What's On in Birmingham & Black Country

View My Regional Home Page

To search the listings, enter a keyword, location and/or date in the boxes below.
When entering a location, select the best location match from the list that appears, then click Go.
Click here to clear your search.

One Snowy Night

16th November-28th December 2021

Venue: Midlands Arts Centre - MAC

Address: Birmingham, B12 9QH

Website: www.macbirmingham.co.uk

As Percy goes to sleep after a hard day sweeping leaves, he’s woken by a knock at his door. Who could it be on a night like this? It’s Squirrel, cold and shivering on the porch and looking for somewhere...

The Nutcracker

19th November-11th December 2021

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome

Address: Birmingham, B5 4TB

Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com

Birmingham Royal Ballet are bringing the sparkle and magic of Christmas back to our stage once again, and the company are truly overjoyed to be presenting David Bintley’s extraordinary production to...

Alice in Wonderland

20th November-17th December 2021

Venue: The Old Rep

Address: Birmingham, B5 4DY

Website: www.oldreptheatre.co.uk

This adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale follows the story of Alice, a young, curious girl who follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland. There, she encounters some of the...

Christmas

The Enchanted Gardens

22nd November-1st February 2022

Venue: Webbs of Wychbold

Address: Droitwich WR9 0DG

Website: www.webbsdirect.co.uk

New to Webbs for 2021! Immerse yourself in a fairy tale world, as you make your way through twinkling lights and lanterns to the snowy north pole… This winter Webbs are delighted to bring you our...

The Magicians Elephant

22nd November-1st January 2022

Venue: The RSC

Address: Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 6BB

Website: www.rsc.org.uk

Baltese is a town where nothing extraordinary ever happens. Recovering from a recent war, it’s a lonely place, where young Peter lives a harsh life. Then one day, a magician conjures an elephant from...

Gandey's Circus of Aladdin

26th November-3rd January 2022

Venue: The Theatre Big Top, Merry Hill

Address: Brierley Hill, DY5 1QX

Website: www.quaytickets.com

Gandeys bring to life the story of Aladdin using their trademark acrobatics. Your wish will come true this winter as Aladdin flies into Merry Hill! Song, dance and Circus acts feature in this festive...

Christmas Arts Market 2021

27th November-5th December 2021

Venue: Midlands Arts Centre

Address: Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

Website: macbirmingham.co.uk

With a long history of successful craft fairs, MAC is proud to present our annual Christmas Arts Markets, showcasing the work of local designer makers. Expect a range of stalls with a broad selection of...

Christmas

Christmas at Warwick Castle

27th November-1st March 2022

Venue: Warwick Castle

Address: Wawrick, CV34 6AH

Website: https://support.warwick-castle.com

Gaze upon glittering trees, wander through a sparkling outdoor light trail and skate across the spectacular open-air ice rink at Warwick Castle this Christmas.

Christmas

The Christmas Tree Festival

27th November-1st February 2022

Venue: Lichfield Cathedral

Address: Staffordshire WS13 7LD

Website: www.lichfield-cathedral.org

Come and see a wonderful festive array of real Christmas trees decorated by local businesses, schools and charities. Voting tokens can also be purchased (they ask for a small donation of £1 per token)...

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britains

1st-4th December 2021

Venue: The Alexandra

Address: Birmingham, B5 4DS

Website: www.atgtickets.com

Can you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy?...

A Christmas Carol

4th-26th December 2021

Venue: The Albany

Address: Coventry, CV5 6JQ 

Website: www.albanytheatre.co.uk

The perfect family-friendly alternative to a traditional panto. Delve into Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic this Winter as it jumps from page to stage brimming with heart-warming merriment...

Aladdin

4th December-2nd January 2022

Venue: Royal Spa Centre

Address: Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA

Website: www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalspacentre

Poor Aladdin is in love with a Princess but as a reluctant helper in the laundry run by his mother Widow Twankey his prospects are not looking good - that is until a mysterious sorcerer arrives promising...

Christmas

Big Wheel

4th December-16th January 1900

Time: 10:AM-10:00PM

Venue: Centenary Square

Address: Birmingham, B1 2EA

Website: www.birmingham.gov.uk

Riding the big wheel gives you the opportunity to enjoy fantastic views of Birmingham. Relax and enjoy some of Birmingham’s most impressive sights, such as the Library of Birmingham, Council House, Town...

Cinderella

4th December-9th January 2022

Venue: The Wolverhampton Grand

Address: Wolverhampton, WV1 1DE

Website: www.grandtheatre.co.uk

Under the power of her evil Stepmother and wicked Stepsisters, Cinderella lives as a poor servant girl, pandering to their every need and only dreaming of their luxurious lifestyle. With help from her...

Christmas

Frankfurt Christmas Market

4th December-23rd January 1900

Time: 10:AM-09:00PM

Venue: Victoria Square and New Street

Address: Birmingham, B1 2EA

Website: www.birmingham.gov.uk

Christmas is just around the corner when the German Market arrives. It is the centrepiece of the city’s festive offer, with great food, warming drinks, traditional gifts and live music,. The Frankfurt...

Christmas

Ice Rink

4th December-16th January 2022

Time: 10:AM-10:00PM

Venue: Centenary Square

Address: Birmingham, B1 2EA

Website: www.birmingham.gov.uk

Experience the magic of ice skating outdoors in the heart of Birmingham, right next to the big wheel. Feel like you’re in a scene from a Hollywood film on 600 sq metres of real ice. There isn’t a better...

Make and Create

4th December 2021

Venue: Market Hall Museum

Address: Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4NS

Website: heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk

Every first Saturday of the month, 10am to 12pm. Join in craft activities at the monthly make and create session. No need to book just drop in, suggested donation £1. Children must be accompanied by an...

Sleeping Beauty

4th-18th December 2021

Venue: Sutton Arts Theatre

Address: Sutton Coldfield, B72 1QU

Website: www.suttonartstheatre.co.uk

Wake up to the pantomime of your dreams! As the Royal family prepare for the Christening of their baby daughter, Princess Aurora, the family get more than they bargained for when the wicked fairy and thorn...

The Santa Show

4th-5th December 2021

Venue: Stratford Playhouse

Address: Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6LU

Website: www.stratfordplay.co.uk

Join Santa's elves Jingle and Belle with another tale they'd like to tell of a Christmas spirit that flew away and help them both to save the day.

Visit Santa! Vintage Sleigh Ride and Winter Wonderland

4th-23rd December 2021

Venue: Coventry transport Museum

Address: Millennium Place, Hales St, Coventry

Website: www.transport-museum.com

Wander through a magical winter wonderland of festive activities and snowy scenes before taking a ride on an enchanting vintage sleigh, pulled by two trusty reindeer. Your next stop? Lapland. Meet Santa,...

James and the Giant Peach

7th-18th December 2021

Venue: Crescent Theatre

Address: Birmingham , B16 2JF

Website: www.crescent-theatre.co.uk

Wizzpopping wonder and fruit-filled fun abound in this stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts...

Cinderella

8th-11th December 2021

Venue: Abbey Theatre

Address: Nuneaton, CV11 5DB

Website: www.abbeytheatre.co.uk

In the traditional story, Cinderella is being bullied by her step mother, Baroness Hardup and her two ugly step-sisters, Dolce and Gabanna. Luckily she has Buttons as a good friend and (although she doesn't...

Walking Through Time Family Sculpture Trail

8th December 2021

Venue: Warwick Arts Centre

Address: University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Website: www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

A free, guided Art and Nature Trail around the University of Warwick Campus. The trail is open whatever the weather, and some of the paths can get muddy, so remember your wellies and coats! It can take...

Santa's Magical Mystery Guest

9th-24th December 2021

Venue: The Belgrade

Address: Coventry CV1 1GS

Website: www.belgrade.co.uk

One of their presents is a magic cabinet which mysteriously conjures up a pirate who seems to be lost. With lots of Christmas songs to sing along with and tons of magic and festive cheer, come and see...

Cinderella

10th December-3rd January 2022

Venue: The Core Theatre

Address: Solihull, B91 3RG

Website: www.thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk

Doomed to drudgery by her wicked stepmother and spiteful stepsisters, Cinderella dreams of escape and romance. Meanwhile King Keith of Kings Heath is making plans for a royal ball. Featuring sparkling...

Horrible Histories - Live on Stage

10th-4th December 2021

Venue: The Alexandra

Address: Birmingham, B5 4DS

Website: www.atgtickets.com

Can you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy?...

A Christmas Carol

13th-23rd December 2021

Venue: The Belgrade

Address: Coventry CV1 1GS

Website: www.belgrade.co.uk

David Bradley stars in Simon Callow’s acclaimed one-man adaptation of the ultimate classic Christmas tale. Based on Charles Dickens’ own one man readings of the story, this moving, captivating stage...

Cinderella

15th December-2nd January 2022

Venue: Priory Theatre

Address: Kenilworth, CV8 1BN

Website: www.priorytheatre.co.uk

Everyone has a dream but not everyone’s dreams come true. Dreams are like visions that pass through the night.. They can never come true… Or can they? A sparkling new version of the most magical tale...

Dear Santa

15th-24th December 2021

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome

Address: Birmingham, B5 4TB

Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com

Santa is determined to deliver the most fantastic Christmas present to Sarah, but he doesn’t get it right straight away! With the help of his cheeky Elf, he finally settles on something ‘perfect’,...

Shrek the Musical

15th-18th December 2021

Venue: Highbury Theatre, Sutton Coldfield

Address: Sutton Coldfield, B73 5HD

Website: www.highburytheatre.co.uk

Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess...

Beauty & the Beast

17th December-2nd January 2022

Venue: The Attic

Address: Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6YY

Website: www.theattictheatre.co.uk

Be our Guest' at the most enchanting of Christmas shows. Tread the Boards theatre company are thrilled to present this year's family Pantomime. With their usual flair, they tell this much beloved...

Puss In Boots

17th December-1st January 2022

Venue: Talisman Theatre

Address: Kenilworth, CV8 1EG

Website: www.talismantheatre.co.uk

Our story starts at the Old Mill which is up for sale. The Ogre is determined to buy it but just as the auction is about to start the miller's son, Colin, arrives to claim his inheritance.  In the Mill...

Afternoon Tea with Santa

18th-24th December 2021

Venue: Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

Address: Moor Hall Drive, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 6LN

Website: www.moorhallhotel.co.uk

Sit down to a delicious festive afternoon tea and be entertained with our show Santa & The Elves. It is the run up to Christmas and everyone is merry, except Jack Frost who is out to steal the role of...

Carols at the Castle

18th December 2021

Venue: Warwick Castle

Address: Castle Lane, Warwick, CV34 4QU

Website: www.warwick-castle.com

Carols at Warwick Castle is held annually in the run up to Christmas and is for many people the start of their Christmas festivities. It is a great opportunity for families and people of all ages to get...

Goldilocks & the Three Bears

18th December-30th January 2022

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome

Address: Birmingham, B5 4TB

Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com

Roll up, roll up to see panto join the circus, and be swept away by Birmingham Hippodrome’s must-see festive extravaganza, the panto that’s just right! Actor, singer and much-loved personality Jason...

Jack & The Beanstalk

18th-31st December 2021

Venue: Stratford Playhouse

Address: Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6LU

Website: www.stratfordplay.co.uk

When poor Dame Trott and her son Jack fall on hard times, they have no choice but to send their faithful cow Daisy to be sold at market. Join Jack on his giant-killing journey, with lots of traditional...

The Very Hungry Caterpilla Christmas Show

18th-24th December 2021

Venue: Warwick Arts Centre

Address: University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Website: www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Dive into Eric Carle’s bright and colourful world as his beloved stories are transformed from page to stage, using a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and charming music. Featuring your favourite titles:...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

18th-24th December 2021

Venue: Warwick Arts Centre

Address: Coventry, CV4 7AL

Website: www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Dive into Eric Carle’s bright and colourful world as his beloved stories are transformed from page to stage, using a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and charming music. Featuring your favourite titles: Brown...

Breakfast with Santa

20th-22nd December 2021

Venue: Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

Address: Moor Hall Drive, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 6LN

Website: www.moorhallhotel.co.uk

Make Christmas extra special for your little ones by coming along to enjoy Breakfast with Santa in the week before Christmas. After a delicious buffet style breakfast, Santa will appear with a small gift...

Wizard Of Oz

22nd-23rd December 2021

Venue: Resorts World Arena

Address: Birmingham B40 1NT

Website: www.resortsworldarena.co.uk

The show will be performed on the world’s biggest panto stage, (the equivalent of four London Palladium's), plus two mobile stages that travel around the arena as the yellow brick road unfolds in front...

The Snowman

23rd December 2021

Venue: Coventry Cathedral

Address: Coventry CV1 5FB

Website: www.carrotproductions.com/snowman

The world’s leading performers of The Snowman film with live orchestra, with musicians are drawn from the UK’s top orchestras including BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, BBC Scottish and LSO. Alongside The...

Dick Whittington

30th December-8th January 2022

Venue: The Albany

Address: Coventry, CV5 6JQ 

Website: www.albanytheatre.co.uk

Albany Productions is thrilled to present Dick Whittington as their very first home grown pantomime! Get the whole family together to experience belly laughs a plenty as Dick Whittington seeks fame and...

The Snowman

6th-9th January 2022

Venue: Birmingham Rep

Address: Birmingham, B1 2EP

Website: www.birmingham-rep.co.uk

When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. They meet Father Christmas, dancing penguins, reindeer and crowds of The Snowman’s friends,...

Robinson Crusoe

11th-22nd January 2022

Venue: Abbey Theatre

Address: Nuneaton, CV11 5DB

Website: www.abbeytheatre.co.uk

Sudden Impulse are back with their traditional family Pantomime with a brand new script and original musical score but all the traditions of panto.

The Addams Family

18th-22nd January 2022

Venue: The Alexandra

Address: Birmingham, B5 4DS

Website: www.atgtickets.com

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She's fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. With his cherished...

Dear Zoo

5th-6th February 2022

Venue: The Albany

Address: Coventry, CV5 6JQ 

Website: www.albanytheatre.co.uk

Rod Campbell’s much-loved lift the flap book has been a firm favourite with children and parents for nearly forty years. Lovingly adapted for the stage, his distinctive illustrations leap from the page...

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker

8th-12th February 2022

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome

Address: Birmingham, B5 4TB

Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com

It’s a Nutcracker! for all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike. With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet...

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

12th-13th February 2022

Venue: The Wolverhampton Grand

Address: Wolverhampton, WV1 1DE

Website: www.grandtheatre.co.uk

Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including...

So you think you know about Dinosaurs

13th February 2022

Venue: Stratford Playhouse

Address: Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6LU

Website: www.stratfordplay.co.uk

Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben explores the biggest, deadliest and weirdest predators that ever roamed the planet. Yes dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex, Allosaurus and...

Keep up to date

Receive the latest news, events, offers, competitions and so much more!

Advert: https://www.primarytimes.co.uk/
Advert: https://www.utilitaarenabham.co.uk/whats-on/lol-surprise-live-vip-party/?
Advert: https://www.superdrug.com/b/Haliborange?utm_source=primary%20times&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=haliborange-enewsletter
Advert: https://www.braintumourresearch.org/fundraise/wear-a-christmas-hat-day