Dir: Michael Dougherty 2019, 132 mins, US
Crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of ancient super-species, thought to be mere myths. These include the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. Humanity’s very existence is left hanging in the balance.
WHY? An epic action adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history
£8 (£6 under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £24.
From the book by Raymond Briggs
Adapted by Pins and Needles Productions.
Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a polar bear a bath, or clear up its poo?
One night when she's fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly's not scared.
The story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming tale is one of imagination and growing up.
Featuring inventive design, original music, and magical puppetry.
'Move over War Horse, this polar puppet is magic' The Guardian
Click here to read the full review.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den for interactive tales this October Half Term!
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Fri 1 Nov - The Magic Paintbrush and The High Street.
Age guidance: 3-7 years.
Mon 2 Oct - Sat 2 Nov
11am and 1.30pm
£2 per person
Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained this school holiday.
The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!
Sessions are 45 minutes.
Age guidance: 5-8 years.
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov
£5 per child
Dir: Michael Engler 2019 122 mins, UK
The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes.
WHY? Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)
Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.
Bring Baby Screenings
The screening on Friday 25 October at 11am is exclusively for parents, careers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including cup of tea); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.
Join us for Talking Tables
Talking Tables is a new pilot project from Norden Farm that aims to bring people together in a relaxed environment to discuss events, share ideas about what they are seeing and most importantly - to meet new people!
Talking Tables is particularly aimed at people coming to Norden Farm on their own, but all are welcome.
Our next Talking Tables event is on Sunday 27 October from 1.30pm for people coming to see the 2pm screening of Downton Abbey. To take part, simply book in to see the film, then join the group in the foyer before the screening.
Norden Farm volunteers are the Table hosts. They will be on hand to welcome people and answer any questions.
A new version of the Grimms' classic tale.
Poor Polly Buckwheat is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she accept the kind help of an eccentric dwarf who mysteriously appears in her prison cell?
WHY? With trademark puppets, music, storytelling and transforming sets
Age guidance 4 - 11 years
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family and Friends (4 people) £36
Presented byTheatre of Widdershins
Norden Lights led by Troublemaker Theatre Company.
Your chance to be on stage and in the spotlight!
Join the only youth drama group in Maidenhead which rehearses in a professional theatre!
Our friendly theatre company lead the sessions, where you’ll have fun and meet new friends.
Pick up performance skills from stage combat to acting for camera and physical theatre to accents, while working with scripts from famous playwrights or made up by you.
Terms 10 weeks long, no auditions, suitable for all abilities and end with a sharing or showcase.
£67 per term
School Years 2 and 3
This Autumn term, Youth Theatre - Group A will take part in specialist sessions on a range of theatre skills including devising, vocal techniques, stage presence, characterisation and much more.
There will be a sharing of the skills and techniques learned for parents on Wednesday 11 December.
Autumn skills workshops:
Week 1: Devising - creating your own stories from scratch
Week 2: Vocal techniques - how to improve your volume and diction
Week 3: Stage presence - how to own the stage and be the centre of attention
Week 4: Characterisation - how to turn your ideas into physical reality
Week 5: Animal characters - including examples from Roald Dahl, AA Milne and Kenneth Grahame
Week 6: Mime skills - performing without using your voice and still being understood
Week 7: Improvisation with props - take inspiration from the objects around you
Week 8: Slapstick comedy – slips, trips and falls without doing actual damage
Week 9: Silly voices - entertain your friends and family with comedy character voices
Week 10: Theatre quiz - a team based practical and mental test of all you have learnt this term
'Gave me the skills and confidence to get into drama school and pursue a career in acting' Lizzy Maillard
‘I went on to get a degree in film and theatre, and now teach drama to children myself’ Ryan Tomlinson
'Film-making at 15, scripting at 16, and crying that it had to end at 18. 5yrs later, I'm working full-time in television' Kat Mace
Photography credit Luminous Photography.