It's that time of year when the Christmas markets are in full swing!
Perhaps one of the best things about November and December is the lead up to Christmas Day, including the Christmas Markets! Birmingham has a huge number of Christmas markets and fairs operating in the days leading up to the big day, and you are sure to find a wonderful and unique gift for your loved ones. If you simply love the Christmas markets, here’s where they are happening for 2018.
Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Markets Victoria Square, New Street, Birmingham
Website Date: Daily from Thursday, 15 November to Sunday, 23 December from 10am
The largest authentic German Christmas markets outside of Germany or Austria.
Come and browse over 180 market stalls selling a huge range of goods.
The market will offer a large range of traditional good and gifts and a selection of tempting food and drink.
Come and tuck into pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts, and roasted almonds, along with German wheat beer and hot chocolate.
Christmas Craft Fair at Highbury Hall 4 Yew Tree Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8QG
Website Dates: Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November from 10am
Come and browse hand-crafted gifts from local craftspeople.
Enjoy mulled wine, mince pies, hot pork and baps.
Admission – just £1.
Christmas Craft Fair at Selly Manor Selly Manor, Maple Road, Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE
Website Date: Saturday, 24 November at 11am
The popular craft fair returns to Selly Manor for 2018!
Browse a range of locally made products.
Telford European Christmas Market Southwater Telford, Southwater Square, Telford, TF3 4JQ
Website Dates: Daily between Thursday, 29 November and Saturday, 22 December from 10am
The daily Christmas market returns to Telford.
Come and browse a large range of Christmas gifts and goods.
Etsy Made Local, Birmingham The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA
Website Date: Friday, 30 November from 12pm to 8pm and Saturday, 1 December from 11am to 5pm
Come along to these child-friendly markets and browse a lovely selection of handmade, vintage goodies and craft supplies from your local Etsy sellers.
Christmas Market, Moseley Prince of Wales Moseley, 118 Alchester Road, Moseley, B13 8EE
Website Date: Sunday, 2 December from 12pm to 5pm
Come and browse a variety of stalls offering a host of local crafts and stocking fillers alongside some great Mo-Tiki cocktails.
There will also be a raffle and music!
2018 Christmas Street Market, Bridgnorth High Street, Bridgnorth, WV16 4
Website Date: Sunday, 2 December from 10am to 5pm
One of the largest markets of the year with over 80 traders.
Come and browse just about everything from seasonal gifts and products, pet supplies, plus hot food and drinks.
There will also be seasonal entertainment.
Christmas Craft Fair, Bridgnorth Dudmaston Estate NT, Quatt, Bridgnorth, WV15 6QN
Website Date: Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November from 11am
Browse more than 70 stalls showcasing handmade and locally sourced products.
Products include crafts and goodies including bespoke jewellery, organic clothing, seasonal confectionery and greeting cards.
Enter into the festive spirit with hearty treats in the tearoom and seasonal craft activities.
Free entry for NT members and under 5s. £5 for adults, £2.50 for children aged 5-16 years.
Christmas Shopping Market, Wolverhampton Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9LQ
Website Date: Sunday, 9 December from 11am to 4pm
Over 35 pop-up stalls at Bantock House.
Come along and browse products including designer home wares, floristry, photography, confectionary and baked goods, illustration, needlework, decoupage, woodwork, vintage and contemporary jewellery, fashion accessories, fused glass, children’s books, pamper products, personalised gifts, luxury handmade candles, ceramics so much more.
Free entry and free parking.
Christmas Food and Craft Fayre, Weston Park Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard, Shifnal, TF11 8LE
Website Date: Saturday, 1 December and Sunday, 2 December from 10am
Cost: £2 per person for Fayre, £2 per person for the House at Weston Park, £2.50 per person for miniature railway.
This Christmas will feature over 100 indoor and outdoor stalls selling a range of gifts plus festive food and drink.
Take a ride on the Miniature Railway, tuck into a delicious hog roast or enjoy lunch in the Granary Grill.
The Birmingham Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Birmingham mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!