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10 November 2017

Birmingham Bulletin

Welcome to Birmingham Bulletin with the latest news, events and competitions from Birmingham City Council.


Christmas in Birmingham

Birmingham’s internationally renowned Frankfurt Christmas Market returns to the city for five weeks from Thursday 16 November.

A group of volunteers is organising a Christmas dinner for Birmingham care leavers who are unable to spend the day with family or friends. The group has launched an appeal for donations to help make it all happen! 

The council has launched a new digital database, containing around 1.5 million burial and cremation records, to help families trace their Birmingham ancestors.

The Library of Birmingham’s role in supporting innovation and creativity has been praised during a visit by the Government’s arts minister John Glen MP.

What's On

Christmas in Birmingham

Looking forward to Christmas? Check out christmasinbirmingham.com for all you need to know about enjoying the festive season in the city. 

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Anne Underwood, will lead the Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday 12 November in Victoria Square. Armistice Day will be marked at 11am in Cathedral Square, Colmore Row on Saturday 11 November.

The Behind the Curtain Eastern European Film Festival is on from 18-27 November at various venues across Birmingham.


Peter Pan

The perfect festive treat, Peter Pan – Christmas in Neverland is at Arena Birmingham, from 20-24 December. Enjoy this epic adventure that will transport you to a world of spectacle and comedy with two of the UK’s favourite stars, Bradley Walsh and Martin Kemp.

For a chance to win a family ticket for four to see the show on Saturday 23 December, at 7pm, just answer this question:

Q: What is the name of the faraway place where Peter Pan and Tinkerbell live?

A:  Neverland    B:  Arendelle     C:  Corona

Send your answer and contact details to bulletin@birmingham.gov.uk by 26 November. Put Peter Pan in the subject field. 

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Be Heard

We are asking Birmingham people, service users and others, to let us have their views on the next stage of development of the new Domestic Abuse Prevention Strategy 2017-2020 and the initial Action Plan. Have your say.

Visit Birmingham Be Heard to see all the council’s latest consultations.

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