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About Us

Since September 2000, Norden Farm has offered the people of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, and beyond, the best in entertainment and the performing arts.

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The Centre's history begins in the 1970s, when a strong demand for an arts centre for Maidenhead began to emerge. It was focused by the establishment of Maidenhead Arts in 1978, set up as an umbrella organisation of local arts groups committed to establishing an appropriate centre for both amateur and professional work.

In 1992 an opportunity arose to consider part of the Norden Farm site, sought for redevelopment. The site offered listed buildings with a quality ambience suited to creative activity, an opportunity to preserve part of Maidenhead's heritage, and a proximity to the heart of the community which would enable use of the facility to be maximised.

A Trust with Registered Charity status, Norden Farm Centre Trust, was established to manage the project. Work commenced on building Norden Farm arts centre in early 1994. In autumn 1994 the National Lottery commenced operation and Norden Farm Centre Trust applied to the Arts Council for lottery funding to complete Norden Farm.

Following an intensive and detailed design and public consultation phase, planning approval was granted in September 1997. The Arts Council carried out a full assessment during autumn 1997, prior to an announcement of support and approval for the finished scheme with a Lottery award of £5,295,000 in January 1998. The final design stage of the project was completed in late 1998 and Norden Farm Centre for the Arts finally opened its doors to the public on the 17 September 2000.

Up to 2,500 people a week visit the Centre for a variety of live shows, films, classes and workshops or to eat in the Cafe Bar.

We look forward to welcoming you to Norden Farm on many occasions over the coming months.

*Jane Corry * Chief Executive and Artistic Director

about 14 hours ago This Thursday award winning comedians Kai Samra and Matt Winning join forces for an evening of comedy for just £10! Kai brings an edgy stage presence and fresh perspective on current issues and Matt’s character comedy is a winning combination! What are you waiting for --> https://norden.farm/events/kai-samra-matt-winning

about 16 hours ago Art Themen is back in our studio this summer with Swinging Hot Jazz! Join us on Friday 2 August for an evening of live jazz, humour and style. More info and tickets here --> https://norden.farm/events/swinging-hot-jazz-art-themen-saxes

about 17 hours ago Digi Den – the digital art club gives you the chance to improve, develop and learn various arts with a digital focus. Suitable for all levels of experience, you can work on group or personal projects over the summer holiday! From Friday 26 July 5pm – 6.30pm. More info --> https://norden.farm/events/digi-den-summer-drop-in

about 18 hours ago Dig out those buckets and spades and sun hats and join us for Beach Arts and Craft sessions this summer holidays! What will you make from bug crowns to rainbow door hangers and more. Arts and Craft sessions will run every Mon – Sat from Wed 24 Jul at 10am --> https://norden.farm/events/arts-and-crafts-session

about 18 hours ago Check out Candy Cart Jewellery's stall at the ArtiSun Fair on Saturday 3 August! They'll be selling handcrafted sterling silver, cork and leather jewellery which all make great gifts for someone special. Check out their website --> www.etsy.com/shop/candycartjewellery ArtiSun Fair --> https://norden.farm/events/artisun-fair-76

about 19 hours ago Today the team made a little friend during day one of operation Beach Get In! This little chap was found in our car park so was swiftly relocated to the sculpture garden!

about 23 hours ago RT @RosinaHepburn: Lots of new gig dates up on the website with shows at @nordenfarm, @OrioleBar, @TerryOTooleThtr, @SandysPianoBar, @Twinw…

about 23 hours ago RT @Liveanunplugged: FRIDAY 26 JULY 2019 @fleetingwoodmac headline @nordenfarm - FINAL tickets / more info - https://t.co/pSAwOftYvQ #maide…

about 23 hours ago RT @FilmHubSE: More screening of #WeTheAnimals coming up in the South East: 17th July @TheGulbenkian #Canterbury | 23rd @MK_Gallery #Milt…

1 day ago Don't miss out on seeing Manoeuvres - Europe’s premier tribute to OMD on Friday 2 August --> https://norden.farm/events/manoeuvres Creating the eletric atmosphere of an OMD concert and performing hit songs such as Messages, Souvenir and Sailing on The Seven Seas!

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