The Snowman Tour

The Snowman Tour, run by Carrot Productions, tours The Snowman film every December with a professional orchestra and a 20 foot screen..


The 2018 tour took in Buxton, Chesterfield, Oldham, Stoke, Sheffield, Warrington as well as the stunning cathedrals and minsters of Gloucester, Winchester, Lichfield, Chester, Beverley, Durham and Liverpool.


We also took the tour to the children staying in the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Tens of thousands of families experienced the magic of The Snowman in a whole new way during Christmas 2018. The world’s most prolific performers of The Snowman film with live orchestra, Carrot Productions are already looking forward to their 2019 tour.

For information on the 2019 tour please visit

The concert opens with A Christmas Overture, a toe-tapping Christmas Medley followed by a fun and festive guide to the orchestra. All the instruments are presented in a fun and approachable way, offering the young audience members the valuable experience of seeing - and hearing - the instruments individually.


In addition we also commission new animations to show in the first half. 


The Bear and the Piano

This beautifully illustrated tale of music, friendship and adventure was first brought to the big screen in 2017, in a specially commissioned version by Carrot Productions which captures the essence of the original. With music by Daniel Whibley played live by a professional orchestra, and a narration recorded by superstar Joanna Lumley this entrancing creation looks set to become a family favourite for the next generation.

A Donkey’s Tale

The world premiere of a brand new work created specially for Carrot by Daniel Whibley. 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.


Daniel Whibley’s take on a traditional favourite. The orchestra accompanies the story on the big screen with beautiful illustrations by Jacky Fleming and live narration.

The Nutcracker

Another traditional Christmas favourite with brand new animation from Tom Scott.



The Snowman

40 years old, The Snowman film is still a firm favourite at Christmas. Shown on the big screen with the wonderful music of Howard Blake played live by a professional orchestra.

Local soloists are auditioned around the country to sing “Walking in the Air”.


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