Guarantee an exclusive musical experience for your pupils this Christmas with Schooltime Showtime - a complete package of video, interactive and physical resources designed to bring the magic of a traditional Christmas outing into the heart of your school.
This year, many schools will be looking for alternatives to their annual Christmas trip. We have the perfect solution!
Schooltime Showtime is designed to be delivered in a flexible way to cater for class or year-group bubbles, providing teachers with a comprehensive package of resources to create a hassle-free and memorable experience for all ages.
Spectacular and emotional
Moor Park Primary School
Book Schooltime Showtime for your school now and guarantee a magical Christmas!
Our packages offers exceptional value for money, bringing excellence and entertainment into the heart of your school
1 week streaming period of the show
The Snowman DVD
Lesson plans and resources
Physical resources rrp.£60
Live Show and Tell video call with an artist
(Extra sessions available at £75 each)
per school, excl. VAT
We’re offering a full COVID-19 guarantee. If your school closes before the show week you book with us, we will defer access to a time that suits you at no extra cost.
Who are we?
Carrot Productions is the world’s leading performers of The Snowman film with live orchestra. Our musicians are handpicked from orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Scottish Orchestra. We have staged 222 performances of The Snowman to schools and audiences totalling over 200,000 across the UK.
Much, much more than a show...
Create a theatre experience in the heart of your school as some of the UK’s finest musicians perform their highly acclaimed show, filmed to capture a fascinating close up view of the musicians and their instruments. It’s ready to stream when it suits you!
a toe-tapping Christmas Overture
a fun Guide to the Orchestra
an animation of the award-winning book, The Bear and the Piano, narrated by Joanna Lumley
a dance-along Snowman Waltz
a DVD of The Snowman
In the lead up to your chosen show week you will have access to dozens of lesson plans and activities, deliverable at a time to suit your setting and differentiated for EYFS to Key Stage 2. Ready-to-go content for stress-free lessons.
Show and Tell with a Professional Artist
A 30-minute live and interactive session with one of our professional musicians, composer, conductor or author. Offered on the video conferencing platform of your choice, this is an exclusive opportunity, tailored to your timings and requirements.
Over £60 of physical resources provided to support delivery of the package including books, Snowman cookie cutters and cuddly toy, sheet music and much more.
Homemade Orchestra – Videos of our musicians demonstrating instrument-making from junk (plus exclusive demonstrations on their own instruments).
Makaton Christmas Carols – 3 videos showing how to use sign language to support singing, including backing track and sheet music for all instruments and levels.
Dancing – Learn how to waltz in an instructive video featuring a professional dancer and our very own Snowman!
Opportunity to upload pictures of your Snowman and Bear artwork and your musical instruments to the Carrot Productions website. There’ll be prizes for the best in each age category.
What do schools say?
We have staged over 90 performances for schools to date, receiving an incredible feedback rating of 4.9/5
Totally engaging, 74 wide open mouths!
Grindleford Primary School
The children loved it... suitable from reception right through to the adults
Taddington and Priestcliffe Primary Schpp;
This was the best day of my life
Pupil from River View Primary School
The children were spellbound throughout
St. Giles Primary School, Matlock
What you could do...
A suggested schedule for how your show day(s) could work – incorporating some of the activities from our lesson plans and resources. You can tailor the package to suit your school’s needs and setting.
Rehearsal of Makaton Christmas Carols
Finish home-made musical instruments
Bake Snowman biscuits
Live video Show and Tell session with one of our artists
Afternoon – Showtime
Get changed into costumes (like our orchestra!)
Screen first half of the show
Waltz with the Snowman
Enjoy the biscuits in the interval
Perform Makaton Carols
Stream performances to parents
Screen the Snowman DVD