Embark on a magical, enchanting adventure this Christmas, with a special theatrical experience including one of the nation’s favourite festive characters – The Snowman.
"The children were spellbound throughout."
"Totally engaging, 74 wide open mouths!"
"I have never seen children so enthralled listening to an orchestra."
Much, much more than just a show!
Schooltime Showtime is a fully flexible creative package suitable for all ages, abilities and class sizes, including:
Award-winning streamable show
Complete resource package
Arts Award teaching guidance notes
Optional 'Meet an Artist' opportunity
Create a theatre experience in the heart of your school as the UK’s finest musicians perform our highly acclaimed show. Filmed to capture a fascinating close-up view of them and their instruments, it’s ready to stream whenever (and as often) as it suits you! Including:
Toe-tapping Christmas Overture
Fun Guide to the Orchestra
Animation of the award-winning book, The Bear and the Piano, narrated by Joanna Lumley
Dance-along Snowman Waltz
Classroom learning resources differentiated for ages 5-11. Including:
Homemade Orchestra – videos of our musicians demonstrating instrument-making from junk (plus exclusive demonstrations on their own instruments).
Makaton Christmas Carols – three videos showing how to use sign language to support singing, including backing track and sheet music for all instruments and levels.
Dance – 'learn how to waltz' in an instructive video featuring a professional dancer and our very own Snowman!
Show and Tell with a Professional Artist
Meet the people who make it happen!
A 30-minute live, interactive online session with one of our show’s stars. Our musicians, conductors, composers, illustrators and authors are on-hand to make your experience truly unique and unmissable.
Only £90 per session
Schooltime Showtime includes unlimited streaming of the show and access to all the online resources for the whole school for the duration of the access period.
£150 + VAT
Schools get access to Schooltime Showtime throughout November and December, making scheduling easy and flexible.
If you want to ask anything, please email us and we'll reply as soon as we can!
"All resources were brilliant! Such a timesaver for our teachers – they liked being able to choose different resources to suit their class"
"What a fabulous show. I have never seen children so enthralled listening to an orchestra."
"Absolutely LOVED it. What a brilliant way to introduce music to kids - they were captivated throughout. Funny and heartwarming."
Artsmark and Arts Award
We are proud to always place children and young people at the heart of everything we create. As Artsmark and Arts Award Supporters, our Schooltime Showtime packages provide the perfect platform for schools to develop and celebrate their commitment to the arts and cultural education, helping them to embed creativity and meet Ofsted’s requirement for schools to maintain a broad and ambitious curriculum.
Through our award-winning Schooltime Showtime programmes, we help schools bring learning to life through the arts, offering exciting and unique opportunities for young people to connect with our experts in the fields of music, film, animation, art and storytelling.
Our partnership ensures schools can access world-class performances, musicians, artists and resources, equipping pupils with the cultural capital they need to succeed in life and nurture their imagination and creativity.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can the show be streamed to multiple classes simultaneously?
Yes. You can stream the show using the link and password provided, and this will work at any time and on any number of machines. The Snowman film will be sent by DVD and is not streamable.
How long can I access the show and resources?
You will get access for at least two months.
What happens if students are at home ill on the day we choose to play the show?
You can share access to the online resources with students by sending them the link to those pages. To grant access to the show, simply share the link and password with the student so that they can watch it at home.
Can I book as many Show and Tell sessions as I want?
Absolutely, although we recommend that you let us know as soon as possible who you would like to deliver the sessions (musician, conductor, animator etc), and your preferable dates and times.
I have more questions, can I speak to someone?