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Things to do in Birmingham
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Frankfurt Christmas Market and Craft Fair
Birmingham Frankfurt Market: Victoria Square and upper New Street
Craft Fair: Chamberlain and Centenary Squares
14/11/2013 to 22/12/2013 - 10.00am - 9.00pm
The largest authentic German market outside Germany or Austria. Visitors can enjoy delicious German food, soak up the atmosphere and explore authentic stalls
For more information please visit http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/frankfurtmarket
Holocaust Memorial Day
Birmingham Town Hall
Sunday 26th January 2014
Birmingham will be commemorating National Holocaust Memorial Day on 26th January and this year the theme is JOURNEYS
Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions as well as other worldwide genocides and as such provides a significant opportunity to learn lessons and apply them to the present day to create a safer, better future. This year’s theme encourages people to honour those communities which were destroyed in the Holocaust under Nazi persecutions and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
15th July 2012 - 31st December 2014
The Staffordshire Hoard is in Gallery 16. This unique Anglo-Saxon collection is still in the process of being conserved and in this gallery you can see objects pre-conservation and objects that have newly been conserved. Objects from the second Hoard find are now on display.
Further details availabe at http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=1997
There are lots of events happening in libraries around the city.
OUT & ABOUT
Birmingham's parks have been highly commended in a national award - the LGC Award 2011.
Birmingham Park Ranger service run a year-long programme of events for adults, children and families including nature walks and country crafts.
Contact telephone 0121 454 7810 or www.birmingham.gov.uk/parks
Getting to Birmingham city centre couldn't be easier whether you come by car or by public transport.
If you want to extend your visit and need accommodation then go to www.visitbirmingham.com.