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january 2020's events

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Zumba (Thursdays)

Led by Annet Bowler.

A fun, friendly and easy to follow dance based class. Get fit and exercise in disguise to uplifting Latin rhythms.

Spring
Thur 9 Jan – 30 Apr (exc 9 and 16 Apr)
10am – 11am
£6 per class

Suitable for 18+ years.

If the tutor is unavailable for a session, a replacement will be provided wherever possible.

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Introduction to Jewellery Making

Led by Grant Forsyth

Learn the fundamentals of jewellery making and design, including mark making and stone setting. Advanced students are welcome to join and expand their skills and create their own design led work. Materials cost to tutor £28 (approx).

Spring
Thur 16 Jan – 13 Feb, 20 Feb – 19 Mar and 26 Mar – 30 Apr (exc 9 and 16 Apr)
10am - 11.30am and 12pm - 1.30pm
£51 per 4 week course, £63 per 5 week course

  •  30 Jan
  •  30 Jan
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Kaleidoscope

Blink. Blink again. What do you see?

Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one. Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam. Discover the multicoloured world of Kaleidoscope in this gentle, playful performance.

WHY? Theatre for babies aged 6 - 18 months inspired by research into how a baby's sense of sight develops and how they instinctively categorise colour.

Studio
£12 for one adult and one baby (additional babies/infants £8)

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Calligraphy - The Italic Hand

Led by Stuart Maxwell

The Italic hand has many varied forms, from a basic script to very flourished and ornate lettering. The basic alphabet through to advanced flourishing and effects will be covered depending on ability, together with compositional layout. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Spring
Thur 16 Jan – 26 Mar (exc 20 Feb)
2.30pm – 4.30pm
£120 per 10 week course, £10 materials cost to tutor (approx)

  •  30 Jan
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Catching the Light

Satu Vartiainen and Lydia Pierce present an exciting exhibition.

It includes colourful, expansive, semi-abstract paintings of seas, rivers, mountains, portraits and urban scenes. These contemporary paintings are nuanced portrayals of colour and light. The art shows impressions of landscape and figures to give a different perspective including textural and dynamic work.

  •  30 Jan FREE
  •  31 Jan FREE
SOLD OUT
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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners (Thursdays)

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 lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Spring
Thur 16 Jan – 13 Feb, 27 Feb – 26 Mar and 2 Apr – 30 Apr
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

  •  30 Jan
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ISQ - Requiem for the Faithful Tour

A critically-acclaimed post-jazz/art pop quartet from London featuring Irene Serra (vocals), Richard Sadler (double bass), Naadia Sheriff (piano) and Chris Nickolls (drums).

It is in a live setting that these musicians really show their jazz roots, expanding the framework of the songs and relishing in the musical spontaneity and interplay.

WHY? ‘A melting pot of genres – jazz, pop, acoustic and experimental – which all blend together to entrancing effect’ Time Out London Critics Choice

Studio
£14 (£12 conc)

@isqmusic
@nordenfarm

ISQ's Website

SOLD OUT
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Acoustic Guitar - Intermediate

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? It is never too late to learn. Learn guitar right from the beginning. These are fun and informative lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Spring
Thur 16 Jan – 13 Feb, 27 Feb – 26 Mar and 2 Apr – 30 Apr
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  30 Jan
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Yoga - Intermediate

Led by Julie Potter

These Friday morning classes are intended for all ages and abilities and levels of experience, although beginners are advised to attend the later class. We will practise traditional breathing techniques (pranayamas), general yoga postures (asanas) with some relaxation.

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 21 Feb and 28 Feb – 24 Apr (exc 6 Mar, 10 and 17 Apr)
9.30am – 10.45am
£42 per 6 week course and £49 per 7 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

Please bring a mat.

  •  31 Jan
SOLD OUT
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Make Silver Jewellery 1

Led by Janet Richardson.

Beginners learn techniques including sawing, filing, polishing, ring making, stone setting, texturing, doming and soldering, to make some beautiful jewellery. More experienced participants are taken forward with their skills.

Suitable for all levels of experience. Materials cost to tutor for 5 weeks £28 (approx).

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 14 Feb and 28 Feb – 27 Mar
10am – 12pm
£84 per course


Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  31 Jan
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Little Wrigglers (Fridays)

Led by Rachel Walsh

A thrilling, energetic and creative dance class. Explore imaginative themes and adventures through dance, song and mime.

Spring
Fri 17 – 3 Apr (exc 14 and 21 Feb)
10.15am – 11am
£6 | £4.50 siblings | £20 for 4 sessions a term


Suitable for ages 2+ years.

If you would like to book the offer price for 4 sessions, please enter a ticket for each date you would like to attend into your basket and the offer will apply automatically

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Creative Drawing

Led by Karen Carter

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring own materials.

Experiment with a variety of different drawing tools including cola-pens, sticks and feathers as well as more traditional media.

Fri 31 Jan
10.30am – 3.30pm
£40 per class, plus a £3 materials cost to tutor

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Little Women (U)

Dir: Greta Gerwig 2019 | 134 mins, US

Based on the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott. The story unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Meryl Streep as Aunt March.

WHY? The timeless and beloved story of the March sisters

'Gerwig saves her most impressive narrative flourish for the very end, with a finale that would absolutely delight Louisa May Alcott' ★★★★★ Empire

Read the full review here

Courtyard Theatre
£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.

Bring Baby Screening
The screening on Friday 24 January at 11am is exclusively for parents, carers and grown-up’s 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.

Relaxed Screenings
The screening on Friday 31 January at 10.30am is a Relaxed Screening. Everyone is welcome to join us for this friendly format. The house lights are kept on and audience members can come and go as they please.

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Yoga - Beginners

Led by Julie Potter

These Friday morning classes are intended for all ages and abilities and levels of experience, although beginners are advised to attend the later class. We will practise traditional breathing techniques (pranayamas), general yoga postures (asanas) with some relaxation.

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 21 Feb and 28 Feb – 24 Apr (exc 6 Mar, 10 and 17 Apr)
11am – 12.15pm
£42 per 6 week course and £49 per 7 week course
(£10 per week drop in price available for 11am beginners’ session)

Suitable for 18+ years.

Please bring a mat.

SOLD OUT
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Make Silver Jewellery 2

Led by Janet Richardson

Beginners learn techniques including sawing, filing, polishing, ring making, stone setting, texturing, doming and soldering, to make some beautiful jewellery. More experienced participants are taken forward with their skills.

Suitable for all levels of experience. Materials cost to tutor for 5 weeks £28 (approx).

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 14 Feb and 28 Feb – 27 Mar
12.15pm – 2.15pm
£84 per course


Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  31 Jan
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Musical Memories

Led by Rona Topaz

A sociable choir for people living with dementia, led by a professional singer.

Even if you think you can’t sing a note, join in with popular jazz, pop and movie theme tunes from the 1940s through to 1980s. Songs covered include Fly Me To the Moon, Que Sera Sera, Edelweiss, You Are My Sunshine, King of the Road and more!

Carers don’t have to be present, so it’s a chance to have a little respite and relax in the Café Bar.

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 24 Apr (exc 21 Feb, 10 and 17 Apr)
1.30pm – 2.30pm
£6 per session, including one free carer

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Jojo Rabbit (12A)

Dir: Taika Waititi 2019 | 108 mins, CZ/US/NZ

A World War II era satire. Jojo is a lonely young boy living in Germany. A member of the Hitler Youth, his imaginary friend is none other than Adolf Hitler. When he discovers his mother has been hiding a young Jewish girl in their house, Jojo must confront the veracity of his beliefs.

WHY? ‘A tender black comedy about dark times’ Time

Read the full review here

Courtyard Theatre
£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.

Talking Tables
The screening on Thursday 6 February at 2pm is a Talking Tables screening. Talking Tables is a new pilot project from Norden Farm that aims to bring people together in a relaxed environment to discuss events, share ideas and most importantly - to meet new people!

It is particularly aimed at people coming to Norden Farm on their own, but all are welcome. To take part, simply book in to see the screening, then join the group in the foyer before and after the film.

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Digi Den

Led by DJ Mhlanga

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. Have fun filming, podcasting, creating stop-motion animation, using green screen special effects and more!

Suitable for all levels of experience for School Year 7 – 13.

Spring
Fri 17 Jan – 27 Mar (exc 21 Feb)
5pm – 6.30pm
£80 per 10 week term

  •  31 Jan
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Salsa at the Farm (Beginners to Improvers)

Led by KK from Salsa Autentica

This new year, make sure you finish your week on a high! Join us for cosy nights of dancing to popular salsa tracks. Make Friday your fun night at the farm as we share how to dance authentic salsa with you.

A class dedicated to absolute beginners, improvers or dancers new to Cuban salsa, or those who simply want to practise their technique. Our aim is to offer you fun classes that introduce you to authentic salsa and then consolidate your experience in a friendly environment.

Spring
Fri 10 Jan – 14 Feb and 28 Feb – 3 Apr
Beginners to Improvers | 8pm-9pm | £42 per 6 week course
Improvers to Intermediate (including social dancing) | 9pm-10.20pm | £10 per class

  •  31 Jan
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Salsa at the Farm (Improvers to Intermediate)

Led by KK from Salsa Autentica

This new year, make sure you finish your week on a high! Join us for cosy nights of dancing to popular salsa tracks. Make Friday your fun night at the farm as we share how to dance authentic salsa with you.

This is a masterclass for experienced salseros who want to progress from improvers to an intermediate level and beyond! Your session will include social dancing and an invitation to join us to practise and perfect your technique. So, come along to perfect your Cuban motion, increase your repertoire of moves and become more adept at responding to the music and your partner.


Spring
Fri 10 Jan – 14 Feb and 28 Feb – 3 Apr
Beginners to Improvers | 8pm-9pm | £42 per 6 week course
Improvers to Intermediate (including social dancing) | 9pm-10.20pm | £10 per class

about 7 hours ago Janey Godley comes to the Courtyard Theatre on Friday 21 February with her Soup Pot Tour. Expect live voice overs w… https://t.co/NLZ5Aa4PCP

about 14 hours ago RT @RBWMCEC: Free networking event, followed by a film screening of 2040 - a positive vision of our future? @nordenfarm @RBWM look forward…

about 14 hours ago RT @tamashatheatre: Electrifying vocals ⚡️from Punjab Our friends @AsianArtsAgency present Hashmat Sultana - on debut UK Tour! Rave revi…

about 14 hours ago RT @martynware: anyone fancy going to An Evening with Martyn Ware (Heaven 17) ? https://t.co/5v1XXzwFWt via @nordenfarm

about 14 hours ago RT @john_artybiker: Opening just 2 weeks from today @nordenfarm in #maidenhead #maidenheadadvertiser #abstractpainting #contemporaryart #ch…

about 14 hours ago Join us in the Studio for ISQ’s Requiem for the Faithful Tour on Thursday 30 January! Expect an exciting night of p… https://t.co/oOrBcXM7ZU

1 day ago Simon Munnery reprises his notorious alter ego in Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour. Head to the Studio on Sa… https://t.co/JbtFMcgeeU

1 day ago Did you catch Matt Forde on BBC2’s Richard Osman’s House of Games last week? You can catch him at Norden Farm too!… https://t.co/xbQ9DTDK9i

1 day ago To mark #HolocaustMemorialDay we screened Nicky's Family for local school students, a film about the remarkable sto… https://t.co/vQgo5AGQ4V

2 days ago Join us in the Studio on Sunday 16 February as Papa Truck return to perform new material from their upcoming fourth… https://t.co/k8vhuPni0R

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