Norden Farm Centre For The Arts

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts
Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4PF
  • Telephone 01628 788997
  • Food served Tue–Sat 11.30am–3pm & 5.30pm–7.45pm; Sun 12pm–2pm
  • Box office times Tue 11am–2pm & 2.30pm–8pm; Wed–Sun 10am–2pm & 2.30pm–8pm; Sun 2.30pm–8pm
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Norden Farm Centre For The Arts

Built on the site of a dairy farm Norden Farm is an arts centre supporting both professional and community artists. It offers a performance programme of film, theatre, music, visual arts and comedy. Classes are available for all ages and include dance, life drawing and musical instruments. Norden Farm Centre For The Arts also houses a cafe bar and is available as a venue for conferences, seminars, meetings and social functions.

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Alfie Moore: Getting Away With Murder

The former detective sergeant and star of BBC Radio Four's It's A Fair Cop, provides a detailed step-by-step guide to achieving this goal - from choosing a weapon to body disposal.

Thu 1 Jun

Alice Marshall & Edd Hedges: Edinburgh Previews

Surreal and absurdist character comedy from actress and stand-up, Marshall, and affable anecdotes and observations from Hedges.

Sat 3 Jun

Art Themen Quartet

Veteran tenor player who was formerly a tenor player by night and an orthopaedic surgeon by day; renowned for his long and fruitful association with Stan Tracey and for his quirky, imaginative approach.

Fri 26 May

Courtyard Theatre

£15 (£13; Children £5 under 16s) / 01628 788997

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Belshazzar's Feast

The London-based pairing of Paul Sartin of Bellowhead and Faustus, plus Paul Hutchinson of Hoover The Dog, performs its folk-based originals with classical overtones.

Wed 24 May

Black is the Color of My Voice

  • 3 stars

A one-woman musical show which draws inspiration from the life of singer Nina Simone in the portrayal of a fictional character, jazz musician and civil rights activist Mena Bordeaux.

Fri 30 Jun

Danny Bhoy

Observational wit and dry humour from the Dumfriesshire stand-up.

Fri 10 Nov

Emily Maguire

Sophisticated alternative rock originals from this London-based singer and multi-instrumentalist.

Fri 28 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01628 788997

Flanders & Swann: At The Drop Of A Hippopotamus

Multi-award-winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins perform the classic, witty songs of the pioneers of the satirical humour of the 1950s and 1960s.

Thu 1 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£13–£15 / 01628 788997

Foil, Arms & Hog: DoomDah

A blend of bizarre and surreal comedy scenes with outrageous characters and unexpected twists delivered with gusto by the Irish trio.

Fri 16 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£15 / 01628 788997

Free Fire

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • France, UK
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ben Wheatley
  • Cast: Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer
  • UK release: 31 March 2016

Boston, 1978: Chris (Murphy) is an IRA member looking to buy guns from Vern (Copley), with the help of go-betweens Justine (Larson) and Ord (Hammer): it soon descends into violence. Copley is very funny and there's some terrific dialogue, but Wheatley's latest sees him fumble the ball, with a threadbare plot that's merely…

Wed 24 May

Gimme Gimme Gimme: Abba Tribute

Bring back memories from the golden age of Abba with this tribute show.

Sat 24 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£18 / 01628 788997


  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • Romania / France / Belgium
  • 128 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Cristian Mungiu
  • Cast: Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Rares Andrici
  • UK release: 31 March 2017

Eliza (Dragus) has been awarded a scholarship to study in the UK, and all she has to do is pass her graduation exams, but on the day of the first session she is attacked, and her father (Titieni) is concerned that it will affect her performance. Masterful, slow-burning drama about compromise and ambition, beautifully…

Tue 23 May

Hailey Tuck

Texas-born jazz singer who moved to Paris at the age of 18.

Fri 2 Jun


£14 / 01628 788997

James Campbell: The Funny Thing About …

Family-friendly stand-up comedy.

Fri 2 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£10 (Children £8; £32) / 01628 788997

Jarlath Regan & Rob Auton: Edinburgh Previews

Optimistic stories and anecdotal observations from Kildare-raised comic and former advertising account executive, Regan, and meditations on hair from award-winning writer and comedian, Auton.

Thu 22 Jun

Kast Off Kinks

Not quite a tribute band as the Kast off Kinks feature former members of the Kinks from through the years, including original drummer Mick Avory.

Sat 8 Jul

Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian

  • 2 stars

The comedian tells the true story of when she was the member of a teenage church group.

Kyshona Armstrong

The Nashville-based vocalist performs her R&B and soul originals. Plus Robert Lane.

Thu 15 Jun


£10–£12 / 01628 788997

London Mozart Trio

The critically acclaimed three-piece performs Haydn's Trio In C Hoboken XV:27, Rachmaninov's Trio Elegiaque In G Minor and Dvorak's Trio In F Minor.

Thu 29 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£14 ( £12) / 01628 788997

Mark Watson: MW

A mixture of classic and new material from the comic.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£17 phone for availability / 01628 788997

Martin James Bartlett: Young Musician 2014

The BBC Young Musician competition-winning pianist returns to Maidenhead for the third time.

Thu 15 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£5–£17 / 01628 788997

Martin Simpson

Brilliant mix of English tradition and American music from the virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist and singer, a former BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year.

Sun 25 Jun


£16.50 / 01628 788997

Matt Forde & James Loveridge: Edinburgh Previews

Sharp topical humour and quick wit from former political advisor, Forde, and cheeky stories told with charm by Loveridge.

Thu 29 Jun

Nathan Caton: Straight Outta Middlesex

  • 3 stars

Stand-up show from the popular comedian.

Thu 8 Jun

Nik Kershaw

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first chart success the diminutive 80s pop star hits the road for his 'Me, Myself and I Tour', performing songs, telling tales and once again inflicting 'The Riddle' on the nation.

Fri 8 Sep

£25 / 01628 788997

Royal Shakespeare Company: Antony & Cleopatra

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 177 min
  • Directed by: Iqbal Khan
  • Cast: Josette Simon, Antony Byrne
  • UK release: 27 May 2017

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends.

Sabbatage: Black Sabbath Tribute

The heavy metal pioneers from Birmingham have their material performed live.

Sat 27 May

Courtyard Theatre

£15 / 01628 788997

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, Sofie Hagen has been charming the UK with her spot-on comedy ever since. This is her brand new show, which we hope won't actually contain any dead baby frogs.

Fri 3 Nov

St John's Chamber Orchestra Summer Concert

Nigel Wilkinson conducts the orchestra, with pianist Meng Yang Pan, for Mozart's Overture The Abduction from The Seraglio and Piano Concerto No 20 In D Minor, Delius's On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring and Mendelssohn's Symphony No 3 In A Minor, Scottish.

Sat 3 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£5–£17 / 01628 788997

The Zoots

The Zoots perform the sounds of the 60s.

Fri 9 Jun

The Zoots: The Sounds Of The Sixties

Classic pop and rock covers from the group, playing faithful renditions of hits by big names such as Elvis, The Beatles, The Monkees and The Beach Boys.

Fri 9 Jun

Courtyard Theatre

£15 / 01628 788997

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