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Free and Affordable Christmas


Film The Grinch Double Bill + Workshop at Midlands Art Centre

Before the screening begins at 11am, there will be a drop in workshop from 10am to 11am.  Come and make your own Grinch-themed Christmas tree decoration, mask and Christmas card.

Where? Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

When? Saturday 11th December 2021

How much? From £6

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FREE Snowman walking trail

This new and enchanting family-friendly walkable trail all around central Birmingham features 12 incredible sculptures in a tribute to Raymond Briggs’ magical classic, The Snowman™. Each Snowman has been individually decorated by a professional artist, inspired by the theme of the 12 Days of Christmas.


When? 17th November 2021-6th January 2022

Where? Across Birmingham city centre at locations such as Bullring & Grand Central, the Mailbox, Centenary Square, Victoria Square and House of Frase

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FREE Sandwell illuminations 

When? 3rd-5th & 10th-12th December 2021 and then everyday from the 17th December-2nd January 2022 excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! 4pm-8pm

Where? Sandwell Valley, B71 4BG

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Parkridge Christmas Trail 

Help Santa save Christmas!  Follow the tail around the nature reserve to complete the task.  Present at the end for completed trails.

When? 29th November-24th December 2021

Where? Brueton Park, Warwick Rd, B91 3HW, Solihull

How much? £3.50 per child

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Christmas at Haden Hill Park 

A special evening of  live entertainment including the Town Hall Gospel Choir & Bhangra Smash Up, children's fairground rides, bubble displays, great food. Enjoy Haden Hill House Museum lit up at night with festive lights and if you've been a good boy or girl you may catch a glimpse of Santa himself! 

When? 12th December 2021

Where? Haden Hill Park, West Midlands, B64 7JU

How much? £5 per ticket 

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CBSO 2021/22 Notelets: Christmas Crackers 

If you like to march around, dance or join in, this special toddler-friendly Christmas concert at CBSO Centre is perfect! Performed by members of the CBSO, each concert lasts 45 minutes. With festive tunes, lively presentation, and lots of joining in, there’ll be plenty of chances to burn off all that seasonal excitement!

FREE craft activities take place from an hour before each concert. At the end there is also a chance to meet the musicians and see their instruments close up.

When? 10th- 11th December 2021

Where? CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF
How much? £10 per ticket

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Bright Lights for Winter Nights at Echills Wood Railway

A new not to be missed magical miniature railway experience! Join us for a 45-minute magical journey, traveling through woods, tunnels, and over bridges on the Bright Lights Express!

When? 4th, 11th and 19th December 2021

Where? Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Road, B76 0DY

How much? £9 per ticket

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Festive Fairy Trail and Maize Maze at Manor Farm Fruits

This wonderful walk (with a festive twist) is a challenge to help the Fairy Queen find the Wise Owl as well as the Naughty Elves, The Snowman and of course Santa and his Reindeer!

When? 11th and 12th December 2021. Daily from Saturday, 18th December through until Thursday, 23rd December inclusive

Where? Manor Farm, Watling Street, Tamworth, B78 3DF

How much? £6 per ticket


James and the Giant Peach at the Crescent Theatre

When? 7th-18th December 2021

Where? The Crescent Theatre, 20 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, B16 8AE

How much? £15 per ticket

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