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The Bear

Type:Christmas

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4PF

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The Bear

About

The Bear by Raymond Briggs comes to Maidenhead this Christmas

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts is excited to announce that this year’s Christmas family show will be an adaptation of one of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved children’s stories – The Bear.

The show will run from Tuesday 26 November until Sunday 29 December. Tickets are £13.50 (£11.50 under 16s), Friends and Family (4 people) £46. If booked before 31 August, the Friends and Family ticket (4 people) will be £40 as part of an Early Bird ticket offer. Suitable for all audiences aged 3 years and upwards.

Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap?

Or ride on its back?

Have you ever tried to give a polar bear a bath, or clear up its poo?

One night when she's fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly's not scared.

The Bear tells the story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming wintry tale is one of imagination and growing up. The book by Raymond Briggs, author and illustrator of The Snowman, was first published in 1994.

The show comes to Norden Farm in an adaptation by Pins and Needles Productions. It features inventive design, original music and magical puppetry.

The company produces quality theatre for families and young adults. They are passionate about finding theatrical, imaginative ways of telling stories to challenge expectations and ignite audiences’ senses.

'Move over War Horse, this polar puppet is magic' The Guardian

Audiences can make a day of their visit with a trip to the wintry world of the polar bear in Norden Farm’s Gallery. The Bear Exhibition is an immersive world to explore and discover. It featuring artwork created by local children as part of the venue’s annual art competition - inspired by the show.

Norden Farm is excited to present this playful and enchanting show for children and grown-ups alike, over the festive season. With free onsite parking, free Wi-Fi and a family friendly café bar, it’s the perfect place for a Christmas trip to the theatre.

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

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  • Indoor Event

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Opening Times

Show runs (26 Nov 2019 - 29 Dec 2019)

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