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, enchanting music and extraordinary puppetry.

'Young audiences alternate between giggling with delight and total transfixion' ★★★★ The Stage

Suitable for ages 3+ years.

£13.50 (£11.50 Under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £46
(offer applied in basket)

Presented by Norden Farm and Slot Machine.
This magical show returns after its debut at Norden Farm in 2011. Miki is created by Slot Machine, the company that have previously brought hit shows One Snowy Night and Kipper's Snowy Day to our stage.

Pre Show Touch Tours

For children with SEND and sensory impairments. Contact our Box Office for more details.


'Love, friendship, a magical Winter wonderland and a crab in funky footwear– Miki is magnificent' Muddy Stilettos

‘My children were totally absorbed by Miki from start to finish’Breath of Freash Air Marlow

'Accompanied by a very apt haunting and melodic Sigur Rós-esque soundtrack, which felt like the musical equivalent of the Aurora Borealis, and with a playful juxtaposition of scale and different perspectives' The Henley Standard

'The children in the audience remained engaged and enthused throughout which was a delight to see' Bracknell Family Hub

'The show made a particularly drizzly day in Winter come alive with magic, snow, ice and twinkles!' Families Magazine

'The actors' clever use of voice manipulation kept the audience engaged and made each scene come to life' Maidenhead Advertiser

'There were so many characters and costume changes involved – I actually think they were shapeshifters – it was impressive!' WycMum

'My little ones were transfixed from the moment they sat down, I’m not sure I’ve ever seen them sit so still!' Little Ankle Biters

'My children were totally absorbed by Miki from start to finish and were completely enthralled with the story line' Breath of Fresh Air

Click here to read what people said about Miki when we first created the show in 2011!

Cast and Creative Team

Click here to find out more about the cast and creative team behind Miki.

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Join our storytellers in our magical story den this festive season for wintry tales from around the world!

Keep an eye on our website for full listings of all the stories.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.

Suitable for ages 3+ years.
£2 per person


Arts and Crafts Session

Join us this festive season for wintry themed craft activities.

The crafts vary so you can create something new at each session.

Sun 3 Dec - Clay Star Decoration
Sun 10 Dec - Polar Bear Bauble
Sun 17 Dec - Winter Scene Snow Globe

Suitable for ages 5+ years.

£5 per child


The Horne Section - Christmas Show

What is Christmas all about? It's about telling bad jokes, singing badly, drinking lots and, despite all these, having the best time together.

So who better to spend Christmas with than The Horne Section? In this festive fiesta they will do everything in their power to make your Christmas dreams come true with a night of comedy gold, frankincense frolics and musical myrrh.

WHY? ‘An absolute blast’ ★★★★★ Metro

Courtyard Theatre


The Horne Section website

  •  14 Dec SOLD OUT

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is known for his legendary stand up performances.

Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, expect a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. Omid has recently starred in BBC1’s Dickensian, Sky1’s Lucky Man and BBC4’s Going Forward with Jo Brand.

WHY? ‘Belly laughs with a subtle blend of mainstream gags and subversive twinkle’ Sunday Times

Courtyard Theatre


Liza Pulman's website

  •  16 Dec SOLD OUT
  •  17 Dec SOLD OUT

The Albion Christmas Band

An evening of traditional English Christmas music, songs and celebration.

Featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention), Kellie While (Albion Band), Simon Care (Edward II) and the Guvnor himself, Ashley Hutchings. Expect a collection of new material alongside seasonal favourites including carols, spoken word, humorous readings and dance.

WHY? ‘The perfect antidote to the corporate Christmas’ The Guardian

Courtyard Theatre


Albion Band's website

  •  21 Dec SOLD OUT

New Year's Eve Hoedown at The Farm

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

Norden Farm
£25, Supporters £22


Cut A Shine website


New Year's Day Concert

The annual sell out concert returns for a 17th year.

Charpentier March (Te Deum)
Telemann Concerto grosso in B flat
Vivaldi Concerto in C for 2 trumpets
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.6
Handel Overture: Hercules
Vivaldi Concerto in D for 2 violins and 2 cellos
Bach Suite No.3 in D

WHY? Including works by Handel, Vivaldi and J S Bach

Courtyard Theatre
£18 (£16.50 conc), (£5 under 16s)


The Snowman

An enchanting family friendly concert adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved story The Snowman.

Performed by Chamberhouse Winds, with narration by Jonathan Butcher. The ensemble will also play a selection of other short fun pieces to introduce the instruments before the story begins.

Suitable for 3+ yrs.

WHY? Stay on afterwards for the chance to try the instruments courtesy of Dawkes Music

Courtyard Theatre
£10 (£8 conc), Family & Friends (4 people) £32

Concertini website

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about 8 hours ago Huge thanks to the Maidenhead Advertiser for this fab coverage of Saturday's Lantern Parade! Who can spot themselves in the photos or video?

about 9 hours ago Dust off your cowboy hat and dig out your gingham as our popular New Year's Eve Hoedown at The Farm event returns to ring in 2018! Join ceilidh and barn dance band Cut A Shine for a night of rip-roaring music and dancing. A fun, lively and thrilling way to celebrate this New Year's Eve - right here on your door step! More info and tickets available here --> http://bit.ly/2z6d1Oq

about 11 hours ago The Lantern Parade After Party this Thursday! - https://t.co/IdPXYzIfka

about 13 hours ago 'My children were totally absorbed by Miki ... Keep your eyes out for the crab and jellyfish- they were a particular favourite!' Everyone loves the crab Breath of Fresh Air :) Thank you for your review! #Miki2017 Slot Machine Theatre

about 14 hours ago What a night! Who came down to Norden Farm's Annual Community Lantern Parade on Saturday? Share your photos and videos of using the #nordenfarm! Huge thanks to Tom at Luminous Photography for these FAB photos! Enjoy Maidenhead Maidenhead Living Advent Calendar Maidenhead Advertiser RBWM 4x4Bhangra CohesionPlus Same Sky The Narrative Cafe in Maidenhead Library The Slough Observer

about 15 hours ago RT @titus_julia: @kentontheatre @ArtigianoRdg @1matthewfoster Thank you so much. Ma @titus_julia is also at @nordenfarm this Friday 15th t…

1 day ago Your sneak peek at sensational spring highlights  - https://t.co/k9yh2pTTNe

1 day ago All these action packed performances of Christmas show Miki are hungry work for Polar Bear and Penguin! #Miki2017 Slot Machine Theatre

1 day ago Snowdancing at Norden Farm this morning.

1 day ago Two top films head to our big screen later today - catch sumptuous tale of first love Call Me By Your Name at 4.30pm and an all-star cast in political comedy The Death of Stalin at 7.30pm. Click here for tickets and to view the full line-up --> https://norden.farm/events/future/film