Hold on to your socks and enjoy stand up comedy for kids.
James Campbell is founder of Comedy 4 Kids, author of Boyface and has appeared on CBBC’s Blue Peter. He will be making fun of everything from couscous to penguins to Nintendo Wii. James' jokes are written and performed to get children and parents laughing out loud.
WHY? ‘A hit not to be missed’ ★★★★★ Three Weeks
Age guidance: 6+ years
£10 (£8 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £32
Miki, Polar Bear and Penguin live in a very far away place. It’s an icy world where nothing ever grows. One midwinter eve, they make a wish, and Miki embarks on a magical adventure…in search of a star.
Based on the book by Stephen Mackey, Miki is an inspiring story about friendship, courage and adventure. It features amazing underwater creatures, songs to sing along to and extraordinary puppetry.
'Young audiences alternate between giggling with delight and total transfixion' The Stage
This hit show returns to the Courtyard Theatre stage after its debut at Norden Farm for Christmas 2011. Miki is created by Slot Machine, the company that have previously brought enchanting Christmas shows One Snowy Night and Kipper's Snowy Day to our stage.
Suitable for ages 3+ years.
£13.50 (£11.50 Under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £46
Earlybird offer: £40 Family & Friends ticket if booked before Thursday 31 August
Presented by Norden Farm and Slot Machine in association with Fresh Glory Productions.
1.30pm and 3.30pm.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den this Holiday!
Mon 29 May - The Lion and the Mouse
Tues 30 May - The Witch got on at Paddington Station by Dylan Sheldon
Wed 31 May - The Elves and the Shoemaker
Thur 1 Jun - The Lion and the Mouse
Fri 2 Jun - The King with Donkey Ears
Sat 3 Jun - The Witch got on at Paddington Station by Dylan Sheldon
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Suitable for ages 3+ years.
Tuesday 25 July – Sunday 27 August
An interactive art installation featuring work from Maidenhead primary schools created as part of The Beach project.
Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained this Half Term.
The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!
Tuesday – Lighthouse and Seagull
Wednesday – Summer Fruits (pineapple and water melon)
Thursday – Hot Air Balloon
Friday – Smurf Keyring and Toadstool
Suitable for ages 5+ years.
£5 per child
Aloha! The Hawaiian Elvis themed beach is back - all summer long.
Relax at a beachside café table while the little ones play in the sand. Join in craft or storytelling sessions in the specially designed story den or get involved in the gallery secret cove.
Family films screened throughout the holidays. With weekday storytelling (£2) and craft sessions (£5) it’s the perfect way to while away a summer’s day!
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. Each term you'll create a show and perform in our studio or on the main stage, with lighting, sound and staging from Norden Farm's technical crew.
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 a performance.
£97 per term
School Year 7, 8 & 9
Photography credit Luminous Photography.