Wallace & Gromit
Guarantee an exclusive film and musical experience for your pupils, with a complete package for the whole school. Deliverable in a flexible way to cater for class or year group bubbles, our award-winning show and accompanying package of resources creates a hassle-free, joyful and memorable experience for all ages.
This year, many schools will be looking for alternatives to their usual trips and activities amidst the continuing Covid uncertainty. We have the ideal solution!
Schooltime Showtime is an award-winning programme, offering a streamable version of our Wallace & Gromit: In Concert show, created in partnership with the world-famous animation studio, Aardman Animations.
With bonus material – including exclusive model making and animation instructional video content from Aardman – and numerous lesson ideas and resources, it offers a unique package for both primary and secondary schools.
As an extra, we are also offering schools the opportunity for pupils to achieve the Arts Award at Discover level as part of the package. Digital logbooks and all resources will be provided free of charge plus teaching notes to guide you through the process.
Just brilliant. Children and staff loved it!
You made this the best day of my life
Absolutely perfect in every way. It hits all the right notes!
Much, much more than a show...
A cracking orchestral show suitable for all ages! Join everyone’s favourite dynamic duo for a screening of The Wrong Trousers with live orchestra.
Alongside a special introduction featuring classic Aardman film clips – including Shaun the Sheep – and accompanied by classical and popular music, watch as Wallace prepares to perform his Musical Marvel, My Concerto in Ee Lad with help from his faithful canine companion, Gromit… what could possibly go wrong?!
Classroom learning resources differentiated for ages 5-18 including:
Make your own conducting penguin with exclusive instructional videos from Aardman expert Jim Parkyn on model-making and animation, with access to free, easy-to-use software.
Wallace & Gromit theme tune arranged for performances on any instruments and all abilities
Relaxation and meditation activities
Lots of arts and creative activities, including fascinating videos featuring Nick Park, creator of Wallace & Gromit
Insights into film composing and conducting with professional musicians
Show and Tell with a professional artist
Meet the people who make it happen with a 30-minute live, online interactive session with one of our show’s stars. Our musicians, conductors, composers and Aardman model makers are on hand to make your experience truly unique and unmissable.
Only £85 per session
Schooltime Showtime includes unlimited streaming of the show and access to online resources throughout the chosen streaming period, including exclusive Aardman videos and much more. Differentiated for ages 5-18, it's fully accessible across school and at home.
Choose ONE of three streaming periods:
21 February - 18 March
21 March - 8 April
Choose ONE of three streaming periods:
25 April - 27 May
6 June - 24 June
27 June - 21 July
International bookings are charged at the exchange rate at the time of booking
We’re offering a full COVID-19 guarantee in case your school closes or if classes need to learn from home. Our flexible packages can be accessed at home, or you can defer to another time that suits you – all at no extra cost.
Who are we?
Carrot Productions is the world’s leading performers of both Wallace & Gromit: In Concert and The Snowman film with live orchestra. Our musicians are handpicked from orchestra such as the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, BBC Concert and London Symphony Orchestra. We staged a 38 show UK Wallace & Gromit tour in 2019, and our shows are scheduled worldwide including Japan, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.
Artsmark and Arts Award
We are proud to have always placed 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 to 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 musical performances, artists and resources, equipping pupils with the cultural capital they need to succeed in life and nurture their imagination and creativity.
All resources were brilliant! Such a timesaver for our teachers – they liked being able to choose different resources to suit their class
Absolutely LOVED it. What a brilliant way to introduce music to kids - they were captivated throughout. Funny and heartwarming
What a fabulous show. I have never seen children so enthralled listening to an orchestra.
Loved the ideas to work around a musical or arts week. Also loved the quality of the music we were able to share
That was brilliant! An absolutely fantastic experience, one we will definitely be booking again
Excellent resources and communication
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.
How long can I access the show and resources?
Depending on your chosen streaming period, this will be between 19 and 30 days.
What happens if students are sent home to isolate? How do we share the online resources and show with them at home?
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.
What if we have to close due to Covid-19?
We offer a 100% risk-free booking: any part of the package can be deferred to a more suitable time, or the materials and final show can be shared online with pupils at home.
What materials do I need to purchase for the Aardman model-making?
Each penguin requires 2 strips of black plasticine, a quarter strip each of yellow, white and orange, and a cocktail stick (or similar). Aardman recommend, and use, Newplast for their model-making, but other brands are also suitable.
Is the animation software free and easy to use?
Yes! Aardman has just released a brand new, free and easy-to-use animation app for your students to use when animating their penguin conductor: Aardman Animator
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. Each 30 minute live, online Show and Tell sessions with one of our artists costs £85.
I have more questions, can I speak to someone?