improvements in there ability, confidence, social awareness and expressiveness generally and specifically. The environment is safe and developmental in a broad and exciting sense' Alex - parent

Summer
Wed 26 Apr - 5 Jul (exc 31 May)
4.55pm - 5.55pm
£85 per 10 week term

Junior Youth Theatre Bookng Form

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Creative Mindfulness For Children (Aged for 4-7 years)

Led by Stella Chenery

Children will learn to:
• Recognise and understand feelings, thoughts and emotions
• Focus the mind
• Cultivate kindness and compassion towards themselves and others
• Relax and calm their minds and bodies
• Express their feelings

Through creative activities, art, sound, stories, meditations, visualizations and discussion.

Suitable for ages 4 - 7 years.

Summer
Sat 13 May, Sat 10 Jun
11am - 11.45am
£10 per child, per session

Please note that children need to be accompanied to and from the workshop space but not during the session and you are not required to stay on site. However, you will need to complete an emergency contact form with our DBS checked tutor before the session begins.

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Creative Mindfulness For Children (Aged 8-11 years)

Led by Stella Chenery

Children will learn to:
• Recognise and understand feelings, thoughts and emotions
• Focus the mind
• Cultivate kindness and compassion towards themselves and others
• Relax and calm their minds and bodies
• Express their feelings

Through creative activities, art, sound, stories, meditations, visualizations and discussion.

Suitable for ages 8 - 11 years.

Summer
Sat 13 May, Sat 10 Jun
12pm - 12.45pm
£10 per child, per session

Please note that children need to be accompanied to and from the workshop space but not during the session and you are not required to stay on site. However, you will need to complete an emergency contact form with our DBS checked tutor before the session begins.

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Arts and Crafts Session

Join us this Summer for fun and easy crafts!

Each 1 hour session is a new craft for you to try so you can create something new at each session.

Tues 30 May - Bubble Painting
Led by Kayleigh Robinson
Create an amazing bubble painting using 4 paint colours on black paper! Inspired by our half term show The Amazing Bubble Man!

Fri 1 Jun - Recycled Fantasy Castle
Led by Kayleigh Robinson
Create your own fantasy castle using recycled items you can find around your home such as plastic bottles! Inspired by our half term show The Not So Grimm Twins!

July and August sessions
Led by Jess Thompson and Aysha Khan

Tues 25 Jul - Collaborative Kite Sculpture
Led by Jess Thompson
Help create a collaborative kite sculpture which will be on view at our Kite Festival on Sunday 3 September and make a small version to take home.

Wed 26 Jul - Block Printed Patterns
Led by Aysha Khan
Block Printed patterns in nature - make your own blocks to print with.

Thur 27 Jul - Matisse inspired collage.
Led by Aysha Khan

Wed 2 Aug - Nature hanging mobile.
Led by Aysha Khan

Thur 3 Aug - Relief Printing
Led by Aysha Khan
Create your own series of handmade prints.

Tues 8 Aug - Collage Tin Plant Pots
Led by Jess Thompson
Decorate and plant a recycled tin plant pot using collage techniques.

Wed 9 Aug - 3 in a Row Game
Led by Aysha Khan
Make your own nature themed "3 in a row" game on wood.

Thur 10 Aug - Wax Resist Painting
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Tues 15 Aug - Nature Themed Mandalas
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Wed 16 Aug - Create a coi carp windsock.
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Thur 17 Aug - Airdry clay modelling.
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Wed 23 Aug - Marbling Techniques
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Thur 24 Aug - Fish are friends too.
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Suitable for ages 5 - 11 years
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Storytelling

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Each session lasts 20 minutes

£4 per person
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Kite Making Workshops

Get involved at Kite Making Workshops this summer, then see your creation take to the sky!

The workshops are led by specialist kite makers Community Kite Project.

In these family friendly sessions our practitioners will guide you through the process of making the Patang Kite – the Indian Fighter Kite.

Make and decorate your kite to stand out in the sky at the Kite Festival which takes place in Boyn Grove Park on Sunday 3 September.

Kite Making Workshops

Saturday 5 August | 2pm – 3pm and 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Friday 18 August | 2pm – 3pm and 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Saturday 19 August | 2pm – 3pm and 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Workshops are suitable for all the family and tickets are £6 per person.

Pre booking for Kite Workshops is highly recommended.

If you have tickets for a workshop you are guaranteed to make a kite at the session. During each session we may have a small number of tickets available on the door but to avoid disappointment please pre book.

Please note this is a Drop-In Workshop:
You can make a kite in around 20 – 30 minutes with a bit of adult support! So you can turn up at any time during the session. But do make sure you leave enough time to get here, get park and get into the session!

These workshops have been kindly subsidised by funding from The Cyril Taylor Charitable Foundation and Berkshire Community Foundation.

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An energetic and creative music and movement class for babies and children under 5.

This fun and funky session uses lights, puppets, parachute, instruments and music to get your little ones moving!

Suitable for ages 18 months - 5 years.

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Fri 2 Jun - Fri 23 Jun and Fri 30 Jun - Fri 21 Jul
11am - 11.45am

£7.50 | Siblings (18 months +) £4.50 | £26 for 4 sessions a term


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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Bring Baby Choir

Singing is a great way to relieve stress and promote well-being.

Meet new people and take some time for you in this new acappella choir for mums, dads, grandparents, carers and their babies!

It is a baby friendly class, created especially so you can bring the baby you care for. Grown ups are in a semi circle (with room for your buggy next to you) and babies can sit, crawl or play on the blanket in front of you.

These uplifting classes are led by conductor/composer (and mum) Marta Radwan. There's no auditions, no singing experience is needed and you don't need to have a 'good voice' - just an openness to have a go! You'll be sure to know the songs and there will even be some which include your little one.

There's also:
* Free on-site parking
* Café (open all day)
* Baby changing facilities

Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Carers all welcome with their babies under 18 months

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