What’s On in Birmingham and Longbridge – December 2023

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It feels like we were writing the December 2022 blog just yesterday – we can’t believe how fast 2023 has gone! There’s tonnes going on in and around Birmingham this month – it’s looking like the year will end with a bang. Strap in, it’s a long one…

Close Up Comedy at Herbert’s Yard

Every Wednesday in December 

Close Up Comedy is a regular fixture at Herbert’s Yard year-round, providing shows every month. However, December sees comedians every single Wednesday – and paired with street food and flowing drinks, it’s the ideal evening out or work’s party.

Book tickets here

Big Wheel and Ice Skate Birmingham

1st Nov – 31st Dec

Ice Skating

Located in Centenary Square, Ice Skate Birmingham gives you the opportunity to enjoy ice skating with your friends and family. 

Book tickets here

The Big Wheel

Riding the big wheel gives you the opportunity to enjoy fantastic views of Birmingham, such as the Library of Birmingham, Council House, Town Hall, Cube, Brindleyplace and Britain’s biggest German Christmas Market.

The Big Wheel cannot be booked online, please turn up and pay as you go.

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market

Until 24th December

If you haven’t already been to the German Christmas market this Winter, then now’s your time! Stalls line Victoria Square and New Street, with traditional gifts and a wide variety of food and drink. Meet up with your friends and family and enjoy a beer (or hot chocolate) or two!

Christmas at Cadbury World

1st – 23rd Dec

Father Christmas is visiting Cadbury World this festive season, along with his little helpers and lots of chocolate gifts. Take the children along to see the Santa Show entertainment and performances on both weekdays and weekends throughout the month.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

14 Nov 2023 – 28 Jan 2024

The breathtaking show comes to Birmingham, for a night of fun for the whole family. Dive into the secret world of Narnia, with magical storytelling and incredible stagecraft.

Book tickets here

Snow White

2nd Dec – 7th Jan

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a panto with family! Wolverhampton Grand Theatre is hosting Snow White, perfect for all ages.

Buy tickets here

Christmas at Thinktank

Celebrate Christmas in style with stunning settings for your Christmas party at the Thinktank. With festive dining and a licensed bar, it’s a great way to say goodbye to 2023.

More details here

Pop us a message on Instagram if there’s any other events happening this month that we should add to this blog!

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