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What the Young Leaders say

‘The workshops were useful because I learned about my responsibilities in the different sessions... it was a great work experience opportunity: I had a brilliant time!’ Georgie

‘I really enjoyed seeing the children working together to create a piece of music. However, I found it challenging to engage such a large group of young children to begin with’ Mollie

‘Things I have enjoyed; interacting with members of the public, finding out how a theatre/arts centre works, and meeting new people…highlight of the summer’ Alex


Other opportunities for Young People

There are lots of opportunities for young people to gain work experience at the start of their creative careers at Norden Farm, you can find out more by clicking the below links.

Click here to find out more about the Young Leadership Programme

Click here to find out more about the Young Creatives Programme

Click here to find out more about the Work Experience Programme


Contact

Robyn Bunyan - Education Manager email/ robyn.bunyan@nordenfarm.org dd/01628 682563

Sasha Baughen – Education Assistant email/ sasha.baughen@nordenfarm.org


Young Leaders is supported by the Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation

Young Leadership Scheme

As well as our Work Experience programme we also run the Young Leadership Scheme.

The Young Leadership Programme at Norden Farm allows students to gain hands on work experience.

Young Leaders play an important part of the holidays at Norden Farm assisting craft and storytelling sessions and front of house activity, working alongside professional arts practitioners and leading an end of week open workshop for local children and families.

Participants in the programme benefit from up to 3 training and mentoring sessions throughout the leadership week.

The programme, which runs throughout the Easter and summer holidays is open to young people, aged 14- 17 years.

Participation in this course can be used toward Bronze, Silver or Gold Arts Award and DofE Award.

The Young Leadership Programme at Norden Farm is supported by The Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation.

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Take a look at what our previous Young Leaders have been up too...

about 2 hours ago Come and visit Flo and Ebb as they take you on a bubbly-y bathtime adventure! Full of magic, mischief and adventure for 0 – 3 years old on Friday 27 September at 11am and 2pm --> https://norden.farm/events/pop

about 17 hours ago Book now and save for our 2019 Christmas show! We are excited to bring you The Bear - adapted from the book by Raymond Briggs (The Snowman)! Our Early Bird Family and Friends Ticket (for 4 people) is just £40 until Sat 31 Aug! 'Move over War Horse, this polar puppet is magic' The Guardian

about 18 hours ago Max is a normal-ish kid in a normal-ish town. He spends his days with weird Steve Nimmo. But when Max is called for his first Square Go, a fight by the school gates, he must wrestle with his own demons first. A hilarious new play about playground violence, myths of masculinity and the decision to step up or run! See Square Go on Tuesday 24 September --> https://norden.farm/events/square-go

about 24 hours ago This Sunday don’t miss Salsa at the Farm with Son Yambu – a great way to round of your summer in style! Dance the night away to authentic Cuba son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa! Join us for a free salsa dance workshop to show off your moves --> https://norden.farm/events/salsa-at-the-farm-with-son-yambu-01

1 day ago Have you see the line up for The Big Berkshire Beach Gig? Six of the most exciting local bands and singer-songwriters perform on our beachside and Studio stages on Saturday 24 August from 8pm. Tickets are just £5!

1 day ago There are only five more days left before The Maidenhead Beach closes! Don’t miss out on chilling in our hammocks, going on an adventure in our blue boat or Tiki Hut and have a great meal and cold drink on our outside tables. More info about the beach here --> https://norden.farm/events/the-maidenhead-beach-at-norden-farm-78

1 day ago RT @NaomiLWood: ⁦@nordenfarm⁩ gorgeous theatre in Maidenhead. A wonderful array of soloists with WEO chorus. All tickets £18 so buy early…

2 days ago Jazz at the Farm is back this Autumn and kicking us off his Steve Waterman on Friday 20 September --> https://norden.farm/events/steve-waterman-trumpet-74 Steve is one of the most sought-after jazz musicians in Europe. Partnered with creative young saxophonist Piers Green this is a great way to welcome in Autumn!

2 days ago This Saturday join us for a music gig – on our beach! Groove along to bands in the studio or chill out in hammocks while listening to acoustic singers on the beach all for just £5! --> https://norden.farm/events/the-big-berkshire-beach-gig-64 The Big Berkshire Beach Gig will be headlined by Papa Truck!

3 days ago This Friday see the blues and rock guitarist Rob Tognoni bring his fiery and energetic show to our main stage for just £15! Rob has opened for the greats including Roy Buchanan and Joe Walsh from the Eagles

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