Fes­tive fun with the Moomins for chil­dren

The Wokingham Paper - - LEISURE -

NORDEN Farm Cen­tre for the Arts has an­nounced a se­ries of Sto­ry­telling and Arts and Crafts ac­tiv­i­ties this month.

Both the Arts and Crafts and Sto­ry­telling ses­sions are sched­uled so that lit­tle ones and their grown ups can en­joy them along­side their visit to Christ­mas show The Fir Tree this month.

The Maiden­head-based arts cen­tre says that fam­i­lies can be en­ter­tained at Norden Farm all day in the run up to Christ­mas and dur­ing the school hol­i­day.

Arts and Crafts ses­sions are on Satur­day 15, Sun­day 16, Satur­day 22, Fri­day 28, Satur­day 29 and Sun­day 30 De­cem­ber at 3.15pm. Tick­ets are £5 per per­son and is suit­able for ages five to eight.

Norden Farm says that the Arts and Crafts ses­sions vary so chil­dren can make some­thing new each time.

Crafts in­clude mak­ing a Christ­mas scene in a jar, tree dec­o­ra­tions, a New Year’s wish jar, and clay can­dle hold­ers.

Sto­ry­tellers will be bring­ing the Moomin tales to life, with ti­tles in­clud­ing The In­vis­i­ble Child this fes­tive sea­son.

Sto­ry­telling is ev­ery Satur­day in De­cem­ber at 10.30am and 1.30pm with two ad­di­tional ses­sions to get you in the mood for Christ­mas on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 23 at 10.30am and 1.30pm. Tick­ets are £2, rec­om­mended for ages 3-7.

Sto­ries are told in the mag­i­cal win­ter won­der­land that has been cre­ated in the Gallery. It is part of Norden Farm’s Win­ter­tide ex­hi­bi­tion of art­work by lo­cal chil­dren, in­spired by this year’s Christ­mas show The Fir Tree.

The ex­hi­bi­tion has been de­signed by Berk­shire Col­lege of Agri­cul­ture stu­dents.

For de­tails, call 01628 788997 or visit norden.farm

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