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Kaleidoscope: Journey Through a Lens

Kaleidoscope Photography Group makes a welcome return to Norden Farm. Six locally based photographers formed Kaleidoscope 13 years ago. This exciting new exhibition showcases their individual styles, techniques, specialities and delivers their own interpretation of a ‘Journey’. Their photographic ‘Journey’ is not only one of time, place or person but also a reflection of their inspirations, influences and creativity.

  •  26 Feb FREE
  •  28 Feb FREE
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Zumba

Led by Annet Bowler

Party yourself into shape with the Zumba® programme.

An exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party™. Dance to various Latin rhythms including salsa, reggeaton, merengue, cumbia, bellydance and more.

Spring
Sun 8 Jan - 30 Apr (exc 29 Jan and 2, 9, 16 Apr) |11am - 12pm

Thur 12 Jan - 27 Apr (exc 16 Feb and 6, 13 Apr) | 10am - 11am


£6 per class

For 18+ years.

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La La Land (12A)

Dir. Damien Chazelle 2016, 128 mins, US

Mia is an aspiring actress. Sebastian is a dedicated jazz musician. Both are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. A musical from Academy Award nominee Damien Chazelle (Whiplash).

WHY? Winner of a record 7 Golden Globes, nominated for 11 BAFTA’s and 14 Oscars

‘Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in a sun-drenched musical masterpiece’ ★★★★★ The Guardian

Click here to read Peter Bradshaw's review in full.

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

Parent and Baby Screening
The screening on Friday 24 February at 11am is exclusively for parents with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including a cup of tea / coffee); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.

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Youth Theatre (H)

Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company

Your chance to be on stage and in the spotlight!

Join the only youth drama group in Maidenhead which rehearses in a professional theatre!

Our friendly theatre company lead the sessions, where you’ll have fun and meet new friends. Each term you'll create a show and perform in our studio or on the main stage, with lighting, sound and staging from Norden Farm's technical crew.

Pick up performance skills from stage combat to acting for camera and physical theatre to accents, while working with scripts from famous playwrights or made up by you.

Terms 10 weeks long, no auditions, suitable for all abilities and end with a sharing or a performance.

£97 per term
School Year 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  26 Feb
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Line Dancing 2

Led by Julie Antonsen

Line Dancing is a mix of dance styles ranging from Waltz and Cha Cha to Irish Dancing style. We use a variety of music to accompany these styles such as Shania Twain and Keith Urban (country) to Rebecca Ferguson and Megan Trainer (pop) with everything in between. NO PARTNER NEEDED.

Spring
Sun 8 Jan – 12 Feb, 26 Feb – 2 April and 23 April – 28 May
6.30pm – 7.30pm
£7 per class or £42 for 6 week course

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Worry Dolls

Worry Dolls are a folk duo that have been making waves in the London Indie-Folk scene, and across the UK from Glastonbury Festival to Derry, collecting praise and accolades as they go.

Many will have seen the Worry Dolls supporting Joan Armatrading on tour, or may have heard their songs played on Radio 2 and BBC6 Music.

WHY? Humorous and charming folk-songwriting combined with sublime harmonies

Studio
£10 (£8 conc)

@WorryDolls
@nordenfarm

Worry Dolls website

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Silence (15)

Dir: Martin Scorsese 2016 159 mins, US

Based on the novel by Shusaku Endo. At a time when Christianity is outlawed, two Portuguese missionaries return to Japan in search of their missing mentor. Starring Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver.

WHY? The latest film from award winning director Martin Scorsese (The Aviator, The
Departed)

'Silence treats faith not as a simple point to be made, but as a heart-wrenching puzzle' The Atlantic

Click here to read the review in full.

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

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Messy Play

Led by Laura Parkinson

Exciting and fun art activities with a very messy finish! New themes every week – from The Hungry Caterpillar to Letters and Numbers, Animal Farm to Pirates and Fairies.

In line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Suitable for ages 6+ months

Mondays (exc 13 Feb, 3, 10 and 17 Apr) | 10am – 11am | £6.50

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Tai Chi Chuan

Led by Patricia Miller

Mon 9 Jan - 27 Feb (exc 13 Feb) and Mon 13 Mar - 24 Apr (exc 10 and 17 Apr)
1pm - 2pm

Suitable for all levels of experience.

Learn the Yang Style of Tai Chi together with Qigong. Both can improve your sense of wellbeing, relax your body and mind, reduce stress, improve your balance, boost your immune system and strengthen muscles and bones.

Suitable for +18 years

£7 per session

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Soft Pastel over Watercolour

Led by Jo Hall

Tues 21 Feb - 21 Mar
10am - 1pm

Using pastel over washes of watercolour is a long established technique, suitable for all kinds of subjects. Explore using complementary colours and also dark toned under layers of watercolour in studies of landscape and of figures from photographic reference.

Some paper available from the tutor at cost.
Please bring your own materials.

£82 for 5 week course or £18 per class
Suitable for 18+ years

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Body Control Pilates - Beginners

Led by Gillian Burn

Give yourself a moment to relax, unwind and stretch out your body. Pilates will help to strengthen and tone your muscles, improve your posture, balance and flexibility and help you have a longer, leaner and stronger body.

Spring
Tues 10 Jan - 7 Feb
Tues 28 Feb - 28 Mar
1.30pm - 2.30pm

£50 per 5 week course
Suitable for 18+ years

'Body Control Pilates' is a Registered Trade Mark used on licence.

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Bollywood Dance

Led by Geeta Rai

From Tues 10 Jan | 4.30pm – 5.30pm | £67 per term

An energetic modern Indian dance style. These classes are a fusion of Indian and western styles with Latino and Arabic influences. All terms are 10 weeks long and suitable for all abilities.

Suitable for ages 6+ years.

  •  28 Feb
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Digi Den II

Led by DJ Mhlanga

(From Tues 17 Jan)

School Year 7 – 13 | 4.30pm – 6pm | £80 per 10 week term

Digi Den – the digital arts club.

Improve, develop and learn various arts with a digital focus. Work on group or personal projects over the 10 week term. So take advantage of our fantastic hardware, Adobe Creative Cloud software and settings. Have a go and have fun filming, podcasting, creating stop-motion animation, using green screen special effects and more!

Suitable for all levels of experience.

  •  28 Feb
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Youth Dance - Junior

Led by Becky Hinton

From Tues 10 Jan | 5.45pm – 7pm l £67 per term

A lively fast paced class to a soundtrack of current music. This is contemporary dance smashed up and easy to learn!

All terms are 10 weeks long and suitable for all abilities.

Suitable for 9+ years

  •  28 Feb
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Maidenhead Community Choir

Led by Tina Reibl.

An opportunity for all those who enjoy singing a toe-tapping repertoire, from Bach to the Beatles and Gershwin to Gospel. No audition or sight-reading required.

Suitable for all levels of experience.

Spring
Tues 10 Jan - 21 Mar (exc 14 Feb) | 7pm - 8.15pm

£75 per 10 week course

  •  28 Feb
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Candle Lamp Making

Led by Natalie Griffin-Smith

Tues 21 and 28 Feb
7pm - 9pm

Make three beautiful handmade fabric lanterns that can be used safely at home. Use them to create a relaxing atmosphere, mood lighting for a dinner party, night lights for the children or outdoor lighting in the garden.

£35 for 2 week course plus £2 materials fee

Suitable for 18+ years

  •  28 Feb
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Swing Crazy: 1930s Style Dance

Led by John and Debra Scanlon

Learn to Lindy Hop with a couple who have danced, performed and taught together since meeting on the dance floor in 1996. Lindy Hop is the great partner swing dance from New York's Savoy Ballroom. From exuberant and light-hearted to laid back and smooth, Lindy Hop is an expressive dance that puts a smile on every face. Join us for some beginner classes and you will soon be dancing to some of the greatest music ever.

No previous experience needed - come ready to have bags of fun. Bring a partner or come alone - it's up to you.

Tuesdays | 10 Jan – 9 May (exc 21 Mar, 18 April) | 7.35pm – 8.35pm
All bookings include the practice session from 9.40pm to 10.15pm

Swing Crazy: 1930's Style Dance: £8 per class or £28 for 4 weeks
Book for Swing Crazy and Jive Cats: 1950's Style Dance : £12 per week or £38 for 4 weeks

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You should wear comfortable clothes that leave you arms free and do not restrict movement. Layers are a good idea as you will be exercising indoors. Your shoes should be comfortable, flexible and secure. Smooth soles are highly recommended so that you can easily turn on the ball of the foot. Heavy shoes, raised soles or high heels are very much to be avoided.

Click here to visit the Swing Crazy Website

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Jive Cats: 1950s Style Dance

Led by John and Debra Scanlon

Have you often wished that you could just get up a jive in a 1950s style when you hear that classic music? Now you can! Join us for some beginner classes and you will be on the floor dancing authentic free-style jive to classic Rhythm & Blues and Rock 'n' Roll.

No previous experience needed - come ready to have bags of fun. Bring a partner or come alone - it's up to you.

Tuesdays | 10 Jan – 9 May (exc 21 Mar, 18 April) | 8.40pm – 9.40pm
All bookings include the practice session from 9.40pm to 10.15pm

One dance style: £8 per class or £28 for 4 weeks
Book for Jive Cats and Swing Dance: 1930's Style Dance: £12 per week or £38 for 4 weeks

Offers applied in basket

You should wear comfortable clothes that leave you arms free and do not restrict movement. Layers are a good idea as you will be exercising indoors. Your shoes should be comfortable, flexible and secure. Smooth soles are highly recommended so that you can easily turn on the ball of the foot. Heavy shoes, raised soles or high heels are very much to be avoided.

For more information about this class visit the Jive Cats Website

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