Christmas

New Alexandra Theatre

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation Jersey Boys makes the New Alexandra Theatre its home this Christmas from Tue 9 Dec – Sun 4 Jan.

Black Country Living Museum

Spend an evening strolling through a gaslit canalside village, a weekend hunting for Santa or an afternoon with some traditional Christmas recipes, activities and demonstrations.

Cadbury World

Discover a whole world of chocolatey fun and enjoy a scrumptious day out at Cadbury World this Christmas.

Royal Shakespeare Company's winter season

Join the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon for their winter season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, marking the centenary of the First World War.

Drayton Manor Park

Join Drayton’s Magical Christmas in Thomas Land as they recapture the magic of Christmas at Drayton Manor.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas…Celebrate the Festive Season with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Brindleyplace

Its canalside location provides an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping.

Coast to Coast Restaurant & Bar

National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham

For festive fun, underwater Christmas trees, and a chance to meet the main man himself in an Antarctic Grotto.

Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindleyplace

The ideal place to unwind and enjoy a sensational Christmas and New Year.

NCP

This Christmas let NCP take the hassle out of parking in Birmingham for you.

Santa Run at Brindleyplace

6 Dec - Festive fun is coming to Birmingham City Centre as hundreds of Santas leave the North Pole to support Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Christmas itineraries

Five festive itineraries for you to enjoy, including seasonal shopping, family festivities, Christmas for couples, a vintage Christmas and a culinary Christmas.

Christmas Markets & Craft Fairs

Christmas markets including the largest authentic German market outside Germany and Austria and the centrepiece of the city’s festive event calendar.

Ex Cathedra Christmas Concerts

The group has a series of Christmas concerts in Birmingham, where it is an Associate Artist at Town Hall.

Christmas menus

Pop across to meetbirmingham.com to download festive menus from some of the city's best bars, eateries, hotels and attractions.

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Concrete Collective - digital skills fair

1 & 2 Nov - a new free digital campaigning and social action academy.

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31 Oct - Paranormal activity in Birmingham and the region this Halloween.

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Behind the Curtain Festival

1-29 Nov - a new Central and Eastern European film and new media festival in Birmingham.

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Jewellery Quarter

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