National Trust Back to Backs


This December, enjoy Christmas crafts and carols at Birmingham’s historic Back to Backs. Adorn your door with a festive must-have by joining the National Trust attraction for a Fresh Christmas Wreath Making workshop. All materials and light ‘Christmassy’ refreshments are included.

Enjoy an atmospheric evening of carols sung by a local choir within the beautiful candlelit courtyard. Including a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie, it’s the recipe for a perfect evening!

Please note Festive tours by candle light are now fully booked. Thank you for your interest and watch this space for similar events in the new year.

During the week commencing 16th December 2014, we shall be opening from 11am Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th and then from 10am on Friday 19th – Sunday 21st

55 – 63 Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham.

0121 666 7671

Birmingham Hippodrome


Birmingham Hippodrome has a packed calendar of Festive Shows ready for you to enjoy!

Birmingham’s Giant pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk stars TV personality and singing sensation Jane McDonald as The Enchantress, Blue’s Duncan James as Jack, and ITV soap personality Chris Gascoyne as Fleshcreep.  Produced by Qdos Entertainment, Britain’s Biggest pantomime is presented with magical special effects, breath-taking musical numbers and laugh-out-loud comedy for all the family. It’s the panto you’ve bean waiting for!

Also don’t miss the Frozen Scream from Wed 7 – Sat 17 January.   A chilling tale of a group who find themselves stranded at an abandoned lodge in
the depths of winter. Beware the ice!

There’s so much to see this Christmas at Birmingham Hippodrome find out more at

Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TB

0844 338 5000

Download our Christmas Menu here

The Electric Cinema


In addition to the plethora of festive films at the Electric Cinema this Christmas including a Muppet Christmas Carol Singalong don’t miss a very special satellite performance of the Bolshoi Ballet’s version of the Nutcracker live from Moscow.  Tickets are available to this one time only event, on Sat 21st Dec at 3pm.

Plus the Electric teams up with Le Truc restaurant this Christmas for another afternoon of exquisite cuisine and memorable cinema. The afternoon begins at 12.30pm at Le Truc restaurant (you don’t need to collect tickets at The Electric first, Le Truc will have a list of names who’ve booked). After enjoying your starter, main course and cocktail, you’ll head over to The Electric Cinema to watch Joyeux Noël for a 2pm start, where you’ll also enjoy dessert.

Find out more here

47–49 Station Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4DY

0121 643 7879

The Old Rep Theatre


Birmingham Stage Company Presents

Horrible Christmas

13 November 2014 – 17 January 2015

Horrible Histories proudly presents the terrible tale of Christmas as it’s never been told before!

From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Puritan parties to Tudor treats, join us on an hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas in the company of Charles Dickens, Oliver Cromwell, King Henry VIII, St Nicholas and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!

It’s a horrible history of Christmas that’s going to send you crackers!

Old Rep Theatre

Station Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4DY

0121 605 5116

Mr Chill's Traditional Sweet Emporium

Take a trip back in time to Mr Chill’s Traditional Sweet Emporium for some classic home-made delights, from traditional fudge to hard-boiled favourites.

Ditch those socks or bathsalts this Christmas as Mr Chills has some fabulous alternative Christmas gifts including some old fashioned toffee tins, Christmas bears and more!!

55 Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TE (next to the Back 2 Backs)

0121 622 5951

Glee Club Birmingham

Glee Club


There’s Christmas entertainment for everyone

For 20 years people have trusted our award-winning comedy clubs to give them a night of brilliant Christmas entertainment. You can feel safe in the knowledge you’re booking a Christmas Party that will send you home with a smile.

Glee Club Birmingham is one of the top comedy clubs in the UK. We take all of our experience and create Christmas Party Nights to help you fill your festive season with Glee.

Whether you’re looking for a refreshingly fun Christmas Party with work colleagues or good times with a group of friends, treat yourself to great Christmas entertainment this year. – See more at:

The Arcadian
off Hurst Street
B5 4TD
0871 472 0400