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Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

JUMP IN! FAMILY

ARTS

FESTIVAL

Thurs 8 March Sun 15 April 2018

Centre for the Arts Maidenhead

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road, Maidenhead SL6 4PF Box Office / 01628 788997

@nordenfarm www.nordenfarm.org


Centre Stage Youth Group Showcases End of term performances from our youth dance and youth theatre groups.

Youth Dance Youth Theatre Norden Exposure, and Bollywood Dance Showcase Tues 20 Mar | 6.30pm

Bollywood

Bollywood dance is the dance performed in Bollywood movies. A beautiful blend of classical Indian dance or folk Indian dance styles combined together with western dance styles.

Norden Exposure A variety of work including pieces created through workshopping ideas, others using choreographic material taught to students during Spring term.

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Norden Lights Academy presents

TICKETS

Dantes Inferno

£4

By Troublemaker Theatre Company Wed 21 Mar | 8pm Taking inspiration for the classic text this is the hitchhikers guide to the underworld. Dante and his celebrity boy crush Virgil are sightseeing through the multiple circles of Hell and on route meet abusive wolves, Greek heroes, ex-popes and Satan himself. Contains strong language and adult themes. Junior Norden Lights A present

Norden Lights C present

Plenty of Fish

Arthur

By Cyril Swinson

by David Cregan

Group A | Wed 28 Mar | 4.45pm Robin and his five friends are fishing at the edge of the pier. They are hoping to catch some fish to have for their tea but they end up catching a lot more than they bargained for.

Thur 29 Mar | 5.15pm A young man tries to find his place in the world and get away from his overbearing Aunt Alice. In a town full of lunatics the only sane man is swept up in a whirlwind of chaos.

Junior Norden Lights B present

Norden Lights F and H present

You, Me and Mrs Jones

By Tony Horitz Group B | Wed 28 Mar | 5.45pm Two teenagers, uncertain about themselves and the world around them are sent on a mission to find ‘heroes to save the day’ and on their quest encounter a hotchpotch of humanity - but will they ever find the elusive Mrs Jones?

Double Trouble

By Troublemaker Theatre Company Group H | Tues 27 Mar | 4.45pm Group F | Thur 29 Mar | 6.30pm A modern day reworking of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, but this time there are two sets of twins! Twice the confusion, twice the fun.

Interested in taking to the stage? Why not join us for Youth Theatre and Youth Dance classes every week from £67 per 10 week term! For more information about Youth Dance and Youth Theatre at Norden Farm please contact Rita Bryant on rita.bryant@nordenfarm.org / 01628 682555


Give it a Go!

Quick Guide Date: Friday 30 March

Workshops £4 per person

Give it a Go pass

(4 workshops) £14 per person

Pre School

11+ years

9.15am 10am

10.45am 10.45am 12pm 1.30pm 2.45pm 2.45pm

(30 minute workshops) Ballet Beats Little Wrigglers

10.45am Big Dog Little Dog Yoga

5 - 7 years

9.30am 9.30am

Dance - Mini Movies Drama - Loud and Proud Voice for acting 10.45am Circus Skills 12pm Art – Modroc Monsters 12pm Magic - Become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice 1.30pm Chocolate Lollipops 1.30pm Toontastic 3D 2.45pm Magic - Become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice

8 - 10 years 9.30am 9.30am 9.30am

Art – Tape Casting Manga Drawing Magic - Become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice 10.45am Dance - Junior Next Steps 10.45am Toontastic 3D 12pm Circus Skills 12pm Manga Drawing 1.30pm Drama - All about ME! How to own the stage 1.30pm Magic - Become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice 2.45pm Chocolate Lollipops 2.45pm Music – Glitch Jam

Booking

Box Office / 01628 788997 Online / www.nordenfarm.org

Children will not be supervised between activities. Norden Farm endeavours to provide a safe environment for children on its premises at all times, but unfortunately, staff cannot accept responsibility for children between their booked activity times.

Chocolate Lollipops Manga Drawing Drama - Stage Combat Circus Skills Art – Tape Casting Toontastic 3D

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For Families 9.30am 9.30am 9.30am 10.45am 10.45am

Circus Skills Toontastic 3D Chocolate Lollipops Art – Modroc Monsters Drama - Create your own MONSTER make up 10.45am Magic - Become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice 12pm Music - Sing and Strum Ukulele 12pm Chocolate Lollipops 12pm Toontastic 3D 1.30pm Music - Sensational Samba Drumming 1.30pm Art – Modroc Monster 1.30pm Manga Drawing 2.45pm Circus Skills 2.45pm Drama - Create a Puppet Show 2.45pm Manga Drawing


Give it a Go!

Taster Workshops Date: Friday 30 March

Workshops £4 per person

Give it a Go pass

(4 workshops) £14 per person

Pre School

Circus Skills Drama

Ballet Beats (2+ years)

9.30am Families 10.45am 5 - 7 years 12pm 8 - 10 years 1.30pm 11+ years 2.45pm Families Try tightrope walking, giant ball walking, unicycling and juggling. Let by award-winning circus company Albert and Friends.

9.15am – 9.45am Go on an adventure using imagination and play to help learn basic ballet techniques.

Little Wrigglers (2+ years) 10am - 10.30am Lots of fun, messy, creative arts and crafts activities in a friendly and stimulating environment.

(Minimum age for family workshop is 5 years)

Family Yoga Music Big Dog Little Dog Yoga (4 - 8 years, must be accompanied by an adult) 10.45am - 11.30am A unique yoga-based class for parents and children together! Please bring a yoga mat

Sing and Strum Ukulele

Loud and Proud Voice for acting 9.30am 5 - 7 years Learn to project and change your voice, learn new accents and make sure people listen.

Create your own MONSTER make up 10.45am Families Ghosts, witches, aliens, animals. Go wild with this hands-on session of art, creativity and play.

Stage Combat

12pm Families An introduction to the ukulele for everyone (even beginners!). Play fun and quirky covers and take part in a big uke jam.

12pm 11+ years Have fun with slapstick, pratfalls, buffoonery and a plentiful supply of red noses.

Sensational Samba Drumming 1.30pm Families Play snare drums, agogo bells or the choalhols to make a sensational samba rhythm.

1.30pm 8 - 10 years How to shine on stage and make sure you get noticed in the crowd. A crash course in posing, attention seeking and upstaging.

Glitch Jam Workshop

Create a Puppet Show

2.45pm 8 - 10 years Make some electronic noises using our collection of iPad apps, Kaoss pads and noise toys. Plug in and play!

2.45pm

All about ME! How to own the stage

Families

You bring the stories, we’ll help you turn them into real life performances with characters and dialogue.


Art Tape Casting 9.30am 8 - 10 years 2.45pm 11+ years Make something realistic, a mermaid, or many limbed beast in this frantic and fun workshop by safely wrapping each other up in tape!.

Modroc Monsters 10.45am Families 12pm 5 - 7 years 1.30pm Families Using newspaper, tape, and bandage soaked in plaster make weird and wonderful monsters in groups.

Magic Become The Sorcerer’s Apprentice 9.30am 8 – 10 years 10.45am Families 12pm 5 - 7 years 1.30pm 8 - 10 years 2.45pm 5 - 7 years Join star of CBBC’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Max Somerset to learn stunts to dazzle your friends and magic to amaze your family.

Dance Mini Movers 9.30am 5 - 7 years Energetic contemporary dance class with funky tunes.

Junior Next Steps 10.45am 8 - 10 years Fun, creative contemporary dance session. Learn new moves as well as become a mini choreographer.

Manga Drawing 9.30am 8 - 10 years 10.30am 11+ years 12pm 8 - 10 years 1.30pm Families 2.45pm Families Explore and create manga style drawings used in Japanese comic books.

Chocolate Make and Decorate Chocolate Lollipops 9.30am 10.45am 12pm 1.30pm 2.45pm

Families 11+ years Families 5 - 7 years 8 - 10 years

Mould, decorate and package your very own chocolate lollipop to take home!

Discovery. with Three present

Toontastic 3D 9.30am 10.30am 12pm 1.30pm 2.45pm

Families (min 5+ years) 8 - 10 years Families (min 5+ years) 5 - 7 years 11+ years

Draw, animate and narrate your own animated cartoons – it could be a swashbuckling adventure, a breaking news story and all your other wacky ideas!

What to Wear

We recommend dressing for mess at our workshops!

Food and Drink

The Café Bar is open from 9am and serves food from 9am 3pm. Why not start the day with breakfast? Snacks and soft drinks can be bought throughout the day. Newspapers and WiFi are available to keep adults entertained!

Booking

Box Office / 01628 788997 Online / www.nordenfarm.org

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Jump In! There is something to get involved in at Norden Farm every day of the Easter Holidays. Save the world, one bee at a time with Me and My Bee, expect the unexpected and believe he unbelievable with Morgan & West or totally immerse yourself in Next Steps: Dance Intensive, two jam packed days of dance!

Tech Taster Day with 2.times do Tues 3 Apr All workshops £12 per person, per workshop

3D Printing

Coco

10am - 11am Learn about this fascinating new technology that creates 3D objects from a computer drawing. Suitable for 10+ years.

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Minecraft Family Workshop

Fri 30 Mar | 4.30pm Sun 1 Apr | 2pm Tue 3 Apr | 2pm and 4.30pm Wed 4 Apr 11.30am

Early Man

Tues 3 Apr | 11.30am Wed 4 Apr | 2pm Sun 8 Apr | 11.30am Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

11.30am - 12.30pm Explore the worlds of Minecraft and coding using the Raspberry Pi computer. Suitable for ages 8 - 16 years, and accompanying adults.

Mooing Cow Family Workshop

AGE

5+

YEARS

Morgan & West: More Magic for Kids! Bigger, bolder and more brilliant than before!) Mon 2 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm The time-travelling magicians bring a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers.

1.30pm - 2.30pm Use your art skills, basic electronics and coding make the cow warn anyone who gets too close. Suitable for ages 8+ years, and accompanying adults.

Air Piano 3pm - 4pm Use a Raspberry Pi and basic electronics to create a piano you can play without touching it! Suitable for 8+ years

Box Office / 01628 788997

Next Steps: Dance Intensive Led by Charlie Dixon

Wed 4 Apr - Thur 5 Apr 10am - 4pm

AGE

8+

YEARS

Be an A-Troupe dancer for two jam packed days. Work with a professional dancer to develop techniques, learn routines and create your own choreography. Then perform to your family and friends on the Friday. No audition necessary! £60 for 2 days (Advantage card £50)

Online / www.nordenfarm.org


Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Prices

Thur 5 Apr | 4.30pm Fri 6 Apr | 2pm

AGE

6+

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

All family shows £10 (£8 under 16s) Family and Friends (4 people) £32 All family films £7 (£5 under 16s) Family and Friends (4 people) £20

YEARS

Me and My Bee

Daily Activities

Wed 4 Apr 11.30am and 2pm Multi award-winning theatre company ThisEgg invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. A new comedy for children and adults alike

AGE

4+

YEARS

Monday - Saturday Arts and crafts sessions

Tad the Lost Explorer

10.30am £5 per child | 45mins

Fri 6 Apr | 11.30am Sat 7 Apr | 11.30am

1.30pm and 3.30pm £2 per person | 20 minutes

Explorer Tad travels to see his friend Sara's latest discovery - a papyrus that proves the legend of King Midas. When the evil Jack Rackham steals the papyrus and kidnaps Sara, Tad must embark on another great adventure to save her.

Storytelling

All day Mix the Body Tues 3 Apr - Sun 8 Apr Free

A Tiger’s Tale Thur 5 Apr 11.30am and 2pm Join Titch, Ma and Pa on their riotous adventure with their adopted tiger cub. The unbelievable true story of a family of acrobats and their tiger!

Young Leaders Showcase

Family Ceilidh

Join our Young Leaders for a free interactive workshop! Check out the posters at Box Office on the day for workshop information.

A live band, easy to learn dance steps and lots of laughter for a Sunday afternoon. Join us for a reel and a jig around the Long Barn.

Fri 6 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm

Sun 8 Apr | 2pm

Week 1


Jump In! Draw along with Nick Sharratt, author of Shark in the Park and Jacqueline Wilson’s illustrator, or step into the groove with Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall. Don’t miss our daily craft and storytelling sessions plus Art Daze - a chance to immerse yourself in arts and craft!

Tad the Lost Explorer Mon 9 Apr | 11.30am Explorer Tad embarks on a great adventure to save his friend and her latest discovery.

AGE

6+

Nick Sharratt’s Big Draw Along

YEARS

Tues 10 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm The children’s writer and illustrator brings a fun filled draw-along. Learn how to invent your own crazy creatures and draw along with Nick.

Paddington 2 Tues 10 Apr | 4.30pm Wed 11 Apr | 11.30am Thur 12 Apr | 2pm Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. He finds a unique pop-up book for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday. But when the book is stolen, can he and the Browns unmask the thief?

Coco

Mon 9 Apr | 2pm Miguel enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather. Animation from Pixar

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AGE

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YEARS

8+

10+

Make a Play in 3 Days Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company

Art Daze

Led by Michaela Clarke Wed 11 - Fri 13 Apr 10am - 4pm

Create a play from scratch in just three days! Explore different elements of theatre such as acting and script writing before performing your masterpiece to family and friends!

Immerse yourself in three whole days of arts and craft. Take inspiration from famous artists Picasso, Barbara Hepworth, Andy Warhol and Matisse to create both unique individual and collaborative art using a range of mediums and materials including clay and textiles.

£90 (£80 Advantage Card)

£90 (£80 Advantage Card)

Mon 9 – Wed 11 Apr 10am – 4pm (Wed 5pm)

Box Office / 01628 788997

Online / www.nordenfarm.org


Young Leaders Showcase

Prices

Fri 7 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Join our Young Leaders for a free interactive workshop! Check out the posters at Box Office on the day for workshop information.

All family films £7 (£5 under 16s) Family and Friends (4 people) £20

Wed 11 Apr | 2pm Thur 12 Apr | 4.30pm Fri 13 Apr | 2pm Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

AGE

Daily Activities

YEARS

Monday - Saturday

3+

Concertini presents

Arts and crafts sessions

Peter and the Wolf

Early Man

Wed 11 Apr | 4.30pm Thur 12 Apr | 11.30am Fri 13 Apr | 11.30am Sat 14 Apr | 11.30am

10.30am £5 per child | 45mins

Sat 14 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Chamberhouse Winds perform a magical transcription of Prokofiev’s classic tale of Peter and the Wolf for wind quintet and narrator. Stay on afterwards for the change to try the instruments courtesy of Dawkes Music.

5+

YEARS

Friends for All Fri 13 Apr | 11.30am and 2pm Eight-year-old Lexi doesn’t make friends easily. Inspired by Grandad’s hippy stories, she sights her teacher and the class bully!

Storytelling 1.30pm and 3.30pm £2 per person | 20 minutes

All day Mix the Body Mon 9 - Sun 15 Apr Free

AGE UNDER 5 YEARS

AGE

Half Moon presents

All family shows £10 (£8 under 16s) Family and Friends (4 people) £32

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall Sun 15 Apr | 11.30am Parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in the friendliest of discos. Get your disco-dancing-booties on!

Week 2


In the Gallery

FREE

Jump In! BeeMe Schools and Community Exhibition Tues 3 Apr - Sun 15 Apr Head down to the Gallery to bee part of the growing community colony and get involved as we create a hive of creativity across the building! Explore the sensory space amongst towering flowers such as sweet clover, thistle, alfalfa, dandelion and grasses. Discover giant honeycombs created by local primary schools. Visual artist Raphaella Sapir has worked with students and the community to create a sensory space inspired by Me and My Bee, a family comedy show featuring in the Jump In! Family Arts Festival which explores environmental conservation and the plight of bees.

In the Foyer Mix the Body

Make your move. Create your own contemporary dance piece online by connecting with the dancers on the free Mix the Body app. Mix. Share. Enjoy. Co-commissioned by The British Council and the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts. The BeeMe Schools and Community Exhibition is brought to you in association with the Farm Out Primary Schools Programme. The Farm Out Programme is run by Norden Farm and supported by the Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation. For more information about the Farm Out Programme or to book arts workshops in your school get in touch with our Education Manager: robyn.bunyan@nordenfarm.org / 01628 682563


Get Involved

NOW

BOOKING

Summer activity weeks 2018

AGE

AGE

YEARS

YEARS

7-13

Circus Week Led by Albert and Friends

8+

Art Week

Led by Michaela Clarke

Mon 30 Jul - Fri 3 Aug | 10am - 4pm

Mon 6 - Fri 10 Aug | 10am - 4pm

A week of incredible circus skills and performing. Learn to walk on stilts, ride a unicycle, walk the tightrope and perform on a trapeze!

Work on individual craft activities with lots of messy materials and also work together on a group art project.

£115 (£110 Advantage Card holders)

£115 (£110 Advantage Card holders)

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AGE

YEARS

YEARS

10-16

Theatre Week

Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company

8+

Dance Intensive Led by Charlie Dixon

Mon 13 - Fri 17 Aug | 10am - 4pm (6pm Fri)

Mon 20 - Wed 22 Aug | 10am - 4pm

Create an entire show from idea to performance. Experience all aspects of stage production, from lighting to stage blocking to acting with the help of professional directors.

Experience being an A-Troupe dancer in a real dance studio for three jam packed days. No audition necessary. Work with a professional dancer to develop your technique, learn routines and create your own choreography.

£110 (£95 Advantage Card holders)

£85 (£75 Advantage Card holders)


Quick Guide March Date

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Dance Showcase Academy Showcase Youth Theatre Showcase Group H Youth Theatre Showcase Group A Youth Theatre Showcase Group B Youth Theatre Showcase Group C Youth Theatre Showcase Group F Give it a Go! Day Film: Coco

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Film: Coco Morgan & West: More Magic for Kids Tech Taster Day Film: Early Man Film: Coco Me and My Bee Next Steps: Dance Intensive Film: Coco Film: Early Man Film: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle A Tigers Tale Next Steps: Dance Intensive Film: Tad the Lost Explorer Film: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Young Leaders Showcase Film: Tad the Lost Explorer Family Ceilidh Film: Early Man Film: Tad the Lost Explorer Film: Coco Play in 3 Days Nick Sharratt’s Big Draw-Along Film: Paddington 2 Play in 3 Days Film: Paddington 2 Film: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Film: Early Man Play in 3 Days Art Daze Film: Early Man Film: Paddington 2 Film: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Art Daze Friends for All Film: Early Man Film: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Art Daze Young Leaders Showcase Film: Early Man Concertini: Peter and the Wolf Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall

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Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road, Maidenhead SL6 4PF Box Office / 01628 788997

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Jump In! Family Arts Festival 2018  

Jump In! and get involved at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts this Easter. The holiday is packed with family friendly shows and films. Plus,...

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