Classical Season 2016/17 | A Classical Christmas

The Snowman

Sage One

Family tickets available from Ticket Office. Children aged 2 and under may sit on your lap and therefore do not require a ticket.

Alan Fearon conductor
Royal Northern Sinfonia

A firm family favourite, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas at Sage Gateshead without it! Bring all the family along to watch the enchanting animation on the big screen while Royal Northern Sinfonia play Howard Blake’s magical score live.

Book early for this one – it sells out fast.

Family ticket: Four tickets to include at least one adult and one child. £58/£63. Call Ticket Office to book – not available online.

First half sing-a-long

1. Frozen Fantasy
2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
3. When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney
4. Frosty the Snowman
5. Frozen: Do You Want to Build a Snowman
6. Frozen: Let It Go
(Subject to change. The relaxed performance does not include the sing-a-long.)

Children aged 2 and under may sit on your lap and therefore do not require a ticket.

Press release: The Snowman returns for Christmas at Sage Gateshead


If you’re coming along to see The Snowman this festive season, why not arrive a little earlier and enjoy some delicious platters?


Dates & Times

Thursday 22 December; 2pm (relaxed performance) and 5pm

Friday 23 December; 11am, 2pm and 5pm

Saturday 24 December; 11am and 2pm

Duration: Approx. 90 minutes including interval. Relaxed performance approx. 30 minutes. (Timings subject to change.)


Relaxed Performance (Thursday 2pm – 2.30pm)

Tickets: £17.20, £15.05 (Family ticket available – Ticket Office only). Book Now.

A relaxed performance of Howard Blake’s magical score, accompanied with a screening of the film, in a supportive and relaxed environment suited to those with autism or disabilities. Listeners are free to move around and make noise during this performance and Hall doors will be left open for people to come and go as they wish. Duration approx. 30 minutes (Snowman screening only).

If you’d like to talk about your specific requirements or arrange a pre-visit to the building, please fill in this form.

Press release: Relaxed performance of The Snowman at Sage Gateshead


Supported by The Vardy Foundation


Bar 5 for Under 30s

If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket on selected performances for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of Heineken. Find out more.

17 and Under* or Unemployed?

Tickets are available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out subject to availability. (*With accompanying adult).

Dine With Us

Complete your Sage Gateshead experience by booking a pre-show dinner. Our Brasserie and Cafe are always open on concert evenings (and afternoons!), and we have some delicious dinner options on offer to accompany your concert package.

You can add a dining voucher to your ticket order, or click here to book if you already have your tickets.

Take the Bus!

Catch the bus to selected concerts at Sage Gateshead, at just £8 return. Buses run from:

HEXHAM via Chollerford, Wall, Acomb, Eastwood and Corbridge
ALNWICK via Amble, Warkworth, Felton, Morpeth, Wideopen and Gosforth
CARLISLE via Brampton
TEESSIDE via Guisborough, Great Ayton, Stokesley, Coulby Newham

You can book your bus online by adding it to your ticket order, or alternatively call 0191 443 4661 if you have already purchased tickets.

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