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july 2020's events

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Yoga for Beginners (online)

Led by Julie Potter

Feeling the need to wind down and relax, have a little bit of time to yourself? Come along and enjoy some yoga and relaxation with Julie. Practice gentle spinal movements to relax and rejuvenate the nervous system, basic yogic breathing techniques and guided meditations.

These classes are suitable for everyone, with or without previous yoga experience. Please bring a blanket, a yoga/pilates mat, and wear loose comfortable clothing.

Wed 22 Apr – 13 May, 20 May - 10 Jun, 17 Jun - 8 Jul
11am – 12.15pm
£10 per class | £28 per 4 week online course
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

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Youth Theatre A (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

Drama Zoomers

No one needs to feel isolated and bored when we can get together to play drama games with friends, improvise scenes, invent characters, act silly and have fun! Join Karen for an hour of drama each week and escape your house through your imagination!

Wed 6 May - 15 Jul (exc 27 May)
4pm - 5pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Years 2, 3 and 4
Booking cut off time: Wed 6 May 12pm

If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

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Youth Theatre B (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

Home is Where the Drama Is

Get ready to lift up your lockdown through Drama! Using things from around our homes, we will explore how we can create props, characters, locations and stories using a minimum of things and a ton of imagination. Each week we will transport ourselves to another location and meet a whole host of characters of our own creation.

Wed 6 May - 15 Jul (exc 27 May)
5.30pm - 6.30pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Years 5 and 6
Booking cut off time: Wed 6 May 12pm

If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

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Youth Theatre Academy (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

Don’t Forget The Soap!

With the nation's hand washing on the up and soap opera filming at a standstill, this term will be about creating our very own Lockdown Soap Opera. We’ll practically explore the genre of continuous drama (TV soaps), focusing on learning screen acting and some writing techniques along the way. Furthering our understanding of how to bring engaging and believable characters to life, we will discover how to hook an audience through dramatic storylines but keep the truth of the characters we create on screen.


Wed 6 May - 15 Jul (exc 27 May)
7pm - 8pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Year 12
Booking cut off time: Wed 6 May 12pm

If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

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Acoustic Guitar (online) - Absolute 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? These are fun and informative online lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.


Wed 6 May - 3 Jun, 10 Jun - 8 Jul, 15 Jul - 12 Aug
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week online course

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Acoustic Guitar (online) - Beginners (Wed)

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? These are fun and informative online lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Wed 6 May - 3 Jun, 10 Jun - 8 Jul, 15 Jul - 12 Aug
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

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Zumba (online)

Led by Annet Bowler

Zumba with Annet is a fun, easy to follow, dance based class. Get fit and exercise in disguise to uplifting Latin rhythms!

This 60 minute class feels more than a party that exercise class. It suits all levels of ability and beginners are very welcome.

Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.

It can help make you feel happy, healthy, strong, amazing, unstoppable and confident!

Thur 23 Apr – 9 July
10am – 11am
£6 per class
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each class

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

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Kayleigh's Crafts (online)

Led by Kayleigh Galvin

Join Kayleigh online via Zoom for weekly creative crafts.

Craft’s vary so you can create something new every week!

Keep an eye on our website for the latest details about each week's craft title and for the materials list for each session.

Suitable for ages 4+ years.

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Youth Theatre C (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

I’m In Quarantine… Get Me Out Of Here!

It’s a jungle out there…that’s why we are staying at home, and doing drama! This term we will develop our characterisation and improvisation techniques using the 'I’m a Celebrity…' formula as a stimulus. What sort of characters will enter our camp for the weeks ahead? Who will fall out with who, and why? Will they receive video messages from family members at home? Will your character be brave enough to face the weekly Dramatucker Trials or go head to head with another in a Dingo Drama Challenge? You’ll decide!


Thur 7 May - 16 Jul (exc 28 May)
4pm - 5pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Years 7, 8 and 9
Booking cut off time: Thur 6 May 12pm


If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

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Youth Theatre F (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

I’m In Quarantine… Get Me Out Of Here!

It’s a jungle out there…that’s why we are staying at home, and doing drama! This term we will develop our characterisation and improvisation techniques using the 'I’m a Celebrity…' formula as a stimulus. What sort of characters will enter our camp for the weeks ahead? Who will fall out with who, and why? Will they receive video messages from family members at home? Will your character be brave enough to face the weekly Dramatucker Trials or go head to head with another in a Dingo Drama Challenge? You’ll decide!

Thur 7 May - 16 Jul (exc 28 May)
5.30pm - 6.30pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Years 8, 9, 10 and 11
Booking cut off time: Thur 7 May 12pm

If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

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Acoustic Guitar (online) - Beginners (Thurs)

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? These are fun and informative online lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Thur 7 May - 4 Jun, Thur 11 Jun - 9 Jul, Thur 16 Jul - 13 Aug
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

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Acoustic Guitar (online) - Intermediate (Thurs)

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? These are fun and informative online lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Thur 7 May - 4 Jun, Thur 11 Jun - 9 Jul, Thur 16 Jul - 13 Aug
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

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Digi Den (online)

Led by DJ Mhlanga

The digital arts club!

Reconnect with the Digi Den community via weekly Zoom workshops. Share your creativity, explore music and film editing!

You will need: Paper to draw or write on and any pencils, pens or art supplies you may like to use. The project will adapt to incorporate any other supplies individuals may have.

Suitable for School Years 7 - 13.

Fri 15 May - 24 Jul (exc 29 May)
5.15pm - 6.45pm
£80 per 10 week term
Please contact our Box Office team on 01628 788997 if you are interested in joining the term from week 2 (Fri 22 May).

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Little Wrigglers (online)

Led by Bethany Hearn.

A thrilling, energetic and creative dance class – from the comfort of your own home!

Explore imaginative theme and adventures through dance, song and mime.

Suitable for ages 2+ years.

Mon 4 May - 1 Jun (exc 25 May), 8 Jun - 29 Jun and 6 Jul - 20 Jul
10.15am – 11am
£5 per class or £18 per 4 week term / £13.50 for the 3 week term
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

We want everyone to be safe while dancing at home so please ensure that all children are wearing appropriate clothing and footwear and that you have suitable space to move in and have cleared the space of any potential hazards.

This session should be fun for you and your little ones, please support where necessary and ensure that children are always supervised during the class.

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Ballet Beats (online)

Led by Abbi Lewin.

A fun, creative way for children to explore their dance skills – from the comfort of your own home!

Each week they will have the chance to go on an adventure using imagination and play to help learn basic ballet techniques.

Suitable for ages 2 - 4 years.

Tues 5 May - 2 Jun, 9 Jun - 30 Jun, 7 Jul - 28 Jul
10.45am – 11.15am
£5 per class or £22.50 per 4 week term
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each class

We want everyone to be safe while dancing at home so please ensure that all children are wearing appropriate clothing and footwear and that you have suitable space to move in and have cleared the space of any potential hazards.

This session should be fun for you and your little ones, please support where necessary and ensure that children are always supervised during the class.

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Magic & Storytelling with Patrick Ashe (online)

Enjoy interactive stories online via Zoom - with an added magical twist!

Alongside the stories, Patrick will show you how the magic works and teach a trick or two. But because Patrick is in the magic circle you must promise to keep the secrets!

Tuesday 9 June - The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Props you will need:
A sock and a pack of cards

Keep an eye out for details about each week's stories and what you'll need for each trick!

Suitable for ages 5+ years.

This session will be fun for you and your little ones, please support where necessary and ensure that children are always supervised during the class.

Tues 5 May - 28 Jul
1.30pm - 2pm
£5 per session
Booking cut off time: 12pm on the day of each session

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Youth Dance (online)

Led by Charlie Dixon

An energetic weekly contemporary dance class, led by Charlie Dixon. This class is designed to build confidence and improve technique, whilst learning new ideas for choreography.

This weekly online class is an open level class for dancers with mixed abilities, and a great opportunity to build on existing skills in a friendly creative atmosphere.

Suitable for ages 9+ years.

Tues 16 Jun - 7 Jul
4pm – 4.45pm
£27 per 4 week term
Booking cut off time: 12pm Tues 16 Jun

We want everyone to be safe while practising dance at home so please ensure that all children are wearing appropriate clothing and footwear and that you have suitable space to move in and have cleared the space of any potential hazards.

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Big Dog, Little Dog: Parent & Child Yoga (online)

Led by Carly Brown

A class for parents/carers and their children. Connect and bond through movement and breath. Learn yoga postures, a gentle bedtime yoga sequence, meditations based on popular fairy tales and relaxation techniques. No previous yoga experience needed.

You will need one yoga mat (per pair) and one blanket each.

Suitable for ages 4 – 8 years, must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday 17 May, 14 Jun and 12 Jul
10am – 10.45am
£12 per pair (1 adult and 1 child)
Booking cut off time: 4pm on the Friday before each class

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Youth Theatre H (online)

Led by Karen Wallace-Jones

This term the Norden Farm Youth Theatre goes online. Our new Youth Theatre Director, Karen has devised a programme of exhilarating sessions for every group.

The end of term will conclude with an online sharing for each group, that parents and carers will be invited to.

I’m In Quarantine… Get Me Out Of Here!

It’s a jungle out there…that’s why we are staying at home, and doing drama! This term we will develop our characterisation and improvisation techniques using the 'I’m a Celebrity…' formula as a stimulus. What sort of characters will enter our camp for the weeks ahead? Who will fall out with who, and why? Will they receive video messages from family members at home? Will your character be brave enough to face the weekly Dramatucker Trials or go head to head with another in a Dingo Drama Challenge? You’ll decide!

Sun 10 May - 19 Jul (exc 31 May)
4pm - 5pm
£67 per 10 week term
School Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
Booking cut off time: Fri 8 May 4pm

If Norden Farm is permitted to re-open during this term, the sessions will return to The Farm and be delivered live.

  •  19 Jul

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