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Children's Songs, Plays, Musicals & Assemblies. Ages 2 to 11+

JOINING JOSEPH THE JOINERS FAMILY - Christmas Nativity Musical

A fun all-age nativity, with classical inspiration. Samples / details below.
Min Rehearsal Time:  1 week
Scripts:  TWO Editable Scripts
Age Range:  Ages 5-11
Run Time:  15-40 mins*
Cast Size:  10 to 100+ *

*Depending on script / songs used

JOINING JOSEPH THE JOINERS FAMILY - Christmas Nativity Musical

Download Options

  • Instant Download (All content same as CD, but get it NOW)
    £19.99
  • Instant Download (As above) + Half-Price 1 Year Licence
    £29.99
  • Instant Download (As above) + LIFETIME Licence
    £54.99

Physical Options

  • CD (All vocal & music tracks, scripts, ideas & more)
    £23.99
  • CD (As above) + Half-price 1 Year Licence
    £33.99
  • CD (As above) + LIFETIME Licence
    £58.99
  • Extra CD (Duplicate of full priced CD) *Conditions Apply
    £8.00
  • Pack of 4 Rehearsal CDs (Vocal & music tracks only)
    £14.00

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“EASY TO LEARN! Went without a hitch! Great positive feedback. Many said it was the best they'd seen!" N. Rothery - teacher

DESCRIPTION: Joseph’s life has suddenly been turned upside down. His joinery business has been doing just fine and he has a lovely fiancé called Mary! But now there’s a baby on the way, a long journey to Bethlehem to cope with and to top it all off, there’s no room at the inn! Joseph’s really got the blues. Hopefully a couple of prayers and a few ‘knock, knock’ jokes might help out! ‘Joining Joseph The Joiner’s Family’ is a fabulous, funny nativity musical with a little classical inspiration from 'The Peer Gynt Suite' & 'The William Tell Overture'. It contains 12 easy, fun songs, vocal tracks and backing tracks, two time-saving editable scripts with loads of speaking parts, PowerPoint scenery, piano score sheet music, staging advice and more. Click 'Script Details' tab for script sample, cast list and more details. Click 'Song Samples' tab to hear samples from every track.

PRODUCT OPTIONS: Click the i symbol on the left of each product option above to see what's included.

LICENCE REQUIRED: Buy your hassle-free licence now. NO FORMS, NO FUSS! Select one of the options above which includes a licence, add it to the basket and you're instantly covered. To explain further, if you plan to perform any part of this work, in any way, then according to worldwide copyright law, you will need to buy a licence directly from us. We are the only providers of the particular licence you require. Our instant 1 year licenses are half-price when purchased with the CD or download, by selecting one of the options above. Please see 'Licensing' tab for more info.

FAST DISPATCH: This product is in stock. We always aim to dispatch your order on the same day that we receive it. Please see the 'Delivery' tab for prices and delivery schedule.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD: Select one of the download options above and 'add to basket'. Complete the checkout and get everything you need instantly! You'll have immediate access to all the vocal & backing tracks (as MP3s) which you can burn to CD or transfer to a mobile device. Plus, you get scripts, ideas, song sheets, sheet music, etc... exactly the same material as if you'd ordered a hard copy by post. UK based schools can even use this system to order via invoice, and still get everything straight away. There's NO waiting for a link to be emailed. Download it all from this website now. PLEASE NOTE: The first download needs to be made to a computer. You can then transfer the material to your tablet / phone if required.

“REALLY GOOD! The kids enjoyed it, the parents loved it - it was a BIG, BIG HIT!" J. Gill - teacher

 Unable to play the above samples? Please click here to go to an MP3 sample page.

LICENCE REQUIRED: Buy your hassle-free licence now. NO FORMS, NO FUSS! Select one of the options above which includes a licence, add it to the basket and you're instantly covered. To explain further, if you plan to perform any part of this work, then according to worldwide copyright law, you will need to buy a licence directly from us. We are the only providers of the particular licence you require. Our instant 1 year licenses are half-price when purchased with the CD or download, by selecting one of the options above. Please see adjoining 'Licensing' tab for more info.

SCRIPT SAMPLES: Click below for script sample. This PDF also contains cast list and other important information.

Joining Joseph The Joiners Family - SCRIPT SAMPLE.pdf   Sample PDF

LICENCE REQUIRED: Buy your hassle-free licence now. NO FORMS, NO FUSS! Select one of the options above which includes a licence, add it to the basket and you're instantly covered. To explain further, if you plan to perform any part of this work, then according to worldwide copyright law, you will need to buy a licence directly from us. We are the only providers of the particular licence you require. Our instant 1 year licenses are half-price when purchased with the CD or download, by selecting one of the options above. Please see adjoining 'Licensing' tab for more info.

AGE RANGE: Please note that this musical was originally written for and trialled successfully with infants (ages 5-7), but it soon became apparent to us during its development, that any junior department which wants an easy to use humorous, nativity musical, is going to love this too! Therefore we are advertising this CD as being suitable for Ages 5-11.

PARTS: Very flexible! With two editable scripts, you can easily perform this musical with just a few children or with well over 100.

RUNNING TIME: The estimated running time is about 20-30 minutes. However this time span can easily be shortened or lengthened significantly. Suggestions for how to do this are included in the detailed 'Production Notes' which you find contained within the CD / download.

SHORT ON REHEARSAL TIME? Ideally you should allow yourself several weeks for rehearsals, but if you're short on time, don't worry, we know from experience that it's possible to rehearse the simple version of this Nativity play in just a week or so. What's the secret? During the show, read from the simple 'narrators only' script and use the included editable script to cut out some actors lines, so that very few people have any lines to learn at all. As for the songs, cut some out if necessary and simply divide the rest up! Don't get ALL the children to learn ALL the songs, instead share them between children, classes or year groups, so that no one has more than 2 or 3 songs to remember. If you follow this advice, you may even be able to rehearse this show in just a few days!* Save even more time and money by downloading now and starting your preparations straight away! *(Please note this is not a guarantee. Please listen to the songs and view the script before deciding how much rehearsal time your pupils will require.)

UK CUSTOMERS

BUY NOW ONLINE: Select an option above and click 'Add to basket'. Complete the checkout process and choose to pay safely and securely via credit/debit card or via PayPal. UK based schools can also use this method to pay via school invoice (see below).

TELEPHONE ORDERS: Telephone credit / debit card orders very welcome on 0844 357 8473 (Phone lines open Mon to Fri, 8AM to 6PM)

UK SCHOOL INVOICE ORDERS: Official UK School orders are very welcome (30 day credit). Purchase orders are not required. Account set-up is not required. Just complete the checkout process on this website and on the final page select the Invoice button. If you need to send us a 'Purchase Order Number', don't worry, there is an optional input box beneath the invoice button, where you can add an order number if required. Your invoice is then available to print on the following page and any download items you have ordered become instantly available! Any CDs you have ordered are dispatched asap with a copy of your invoice included.

You may also send us official orders via phone / email / fax (Contact Details). However, for speed and ease of use, we strongly recommend that you order via this website.

So that there is no delay, please ensure that the invoice address you provide is a registered UK school address. This doesn't include privately owned preschools / daycare / nurseries / playgroups / churches / charities / home addresses. These customers should purchase using a credit / debit card, PayPal, or by sending a cheque by post along with an order form.

WORLDWIDE (NON-UK) CUSTOMERS

BUY NOW ONLINE: Just select one of the product options above and click 'Add to basket'. Complete the checkout process and choose to pay safely and securely via credit/debit card or via PayPal.

You can also change the currency above to display prices in one of several major currencies. Please don’t be put off if your currency isn’t displayed, as in many circumstances it is possible that your transaction can still be processed. No matter what currency you select, our credit card processing provider will automatically convert your currency into British Pounds Sterling upon placing your order.

If you have any problems in completing your payment, please phone us on the numbers below. We'll be happy to help in any way we can. Or, if you would like us to call you instead, then please send an email to orders@learn2soar.co.uk informing us of the difficulties you are having, along with your phone number and the best time for us to call.

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SCHOOL INVOICE ORDERS: Our school invoicing system is not normally available for use by non-UK customers. However, in exceptional circumstances (e.g. if your school's payment procedures prohibit the use of a credit card), then we will provide goods for overseas schools, with a 30 day credit invoice, providing your establishment passes certain security checks. There is also an additional 'Overseas Banking Charge' of £10 for this service, to cover the banking costs we incur for accepting a bank payment in a foreign currency. Please email us at orders@learn2soar.co.uk if you wish to receive your goods with a 30 day invoice, along with the additional £10 charge.

UK Delivery

UK STANDARD DELIVERY (£1.99): All CD orders are usually dispatched via standard first class royal mail within 24 hours of the order being received. Therefore under normal circumstances most customers receive their orders within 1-3 working days. However at peak times of the year (October-November) please allow a little bit longer for your order to arrive.

UK NEXT WORKING DAY DELIVERY (£7.50): The option for UK customers to have their order delivered via "Next Day Delivery" is available for phone orders only on 0844 357 8473. However during times of heavy demand we reserve the right to withdraw this service without notice. Orders via Next Day Delivery must be placed before 2PM.


Overseas (Non-UK) Delivery

OVERSEAS [NON-UK] DELIVERY (£8.99) : NON-UK CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED TO READ ALL THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BEFORE BUYING FROM US:

1) OVERSEAS PAYMENT OPTIONS: Please see the adjoining 'How To Buy' tab for various payment options.

2) CUSTOMS DUTY CHARGES: We are not aware of any country in the world, which will charge you an additional customs charge, for you to receive delivery of any of our goods.

3) DELIVERY CHARGES & TIMESCALE: If you have ordered physical goods for delivery, £8.99 will be added to your order for delivery costs. (Downloadable products / licences have no delivery charge.) This £8.99 price is for the 'Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed Service'.

Your order will normally be dispatched by us within 24 hours of the order being made, (except at weekends / public holidays).

Deliveries will usually take 5-10 working days at the most to reach you. However, this timescale is not guaranteed. Please note that if you have ordered from a remote part of the world, your order may take up to four weeks to reach you. For this reason we highly recommend that overseas customers consider buying downloadable products rather than physical products, which is always an instant way of receiving your purchase.

If you require goods to reach you faster than the usual 5-10 days, then we do have express delivery options available, upon request, which can get the goods to you in 1-3 days. However, these services are understandably very expensive, with delivery prices ranging from £35 to £95 per order. If you wish to pay extra for this premium service, then please phone or email us.

4) BFPO: British Forces Personnel based Overseas are counted as UK customers and can ignore the above information as long as a "BFPO" address is used.

Satisfaction GuaranteeNOT SURE WHICH OPTION TO CHOOSE? HERE'S OUR GUIDE TO WHAT'S WHAT.


DOWNLOAD OPTIONS

1A) Instant Download (All content same as CD, but get it NOW):

Select this option to simply download all you need immediately. You’ll have instant access to a folder containing everything you would find on the equivalent CD...

• MP3 music files (vocal tracks & backing tracks. Some products also contain additional sound effect tracks)

• Scripts, sheet music, PowerPoints, ideas & much more.

• Full instructions

• Satisfaction guarantee*

HOW IT WORKS: You’ll have immediate access to a download link via the ‘your account’ section on this website. Simply click on the link to download the product (Average size 50-90MB). If you are using a tablet or mobile device, please ensure that the first download is made using a computer or laptop. You can then transfer the material to any other device if required. The MP3 tracks can be played through your sound system or you can burn them onto CD (instructions included). Scripts are included as PDFs, TEXT and WORD files.

*GUARANTEE: Our downloads are very easy to use and are compatible with every type of computer. We guarantee that in the unlikely event that you have technical problems, we’ll quickly provide all the support needed to make sure that you are able to access and use all the material you’ve paid for.

1B) Instant Download (As above) + Half-Price 1 Year Licence:

If you wish to stage a performance of this musical then you will normally require a performance licence. We are the only providers of the particular licence that you require. A one year unlimited licence allows you to perform any one particular show on as many occasions as you want within a period of one year only. This licence normally costs £20, but if you buy it now at the same time as you buy the CD, you can have it at half price for just £10. For further information, or to buy a full price licence (if you’ve already purchased the CD) please see the licensing tab.

1C) Instant Download (As above) + Lifetime Licence:

As above, but if you know you are likely to perform this musical again in future years then we highly recommend a lifetime performance licence. This allows you to perform any one particular show on as many occasions as you want, at any time in the future without limit. It costs £35. If you can't see this option above, then you can still purchase a Lifetime licence from our performance licence page.


PHYSICAL OPTIONS

2A) CD (All vocal & music tracks, scripts, ideas & more):

Select this option and we’ll dispatch an easy-to-use multipurpose CD, containing ALL that you need.

Please note there is no separate book. Simply print all you need from the environmentally friendly CD...

AUDIO - Place the CD in any audio CD player for:

• Vocal tracks sung by children
• Professional backing music tracks
• Sound effects (available on certain products only)

CD ROM - Put the SAME disk in your computer for:

• PlayScripts - Editable and Printable (pdf, word & txt) *
• Assembly Scripts - Stories, Activities & More *
• Production Notes - Ideas, Staging, Costumes, etc. *
• Printable Sheet Music with Guitar Chords *
• Editable Songsheets *
• PowerPoint Scenery & PowerPoint Songwords *
• Activity Sheets / Colouring Sheets *

* Available on most titles. Please refer to the product description and 'More Details' tab for precise details of what is included in each product.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: In the unlikely event that you have technical problems, we guarantee to provide you with all the support needed to make sure that you are able to access and use all the material you’ve paid for.

2B) CD (As above) + Half price 1 Year Licence:

(Please see section 1b above).

2C) CD (As above) + LIFETIME Licence:

(Please see section 1c above).

2D) Extra CD (Exact copy of full priced CD):

No need to buy two full priced products. Just buy one full priced CD or Download and then select this option to get another Multipurpose CD for just £8. What a bargain! Please note, unlike other companies, we DO allow customers to make ONE copy only of any of our full priced CD / download products. However, if you are unable to make copies or if you just want to save time, then select this option.

CONDITIONS APPLY: This option gives you an exact duplicate of the full priced CD, but is ONLY available for purchase at the same time as, or following the purchase of a full priced CD or download. Customers attempting to purchase this item who do not appear on our records to have also purchased the full priced product will have their order cancelled.

2E) Pack of 4 Rehearsal CDs (Vocal & music tracks only):

Each rehearsal CD contains vocal & music tracks only (I.e. no CD ROM section) on simple 'no-frills' CDs in a paper wallets. Only available in packs of four at £14 a pack. (If you require a large number of rehearsal CDs, please phone us for a quote as discounts are available for large orders).

CONDITIONS APPLY: This item is ONLY available for purchase at the same time as, or following the purchase of, a full price CD or download product. Customers attempting to purchase this item who do not appear on our records to have also purchased the full priced product will have their order cancelled.

HASSLE-FREE LICENSING: EASILY BUY YOUR PERFORMANCE LICENCE NOW FROM AS LITTLE AS £10! NO FORMS, NO FUSS. Add it to the basket (using the 'product options' above) and you're instantly covered.

DO I NEED A PERFORMANCE LICENCE...

  • NO, a licence is not required... if you intend to use this product as something just to listen to, or to simply sing along to, either on your own, or with a group of children within a closed setting. (i.e. No parents watching / no public audience / no public congregation of any description). Furthermore, a licence is NOT required if you are only using one or two songs as part of an 'act of worship' taking place in a church or in a school assembly.

  • YES, a licence is required by law... if you intend to stage ANY type of performance, using any part of this product, however small, regardless of whether an admission fee is charged or not, regardless of the age/ability of the children, and even if the performance is 'only for parents'. This is a legal requirement worldwide* and applies to all types of schools, churches, nurseries, preschools, children's groups, etc. *(In the UK via the 'Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988', and Worldwide via the 'Berne Convention' and the 'World Intellectual Property Organisation').

  • The 'performance licence' required can ONLY be obtained from us here at Learn2soar. General licences issued by PRS / CCLI /  MCPS and similar bodies DO NOT APPLY under any circumstances.

  • The quoted price of £10 is only available when the 1 Year Licence is purchased at the same time as the CD / download. If you choose to leave purchasing a licence to a later date, then you will have to purchase it at full price (currently £20) . Alternatively, you may buy the Lifetime Licence at any time for just £35. Click the link below for further details or to buy now.

  • Please note that compliance checks are carried out each year. As a result of checks last year, several schools / nurseries / children's groups in various locations around the world, who performed our material without permission were fined. Please don't let this happen to you, by simply buying your licence now for the small price of just £10.

FURTHER DETAILS:  Click here for more information and frequently asked questions >>


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"We performed Joining Joseph with all the children from Reception to Y3. It was a huge success!"
by E Gregory

Excellent
"Apart from being a headteacher, I'm also a professional musician and as such I have to congratulate you on an excellent score and excellent backing music! Joining Joseph is easily one of the best childrens musicals I've come across. The pupils have thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you very, very much."
by Mr Gareth - Headteacher

A Huge Success!
"Our Christmas production of “Joining Joseph the Joiners Family” was a huge success and the children from Reception to Year 3 who took part really enjoyed telling the nativity story in this way."
by Mr Greg - Headteacher

A BRILLIANT SHOW
"I teach in an inner city school in Birmingham and we were bored doing the same Christmas Natavity year in year out with the same songs. We bought Joining Joseph the Joiners Family and I am so glad we did. The music is fantastic, and the whole school ( 193 pupils ) took part. The kids loved the funky tunes and enjoyed every second of rehearsals. They still talk about it now and we will definately be using this site next Christmas."
by Kerry Foster

Joining Joseph, the joiner's family
"What an amazing show!!! children, teachers and parents all thoroughly enjoyed. Easy songs to learn and backing Cd was a godsend. A very humourous production. I hope we can find one just as good for this Christmas as that's going to be a hard act to follow."
by Lisa Hearn

A BIG BIG HIT!
"It was really good. The kids enjoyed it, the parents loved it - it was a BIG BIG HIT!"
by J. Gill

EASY TO LEARN
"EASY TO LEARN! It went without a hitch! Lots of positive feedback from the parents. Many said that it was the best one they had seen so far!"
by N. Rothery – Teacher

WONDERFUL
"WONDERFUL! The pupils really enjoyed it! It added a refreshing sense of humour to our Christmas festivities!"
by J Lisowski