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More Musical Beasts

Experience a magical concert of live music, dance and film with some of the UK's top professional performers. For KS1 and KS2.

Carrot Productions (logo)Carrot Productions – the award-winning company behind The Snowman Tour – are bringing a new interactive concert experience to KS1 and KS2 pupils this spring with More Musical Beasts. 

This experience includes interactive performances of The Ugly Duckling story with live music and professional dancer alongside A Donkey's Tale with animated film, with specially created music from Daniel Whibley.

Having the musicians and dancer interact with the audience, and letting the children see them up close was amazing. I loved seeing how mesmerised the children were having never seen the instruments played so close to them!
Schools concert feedback

Where and when

  • Tuesday 19 March 2024 at County Hall, Matlock
    10.30-11.25am and 1.30-2.25pm
  • Thursday 21 March 2024 at County Hall, Matlock
    9.45-10.40am, 11.15am-12.10pm and 1.30-2.25pm

Resource package

To support the experience of the live performance, each school gets:

  • Dance tutorial: a specially created participatory dance to learn and join in with the performance
  • Video resources: learn about folk singing and create your own class folk song
  • Art resources: guided art resources with a professional illustrator to inspire your own artworks
  • Arts Award Discovery: an opportunity to achieve the Arts Award Discovery status

Book for your school

  • Tickets: All tickets £7 (1 free teacher ticket per 10 pupils.
  • Transport: Schools are responsible for booking their own transport and these costs are the only additional financial commitment required for this event.
  • Evaluation: Participating schools will be asked to complete an evaluation to help us develop our future projects and to provide information to funders.
  • Photographs and media: There may be photographs and video taken on the day, but you would be able to speak to anyone operating a camera on the day if you have concerns about individual children.
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