Clowning, music and on stage for new season
Norden Centre for Arts in Maidenhead has announced its latest programme of events. CAMILLA GOODMAN previews the upcoming shows over the next month.
Friday, May 22 8pm / £15 An authentic tribute performing the very best of The Eagles from country rock to hard rocking numbers, showcasing the trademark duelling electric guitars. Lauded for their accuracy, the Alter Eagles perform a two hour set. Expect all the greatest hits including Hotel California, Desperado, Life In The Fast Lane, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It Easy and One Of These Nights.
Eurovision Song Contest – live screening
Saturday, May 23 7pm / £7 Join in at the centre’s Eurovision party! Can Electro Velvet reverse the UK’s fortunes of recent entries? All the fun of the Euro pop night including over-the-top singing, costumes, voting and the whole show screened live.
An Evening with the War Poets
Tuesday, May 26 8pm / £10 A special event on the centenary of the death of Julian Grenfell DSO, Maidenhead’s very own war poet, on May 26, 1915. Poems, diaries and letters from male and female war poets. Daily from Monday, May 26 to Friday, May 29 10.15am Arts and crafts, £5 per child 1.15pm and 3.30pm Storytelling, £2
Tutti Frutti presents
Monday, May 25 at 11.30am and 2pm / £8.50, Family (four people) £31 The classic tale by the Brothers Grimm is told in an inventive, visual and physical style with live music and magical design. Suitable for ages 3+ years.
Blue Orange Theatre presents
James and the Giant Peach
Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28 11.30am and 2.15pm / £8.50, Family (four people) £31 James lives with his two gruesome aunts but magic and a massive fruit leads him on an adventure over land, sea and sky!
Little Angel Theatre presents
The Journey Home
Friday, May 29 11.30am and 2pm / £8.50, Family (four people) £31 Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms, busy shipping lanes and across oceans, he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Adapted from the acclaimed children’s book. Suitable for ages 3+ years.
The Alter Eagles