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The Bear Exhibition

An immersive exhibition to explore and discover.

The Gallery is transformed by work created by local children as part of our annual art competition. Inspired by our Christmas production, The Bear by bestselling author, Raymond Briggs.

Visit the story den for storytelling sessions while you’re here for tales from the land of Bears and beyond.

This year's exhibition is curated by visual artist Amelia Pimlott and students from BCA college as part of our young creatives project.

  •  10:00 -22:30 FREE
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The Carnival of the Animals - Lantern Parade

The Carnival of the Animals Lantern Parade returns to illuminate Maidenhead on Saturday 7 December!

Featuring live music and entertainment from The Brass Funkeys who bring pumping brass driven funk to lead you on the route!

Plus street food, licensed bar and hot drinks. Free to attend and open to all! And you don't need a lantern to take part - just come down and celebrate with the community.

Please note that the bar is cash only

Get involved at our Lantern Making workshops, running throughout November and December.

Create an animal inspired lantern by weaving and decorating willow. Our expert lantern makers will guide you through the process and you will have a lantern ready to illuminate at the parade.


4.30pm - Live music and entertainment

5pm - Parade departs from Maidenhead Town Hall

5.45pm – 6.15pm - Live music and entertainment continues

6.30pm - 9pm - Lanterns Live Gig featuring The Brass Funkeys taking place in the Desborough Theatre


Not taken part in the Lantern Parade before? or have a questions about what it's all about? Download our handy FAQs here

If you can't find the answer you are looking for, give our team a call on 01628 682563


Lantern Making Workshops

Town Centre Saturday Drop In Workshops

Short and sweet lantern making - get parade ready in just 20 minutes! Drop in to make and decorate a simple willow and tissue lantern ready to illuminate on parade night

Last chance drop-in workshops Sat 7 Dec | Maidenhead Library 10am - 2pm | £4 per person


Lantern’s Live: The Brass Funkeys plus support

Saturday 7 December 6.30pm – 9pm

Tickets £3 | Desborough Theatre, Maidenhead Town Hall

Fresh from leading Norden Farm’s Lantern Parade, The Brass Funkeys headline our Lantern Parade Live gig with pumping brass driven funk to get you dancing!

The Brass Funkeys bring together some of the most talented musicians in London in an eclectic live show bursting at the seams with ideas and infectious energy.

The night features a line up of local live talent ahead of the headline act. Plus street food from Yourz to Eat, a licensed bar and hot drinks

Find out more here.

  •  16:30 -18:15 FREE
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Lanterns Live: The Brass Funkeys plus support

Fresh from leading Norden Farm’s Lantern Parade, The Brass Funkeys headline our Lantern Parade Live gig with pumping brass driven funk to get you dancing!

With a bar serving alcoholic and soft drinks, plus street food and hot drinks from Yourz to Eat. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BAR IS CASH ONLY

The Brass Funkeys are an eight piece London-based Brass Band who draw on the traditions of New Orleans.

They have played at Glastonbury, Wilderness and the North Sea Jazz Festival as well as London venues including Koko Camden, and Ronnie Scott’s.

The Brass Funkeys bring together some of the most talented musicians in London in an eclectic live show bursting at the seams with ideas and infectious energy.

Supporting The Brass Funkeys are:

Maidenhead singer-songwriter - Tara Deane.

The Haystack Band - taking well known songs and giving them a fresh, country-pop feel.

Three piece folk-pop band Lewis and Bros.

And Berkshire based singer-songwriter Lisa Kenny performs an acoustic bar set.

Desborough Theatre, Maidenhead Town Hall

Saturday 7 December 6.30pm | Tickets £3 available on the door

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U2Baby

U2Baby capture the unique sound of legendary band U2 as well as the look.

Their Bono sings exactly like the real thing, putting on a great show with star swagger. They have performed internationally in theatres and at festivals.

WHY? Expect all the band's legendary hits, including With or Without You, One and Where the Streets Have No Name

Courtyard Theatre
£16

@theu2tributeuk
@nordenfarm

U2Baby website

today’s opening times

Box Office
10:00 - 14:00
14:30 - 20:00
Cafe Bar
10:00 - 23:00
Food Served
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 19:45
Gallery
17:00 - 22:30

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