Multi award winning floral designer Mig Kimpton brings a fun fresh approach to festive floral design. He creates a unique fun evening of entertainment with a new live floral show to brighten up this year’s winter evenings.
Watch Mig create amazing festive designs from scratch, using fresh flowers and unusual materials.
WHY? Mig combines his theatrical past with his extensive experience of working with flowers, to provide an evening of flowers, fun and festive excitement!
Age guidance: 15+ years
Led by Rosemary Muncie
If you enjoy poetry, this group is for you. Bring along poems to share and discuss whether your own writing or favourites - from the anonymous traveller who longed for the western wind to blow to the subtle and ironic voices of today.
Sun 12 May, 9 Jun, 7 Jul, 11 Aug
10.30am – 12.30pm
£5 per session including a drink from the bar
Interactive storytelling in the magical story den.
Join in or unwind in the Café Bar with a latte and the Sunday papers, while your little ones get involved in telling stories from all over the world.
On Sunday 17 March the story will be The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
Age guidance 4 – 7 years.
WHY? A sociable, creative and entirely relaxed way to do Sundays for families with young children
The Story Den
£3.50 per person (45 mins)
They say all political careers end in tears.
In Brandreth's case it's tears of laughter as the actor, author, ex-MP, One Show reporter and QI, Have I Got News For You and Countdown star is back on tour with his new show celebrating all things theatrical.
Without hesitation or repetition (and just a touch of deviation), the BBC Radio 4 Just a Minute regular delivers dazzling wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy and hilarious name-dropping.
WHY? ‘A master raconteur’ ★★★★★ The Telegraph
‘Total joy’ ★★★★★ Scotsman
Suitable for ages 11+ years.
Alan McGee is a Scottish businessman and music industry executive.
He has been a record label owner, musician, manager and music blogger for The Guardian. He is best known for co-founding and running the independent Creation Records label and is the man who discovered and signed Oasis.
WHY? Join Alan as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream. You will also have the opportunity to ask Alan a question.
The night will be hosted by author and broadcaster Rob Fiddaman.
With Angus Deayton, Philip Pope, Michael Fenton Stevens, Helen Atkinson Wood
Presented by So Comedy & Broken Robot Productions.
Angus Deayton (Have I Got News For You, One Foot In The Grave, Nighty Night), Helen Atkinson Wood (Blackadder, The Young Ones, QI), Michael Fenton Stevens (Benidorm, My Family) and Philip Pope (Who Dares Wins, Chelmsford 123, Only Fools & Horses) reunite to take classic scripts from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show on the road.
Among other classic characters expect to catch up with long suffering radio host Mike Channel, original foodie Anna Daptor and the accident-prone Martin Brown. Also featuring the cast’s original musical creations, responsible for such parody bands as The Hee Bee Gee Bees and Status Quid.
WHY? Heading to Maidenhead following a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Presented by March of Bouquet by KAORUKO Corporation.
An Official Event of the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020. Performances include Zen style flower arrangements in the bonsai fashion, contemporary flower arrangements and a kimono (Japanese traditional dress) showcase by the Yamano School group.
WHY? Those attending the event can also book on to flower and kimono workshops after the performance. Spaces are limited, so don’t miss out!
£14 (£12 conc) (under 5s go free)
Kimono and Flower Workshops: £5