The Snowman to Return to Buxton This Christmas
The Snowman film with live orchestra will be returing to Buxton this Christmas 2020.
The highly-acclaimed sell-out tour of The Snowman will return to Buxton on 16-17 December.
Booking is now open for screenings at The Octagon, Buxton Pavilion Gardens with a programme that includes school shows, a family evening concert and a relaxed performance for children with additional needs.*
Accompanied by a live orchestra comprising some of the UK’s top musicians hand-picked from orchestras such as The Hallé and the BBC Philharmonic, this magical presentation of The Snowman returns for its 8th year to delight audiences with a unique screening of the iconic animated film together with lots of surprises throughout the event.
Performances feature the haunting Walking in the Air solo sung by a local young soloist chosen through audition, as well as a Christmas medley, a fun introduction to the orchestra and a visit from The Snowman.
Alongside The Snowman, audiences will be able to see an exclusive animated film of the award-winning book The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield, commissioned by Carrot Productions in 2017. This beautifully-illustrated tale of music, friendship and adventure features music by Daniel Whibley played live by the orchestra, and a narration recorded by Joanna Lumley.
Carrot Productions’ Rachel Whibley said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that The Snowman is returning to UK venues this Christmas. For many families, attending our performances marks the beginning of their Christmas celebrations and we’re so excited to perform again this year. Our shows always sell out super quickly – even more so this year due to COVID-safe restricted capacities – and we’re advising schools and families to book early to avoid disappointment.”