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24 Nov 2017

Birmingham Bulletin

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


IAAF World Indoor Championships


City school children are being offered 100 free tickets to the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which takes place from 1-4 March 2018.

Get in quick yourself to buy remaining tickets for Thursday evening and Friday morning sessions.

It’s going to be busy in Birmingham at Christmas with so many exciting attractions and activities, so plan your journeys and allow plenty of time for travel. Use public transport, walking or cycling whenever possible.  Keep up to date with planned works, diversions and road closures, and follow @bhamconnected on Twitter.




OK, so now Christmas is really on its way. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

Where's the Bratwurst? How do I get to the Glühwein? Easily navigate your way to and around the Frankfurt Christmas Market with this handy downloadable map.

Frohe Weihnachten! Impress your friends and family: find out how to say Happy Christmas and more in this handy guide produced by Brasshouse Languages. Dankeschön.

The big wheel and ice rink are on at Eastside Green (opposite Millennium Point) until 7 January.

Enjoy an evening of festive entertainment and hear about the work of housing and homelessness charity Shelter at their carol service on 12 December.

If you see someone you think is sleeping rough, you can contact StreetLink. Find out more about the work to support people on the streets in the city centre: follow the Street Intervention Team on Twitter @StreetTeamBham.

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker has been part of the city’s Christmas tradition for over 26 years and returns to Birmingham Hippodrome until 13 December.

Save 20% on tickets to the Good Food Show, on at NEC Birmingham, from 27 November-3 December. 

The Magical Lantern Festival is on at Kings Heath Park until 1 Jan.

Check out all things Christmas at christmasinbirmingham.com #ChristmasinBrum

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