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Pilates - Mixed Abilities

Led by Zoe Brennan

Suitable for all abilities, Zoe’s class will help anyone wishing to improve their flexibility, alignment, co-ordination, posture, balance and breathing and will focus on stabilising and strengthening your core.

Zoe will adapt exercises to suit your individual needs and mobility. At the end of the class we will take a few minutes to relax and unwind with some mindfulness.

All abilities are welcome.

You will need your own mat.

Spring
9 Jan - 6 Feb (5 weeks)
20 Feb - 26 Mar, exc 12 Mar (5 weeks)
Drop in: 16 Apr and 23 Apr

11am - 12pm
£12 per class | £50 per 5 week course.

Suitable for 18+ years.

Other classes include:
Pilates - Beginners
Pilates - Intermediate

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Pilates - Intermediate

Led by Zoe Brennan.

Suitable for people with some Pilates experience or those who are looking for a slightly more challenging class. Still covering alignment, breathing and centering but with more focus on strengthening and toning your body. At the end of the class we will take a few moments to relax and unwind.

You will need your own mat.

Spring
9 Jan - 6 Feb (5 weeks)
20 Feb - 26 Mar, exc 12 Mar (5 weeks)
Drop in: 16 Apr and 23 Apr

12:15pm - 1.15pm
£12 per class | £50 for 5 weeks

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

Other classes include:
Pilates - Beginners
Pilates - Mixed Abilities

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Visions of Landscape

Led by Jo Hall

Explore the work of five artists and their very different approaches to landscape painting. Over the five sessions we’ll explore works by Samuel Palmer, André Derain, Georgia O’Keeffe, Richard Cartwright, and David Hockney. Starting in week 1 with Samuel Palmer, you will be invited to make a composition in the spirit of the artist or to make your own version of one of Palmer’s works. Please bring your own materials; any water-based media or pastel would be suitable. For full information see below.

Please bring;
All artists; water-based media (watercolour, gouache or acrylic) or pastels
Drawing board, clips or tape to attach support, paper towel, pencil, sketchbook for notes/ working out composition.

Artists using water-based media will need a block to angle the board, water pots, palette, brushes, watercolour or mixed media paper, pencil.

Pastel artists will need a table easel, putty eraser, spray fixative for use outside only, charcoal and a few pastel pencils may be useful.

Wed 21 Feb then Tues 27 Feb - 26 Mar, exc 12 Mar
12.30pm - 3.30pm

£105 for the 5 week course

  •  27 Feb
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Pilates - Beginners

Led by Zoe Brennan.

Suitable for anyone new to Pilates or wishing to improve their flexibility, co-ordination, posture, balance, breathing and focus on stabilising the core. At the end of the class we will take a few moments to relax and unwind.

All abilities are welcome.

You will need your own mat.

Spring
9 Jan - 6 Feb (5 weeks)
20 Feb - 26 Mar, exc 12 Mar (5 weeks)
Drop in: 16 Apr and 23 Apr

1.30pm - 2.30pm
£12 per class | £50 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

Other classes include:
Pilates - Mixed Abilities
Pilates - Intermediate

  •  27 Feb SOLD OUT
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Creative Writing: Memoirs (online)

Led by Guy de Ferrer

Do you want to write about your life, the people you have known, the places you have seen?

These five sessions will help you write your memoirs/autobiography. We will look at how to convincingly capture people, places and stories from your life.

Each week a homework will be set and discussed the following week. You will also receive tutor feedback by email.

All levels are welcome.

Tues 27 Feb - 26 Mar (5 weeks)
7pm - 9pm
£100 per 5 week course

Online course

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Norden Farm Choir

Led by Seann Wilkinson

A non-audition community choir open to all. Working on everything from Madonna to Les Mis, from gospel to pop - this is an opportunity to meet people, learn some harmonies and sing your hearts out. No experience required. Enthusiasm absolutely necessary!

Spring
Tues 9 Jan - 26 Mar (11 weeks)
7.30pm – 9pm
£11 per session | £110 per 11 week term

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Acoustic Guitar - Absolute Beginners

Led by Jim Maving

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 very beginning. This is a foundation course for those with little to no experience of playing guitar. You will learn how to hold a guitar and to make the right noises out of it. The aim of these lessons is to get you playing your first song within 4 weeks of lessons, as no-one takes up guitar to strum random chords, it’s all about the songs.

If you are returning to guitar having not played for some time and can barely remember chords this is a great way of getting back into the swing of things.

If you've never played guitar you need to book on the Absolute Beginners course!

These classes are split by skills level;

Beginners A - Recently completed the Absolute Beginners course but still some way to go. Yet to tackle bar chords and complicated rhythms.

Beginners B - Well on the way and able to do bar chords

Beginners C - Almost Intermediate but not quite yet.


Spring
Tues 16 Jan - 6 Feb (4 weeks)
Tues 20 Feb - 19 Mar (5 weeks)
Tues 26 Mar - 23 Apr (5 weeks)
7.45pm - 8.45pm

£50 per 5 week course | £40 per 4 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  27 Feb
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The End We Start From

Dir: Mahalia Belo 2023 | 101 mins

When an environmental crisis sees London submerged by flood waters, a young family is torn apart in the chaos. As a woman and her newborn try and find their way home, the profound novelty of motherhood is brought into sharp focus in this intimate and poetic portrayal of family survival.

Starring Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Joel Fry (Cruella), Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Gina McKee (Notting Hill), Nina Sosanya (Love Actually), Mark Strong (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog).

'Jodie Comer is phenomenal in end-of-days survival thriller' ★★★★ The Guardian

£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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Beginners/Gentle Yoga

Led by Julie Potter

This class is particularly suited to beginners, those returning to yoga having had a break, those with specific injuries or conditions or even those that consider themselves to be of a ‘certain age’ that might need a less challenging approach. We will cover general breathing practises, the basic and gentler postures, together with general information and possible discussion around movement and the potential difficulties we might come up against.

The aim will be to relax and enjoy.

The yoga I teach is an evolution of nearly 30 years of practice and study, with a broad experience of many styles and teachers. In recent years I have been moving away from ‘external’ evaluation of the postures and moving towards an ‘internal’ sense of the postures, moving away from the more used traditional approach of systemised yoga to a more experiential and ‘felt’ approach, influenced by teachers who have been inspired by the teachings of Vanda Scaravelli.

Please bring a blanket, a yoga / Pilates mat, and wear loose comfortable clothing

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 7 Feb (5 weeks)
Wed 14 Feb - 13 Mar (5 weeks)
Wed 20 Mar - 24 Apr (6 weeks)
11am - 12.15pm
£12 per session | £45 per 5 week course | £54 per 6 week course

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

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Studio Art Sessions

Led by Sue Bridge

These sessions are suitable for those with some prior experience of drawing and painting (either previous study or art course participation).

As with the preceding course 'Transform your Sketchpad' these 3 hour studio sessions will be wide ranging both in terms of media and subject matter. Over the duration of the course you will gain experience in a range of media, acrylic/watercolour, pen and ink and collage. Some sessions will be one off activities other topics may spread over a couple of weeks.

Students to provide their own materials.

Wed 10 Jan to 14 Feb (6 weeks)
Wed 28 Feb to 3 Apr (6 weeks)
11am - 2pm

£160 per 6 week course

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

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Baby Signing

Led by Funky Monkeys

Have you ever wondered what your baby is thinking or feeling? Would it help if they could communicate those thoughts and feelings to you?

Sign & Rhyme teaches parents/carers and their little ones, simple sign language that enables them to communicate before speech takes over. Just like waving and clapping, your baby can learn to tell you when they’re hungry, in pain or just that they’ve seen a dog! This is empowering to them and hugely rewarding for you! In most cases babies who sign learn to talk sooner than their non-signing peers.

Signs are used in class, like actions, to accompany songs and nursery rhymes and with an array of props, puppets, instruments and the use of disco lights, bubbles and parachutes to enhance the sensory experience and make learning more fun.

There's also:
* Free on-site parking
* Café (open all day)
* Baby changing facilities

Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Carers all welcome with their babies under 18 months

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 24 Apr, exc 14 Feb and 10 Apr
1.45pm - 2.30pm

£7.50 for 1 Adult and 1 Child | £4.50 for additional siblings

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Crafternoons

Led by Creative Eye.

From January 2024 Norden Farm are delighted to extend our Crafternoon sessions to Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons!

Norden Farm's Crafternoons are relaxed crafting sessions for older people.

Get crafty with a range of activities, or bring along your own projects to work on with support from tutor Kayleigh Robinson.

You can learn new skills, meet new people and try something new, a cup of tea is included with the ticket price. If you are unable to attend in person you can log on from home to chat and join in the session.

Spring Season

Tues 20 and Wed 21 Feb Wooden Bookmarks
Tues 27 and Wed 28 Feb Wooden Hanging Sign Decoupage
Tues 5 and Wed 6 Mar Squeegee Art
Tues 12 and Wed 13 Mar Mug Decorating
Tues 19 and Wed 20 Mar Mini Scented Pouches
Tues 26 and Wed 27 Mar Easter Wreath
Tues 2 and Wed 3 Apr Wooden 3D Bird Hanging Decoration
Tues 9 and Wed 10 Apr Magnets
Tues 16 and Wed 17 Apr Wire Tree
Tues 23 and Wed 24 Apr Paper Fans

There will be no session on Tues 6 and Wed 7 Feb.

Social Arts Crafternoons is a partially funded project run by Norden Farm with support from The Berkshire Community Foundation.

Local transport can be provided as part of the ticket price for those attending on a Wednesday.

If you need transport to Norden Farm for the Wednesday sessions please contact Jess Thompson at [email protected] / 01628 682563 to talk through your requirements.

Suitable for ages 60+ years.

2pm - 3pm
£5 per session, including a cup of tea

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Norden Farm Youth Theatre (Junior)

Led by Emma Duncan.

In each session children take part in a series of drama games and activities that develop their confidence as well as teaching them drama skills. These include focus, communication, developing a character and voice projection.

As the weeks go on the group will each have a part with some lines to learn in a small-scale show. They will rehearse as a team and share what they have learnt during the last session, more details to follow on this after half term.

Suitable for school years 2 - 6.

'Norden Farm is my favourite after school club, it always keeps me moving and relaxed. It is a great place to go for drama and within a short time, I have become far more confident and expressive' Timothy, age 7

'We have sent both of our children to Youth Theatre at Norden Farm and have seen dramatic improvements in there ability, confidence, social awareness and expressiveness generally and specifically. The environment is safe and developmental in a broad and exciting sense' Alex - parent

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 27 Mar, exc 14 Feb (11 weeks)
5pm - 6pm
£95

Junior Youth Theatre Bookng Form

  •  28 Feb
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Norden Farm Youth Theatre (Senior)

Led by Emma Duncan.

Each term we will be focusing on developing the participants confidence and well-being through a series of drama games and activities.

This term the Senior Youth Theatre group are focusing on developing drama skills. They’ll learn a deeper understanding of performance and managing their nerves as well as some more specialised techniques including comedy and physical theatre.

Suitable for school years 7 - 12.

'Norden Farm is my favourite after school club, it always keeps me moving and relaxed. It is a great place to go for drama and within a short time, I have become far more confident and expressive' Timothy, age 7

'We have sent both of our children to Youth Theatre at Norden Farm and have seen dramatic improvements in there ability, confidence, social awareness and expressiveness generally and specifically. The environment is safe and developmental in a broad and exciting sense' Alex - parent

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 27 Mar, exc 14 Feb (11 weeks)
6.05pm - 7.30pm
£134

Senior Youth Theatre Booking Form

  •  28 Feb
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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners (A)

Led by Jim Maving

For novice guitarists who can string chords together, strum confidently and move between chords with some ease, to take the next steps. You will learn some classic songs, interesting chords, light music theory and the 12-bar blues.

These classes are split by skills level;

Beginners A - Recently completed the Absolute Beginners course but still some way to go. Yet to tackle bar chords and complicated rhythms.

Beginners B - Well on the way and able to do bar chords

Beginners C - Almost Intermediate but not quite yet.

If you've never played guitar you need to book on the Absolute Beginners course!

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 7 Feb (5 weeks)
Wed 21 Feb - 20 Mar (5 weeks)
Wed 27 Mar - 24 Apr (5 weeks)
7pm - 8pm

£50 per 5 week course

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

  •  28 Feb
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Ahir Shah - Ends

The 2023 Sky Edinburgh Comedy Award winner brings his latest show about family, immigration, marriage, history, politics, and beans.

Ahir's last Fringe show, 2019’s Dots, is now a special on HBO Max. He has been seen on Mock the Week, The Mash Report, QI, Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Have I Got News For You, and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

'The most important stand-up of the year, if not decade' Stephen Armstrong

'Tis is truly outstanding stand up' ★★★★★ Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

'It’s clear why Ahir Shah won the Edinburgh Comedy Award with this remarkable piece of storytelling' ★★★★★ Steve Bennett, Chortle

'Starts tugging heartstrings before he even sets foot on stage… has long been one of our most eloquent, thought-provoking comic voices… seemingly effortless way it weaves together the personal and the political into a big-hearted, uplifting whole' ★★★★ Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph

'A beautiful, lyrical love letter… which deservedly picked up the Edinburgh Comedy Award this year… Shah is an electric performer, super-intelligent, his material densely packed with insight, yet never far from a gag… Ends leaves you uplifted, radiating positivity. In fact, its no exaggeration to say that Shah’s tribute to his grandparents should be on the national curriculum' ★★★★★ Mark Wareham, Mail on Sunday

'Filled it up like a tornado sweeping in with a high energy set powered by a machine gun style delivery… great comedy set mixed up laughter, with deeply affecting silences… a master storyteller… all of this demonstrated why it was named best show at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe' ★★★★ Asjad Nazir, Eastern Eye

Courtyard Theatre
£15

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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners (B)

Led by Jim Maving

For novice guitarists who can string chords together, strum confidently and move between chords with some ease, to take the next steps. You will learn some classic songs, interesting chords, light music theory and the 12-bar blues.

These classes are split by skills level;

Beginners A - Recently completed the Absolute Beginners course but still some way to go. Yet to tackle bar chords and complicated rhythms.

Beginners B - Well on the way and able to do bar chords

Beginners C - Almost Intermediate but not quite yet.

If you've never played guitar you need to book on the Absolute Beginners course!

Spring
Wed 10 Jan - 7 Feb (5 weeks)
Wed 21 Feb - 20 Mar (5 weeks)
Wed 27 Mar - 24 Apr (5 weeks)
8.30pm - 9.30pm

£50 per 5 week course

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

  •  28 Feb
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Figure with Gown or Cloak in Clay

Led by Dawn Carroll

In this one day workshop you will make a sculpture of a figure in a long gown or cloak. The gown can be decorated with patterns or textures, your figure may wear a hat or headdress. Let your imagination run wild. (References will be available).

Slips will be available to decorate your piece.

At the end of the session your sculpture will be taken and fired in the kiln and a date will be arranged for you to collect your work.

All tools are provided just bring along an apron.

Cost includes clay and firings.

Thur 29 Feb
11am - 3.30pm
£75

Other pottery courses led by Dawn include:

Animal Head Wall Hanging in Clay

Sculptural Seed Heads for the Garden

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Zumba (Thursdays)

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!

Spring
Thur 11 Jan - 27 Apr, exc 7 Mar and 11 Apr
11.30am – 12.30pm

£7 per class | £30 for 5 sessions a term

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

Please note that the sessions on Thursday 25 April and Thursday 2 May will be led by Carla Lkech

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Bollybhangra Dance Fit

Led by Nanda Sharma

Welcome to Bollybhangra Dance Fitness Party sessions! Nanda teaches her original choreographies to top hits from Bollywood, Bhangra, Belly dance and also other international music and dance rhythms.

The joyful music and movements encourage us to open our hearts and minds to possibilities, improve wellbeing and body-confidence and encourage us to embrace our individuality.

Enjoy the benefits of dance on flexibility and balance, health and fitness, and mood, memory, in a fun and friendly environment, at your own pace- no pressure. Beginners welcome.

Every class feels like a party and your place awaits! Dress up or dress down, some colour, sequins and a jingly bellydance scarf will add to your experience!
Bring water, a towel, wear dance sneakers or trainers.

Thur 11 Jan - 8 Feb (5 weeks)
Thur 15 Feb - 14 Mar (5 weeks)
Thur 21 Mar - 25 Apr, exc 11 Apr (5 weeks)
6.30pm - 7.30pm

£11 per session or £45 for 5 week course

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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners (C)

Led by Jim Maving

For novice guitarists who can string chords together, strum confidently and move between chords with some ease, to take the next steps. You will learn some classic songs, interesting chords, light music theory and the 12-bar blues.

These classes are split by skills level:

Beginners A - Recently completed the Absolute Beginners course but still some way to go. Yet to tackle bar chords and complicated rhythms.

Beginners B - Well on the way and able to do bar chords

Beginners C - Almost Intermediate but not quite yet.

If you've never played guitar you need to book on the Absolute Beginners course!

Spring
Thur 11 Jan - 8 Feb (5 weeks)
Thur 22 Feb - 21 Mar (5 weeks)
Thur 28 Mar - 25 Apr (5 weeks)
7pm - 8pm

£50 per 5 week course

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

  •  29 Feb
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Bone-afide - Dancing Trombone

Presented by Maidenhead Music Society.

Bone-afide is a quartet of trombones described by the Royal Philharmonic Society as ‘An ensemble to watch – with a collective sound that shimmers and playing that quite simply makes you feel good’

They play music from Bach (an arrangement of his 2nd orchestral suite) to Bartok (three Transylvanian dances) via Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake suite, but also include classics from other musical genres arranged for the versatile combination.

£20/£15 MMS members
(under-18s £5, or up to two FREE with an adult)

Maidenhead Music Society website

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Acoustic Guitar - Intermediate

Led by Jim Maving

Play guitar but stuck in a rut? Want to play some notable songs and impress your friends? Then this is the course for you. Rediscover your 6-string and why you took it up originally.

Learn some classic songs as well as learning your pentationic scales, slide guitar and alternate tunings

Spring
Thur 11 Jan - 8 Feb (5 weeks)
Thur 22 Feb - 21 Mar (5 weeks)
Thur 28 Mar - 25 Apr (5 weeks)
8.30pm - 9.30pm

£50 per 5 week course

Alternative classes include:

If you've never played guitar you need to book on the Absolute Beginners course!

Beginners A - Recently completed the Absolute Beginners course but still some way to go. Yet to tackle bar chords and complicated rhythms.

Beginners B - Well on the way and able to do bar chords

Beginners C - Almost Intermediate but not quite yet.

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  29 Feb
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Intermediate Yoga

Led by Julie Potter

This class is suited to those who have been practising for at least 6. My intention for this class is to move our practise forward, explore different avenues and approaches to the traditional postures. We will be aiming to be going deeper into ‘awareness’ and ‘noticing’.

The yoga I teach is an evolution of over 20 years of practice and study, perhaps moving away from ‘external’ evaluation of the postures and moving towards an ‘internal’ sense of the postures, moving away from the more used traditional approach of systemised yoga to a more experiential approach. Whilst looking at traditional Hatha Yoga postures and pranayamas, I will be encouraging fun and freedom within the traditional structure, whilst taking into our awareness fundamental anatomical and functional aspects required by our bodies for maximum wellbeing benefits.

Please bring a blanket, a yoga / Pilates mat, and wear loose comfortable clothing.

Spring
Fri 12 Jan - 9 Feb (5 weeks)
Fri 16 Feb - 15 Mar (5 weeks)
Fri 22 Mar - 26 Apr, exc 29 Mar (5 weeks)

£12 per session | or £45 per 5 week course

This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.

You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email

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Funky Monkeys

An energetic and creative music and movement class for babies and children under 5.

This fun and funky session uses lights, puppets, parachute, instruments and music to get your little ones moving!

Suitable for ages 9 months - 5 years.

Spring
12 Jan - 26 Apr, exc 16 Feb, 29 Mar, 12 Apr
11am - 11.45am

£7.50 | Siblings (18 months +) £4.50 | £26 for 4 sessions a term

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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Pottery: Pinch Pots and Coiling

Led by Helen D Evans

This is part of a series of Courses and workshops led by Helen d Evans

The course is for people with all abilities. If you have previous experience of using pinch pots or coiling, you are encouraged to self initiate your own project based on the technique if you wish.

The intention is to spend 2 weeks learning and experimenting with pinch pots / coiling. The final week will be spent decorating your work with underglazes or glazes.

Your work will then be fired off-site and then ready to collect from Norden Farm.

The price includes: Clay, use of tools, Underglazes, a selection glazes and 2 x firing of your work.

All work will be fired to Earthenware.

You may want to bring with you:
Sketchbook for ideas / with ideas
Pens / Pencils
A cloth to wipe your hands on
An apron
Any clay tools you may have.

After the course.
I will notify you regarding the collection of your work which usually takes between 4-6 weeks

Fri 23 Feb - 8 Mar (3 weeks)
11am - 1pm
£80 for a 3 week course

Other pottery courses led by Helen include:

An Introduction to Pottery

Pottery: Bird House

Pottery: Egg Cups and Saucers

Pottery: Hanging Planters

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Bring Baby Choir

Singing is a great way to relieve stress and promote well-being.

Meet new people and take some time for you in this new acappella choir for mums, dads, grandparents, carers and their babies!

It is a baby friendly class, created especially so you can bring the baby you care for. Grown ups are in a semi circle (with room for your buggy next to you) and babies can sit, crawl or play on the blanket in front of you.

These uplifting classes are led by conductor/composer (and mum) Marta Radwan. There's no auditions, no singing experience is needed and you don't need to have a 'good voice' - just an openness to have a go! You'll be sure to know the songs and there will even be some which include your little one.

There's also:
* Free on-site parking
* Café (open all day)
* Baby changing facilities

Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Carers all welcome with their babies under 18 months

Fri 12 Jan - 9 Feb (5 weeks)
Fri 23 Feb - 22 Mar (5 weeks)
Drop in sessions Fri 19 Apr and 26 Apr
12.30pm - 1.30pm

£10 per session | £40 for 5 week course

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Norden Farm’s Daytime Choir

Led by Dr Marta Mathea Radwan

Norden Farm’s Daytime Choir is a fun, friendly, non-auditioned choir for everyone. We learn by ear, so you don’t need music experience. Our music ranges from gospel, world and jazz to pop and classical - anything that sounds great and is a joy to sing. Joining us is a great way to meet people and sing your stress away.

Spring
Fri 12 Jan - 9 Feb (5 weeks)
Fri 23 Feb - 22 Mar (5 weeks)
Drop in: Fri 19 Apr and 26 Apr

2pm - 3.30pm

£12 per session | £50 for 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years

About the tutor
Dr Marta Mathea Radwan is an award-winning vocalist, composer and musical director. Heralding from Poland and with over 30 years' experience in musical performance, Marta conducts choirs around London, including: jazz group Alle Choir London, Offbeat a cappella community choirs in Acton and Richmond, and Singing for Fun groups at Brunel University London.

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Wellbeing Textiles

Led by Anurita Chandola

Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and creativity with our Wellbeing Textiles Course. This unique and enriching experience is designed to promote well-being and mindfulness through the art of textiles.

The Wellbeing Textiles Course is structured to provide a balance of instruction, hands-on activities, and reflective practices. Each session will focus on a specific aspect of well-being, incorporating textile techniques to facilitate personal growth and relaxation.

Join us on this inspiring journey, where the soothing textures of textiles meet the nurturing embrace of mindfulness. Rediscover the joy of creating while nurturing your mental and emotional well-being in a supportive and encouraging environment.

About Anurita Chandola
Anurita Chandola is a Spacewear and textiles artist who has worked internationally with renowned brands, art projects and prestigious exhibitions. Anurita’s expertise lies in sustainable fashion, product and material innovation, and in designing solutions based on reducing waste in the fashion industry. She is a graduate from the Royal College of Art, where she focused on developing proficiency in the independent learning methods and practices of contemporary art and design. Anurita is currently researching on textiles and clothes that will work on Mars and recently worked as a Spacewear and textiles artist with Building a Martian House Project in Bristol.

Fri 12 Jan - 16 Feb
2pm - 4pm

£18 per session | £100 for 6-weeks

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All of Us Strangers

Dir: Andrew Haigh 2023 | 105 mins

Nominated for six BAFTAs including Best Direction, Best British Film and Best Adapted Screenplay.

One night in his near-empty tower block in contemporary London, Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbour Harry (Paul Mescal), which punctures the rhythm of his everyday life.

As a relationship develops between them, Adam is preoccupied with memories of the past and finds himself drawn back to the suburban town where he grew up, and the childhood home where his parents (Claire Foy and Jamie Bell), appear to be living, just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before.

'Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott tremendous in a beautiful fantasy-romance' ★★★★★ The Guardian

£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.

Open Captioned Screening
The screening on Thur 7 Mar 2pm is an Open Captioned Screening. These screenings provide a transcription of the audio from a film. Captions are displayed at the bottom of the cinema screen along with the dialogue from the film.

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Kirtan

Led by Janette Moy

Kirtan is the practice of gathering together to chant universal mantras. It is the Yoga of Sound, the repetition of the mantras allows us to experience a meditative state. The mantras help relax the mind and re-energise the body/mind as well as release stress/ worries. It is uplifting and healing.

Anyone can join in, you do not have to be able to sing to chant, each of us has a unique primal sound to express and all our voices blend together into one sound. You can sit on the floor or a chair if you need support, you can also stand, move or lay down if you want.

Please bring a cushion or blanket rolled up to sit on. You might like to bring a shawl or blanket around you (not essential, just cosy). If you require a chair please arrive early to give time to organise this. Bring water to drink.

I look forward to sharing these medicinal mantras with you.

Spring
Fri 19 Jan and Fri 1 Mar
6.30pm - 7.30pm

£13 per session

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Fred's House

Summery 70s West Coast inspired folk/rock.

Fred’s House are delighted to be returning to one of their all-time favourite venues, Norden Farm!

Vix, Prue, Lachlan, Gafyn and Paul are a group of friends based in sunny Cambridge who make up the award-winning band. They have been together in some form or another for 13 years; survived relationship breakdowns within the group, emigration, line-up changes and a Global Pandemic, but they’re still here to tell the tale. Playing live is what the band thrive on and they are well known for their very lively and entertaining shows but that they also have those songs that bring a tear to the eye.

'Fred's House is a very popular band who have built up a significant following, and they were quickly bringing the house down' Maverick Magazine

They’ve performed more gigs than they care to remember, including headline tours of the UK and toured China as part of the Nanjing International Music Festival, as well as playing some big UK festival stages such as Cambridge Folk Festival, Acoustic Festival of Britain and Bestival. Their last release, Walls and Ceilings (EP) gained much praise, including from BBC Radio 2’s Baylon Leonard who said, 'they have a brand-new sound and one that I really love'.

Having just won the Break Out Award at the NMG Awards 2023, Fred’s House are working towards their 4th album with producer Jake Day of North Acre Recording Studio which will be out late 2024. It is quite a shift towards radio-friendly commercial pop in terms of style, whilst still showcasing their hooky song-writing and staple sound of summery folk-rock guitars, West Coast 4-part harmonies, violin and a driving rhythm section.

Studio
£16 (£14 conc)

Fred's House website
@fredshousemusic
@nordenfarm

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Tom Houghton - It's Not Ideal

Tom Houghton sets out on his biggest and most hilarious show yet.

Having now taken to the international stage with tours of Europe and America, the man who asked us Do you ski? returns to the UK to ponder a new question.

In an age where tradition and progress are wrestling against each other; what are the parts of ourselves that need shedding and what is worth holding on to?

Star of Netflix The Circle and host of Very British Problems: Live and Bad Manors podcast.

'Clever, passionate and soulful' ★★★★★ The New European

'A twisted view of the world' ★★★★★ The Sunday Express

'Get your tickets today. Tomorrow may well be too late. A Star is Born' ★★★★★ One 4 Review

'Everyone’s cup of tea… Brilliant, bright and insightful' ★★★★★  UK Cabaret

'This unexpected tour de force warrants a 21-gun salute' ★★★★ The Daily Telegraph

'A crafty idiot' ★★★★ The Daily Mail

'Now that’s class' ★★★★ Fringe Guru

Courtyard Theatre
£16.50

Tom's website
@honourabletom
@nordenfarm

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Salsa

Led by SalsaStyle

Specialising for twenty years in providing individual attention to help you develop dance techniques and grow in confidence. SalsaStyle will ensure everyone feels welcome no matter what level.

Spring
12 Jan - 9 Feb (5 weeks)
16 Feb - 15 Mar (5 weeks)
22 Mar - 26 Apr, exc 29 Mar (5 weeks)

8.15pm - 9.15pm
£12 per session | £50 for 5 weeks

Don't forget to stay for the Salsa Social from 9.15pm - 10pm: stay after the class for a dance and drink!

Box Office closes at 8pm but online booking is still available.

Click here for more information about SalsaStyle.

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Align and Flow Yoga

Led by Deborah Le Vene-Page.

Align and Flow Yoga is influenced by the biomechanics and heart orientated philosophy of the Anusara Hatha style of yoga. With a specific alignment focus within the flow of postures the practice will tone and strengthen the body, improve posture and create more freedom in the body and mind resulting in a calm and relaxed state of being.

Each week there will be a different theme weaving its’ way through the session, but a typical class starts with breathing techniques to centre and ground, poses to warm up and then progresses to a fun and challenging mix of vinyasa and alignment yoga.

This class is designed to cultivate focus, stamina, strength, and flexibility. Leaving time at the end for a well-deserved relaxation.

Come prepared for an energising class that will also leave you feeling relaxed.

Suitable for 18+ years

Spring
Sat 13 Jan – 2 Mar (8 weeks)
Sat 9 Mar – 27 Apr, exc 30 Mar (7 weeks)
10am - 11am

£12.50 per session | £84 for 8 week course and £73.50 for 7 week course

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring a yoga mat with you.

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Zumba (Saturdays)

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!

Spring
Sat 13 Jan - 27 Apr, exc 6 Apr
11.30am – 12.30pm
£7 per class | £30 for 5 sessions a term

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

Please note that the sessions on Saturday 27 April and Saturday 4 May will be led by Carla Lkech

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Norden Farm Market

The Norden Farm Markets are unique. There's a Café Bar onsite, accessible toilets (with baby changing) and a programme of activities from cinema to classes. Stallholders sell inspiring artisanal produce ranging from arts and crafts to food and snacks.

Upcoming Market Dates:

Sat 2 Mar, Sat 6 Apr

12pm - 4pm | Entry is FREE

Visiting the market is the perfect way to spend your weekend. Shop in the market for unusual, hand made, delicious items and then take in a film or recline with a coffee in our Café Bar where there are plenty of books and games to keep the little ones happy.

Dogs are welcome, outdoors at the Norden Farm Markets and there’s fresh water for them.

Parking spaces are reserved for blue badge holders and the site is accessible.


March Stallholders Include (subject to change)

• Honeys of Henley • Smoking Skewers • S&L Pamper • Amoracandlesuk • AfriStyle • But One String • Frenchie Arts • Rocks and Key • Luxury Chocolate For You by Anton Hazelle Ltd • Candle Lion • NoMothsAllowed • Boxpatchbunnies • Happy Post Crafts • Ging's Things Jewellery • Fabulouley • Katie Sarah


Our waiting list is now open for stalls at our Spring Markets - please email [email protected]

We have 2 types of pitches available - covered areas under the Linhay (stallholders provide their own trestle tables) and Gazebo pitches. You can drive right up to you pitch on hard standing - so the set up and take down is blissfully simple and doesn’t require lugging!


Quotes

★'Thank you for having our stall today, had a fab day, met some fab people, great first day back, can't wait for the next one, from all of us at ReRe's Soaps & Scents'

★'It was lovely. I'll be back next time. Thank you for organising Norden Farm!'

★'Absolutely amazing afternoon at @nordenfarm! Thanks to all who came to support us. Looking forward to the next one. #maidenhead #localmarket #supportlocal'

★'My daughter and I really enjoyed the Norden Farm Outdoor Market yesterday, exploring the various food and craft stalls on offer and taking home one or two tasty treats. It was a fantastic chance to support some great local businesses from around Maidenhead. The Norden Farm cafe was also open to enjoy. I would definitely recommend popping down next time if you can make it'

★'Setting up for today’s Jubilee market at @nordenfarm. Fantastic atmosphere, thanks to all for organising and attending. The music was fab and we all had a great time!'

  •   2 Mar FREE
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Pottery: Egg Cups and Saucers

Led by Helen D Evans

This is part of a series of workshops being run by Helen d Evans which is suitable for all abilities.

During the workshop you will use hand building techniques to make a pair of egg cups and saucers.

Cost includes clay, use of materials and x 2 firings and application of a clear glaze.

Work will be fired to Earthenware.

Please bring with you: an apron
any Pottery tools you may have
Sketchbook for ideas / with ideas
Pens / Pencils

The class will run from 1-4pm. A break(s) will be negotiated at the start of the workshop.

We will arrange a date after the course for collection of work

Sat 2 Mar
1pm - 4pm
£50

Other pottery courses led by Helen include:

An Introduction to Pottery

Pottery: Bird House

Pottery: Pinch Pots and Coiling

Pottery: Hanging Planters

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The Holdovers

Dir: Alexander Payne 2023 | 133 mins

Nominated for seven BAFTAs and five Academy Awards including Best Actor (Paul Giamatti), Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

The Holdovers follows a curmudgeonly instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a prestigious American school who is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go.

Eventually he forms an unlikely bond with one of them - a damaged, brainy troublemaker (newcomer Dominic Sessa) - and with the school’s head cook, who has just lost a son
in Vietnam (Da’Vine Joy Randolph)

‘Hilarious and heartfelt, it’s a tale to be treasured’ ★★★★★ Empire

£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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Never 42

The UK’s No.1 Level 42 Tribute return to Norden Farm to bring Level 42’s music live.

Never 42 is the expression of their combined passion for the musicianship of Mark King and Mike Lindup and the upbeat jazz funk sound that is Level 42 with an uncanny accuracy and has earned them the reputation as the UK’s leading Level 42 Tribute Band.

Expect to hear the favourites including Livin it Up (The Sun Goes Down), Lessons in Love, Something About You, Starchild, The Chinese Way, Hot Water and many more!

Courtyard Theatre
£20

Never 42's website

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