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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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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.

  •  21 Feb
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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.

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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

  •  21 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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The Outside Track

The Outside Track are one of the top Celtic acts in the world.

Their marriage of Celtic music, song and dance has been rapturously received around the world. Its five members are united by a love of traditional music. They blend fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, whistle, step-dance and vocals with breathtaking vitality.

WHY? Winner of 'Best Group' in both Live Ireland awards and the Tradition In Review Awards

Courtyard Theatre
£15

@outsidetrack
@nordenfarm

The Outside Track 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

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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.

For more information about this class visit the Jive Cats Website

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Teddies Music Club

Sing • Dance • Play

We’ll get you bouncing, jumping, tickling, giggling, laughing, oh and singing! It’s energetic, lively and fun for grown-ups and children alike, with a singer and musician at every session.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years.

Wednesdays (exc 15 Feb, 8 Mar, 5 and 12 Apr) | 10am – 11am | £5 | £4 siblings

Please book one (or more) free 'Accompanying Adult' tickets for this workshop, and a free 'Baby Seat' if you are bringing a baby under 6 months.

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NT Live: Saint Joan

Encore screening from the Donmar Warehouse.

Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France.

WHY? Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) stars as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production

£15

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Youth Theatre (A)

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.

£67 per term
School Year 2 & 3

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  22 Feb
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Youth Theatre (B)

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.

£67 per term
School Year 4, 5 & 6

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  22 Feb
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Youth Theatre (Academy)

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 12 & 13

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  22 Feb
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Acoustic Guitar - 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? It is never too late to learn. Fun and friendly lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Spring

Absolute Beginners
Wed 4 Jan - 1 Feb, 8 Feb - 15 Mar (excl 15 Feb), 22 Mar - 3 May (excl 5 & 12 Apr)
7pm - 8pm

£36 per 5 week course

For 18+ years.

  •  22 Feb
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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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Acoustic Guitar - 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? It is never too late to learn.

These are fun and friendly lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years' experience.

Spring
4 Jan - 1 Feb, 8 Feb - 15 Mar (exc 15 Feb), 22 Mar - 3 May (exc 5 and 12 April)
Wed Beginners 8.15pm - 9.15pm

Thur 5 Jan - 2 Feb, 9 Feb - 16 Mar (excl 16 Feb), 23 Mar - 4 May (exclu 6 & 13 Apr)
Thur Beginners 7pm – 8pm

£36 per 5 week course

For 18+ years.

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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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Youth Theatre (C)

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

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  23 Feb
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Youth Theatre (F)

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 8, 9, 10 & 11

Photography credit Luminous Photography.

Click here to visit the Troublemaker Theatre Company website

  •  23 Feb
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Dr Phil's Health Revolution

Laugh, sort your life out, stay sane, plan your death and save the NHS - all in only 99 minutes.

Phil Hammond is an NHS doctor, BBC broadcaster, Private Eye journalist and whistle-blowing comic. He combines both of his 2016 sell out, four star Edinburgh fringe shows in one unforgettable evening.

'If Dr Phil were a medicine, you should swig him by the litre' ★★★★ The Times

'One of the most entertainingly subversive people on the planet' The Guardian

'Hugely enjoyable, well crafted, poignant stand up' ★★★★ Broadway Baby 2016

'Hammond is a passionate rabble rouser and impressively positive…. the perfect health secretary' ★★★★ Fest Magazine 2016

'Very funny, honest, clever and moving. Passionate about the NHS' Dr Clive Peedell, founder National Health Action Party

Suitable for ages 14+ years.

£15, £12 for NHS workers

Dr Phil's website

  •  23 Feb SOLD OUT
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Acoustic Guitar - Intermediate

Led by Richard Lee.

Play guitar but stuck in a rut? Want to play an entire song and impress your friends? Then this is course for you. Rediscover your 6 string and why you took it up originally. Learn some classic songs and reignite your guitar skills.

5 Jan - 2 Feb, 9 Feb - 16 Mar (exc 16 Feb) and 23 Mar - 4 May (exc 6 and 13 April)
Beginners 7pm - 8pm
Intermediate 8.15pm - 9.15pm

£36 per 5 week course

For 18+ years.

  •  23 Feb
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Yoga

Led by Julie Potter.

Learn and practice traditional yoga postures, breathing techniques and guided relaxation exercises in these welcoming and dynamic sessions.

Suitable for all levels of experience.

Spring
Fri 6 Jan - 3 Feb | £35 per 5 week course
Fri 24 Feb - 31 March | £42 per 6 week course

Intermediate 9.30am -10.45am
Beginners 11am - 12.15pm

£10 per session (Beginners only)

For 18+ years.

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Little Wrigglers

Led by Rachel Walsh

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

Suitable for ages 2+ years.

Fridays (exc 10 and 17 Feb, 7 and Apr) | 10am – 10.45am | £6/£4.50 additional children | £20 for block booking of 4 sessions

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Make Silver Jewellery 3

Led by Janet Richardson.

Beginners work on projects which introduce classic techniques in metalworking and will end with a set of jewellery. Learn skills including cutting, soldering, filing, polishing and texturing. Experienced students are shown new techniques and guided on how to move forward with their own designs and projects.

Suitable for all levels of experience.

£28 materials fee (approx.) to tutor (for first 5 weeks).

Spring
Fri 6 Jan - 3 Feb and 24 Feb - 24 Mar
10am – 12pm

£84 per 5 week course


For 18+ years.

  •  24 Feb SOLD OUT
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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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Make Silver Jewellery 4

Led by Janet Richardson.

Beginners work on projects which introduce classic techniques in metalworking and will end with a set of jewellery. Learn skills including cutting, soldering, filing, polishing and texturing. Experienced students are shown new techniques and guided on how to move forward with their own designs and projects.

Suitable for all levels of experience.

£28 materials fee (approx.) to tutor (for first 5 weeks).

Spring
Fri 6 Jan - 3 Feb and 24 Feb - 24 Mar
12.15pm – 2.15pm

£84 per 5 week course

For 18+ years.

  •  24 Feb SOLD OUT
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Digi Den I

Led by DJ Mhlanga

(From Fri 20 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.

  •  24 Feb
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Workshop: Let's Stand Up to Bullying!

Led by Theatre Unlimited

Fri 24 Feb | 5pm | £3

Bullying can happen anywhere – in the playground, on the internet, on the way home from school, in our places of work.

Using an imaginative forum theatre technique this workshop is designed to empower young people to believe in themselves, celebrate their differences and stand up to bullying behaviours everywhere.

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Friday Night Flamenco

Led by Leticia Iglesias.

A great way to start the weekend - discover the rhythm and passion of Flamenco! Step into the atmosphere of Andalusia - its movements and music. Start by learning the basic steps and progress through the courses, in a relaxed and fun environment!

Spring

6 Jan - 27 Jan
8pm - 9pm

24 Feb - 31 Mar
8pm - 9pm


£42 per 6 week course
For 18+ years.

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Justin Moorhouse - People and Feelings

Justin Moorhouse takes to the road doing what he does best, no-frills big-hearted stand up comedy with his brand new show.

He’s recently appeared on BBC1's Live at the Apollo, a regular on Radio 5's Fighting Talk and is a familiar voice on talkSport, as well as Radio 4’s NewsQuiz. Previous TV appearances include Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, Dave’s One Night Stand and he was Winner of Celebrity Mastermind.

‘Moorhouse charms the pants off the crowd’ Sunday Times

A little slimmer but still as 'belly laugh funny' (Manchester Evening News) - everyone’s favourite northern charmer is back and better than ever. After touring last year’s triumphant show Destiny Calling he’s had a think about people. And feelings.

This is a (very) funny show about people. And feelings. About people Justin knows, their feelings and how he feels about them. And they about him. It’ll be very funny. Promise. Feel it.

‘Comedic Tour-de-force…brought a tear to a critical eye’ The Herald

‘Simultanously down-to-earth and out-of-this-world’ The List

£15

@justinmoorhouse
@nordenfarm

Justin's Website

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Kimmie Rhodes - Cowgirl Boudoir Tour

Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes is a native Texan who calls Austin home.

A creative and prolific artist, she has recorded and released a total of sixteen solo CDs. Kimmie’s multi-platinum selling songs have been recorded by such stellar acts as Willie Nelson, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris.

WHY? ‘Kimmie Rhodes has to be one of America’s great musical secrets’ BBC 6 Music

Studio
£14

@KimmieRhodes

<a target="blank" href="https://twitter.com/nordenfarm">@nordenfarm

Kimmie Rhodes website

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Align & Flow Yoga

Led by Deborah Le Vene-Page.

A dynamic yoga class with precise alignment focus. Linking the breath with a flow of postures and time at the end for relaxation will leave you feeling stronger, more flexible, calm and renewed. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Spring
Sat 7 Jan – 29 Apr (exc 28 Jan and 15 Apr)
10am – 11.15am

£9 per class or £120 for 15 week course.

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring a yoga mat with you.
For 18+ years.

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Mindfulness for Children

Led by Lynne Wilkes

Saturday 14 - 28 Jan, 25 Feb - 11 Mar and 22 Apr - 6 May | 11.45am – 12.45pm | £10 per session or £24 for 3 sessions

Helping to improve concentration and learning. The course teaches skills for coping with stress and anxiety. It helps children to feel happier and more fulfilled as they make their way in life.

Bring a cushion and blanket.

Age guidance 5+ years.

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No Jacket Required

The UK’s leading Phil Collins tribute returns.

Expect a 2 hour show of hit singles from Phil's award-winning career, both as a solo artist and with Genesis. Including songs such as Against All Odds, Easy Lover, I Can’t Dance, Invisible Touch and the classic In The Air Tonight. This was a sell out show last year, don’t miss out in 2017!

WHY? The stunning 12 piece band features a live brass section and backing vocalists

Courtyard Theatre
£18

@PCTribute
@nordenfarm

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