What's On West Midlands December 2019

What's On West Midlands December 2019


Our what's on West Midlands blog brings you a massive range of activities happening near you this December! We regularly update this blog with the latest events and activities. There's something for everyone, whether you're looking for a family-friendly activity or just want to get out and do something different!


What's On West Midlands December

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Curry and Comedy at the gardens | Thursday 5 December

Botanical Gardens

Curry and comedy will be on the menu for a special gala dinner at the Gardens this autumn, when famed broadcaster, comedian and Chef Hardeep Singh Kohli teams up with Itihaas’ head chef, Updesh Shrivastava, to create a bespoke menu for 200 guests.

It's A Wonderful Life (U) at Birmingham Cathedral | Saturday 7 December

St.Phillips Cathedral

At Birmingham Cathedral. Doors open 6:30pm, film starts 7:00pm It’s Christmas Eve, and Clarence the guardian angel is assigned to convince the desperate George Bailey not to take his own life.

Santa at the Valley | Saturday 7 December

West Brom

Visit Santa in his grotto and take part in other activities including magic shows, circus skills workshops, and craft activities with Santa's elves.

Peaky Blinders Event | Saturday 7 December


Step through the doors of the Garrison Tavern and travel back in time to the roaring twenties by order of the Peaky Blinders.

Snowman at Christmas | Sunday 8 December

Symphony Hall

Festive favourites aplenty, including The Snowman with a narrator telling the story, plus numbers from seasonal films and Christmas classics to warm your hearts. This performance will feature children's choirs from around the West Midlands.

Natural Christmas | Sunday 8 December

Kingsbury Water Park

Make a variety of festive decorations from natural materials in time to hang on your Christmas tree or decorate your house.

BBC WM Christmas Show | Tuesday 10 December

Symphony Hall

The BBC WM Christmas Show with Sam and Daz comes to Birmingham Symphony Hall in December.

The Locksmiths House – Festive Fun | Saturday 14 December

Locksmiths House, Willenhall

Step back in time and see what Christmas was like for the Hodson family at our sister Museum – The Locksmith’s House in Willenhall

Family Festive Tea and Tales | Saturday 14 December

Kings Heath Park

Join the Cartland Tea Rooms Friends of Kings Heath Park & Kings Heath Park Rangers Service Luxury Tea Time Delights

Winter Lights at Himley Hall | Sunday 15 December

Himley Hall, Dudley

Ticket price: Adults £8 – children (11-16) £3 – under 11 free​ (Tickets must be bought online only) Please note this event takes place at: Himley Park Dudley DY3​ 4DF

Solihull Feast | Begins 18 December

Mell Square Solihull

Take a break from that hectic Christmas shopping and enjoy a mulled wine and mince pie at this year’s Solihull Festive Feast.

Continental Circus Berlin - Christmas Show | Thursday 19 December

NEC, Birmingham

Continental Circus Berlin with an amalgamation of brilliant Circus acts, music & real youthful energy, incorporating fantastic performers from all over the world. 

Grandpas Great Escape | Monday 23 December

Arena Birmingham

Many years ago, Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk's home Twilight Towers - run by sinister Matron Swine - it's up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape. Little do they know, the wicked matron is on to them

Carols by Candlelight | Tuesday 24 December

Symphony Hall

The ultimate Christmas Eve tradition. Celebrate in style with a sublime concert of carols and seasonal classics, staged in full 18th Century costume in an evocative candle-lit style setting.


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