Capturing the distinctive, authentic sound of one of the biggest guitar bands of all time.
Fronted by finger picking guitar ace John Brunsdon, Dire Streets are known for their attention to detail and musicianship. They are joined by special guest Steve Wiltshire on saxophone and flute.
WHY? With tracks from early classics like Sultans of Swing and Lady Writer, through to the hits of the 80s and Brothers in Arms
With a host of rebel rousing folk songs and instrumentals, Mawkin modernise traditional folk material with their own touch.
The line up features brothers David Delarre (vocals, guitar) and James Delarre (vocals, violin), Nick Cooke (melodeon), Danny Crump (bass) and Lee Richardson (drums). The band have supported Bellowhead on their farewell tour amongst a flurry of key festivals and UK tour dates.
WHY? ‘A Gutsy re-working of Traditional Songs’ The Guardian
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!
Part of the Farm’s programme to support emerging musicians. Local acts play three numbers – at least one of which is an original.
November's Line Up
Maidenhead local Hayley India Canham is just 15 years old but has already appeared on the West End stage as Matilda in Matilda the Musical. She will be performing three original songs.
Livvy Beer is a solo artist from Windsor. She is a singer/songwriter of acoustic pop, influenced by the likes of Ed Sheeran.
Seven piece band Riot of Gollins take to the stage performing a mix of alt folk, country and humorous material.
Guitarist and vocalist Tara Deane returns with original songs and upbeat, toe-tapping covers. She is currently in the studio recording her album which is due to be released in March.
Sarah Charlotte takes inspiration from singer-songwriters such as Adele and The Carpenters. She enjoys playing tunes from old musicals.
Harrison Stevens is an acoustic guitarist and singer, influenced by The Beatles, The Stone Roses and Oasis. He performs indie rock and will be playing two original songs.
Denise Barnett is a singer-songwriter living in Windsor. She loves to share her own songs, influenced by her roots in the North West of Ireland and a love of Americana.
If you would like to perform at next Spring's event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A tribute to The Small Faces and the hits that kept 1960s London swinging.
The line up features Maidenhead's own Matt Bond as Steve Marriott and Dan Taylor as Kenney Jones. They perform the smash hits All Or Nothing, Lazy Sunday, Itchycoo Park and Sha La La La Lee as well as lots of fan favourites and selected tracks from the 1968 LP Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake.
WHY? The UK's only Small Faces tribute band
An evening of dance in our atmospheric 18th century Long Barn.
A caller will guide you through dances while ceilidh band Nedron’s Jig provide the live music.
WHY? A perfect social event for Christmas parties
£15 (£13 conc)
Heck yeah, it’s a hoedown!
Our popular New Year’s Eve event returns to ring in 2018! Join ceilidh and barn dance band Cut a Shine for foot stomping, rip-roaring, thigh-slapping traditional music and a night of all types of barn dancing. A fun, lively and thrilling way to celebrate this New Year's Eve!
Age guidance 12+ years.
WHY? Dust off your cowboy hats, gingham checks or general fancy dress for frolics on the Courtyard Theatre dance floor
£20 before 31 October, £25 after
Supporters £17 before 31 October, £22 after
Led by Richard Lee.
Always wanted to learn guitar but never got around to it? Want to trade your air guitar skills for real guitar skills? It is never too late to learn.
These are fun and friendly lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years' experience.
Wed 6 Sept – 11 Oct and 1 Nov – 6 Dec
8.15pm – 9.15pm
Thur 7 Sept – 12 Oct and 2 Nov – 7 Dec
7pm – 8pm
£45 per 6 week course
Suitable for 18+ years
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.