The Snowman Tour

Something magical is happening this Christmas… the classic animated film of The Snowman, accompanied by live orchestra… alongside other family-friendly stories such as The Nutcracker, The Bear and the Piano and A Donkey’s Tale. The perfect family Christmas show!

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We are the world’s leading performers of The Snowman, having staged over 200 performances to date across the UK, including at many of the country’s finest Cathedrals and venues, with musicians drawn from the UK’s top orchestras.

Each of our magical performances includes a toe-tapping Christmas Medley and a fun musical tour of the orchestra, presented by our performers alongside specially commissioned animation and original music.

Out 2019 tour dates are listed on the right side of this page. Click a performance to book tickets.

Sheer Brilliance… a music box of delights… a truly enchanting Christmas experience…

We are also proud to have commissioned new animations and new music specifically to accompany our performances The Snowman, to provide audiences with a full programme of storytelling with big screen and live orchestra. These second films vary from venue to venue, but will be one of the following:

A Donkey’s Tale

A Carrot Original Creation… Set amidst the wild landscape of Connemara in the west of Ireland, it tells the heartwarming story of Dillon, an ordinary donkey with an extraordinary dream that takes him on a journey that will change his life. This stunning animated film with original music by Daniel Whibley is a firm favourite for all ages.

Read more about A Donkey’s Tale….

The Bear and the Piano

A Carrot Original Creation… David Lichfield’s beautifully-illustrated tale of how a bear finds a piano in the woods, learns how to play and begins a magical journey of friendship and adventure by was first brought to the big screen in 2017. With original music by Daniel Whibley played by a live orchestra, and a narration recorded by superstar Joanna Lumley this entrancing creation is a favourite of audiences each year.

Read more about The Bear and the Piano…

The Nutcracker

A Carrot Original Creation… Experience the wonder of that most Christmassy of seasonal pieces, The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky. This performance is brought to life by Tom Scott’s mesmerising animated film specially commissioned to accompany our live orchestra and really allows audiences to delve deeper into the music.

Read more about The Nutcracker…