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Christmas In Cathedral Square

St Philip's Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2QB
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Delivered in partnership by Colmore BID, Birmingham City Council, Danter Attractions Limited and Birmingham Cathedral, Christmas in the Cathedral Square will take place in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral between Wednesday 16 November – Sunday 18 December 2022, offering guests a variety of crafts, gifts and food and drink stalls.

To celebrate the opening of the event, the partnership is holding an official launch at the Cathedral grounds, which everyone is welcome to attend, on 16 November from 6-8pm.

At the launch, visitors can enjoy a free evening of entertainment including the Christmas tree lights switch-on with guests including Birmingham City Council Leader Councillor Ian Ward, Glynn Purnell, Chef at Michelin star restaurant Purnell's and Andrew Ryan, the Dame at this year's festive pantomime, Dick Whittington. The Very Reverend Matt Thompson, Dean of Birmingham will also bless the market on the opening night.

Over the course of the event, visitors to Christmas in Cathedral Square can expect music from local artists and Luxury Live Music, a penguin trail and traditional crafts, ornaments, and gifts from an array of independent Midland businesses. Stalls include Ya Creates, Little Moo Studio and Let it Bee.

There will also be a selection of pop-up food and drink vendors, as well as the return of the infamous Pigeon in the Park pub. Vendors include Purecraft Bar and Kitchen, Vagabond Wines and Hookways.

Christmas in Cathedral Square is open on Monday – Wednesday from 11am-8pm, Thursday – Saturday from 11am-9pm and Sunday from 12pm-8pm.

The market will run from 16 November – 18 December 2022.

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Opening Times

16 Nov 2022 - 18 Dec 2022
Monday - Wednesday11:00 - 20:00
Thursday - Saturday11:00 - 21:00
Sunday12:00 - 20:00

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