Christmas in Cathedral Square event is returning to Birmingham!

Christmas in Cathedral Square Birmingham

The award-winning Christmas in Cathedral Square event is returning to Birmingham for the second year running!

Christmas in Cathedral Square will take place on the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral between Wednesday 16 November – Sunday 18 December. The event offers guests a variety of crafts, gifts and food and drinks stalls to enjoy. Delivered in partnership by Colmore BID, Birmingham City Council, Danter Attractions Limited and Birmingham Cathedral, it’s one of the best events for the festive season in the city.

To celebrate the opening of the event, the partnership is holding an official launch on the Cathedral grounds, which everyone is welcome to attend. The official launch takes place on 16 November from 6-8 pm.

At the launch, visitors can enjoy a free evening of entertainment.

Entertainment at the lunch includes the Christmas tree lights switch-on with guests including Birmingham City Council Leader Councillor Ian Ward, Glynn Purnell, Chef at Michelin star restaurant Purnell’s and Andrew Ryan, the Dame at this year’s festive pantomime, Dick Whittington. The Very Reverend Matt Thompson, Dean of Birmingham will also bless the market on the opening night.

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Over the course of the Christmas in Cathedral event, visitors can enjoy music from local artists and Luxury Live Music. There is a penguin trail and traditional crafts, ornaments and gifts from an array of independent Midland businesses. Stalls include Ya Creates, Little Moo Studio and Let it Bee.

There will also be a selection of pop-up food and drink vendors, as well as the return of the infamous Pigeon in the Park pub. Vendors include Purecraft Bar and Kitchen, Vagabond Wines and Hookways.

Christmas in Cathedral Square is open on Monday – Wednesday from 11am-8pm, Thursday – Saturday from 11am-9pm and Sunday from 12pm-8pm.

The market will run from 16 November – 18 December 2022.

For more information, and to download the Christmas in Cathedral Square map visit:

You can also follow Colmore BID’s Twitter and Instagram page for live updates.

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