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The Musicians of Bremen

A visually stunning adaptation of the Grimm’s fairy tale.

A donkey, a cat, a cockerel and a dog are too old to be of any use to their masters. In this tumbling, musical adventure follow their adventures and their extraordinary friendships. It shows that despite our differences, we can be friends, and that we are never too old to live our dreams. With puppetry, movement and trapeze, all accompanied by live music.

Age guidance: 3 – 7 years.

WHY? A highly visual show and non-verbal work for young and hearing impaired audiences

Presented by Compagnie Animotion

Courtyard Theatre
£10 (£8 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £32

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The Bear

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

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Storytelling

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

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Arts and Crafts Session

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


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Kite Workshops

Get involved at Kite Making Workshops across the school holidays, then see your creation take to the sky!

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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners

Led by Richard Lee.

Always wanted to learn guitar but never got around to it? Want to trade your air guitar skills for real guitar skills? It is never too late to learn. Learn guitar right from the beginning. These are fun and informative lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Summer
Wed 15 May – 12 Jun, 19 Jun – 17 Jul and 24 Jul – 21 Aug
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

Thur 16 May – 13 Jun, 20 Jun – 18 Jul and 25 Jul – 22 Aug
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

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Youth Theatre (A)

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!

'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

Wednesdays
4.15pm
£67 per term
School Year 2 & 3

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

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