Harry Hill joins us for this exclusive warm-up show to celebrate the launch of his new book Matt Millz Stands Up!
Is your kid a bit of a joker? Do you have more than one comedian in the family?
This is a brand new, family-fun-filled show from Harry Hill the star of ITV’s Alien Fun Capsule and TV Burp and the voice of You’ve Been Framed.
This show is jam packed with laughs and ties in with the release of Matt Millz Stands Up, the sequel to Harry’s critically lauded kids’ book, Matt Millz, about the world’s youngest comedian who dreams of making it big.
This show will offer hints, tips and anecdotes for children who fancy themselves as a bit of a comic, with the self-styled floppy collared loon Harry Hill on hand to run through his dos and don’ts, as well as offering kids the chance to try out their comedy skills.
So kids – bring your best jokes! And if you’re sitting near the front, bring your umbrella! Expect big laughs, practical tips and bucket loads of water silliness.
Harry Hill is a national treasure who has created some of the most successful TV shows of the last two decades, collecting three BAFTAs, eight British Comedy Awards and a Golden Rose of Montreux along the way.
Age guidance ages 6 – 16 years.
£15 (£10 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £35
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
11am and 1.30pm.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den for interactive tales!
This May Half Term the stories will be:
Mon 27 May - The Very Hungry Caterpiller
Tues 28 May - Winnie The Pooh
Wed 29 May - The Ugly Duckling
Thur 30 May - Pippa Longstocking
Fri 31 May - The Mousehole Cat
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Age guidance: 3-7 years.
£2 per person
Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained.
The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!
The crafts for May Half Term are:
Mon 27 May - Bunting
Tues 28 May - Reptiles (Chameleon & Snake)
Wed 29 May - Weather (Rainbow Mobile and 3D Rainy Picture)
Thur 30 May - Duck & Swan
Fri 31 May - Africa (Mask and Collar)
Sat 1 Jun - Bug Crowns and Bracelets Making
Sessions are 45 minutes.
Age guidance: 5-8 years.
£5 per child
Get involved at Kite Making Workshops across the school holidays, then see your creation take to the sky!
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!
'Gave me the skills and confidence to get into drama school and pursue a career in acting' Lizzy Maillard
Our friendly theatre company lead the sessions, where you’ll have fun and meet new friends.
Plus receive discounted tickets to shows and gain opportunities to work alongside Troublemaker Theatre Company at our Summer Theatre Week.
‘I went on to get a degree in film and theatre, and now teach drama to children myself’ Ryan Tomlinson
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.
'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
Thursdays or Sundays
£97 per term
School Year 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11
day dependent on availability
Photography credit Luminous Photography.
Norden Exposure led by Becky Hinton.
A lively fast paced class to a soundtrack of current music. This is contemporary dance smashed up and easy to learn!
All terms are 10 weeks long and suitable for all abilities.
Suitable for 9+ years.
Tuesdays (from Tues 7 May)
5.45pm – 7pm
£67 per 10 week term
Budding dancers and performers are welcome to come and try our Youth Dance classes at a free trial session on Tuesday 29 January at 5.30pm.
Spaces for the free trial are limited so please book your place through our friendly Box Office on 01628 788997.