With Christmas just a week away, we’ve rounded up the top things to see and do across the city this week!
Ice Skate Birmingham | Eastside City | Now – Sunday, January 7, 2018
Always a popular annual attraction in the city, Skate Birmingham is open until January 7, 2018, so there’s still plenty of time to head down to Eastside City Park for a festive skate. And once your session’s over, jump on one of the thrilling or family-friendly rides before tucking into some delicious festive snacks. Find out more here!
Jersey Boys | New Alexandra Theatre | Saturday, December 16 – Saturday, January 6, 2018
Oh, what a night! The Olivier Award-winning stage show is kicking off its UK tour at the New Alexandra Theatre this Saturday. Following the story of four men who rocketed to stardom, selling over 100million records worldwide, this hit musical features some of the best songs by the legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons including Big Girls Don’t Cry and Bye Bye Baby. Book your tickets here!
Vegan Christmas at 1000 Trades | Monday December 18
Join Jewellery Quarter’s 1000 Trades as it teams up with The Vegan Grindhouse to host a festive evening filled with delicious vegan food. For £20, diners can indulge in a three-course meal with choices including Roasted vegetable winter salad, ‘Turkey’ stuffing burger and Christmas pudding. Check out the full menu here!
Cinderella | Birmingham Hippodrome | Tuesday December 19 – Sunday January 28
Nothing says a British Christmas quite like a pantomime. Following the incredible success of Dick Whittington last year, Birmingham Hippodrome is once again pulling out all the stops with Qdos Entertainment for its 2017 show, Cinderella. Starring Suzanne Shaw, Danny Mac, Beverley Knight and Matt Slack, this is a show not to be missed that’s guaranteed to be fun for all of the family this holiday season. Get your tickets here!
Christmas No. 1 Singalong | Birmingham Town Hall | Tuesday December 19
Escape the cold of the Frankfurt Markets and make your way to Town Hall for an evening filled with some of the best Christmas singles of all time. Warm up those vocal chords and get ready to sing along to some of your favourite classics, sure to get you into the festive spirit. Find out more here.
Christmas Eve, Eve Party | Bodega | Bennetts Hill | December 23
Kick off your festive celebrations and join independent restaurant Bodega on Christmas Eve for an evening filled with delicious street food, speciality cocktails and live music for you to dance the night away to. Entry is free, so head down and join the party. Find out more here!
Love Actually | Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen | December 23
The Christmas film that we just can’t get enough of here in the Style HQ – we even created our very own drinking game dedicated to the festive rom-com – The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen is showing the 2003 classic starring Hugh Grant, Kiera Knightly, Liam Neeson – the list goes on – this Saturday! Book your seat here!
Caroloke | The Red Lion | Christmas Eve
Possibly one of our favourite events taking place in the city this week, join The Red Lion on Christmas Eve as they host Caroloke, an evening if seriously ugly Christmas jumpers, festive tipples, food and a festive sing-a-long. Find out more here!