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The Importance of Being Earnest

Encore screening from London’s Vaudeville Theatre. Celebrated actor and Poirot star David Suchet is the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece.

Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is one of the funniest plays in the English language – the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity will make you laugh out loud!

Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff and the utterly reliable John Worthing JP, lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax and Cecily Cardew.

The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions – and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

'Laugh-loud funny… all-out joy' The Times
'David Suchet gives a magnificent, stage-filling performance' The Guardian
'David Suchet shines as Lady Bracknell' The Independent
'David Suchet makes an inspired Lady Bracknell' Daily Telegraph

WHY? ★★★★ The Times | ★★★★ The Guardian | ★★★★ The Independent | ★★★★ Daily Express | ★★★★ Sunday Express | ★★★★ Daily Mail | ★★★★ Evening Standard

Click here to go to the official website.


Emaline Delapaix

The Australian singer, composer and musician lives in Berlin.

Her music is thought-provoking folk-pop for piano, acoustic guitar and celtic harp. She has performed over 300 shows across Germany, Europe, Australia and Canada, creating a dedicated following and becoming well known for her raw and passionate live performances.

WHY? ‘An extraordinarily talented singer and composer. With her clear, warm and multi-faceted voice she takes the listener into a world of magic’ Cafe de Paris, Germany


Click here to visit Emaline’s website
Click here to visit Emaline’s Soundcloud page



This is not a story for the faint-hearted.

It’s a story of murder and betrayal. It’s a story of supernatural sorcery. And it’s a story that’s going to be retold as you’ve never seen it before. Tragic and hilarious in equal measures this innovative take on ‘The Scottish Play’ features femmes fatales, high-speed chases, killer lines, killer crimes and some seriously weird sisters.

WHY? ‘Part alternative rock band, part thespian… wholly charming’ The Times


Click here to visit The Pantaloon's website


NT Live: Hamlet

An encore screening from the Barbican.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

WHY? Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy


The Gren Bartley Band

With stunning harmonies, driving percussion and intricate string arrangements, Gren Bartley's band captivates audiences across the UK.

The full line up is Gren Bartley (vocals, guitar, banjo), Julia Disney (vocals, piano, violin), Sarah Smout (vocals, cello) and Lydia Glanville (percussion). Gren is truly the future of folk songwriting, using his influences from folk and world music traditions to bring something unique to this modern day troubadour.

Gren will be supported by Tara Deane.

WHY? ‘One to really look out for’ BBC Radio 2

Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Offer applied in basket.


Harry Manx

Direct from Canada, Harry Manx has been dubbed an "essential link" between the music of East and West.

He creates musical short stories that wed the tradition of the blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. He has received seven Maple Blues Awards, the Canadian Folk Music Award and CBC Radio’s Great Canadian Blues Award.

WHY? ‘Manx's real skill lays in creating a rare musical place where blues, country, folk and Indian classical music co-exist as some spirit force’ Downbeat Magazine

Tickets £13 in advance, £15 on the door. Offer applied in basket.


Click here to visit Harry’s website


Mr Tiger Goes Wild

Mr Tiger lived a perfectly proper life in the city and everything was perfectly fine… until the day he had a wonderfully wild idea!

Join Mr Tiger on a rocking musical adventure that will have children ROARING with laughter. Adapted from the book by Peter Brown. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

WHY? ‘An unmissable musical delight… makes the kids in the packed audience scream with incredulous laughter’ ★★★★ Time Out

Family & Friends Ticket Offer - Book 4 tickets for the discounted price of £32.
Offer applied in basket. Groups must contain at least one adult and one child.


Click here to visit Gobin Theatre’s website


Stephen K Amos - The Laughter Master

The maestro of feel-good comedy is back on tour with his new show.

Stephen comes to Norden Farm fresh from touring the UK and Australia. He has starred in BBC Radio 4's Life: An Idiot’s Guide and What Does the K Stand For?.

WHY? 'As his autobiographical sitcom plays out on BBC Radio 4, Stephen K Amos is officially becoming a national treasure. Expect more warm insight and spiky charm here' Sunday Times

'Unashamed feel-good entertainment. Amos has had his share of TV exposure, but nothing that has successfully captured what he does live. If only a broadcaster could bottle the magic that was conjured up last night Amos would finally be a household name way beyond the Amos household' ★★★★ The Evening Standard

'Amos is a brilliant comedian who has the ability to strike up an instant rapport with his live audience. I’ve seen him stand in front of a room of strangers and after a few minutes they all seem to be his friends' Bruce Dessau, arts critic

Suitable for ages 16+ years


Click here to visit Stephen’s website


One Snowy Night

A Tale from Percy’s Park by Nick Butterworth

One winter's night it was so cold it began to snow
Great big snowflakes fell past the window of Percy's hut…

Percy the park keeper always feeds the animals in the park where he lives. But one cold winter’s night Percy finds his little friends shivering on the doorstep – they need more than food and he must find a way to help them…

A snuggly, heart-warming story, with songs to sing along to and furry friends to meet.

The show's original run was at Norden Farm in 2010 and it returns by popular demand! Created by Slot Machine, the company that brought the hit Christmas shows Miki (2011) and Kipper's Snowy Day (2014).

Suitable for ages 3+

Family & Friends Ticket Offer - Book 4 tickets for the discounted price of £45.
Offer applied in basket. Groups must contain at least one adult and one child.

One Snowy Night Art Competition

Enter for the chance to win a goody bag and turn on the Christmas Lights at Maidenhead Town Hall! All artwork entered will also be displayed in our Gallery exhibition in December.

How to Enter

• Draw, paint or create a snuggly nest made from a household object or piece of furniture with a sleeping animal snuggled inside eg a sock, a hat, a shoe, a cup, a teapot

• Draw or paint one or more of the characters from the book on a very snowy night

You can download an entry form here, please remember to include your contact details on the back of your entry.

Entries will be judged in two age groups: 3 - 5 years and 6 - 8 years.

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