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School Nativity Plays and Music Resources for Christmas 2022

Dotdismus is the UK's No.1 place for the very best selection of School Nativity Plays, Christmas Musical Plays and Christmas Cantatas for primary schools and young children.  You'll also find all the brand new nativity plays and Christmas musicals for from the most respected publishers and authors of children's school musical plays, all here in one place.

Find the perfect School Nativity or Christmas musical play by selecting from the options in the box below, or scroll down for more ideas and information:

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Our primary school Nativity Plays (with nativity scene & characters) and Christmas Musical Plays (non-nativity) are simple to stage and have tuneful catchy songs which the children and adults will love.  Many also have flexible casts and adaptable parts plus a CD of vocal and backing tracks available for use in your rehearsals and performances too, enabling production and direction to take place without specialist musical expertise.

The newest Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals now available


Bethlehem Bake-Off - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyBethlehem Bake-Off
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

Boogie Woogie Nativity - By Niki DaviesBoogie Woogie Nativity
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

Stable Boy - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStable Boy
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
What Christmas Means To Me - By Andrew OxspringWhat Christmas Means To Me
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews

Woolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical) - By Niki DaviesWoolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
It's A Census, Get Me Out Of Here! - By Matthew Crossey and Tom KirkhamIt's A Census, Get Me Out Of Here!
by Matthew Crossey and Tom Kirkham
Ages 5 to 11

Cheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity) - By Niki DaviesCheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 5

Camel's Arms, The - By Dave CorbettCamel's Arms, The
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 11

Recommended School Nativity Plays and Christmas Musical Plays


Rock Around The Flock! - By Sheila WilsonRock Around The Flock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

All About A Baby - Val HawthorneAll About A Baby
Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

Bethlehem Bake-Off - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyBethlehem Bake-Off
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

It's A Nativity - By Andrew OxspringIt's A Nativity
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 7

2 reviews

Five Gold Rings - By Ruth KenwardFive Gold Rings
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
Cheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity) - By Niki DaviesCheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 5

A Little Nativity - By John and Ruth KenwardA Little Nativity
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

5 reviews
Boogie Woogie Nativity - By Niki DaviesBoogie Woogie Nativity
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7


Donkey For Sale - By Niki DaviesDonkey For Sale
by Niki Davies
Ages 5 to 7

It's Chr-i-i-i-stmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayIt's Chr-i-i-i-stmas!
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews
Happy-Clappy Nativity, A - By Ian Faraday and Daisy BondHappy-Clappy Nativity, A
by Ian Faraday and Daisy Bond
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Primary School Christmas Musical - By Andrew Oxspring and Mick RiddellPrimary School Christmas Musical
by Andrew Oxspring and Mick Riddell
Ages 7 to 11

15 reviews

View Our Best Selling Nativity and Christmas Plays


All About A Baby - Val HawthorneAll About A Baby
Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

Scrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance - By Sheila WilsonScrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 7 to 14

Baa Baa Bethlehem - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayBaa Baa Bethlehem
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Jesus' Christmas Party - By Roger ParsleyJesus' Christmas Party
by Roger Parsley
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews

Mystic Nativity, The - By Debbie CampbellMystic Nativity, The
by Debbie Campbell
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
It's Chr-i-i-i-stmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayIt's Chr-i-i-i-stmas!
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews
Shiniest Star, The - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleShiniest Star, The
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 5 to 7

5 reviews
Maybe it's a Baby! - By Nikki NicholsonMaybe it's a Baby!
by Nikki Nicholson
Ages 3 to 7


Five Gold Rings - By Ruth KenwardFive Gold Rings
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
Jerusalem News - Denis O'Gorman and Kevin DuncanJerusalem News
Denis O'Gorman and Kevin Duncan
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
It's A Nativity - By Andrew OxspringIt's A Nativity
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 7

2 reviews
Mr Humbug Sees The Light - By Andrew OxspringMr Humbug Sees The Light
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

6 reviews

Christmas Songbooks, Cantatas and Concerts for Schools and Children


9 Carols and Readings for Choirs - Carol Concert Package9 Carols and Readings for Choirs
Carol Concert Package
Ages 7 to 16

4 reviews
Red Hot Song Library: Christmas Songs - Sarah WattsRed Hot Song Library: Christmas Songs
Sarah Watts
Ages 5 to 14

Sing a Christmas Cracker - Jane SebbaSing a Christmas Cracker
Jane Sebba
Ages 7 to 11

Glad Tidings! - A Complete Carol ServiceGlad Tidings!
A Complete Carol Service
Ages 7 to 11


Here Comes Christmas - 25 Festive Songs for ChildrenHere Comes Christmas
25 Festive Songs for Children
Ages 5 to 14

3 reviews
30+ Sing-along Carols and Christmas Songs - With 2 Backing/Vocal CDs and Music/Lyric Booklet30+ Sing-along Carols and Christmas Songs
With 2 Backing/Vocal CDs and Music/Lyric Booklet
Ages 5 to 16

2 reviews

Carols For Young Choirs - By Alison CarverCarols For Young Choirs
by Alison Carver
Ages 7 to 14

One Bright Star - A Christmas CantataOne Bright Star
A Christmas Cantata
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
True Saint Nicolas, The - By Martin Neill and Ruth KenwardTrue Saint Nicolas, The
by Martin Neill and Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 16

Starshine Music: High-Quality Primary School Nativities and Christmas Plays


I-SPY Christmas - By John and Ruth KenwardI-SPY Christmas
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Babushka (The Musical) - By Ruth KenwardBabushka (The Musical)
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
Sleepy Stargazer, The - By John and Ruth KenwardSleepy Stargazer, The
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 5 to 11

5 reviews
A Little Nativity - By John and Ruth KenwardA Little Nativity
by John and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

5 reviews

A Way In A Manger - By Ruth Kenward and Caroline KimberA Way In A Manger
by Ruth Kenward and Caroline Kimber
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Christmas Recipe - By Peter FardellChristmas Recipe
by Peter Fardell
Ages 5 to 11

6 reviews
A Tale Of Two Birthdays - By Judy LownA Tale Of Two Birthdays
by Judy Lown
Ages 5 to 11

5 reviews
Match Girl's Christmas, The - By Nick PerrinMatch Girl's Christmas, The
by Nick Perrin
Ages 7 to 11

3 reviews

Noisy Nativity - By Gerry Page and Ruth KenwardNoisy Nativity
by Gerry Page and Ruth Kenward
Ages 3 to 7

Raggedy King, The - By Veronica ClarkRaggedy King, The
by Veronica Clark
Ages 5 to 7

7 reviews
Five Gold Rings - By Ruth KenwardFive Gold Rings
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews
Home For Christmas - By Jo Sands and Ruth KenwardHome For Christmas
by Jo Sands and Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

5 reviews

Edgy Productions: Easy-to-use Nativity Play and Christmas Musical Production Packs


How Christmas Came To Be - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayHow Christmas Came To Be
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

Stable Boy - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStable Boy
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Who Took All The Loo Roll? - By Nick Haworth and Andrew OxspringWho Took All The Loo Roll?
by Nick Haworth and Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

Gabriel's Big Break - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayGabriel's Big Break
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews

Happy-Clappy Nativity, A - By Ian Faraday and Daisy BondHappy-Clappy Nativity, A
by Ian Faraday and Daisy Bond
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Aspects Of Christmas - By Ian FaradayAspects Of Christmas
by Ian Faraday
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme! - By Lou Gardiner and Andrew OxspringGimme, Gimme, Gimme!
by Lou Gardiner and Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

6 reviews
Stargazers - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStargazers
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

5 reviews

It's A Nativity - By Andrew OxspringIt's A Nativity
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 7

2 reviews
What Christmas Means To Me - By Andrew OxspringWhat Christmas Means To Me
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
It's Chr-i-i-i-stmas! - By Andrew Oxspring and Ian FaradayIt's Chr-i-i-i-stmas!
by Andrew Oxspring and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

2 reviews
Santa's On Strike - By Andrew OxspringSanta's On Strike
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 5 to 11

9 reviews

The School Musicals Company: Brilliant, Contemporary Nativity Plays for Schools and Drama Clubs


Honky Tonky Donkey - By Niki DaviesHonky Tonky Donkey
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

Follow The Star - By Niki DaviesFollow The Star
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Amazing Advent Calendar, The - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyAmazing Advent Calendar, The
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Mouse In Santa's House, The - By Jane Carr and Geoff LawsonMouse In Santa's House, The
by Jane Carr and Geoff Lawson
Ages 5 to 11


Inn Crowd, The - By Matthew Crossey and Tom KirkhamInn Crowd, The
by Matthew Crossey and Tom Kirkham
Ages 5 to 11

Woolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical) - By Niki DaviesWoolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Cheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity) - By Niki DaviesCheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 5

Twinkle Town (A Sparkling Mini-Nativity) - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyTwinkle Town (A Sparkling Mini-Nativity)
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11


Musicline School Musicals: Professional Quality Kids Nativity and Christmas Plays


Little Shepherd, The - Malcolm SircomLittle Shepherd, The
Malcolm Sircom
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
Mend The Manger - By Dave CorbettMend The Manger
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Jesus In The Manger - By Dave CorbettJesus In The Manger
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Christmas Rhyme - By Dave CorbettChristmas Rhyme
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review

Having Fun At Christmas - By Les TitfordHaving Fun At Christmas
by Les Titford
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Pictures of a Christmas World - By Malcolm SircomPictures of a Christmas World
by Malcolm Sircom
Ages 7 to 11

1 review
Manger Mouse - By Dave CorbettManger Mouse
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Starlight - By Dave CorbettStarlight
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

2 reviews

Christmas Grotto - By Dave CorbettChristmas Grotto
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 11

Santa's Hat - By Dave CorbettSanta's Hat
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

1 review
Creepy Crawly Christmas - By Craig HawesCreepy Crawly Christmas
by Craig Hawes
Ages 7 to 11

3 reviews
Tinsel - By Dave CorbettTinsel
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 7

Redhead Music: Irresistible Nativity and Christmas Plays by Sheila Wilson


Do The Christmas Rock! - By Sheila WilsonDo The Christmas Rock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Christmas Stars! - A Nativity Musical by Sheila WilsonChristmas Stars!
A Nativity Musical by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Scrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance - By Sheila WilsonScrooge ... A Ghost Of A Chance
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 7 to 14

Pop-Up Nativity, The - By Sheila WilsonPop-Up Nativity, The
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7


Nativity Party!, The (Bring Your Own Lamb) - By Sheila WilsonNativity Party!, The (Bring Your Own Lamb)
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7

Stable Story - Christmas Glory! - By Sheila WilsonStable Story
Christmas Glory! - By Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Rock Around The Flock! - By Sheila WilsonRock Around The Flock!
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Jump If You Love Christmas - By Sheila WilsonJump If You Love Christmas
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 3 to 7


Holy Joe! (The Un-Sung Hero) - By Sheila WilsonHoly Joe! (The Un-Sung Hero)
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

jesus @ bethlehemstable.com - By Sheila Wilsonjesus @ bethlehemstable.com
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Rock The Baby - By Sheila WilsonRock The Baby
by Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Bethlehem Baby! - Sheila WilsonBethlehem Baby!
Sheila Wilson
Ages 5 to 11

Kevin Mayhew: Charming Nativities and Christmas Plays


Jerusalem News - Denis O'Gorman and Kevin DuncanJerusalem News
Denis O'Gorman and Kevin Duncan
Ages 5 to 11

1 review
Knock, Knock! Who's There? - By Val HawthorneKnock, Knock! Who's There?
by Val Hawthorne
Ages 3 to 5

Carol Singers, The - By Val HawthorneCarol Singers, The
by Val Hawthorne
Ages 5 to 11

A Very Magical Christmas Story - By Alison CarverA Very Magical Christmas Story
by Alison Carver
Ages 5 to 11


Fleas' Christmas Story, The - By Ali DeeFleas' Christmas Story, The
by Ali Dee
Ages 5 to 11

Nearly No Nativity - Alison CarverNearly No Nativity
Alison Carver
Ages 5 to 11

Gift Bringer, The - Val HawthorneGift Bringer, The
Val Hawthorne
Ages 5 to 11

Christmas Spies, The - Alison CarverChristmas Spies, The
Alison Carver
Ages 5 to 11

Sara and Gavin's Popular Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals for Young Children


Chilly Milly - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleChilly Milly
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Tale of the Christmas Tree, The - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleTale of the Christmas Tree, The
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Shepherd Little - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleShepherd Little
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 3 to 5

5 reviews
Shiniest Star, The - Sara Ridgley and Gavin MoleShiniest Star, The
Sara Ridgley and Gavin Mole
Ages 5 to 7

5 reviews

Pre-School (ages 3-5): Newest Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals


Boogie Woogie Nativity - By Niki DaviesBoogie Woogie Nativity
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

Honky Tonky Donkey - By Niki DaviesHonky Tonky Donkey
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

Woolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical) - By Niki DaviesWoolly (An Up-Bleat Nativity Musical)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

1 review
Cheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity) - By Niki DaviesCheeky Cherubs (An Angelic Mini-Nativity)
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 5

Primary and Infant Schools (ages 5-7, Key Stage 1): Newest Nativities and Christmas Plays


Boogie Woogie Nativity - By Niki DaviesBoogie Woogie Nativity
by Niki Davies
Ages 3 to 7

Bethlehem Bake-Off - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyBethlehem Bake-Off
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

Stable Boy - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStable Boy
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
Christmas Grotto - By Dave CorbettChristmas Grotto
by Dave Corbett
Ages 5 to 11

Juniors (ages 7-11, Key Stage 2): Newest Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals


Bethlehem Bake-Off - By Tom Kirkham and Matthew CrosseyBethlehem Bake-Off
by Tom Kirkham and Matthew Crossey
Ages 5 to 11

What Christmas Means To Me - By Andrew OxspringWhat Christmas Means To Me
by Andrew Oxspring
Ages 7 to 11

2 reviews
Stable Boy - By Daisy Bond and Ian FaradayStable Boy
by Daisy Bond and Ian Faraday
Ages 5 to 11

4 reviews
It's A Census, Get Me Out Of Here! - By Matthew Crossey and Tom KirkhamIt's A Census, Get Me Out Of Here!
by Matthew Crossey and Tom Kirkham
Ages 5 to 11

School Pantomime Scripts and Plays


A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Camelot - By Mark And Lisa HiltonA Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Camelot
by Mark And Lisa Hilton
Ages 7 to 11

Fee, Fie, Fo, Fum! - By Andrew RichardsonFee, Fie, Fo, Fum!
by Andrew Richardson
Ages 7 to 14

9 reviews
Panto Pandemonium (Junior Version) - By Ruth KenwardPanto Pandemonium (Junior Version)
by Ruth Kenward
Ages 7 to 14

1 review
Dick Whittington - By Debbie CampbellDick Whittington
by Debbie Campbell
Ages 7 to 14

Popular Christmas Songbooks and Music Books


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How to find a suitable School Nativity Play

We have a superb choice of all the best and most popular entertaining children's school Nativity Plays and Christmas Musicals to be found anywhere in the UK on our website, many with simple and often humorous scripts with flexible casts and adaptable parts to suit small or larger casts.

You can browse them all by selecting from the categories above or, if you know the name or order code of the nativity play you're looking for, you may also use the search box at the top of this page.

Our nativities are conveniently arranged in Age Range/Key Stage groups in order for you to view just the plays which are suitable for your children or group.


Sample Scripts, Cast Lists and Sound Clips

Many of our nativity plays now have sample scripts, cast lists and sound clips for you to view and listen to online, helping you to decide which play would be suitable before you purchase. Just look out for the PDF logos and sound clip icons on the detail pages of each item, where available.


Do you accept School Purchase Orders for payment upon receipt?

Yes we do. If you are ordering from a UK School and would like to pay on receipt of your order, select the "UK School Purchase Order" box in the cart checkout payment options screen and we'll send you an invoice with your order.

(Please Note: We are only able to process orders for the "UK School Purchase Order" payment option where the invoice is addressed to your school.)

Alternatively, you may post or fax an Order Form (PDF) to us.


Why buy from us?

We represent several different music publishers of nativities and Christmas plays throughout the UK and our website enables you to browse and purchase all your music in one place - plus you'll receive FREE 1ST CLASS UK DELIVERY on all orders above £25.

You don't have to set up an account with us first, just add the items to your basket and proceed straight through the checkout.


Who is buying from us?

We regularly receive orders from the general public, schools, pre-schools, music teachers and music co-ordinators, education authorities and non-specialist music teachers finding themselves responsible for music in school.


How can I contact you?

If you have any further questions regarding ordering from us or would like to discuss your specific music requirements with us in more detail, then please contact us and we'll do our best to help (we have several years experience in music teaching, music theatre and musical productions).

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