Performance Licence Information

What is a Performance Licence

Magic Mountain Creative  can supply a one-year Performance and Copying Licence for each play and musical that you purchase. We are sure you will love our materials and will want to use them again, so after the initial 12-month period, you will need to purchase a further licence.

A Performance Licence is a legal requirement for the performing of anything that involves drama, dance and movement, or scripted dialogue to an audience (unless exclusively to pupils and staff). It doesn’t matter whether you are charging admission for your performance or not, you will still, by law, need a licence. Whilst the school may have a Performing Rights Society (PRS) licence, this does not cover this original content, and as such, this licence is required to ensure you are not in breach of any musical or literary rights concerning this original content.

If you require further information on licencing and copyright please visit: -for-schools or email us at for guidance.


Our Performance Licence

This licence grants explicit permission for the exclusive use as described for 12 months from the date of purchase and will allow:


  • An unlimited number of performances of the purchased content to an audience up to 200 people.
  • The playing of backing tracks and vocal tracks covered expressly by this licence.
  •  Use of the script dialogue and songs from the purchased content in the classroom or in assemblies.
  • Performances by other groups including drama groups, churches or stage schools.


The licence will need to be renewed if performances are to take place outside of this 12-month period. Please note, this licence does not cover professional performances in commercial venues. If you are unsure of whether this licence is right for your usage, please contact us.


Copying Licence

This licence will give you cover for 12 months from the date of purchase and will allow:


  • The printing of additional copies of scripted dialogue for use by the purchasing school or person only.
  • The printing of song lyrics to use in performances. This will also include displaying or projecting lyrics onto screens during the performance. Please credit us on any lyrics with ‘Reproduced by kind permission ‘©Magic Mountain Creative’
  • The sharing of audio files between teachers of the purchasing school or group onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • The downloading and installing of purchased content onto more than one computer or onto a network.
  • Uploading of purchased content onto an intranet or learning platform.
  • Home access for teachers who wish to prepare resources as part of their lesson planning.


Audio/Video Recordings 

We permit the uploading of audio and visual recordings of any of your performances onto public websites subject to the following:


  • The school indemnifies Magic Mountain Creative that, you have ensured policies and usage of any sites where material is uploaded to is correctly adhered to and that full parental consent has been received in regards to the use of images of children.
  • You should clearly credit Magic Mountain Creative including the name of the musical or play, the name of the song ‘©Magic Mountain Creative’.
  • Recordings or clips of your performances will be uploaded to our website as examples of our work for other schools to enjoy and be inspired by.


Magic Mountain Creative would love to visit your school to record your show professionally and/or to record audio of your children singing the songs. If you would like to discuss this further then please contact us at with your requirements.


Licence fees

Magic Mountain Creative offers 3 different Licence packages after your initial 12-month Licence has expired:


12 month Licence £15

24 month Licence £25

36 month Licence £40


We will send a gentle reminder as your renewal date approaches to ensure you have the correct performance rights for accessing and using our content.


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Mindfulness relaxation is excellent for teachers too. The hot air balloon story is excellent after a busy evening spent marking, and one I'd definitely recommend for class use at perhaps the end of a PE session, or any time during the school day to renew focus!
Helen Plester, Art Teacher and Consultant
Absolutely fantastic. Our daughter struggles relaxing after crazy days at school but the mindfulness relaxation has helped her so much. She also loves everything about magic mountain. She talks about Cat and John as if they are her friends. We would recommend this company to everyone!
Mrs Ashley, Working mum
Out of all of the nativities they have performed this was the one they enjoyed the most, the songs really stood out and the variety was brilliant! We really felt the children were able to get excited about the music and that they wanted to learn taking ownership of their parts in each performance.
Mrs Stanley – Headteacher, Charnwood Primary Academy
"Magic Mountain Creative provided us with an easy to follow and fantastic sounding Christmas Nativity for our dance and drama school. It was brilliant for children to experience some acting and singing and we were able to allocate lines that children were comfortable with.  Totally achievable for children from the age of 6, we even had children in secondary school taking part too.  The songs were varied and the harmonies worked well for everyone.  We can't wait to perform it in December!"
Georgia Holloway, Dance and Drama teacher


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HERE IT IS! A FREE Nativity song for your school or group this Christmas!

Take a listen to our beautiful song 'When a Child is Born' taken from our own original musical version of the Nativity.

This full cast choral song is perfect for Key stage 1 and 2! Why not play this FREE song as part of your own festivities, maybe to start your show or even use it as a finale song! If you would like the karaoke track and alternative tunings for your younger students then simply head to our website, SUBSCRIBE to our mailing list and we can arrange that version so your school can perform it live!


WANT MORE? Well we can provide you with a full package including:

- Full original script (easily adaptable to suit age and cast size)
- Cast and easy-peasy prop lists
- Original songs, karaoke videos and printable lyric sheets
- Piano scores

LISTEN AND FIND OUT MORE:…/whenachildisborn/



Bring some magic to your school with this modern take on the classic Christmas story.

If you like this then PLEASE can you LIKE, SHARE & SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE, if you do use the song we would love to hear from you and how your school have enjoyed it!

Many thanks & Enjoy!
Magic Mountain Creative
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Hayley Green x

It might be Halloween but we’re working on Christmas! 🎄 A FREE Gift is on its way! Keep your eyes peeled ! I also apologise about the amount of times I have said Nativity.

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Ahhh Christmas!!! But oohhh love it and with our amazing girlies!! This will be brilliant I know!! X

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Get your school prepared for Christmas! Look no further than our fantastic NATIVITY "When a Child is Born" a modern take on a classic story!

Perfect for both KS1 & KS2 take a listen to what Charnwood Primary School thought of it last year! Describing it as ‘The BEST Nativity they have performed to date!’


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Nicola Critchley could you get away with this at your school? 😁

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This evening we are working on the full class choral ending section for the up and coming song “Fire of London”. Going to be great! You and your students will have multiple sections to sing along with learning
as you go! If you love singing and love learning then you’re in the right place! #magicmountaincreative #gothere #singing #learning #fireoflondon #ks2
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