Some of the fantastic places to meet Santa in Birmingham.
Christmas just isn’t the same without a trip to Santa’s Grotto! Luckily, Birmingham has some fantastic places you can take the kids to see Santa.
Santa’s Grottos are starting up around the Birmingham area from as early as mid-November, so there is plenty of time to pay a visit and let the kids tell the man in red what they would love for Christmas. Here is where to see Santa in the city.
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Website Dates: Weekends only during Saturday, 1 December to Sunday, 23 December 2018
Santa will be bringing his glittering Grotto to BMAG during weekends in December!
Cost is £5 per child, which includes a gift for each child.
National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham The Water’s Edge, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HL
Website Dates: Saturday, 24 November to Sunday, 23 December 2018
Bring your little ones to meet Santa in the Antarctic Ice Cave!
All children will receive a free gift from Santa!
Bookings are essential.
Christmas Afternoon Tea, Once Upon A Time Tea Parlour 185 New Road, Rubery, Birmingham, B45 9JP
Website Dates: Saturday, 8 December to Sunday, 23 December 2018
Santa’s Grotto will take place in the outdoor courtyard this year.
Come along and enjoy a Christmas afternoon tea for £18 per person.
Children will receive a gift from Santa.
Cadbury World, Bournville Linden Road, Bournville, Birmingham, B30 1JR
Website Dates: Weekends from Saturday, 17 November to Sunday, 16 December, along with Thursday, 20 December to Sunday, 23 December 2018.
Meet Santa at the West Midland’s home of chocolate!
Come and see a fun pantomime and receive a gift from Santa.
There will also be a special Christmas dinner at the Cadbury Café.
Winter Wonderland at Dudley Zoological Gardens Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ
Website Dates: Saturday, 1 December to Monday, 24 December 2018
Meet Santa in the surrounds of the 11th Century Dudley Castle.
Each child will receive a gift from Santa and you can also meet Santa’s Reindeers.
Costs vary depending on the date – see the Website for full costs.
Price also includes entry to Dudley Zoological Gardens, which you can read more about here.
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!
This adaptation of Carlo Callodis classic tale follows an inquisitive young puppet, carved from wood by the lonely toymaker Geppetto, on a mischievous journey to discover what it takes to become a real boy.