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Baddesley Clinton National Trust
Rising Lane, Knowle, Solihull B93 0DQ 01564 783294 Fridays 6, 13 & 20 December Christmas House Tours 2019
Enjoy the house dressed for a traditional Christmas on one of the Christmas House Tours followed by a three-course festive supper in the Barn Restaurant. A glass
of wine is included. The shop will also be open for festive shopping.
Friday 27 December
27th Lions Festive Walk
Fill up your car with family & friends, turn up and make a donation and walk off your Christmas pudding. This year offers a choice of 4 sign-posted routes of between 1.4 & 9.1 miles.
A great opportunity to help the Lions raise funds for Solihull Hospital Charity, Clic Sargent and local causes. Visit the House & Gardens after your walk and enjoy mulled wine & hot mince pies with the Lions. Details and FREE registration form on-line at or call 08458 335 894.
Belgrade Theatre
Belgrade Square, Coventry CV1 1GS 0247655 3055
Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 November The Gruffalo
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 November
Russian State Ballet
The highly acclaimed Russian State Ballet return to the Belgrade with three fantastic ballets (The Nutcracker, Don Quixote and Swan Lake) accompanied by a live, thirty piece orchestra.
Wednesday 27 November - Saturday 12 December
Puss In Boots
This Christmas enjoy the purr-fect treat for all the family; a fabulously festive pantomime, Puss in Boots. So strap on your best pair of boots to join in the fun!
Thursday 12 December - Tuesday 24 December
Santa’s Dizzy Day
Santa, Ellie and Rudolph are back at the Belgrade Theatre this Christmas with Santa’s Dizzy Day, a fun packed festive show for children aged 2-6 which invites them to join in with an array of interactive songs and to get involved in the action.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Westbourne Road, Edgbaston B15 3TR 0121 454 1860 Tuesday 5 November
Firework Display
Enjoy a brilliant display of fireworks and watch them dance across the night sky to your favourite songs.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Broad Street , Birmingham B1 2EP
0121 236 4455
Wednesday 4 - Saturday 14 December
Penguins is a unique and engaging
show for children about friendship, fun, identity and the ever-changing meaning of family. This delightful new theatre and dance production is inspired by a true story reported in the New York Times that touched hearts worldwide.
Hatton Shopping Village
Hatton Country World, Hatton CV35 8XA 01926 843411 Friday 8 - Sunday 10 November Christmas Craft Fayre
Enjoy browsing from an amazing selection of handcrafted Christmas gifts. Choose unique and bespoke gifts for your family and friends. With artwork, ceramics, jewellery, woodcraft and much more, don’t miss this special Christmas shopping occasion! Enjoy a free visit to meet Father Christmas, free mulled punch at specific times and Christmas singing on Friday afternoon.
Friday 8 November - Sunday 10 November
Festive Food Fayre
Try before you buy at this outdoor festive food fest. Stallholders at this special event will be offering a wide range of food and drink to taste for free. You can sample delicious dips, nibbles and cheese, while not forgetting tasty cakes and scrumptious puddings. Take the perfect opportunity
to purchase Christmas food to flatter any festive table!
Saturday & Sundays, 16,17, 23, 24, 30 November and 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 December
Christmas Markets
Browse the popular outdoor Christmas Markets bursting with a multitude of fantastic festive gifts and awash with unique presents for you to choose from. Go with an open mind and expect the unusual. Enjoy Christmas singing, mulled punch and mince pies all wrapped up in a great festive atmosphere. The perfect place to buy your Christmas presents! Starts Friday 27 December
New Year Sale
Pick up some superb bargains and special offers at the wonderful New Year Sale with up to 50% off.
Redditch Palace Theatre
Alcester Street, Redditch B98 8AE 01527 65203 Sunday 24 November, 7pm
A Dickensian Christmas
Charles Dickens can truly be said to have invented the traditional Christmas. In this seasonal show with Robert Powell and Sue Jameson, they reveal Dickens the celebrity, the social reformer, the actor, the entrepreneur and, above all, Dickens the supreme entertainer.
Selected dates between 14 December & 5 January
Spend a fairy-tale Christmas at the best loved Pantomime of them all as they team up once more with Paul Holman Associates to bring you Cinderella. Sapphire Elia
will be playing the rags to riches heroine Cinderella and Ben Haenow will be Prince Charming.
In these pages you will find lots to do at this time of year. From traditional pantos, to visiting Santa, plus lots of festive events and craft fairs, there’s plenty the keep everyone entertained and make this the most enjoyable Christmas ever!

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