We'd like to stay in touch!

We are updating how we communicate with our audiences. Let us know which communications you would like to continue receiving, otherwise you may stop hearing from us.

browse events by category

future events tagged family

D
F
C

Farm On Demand: The Little Prince – Family Dance Workshop

Entertain the little ones at home with Protein’s fun and fast-moving workshop inspired by their award-winning show The Little Prince!

Join performers Faith and Andy as they lead and present twenty minutes of dance and movement exploring the world of the Little Prince. Grown-ups are welcome too as it’s fun for all ages! Find out how the Little Prince spends his days on his tiny planet and how, after journeying across the universe, he eventually meets and befriends the charming Fox.

Age guidance 5 – 11 years and their grown-ups.

Commissioned by Norden Farm in collaboration with The Place.

This is a playful introduction to the world-famous book, The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a tale of love and friendship for children and grown-ups alike.

The Little Prince heads to the Norden Farm stage for October Half Term 2021 - find out more and book your tickets here.



After the workshop, download the original costume designs from the show here and colour in the Little Prince and the Fox.

Don't forget to share your photos!


The Little Prince Family Dance Workshop

based on Luca Silvestrini’s The Little Prince

Commissioned by Norden Farm in collaboration with The Place.

Directed by Luca Silvestrini

Led and presented by Dance Artists Andrew Gardiner and Faith Prendergast

Filmed and edited by Alice Underwood

Produced by Caron Loudy

Music composed by Frank Moon

Design by Yann Seabra

Artwork by Snow Creative

Additional footage by Roswitha Chesher

Photos by Jane Hobson and Chris Nash

Protein Team

Artistic Director Luca Silvestrini

Executive Director Franck Bordese

Creative Producer Caron Loudy

Project Coordinator Michael Johnson

Administrator Emma Baker-Griffin

Thank you to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and Studio Wayne McGregor for providing studio space.

SOLD OUT
F
C
C

Arts and Crafts Session

Halloween Shadow Crafts

Join in the spooky fun at Norden Farm this half term holiday and create a creepy shadow theatre for your window.

Let your imagination run wild and create your own ghostly Halloween scene in this creative craft session led by Jess Thompson.

Suitable for ages 4 - 8 years

Weds 27 Oct
11am – 11.45am and 2pm – 2.45pm
£4 per child
All materials provided; children must be accompanied by an adult.

C
C
O

Kayleigh's Crafts - On Demand Craft Kits

Purchase your craft kits, collect from the Cafe Bar, then tune into the on demand video to get creative!

Hello Autumn
Decorate your own felt wreath and leaf windchime! Your kit includes everything you'll need to have some Autumn themed fun with stickers, pens and work sheet activities. Don't forget to watch our video to follow along at home!


Mystical Magic
Make and decorate your own wizard/witch hat! Your kit includes everything you'll need to have some magical fun including a scratch art magnet, magic wand and design your own playing card. Don't forget to watch our video to follow along at home!


Simply tune in and get creative at a time that suits you! We'd love to see your photos - you can tag us on social media @nordenfarm!

Suitable for ages 4+ years.
£5 per pack

Packs can be booked by selecting your preferred collection date (Tuesdays 11am - 4pm, Wednesday - Saturdays 11am - 9pm). Collect your pre-booked kit from our Café Bar by showing them your booking confirmation email.

F
S
C

The Little Prince

Protein celebrates their return to live theatre with the award-winning family show, The Little Prince.

Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and beloved rose and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups!

Based on the world-famous story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Luca Silvestrini’s The Little Prince is winner of the Fantastic for Families’ Best Family Event Award 2020 and was nominated for Best Modern Choreography at the National Dance Awards 2021.

The Little Prince is brought to life using Protein’s critically acclaimed mix of dance, humour and spoken word.

Suitable for everyone young and old  

WHY? 'Luca Silvestrini is the sharpest of comic choreographers' The Guardian

'St-Exupéry’s enigmatic tale delivered with quirky charm. Prendergast is touchingly excellent in the title role' ★★★★ The Observer

'Charming, imaginative and playful' ★★★★ The Stage

'An artful piece of children’s entertainment without sacrificing adult appeal' ★★★★ The Times

Courtyard Theatre
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

Run time 70 minutes.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY
F
C
S

Spy Monkey

Join Hanuman, our brave and intrepid Monkey Intelligence Officer, on his most important secret mission to date!

He will need to use all his extraordinary superpowers to find and rescue the captured Princess Sita from Ravana, a wicked ten-headed demon King, and could do with your help!

Three incredible performers use hip-hop and Bharata Natyam dance, music and story-telling to excite and engage young audiences and adults alike.

Age guidance 4+ years

WHY? Full of daring and wit, this is a contemporary twist on a classic Indian tale from the Ramayana

Studio
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family & Friends Ticket (4 people)
Please note the audience will be standing / moving at this event and there is no seating.

F
T
C

Kipper's Snowy Day

Christmas 2021 at Norden Farm!

Based on the award winning children's books about Kipper the Dog by Mick Inkpen.

It's snowing! And Kipper is very excited...
Kipper, Tiger, Pig and Arnold go on an adventure in the snow - but can they find their way home?

Join this magical world of puppets and mischief, filled with original songs and music. This warm-hearted Christmas show is perfect for children and their families.

‘A classic children’s tale… perfectly expresses the excitement of Christmas Eve and playing in the snow… superb’ ★★★★ The Stage

Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Created by Slot Machine, the company that brought the hit Christmas shows One Snowy Night and Miki to Norden Farm.

‘An ideal show for young children – and a great way to introduce them to live theatre’ Families Magazine


Relaxed Performances:
Performances on Sat 4 Dec at 11am and Wed 29 Dec at 11am are Relaxed - Ideal for families with babies or toddlers and children with SEND. Everyone is welcome to join us for this friendly format.

Pre-show 'Touch Tours' for children with autism and blind and partially sighted children can be arranged. Please contact Box Office for more details.


Ticket Information:
£14.50 | £12.50 under 16s
£50 Family & Friends (4 people)

F
C
T

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Elvis Schumacher, cobbler and craftsman, has worked all his life creating the most beautiful footwear.

But now he’s hit hard times... Everyone’s buying boring shoes from the evil businessman, Bunyan Sole-less. Time is running out for Elvis. With one piece of leather left and Bunyan’s factory growing, can anyone help him?

This well known and well loved tale - made popular by the Ladybird Classic - has been re-heeled by Theatre of Widdershins in their own inimitable style.  Beautifully crafted set and puppets, sublime music, a kaleidoscope of miniature shoes and a comic mouse make this show a magical must-see.

Age guidance 3+ years.

Run time 55 mins.

Courtyard Theatre
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

F

The Hug

A tale of hope, empathy and acceptance.

Based on the heart-warming and funny book The Hug by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar. Starring a Hedgehog and a Tortoise both in search of a restorative hug.

They face many rejections along the way from a rather scary badger, a squirrel (who knows A LOT about nuts), a shy frog, a fabulous fox and an owl who really wants to be wise.

Set to Tom Gray's beautiful and witty music, the audience are invited on a journey full of fun, laughter and love... and at the end, a very special hug from our puppets. 

Presented by Long Nose Puppets

Studio
45 minutes plus ‘Hug the Puppets’ after the show

£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

F
C
S

Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science

Science and silliness abound for ages seven to 107!

Morgan & West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology in this fun for all the family science extravaganza!

Expect explosive thrills, chemical spills and a risk assessment that gives their stage manager chills, all backed up by the daring duo’s trademark wit, charm and detailed knowledge of the scientific method. Leave your lab coats at the door it’s time for Unbelievable Science!

On TV Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC).

'Put quite simply… great science with hilarious hosts!' ★★★★★ Primary Times

'Hugely talented' ★★★★ Daily Mirror

'Superbly crafted' ★★★★ The Stage

Age guidance 7+ years.

Run time: 60 mins

Courtyard Theatre
£12 | £10 under 16s
£40 Family and Friends Ticket (4 people)

F
S
C

Basil Brush's Family Fun Show

Fresh from appearances on CBBC’s Crackerjack, Britain's most loveable fox takes you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in show for all the family specially written for the live stage and packed with fun and excitement. Come join in the mayhem!

WHY? ‘Basil Brush is back with a boom – the children loved it’ ★★★★ Kids Day Out Reviews

‘The show was great – I recommend to anyone with school age children’ ★★★★ WhatsGoodToDo.co.uk

Presented by Broken Robot Productions & So Comedy in association with Basil Brush Limited.

Courtyard Theatre
(50 mins approx)
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

F
S
C

Not So Ugly Sisters

You’ve heard the fairytale, now here’s the whole hair-raising truth!

Dolly rests on her broom counting the passers-by outside the salon window, whilst her sister Barb watches the phone that never rings. It’s the morning of Cindy and Prince Smarming’s big royal wedding - but Dolly and Barb are not invited! But hell hath no fury like a hairdresser scorned!

A brand new musical re-telling of Cinderella from the perspective of the ‘Not So’ Ugly Sisters, reimagined for the stage in this magical adventure for the whole family by Wrongsemble.

Wrongsemble are a Yorkshire based theatre company famed for creating fantastic family theatre for all ages, packed full of original music, puppetry, magic and adventure.

The Not So Ugly Sisters promises to be a theatrical treat not to be missed for ages 4-104!

Courtyard Theatre
£12 | £10 under 16s
Family and Friends (4 people) £40

about 4 hours ago RT @proteindance: In tech rehearsal ahead of our opening show at @nordenfarm #Maidenhead! Tickets still on sale for the following shows t…

about 4 hours ago RT @proteindance: .@WokinghamToday spoke to Protein's @lucasilv ahead of this week's shows of #TheLittlePrince at @nordenfarm #Maidenhead.…

about 20 hours ago The November - December film line up is now booking! Featuring some of the most highly anticipated movies of the ye… https://t.co/HPq9aYW0oE

about 20 hours ago RT @WokinghamToday: Dance company Protein will perform The Little Prince through a mix of dance, humour, words and music as it comes to Nor…

1 day ago We're closing slightly earlier today at 4pm to get set for our exciting half term run of The Little Prince! If you… https://t.co/bfWRHHj2oj

1 day ago We're closing slight earlier today at 4pm to make sure we're all set for our exciting half term run of The Little P… https://t.co/QJu34V33mp

2 days ago Star of Spitting Image, Steph’s Packed Lunch & with over 10 million views of his online videos - Luke Kempner retur… https://t.co/rnqTiYKAkx

2 days ago Half term is here! If you're in need of some half term entertainment inspiration, look no further! This week you c… https://t.co/Jc4Z0Tt4uC

2 days ago We can't wait to welcome @proteindance o Norden Farm for October half term! Find out more about the show and book y… https://t.co/EG8FKtJrUt

5 days ago RT @proteindance: Final day of rehearsals at @Stanley_Arts ahead of our #TheLittlePrince tour! Kicking off at @themaltingsely with @Babylo…

 message