Christmas in Cathedral Square

The award-winning Christmas in Cathedral Square event is returning to Birmingham for the second year running.

Over the course of the event, visitors to Christmas in Cathedral Square can expect music from local artists and Luxury Live Music, a penguin trail and traditional crafts, ornaments, and gifts from an array of independent Midland businesses. Stalls include Ya Creates, Little Moo Studio and Let it Bee.

There will also be a selection of pop-up food and drink vendors, as well as the return of the infamous Pigeon in the Park pub. Vendors include Purecraft Bar and Kitchen, Vagabond Wines and Hookways.

Delivered in partnership by Colmore BID, Birmingham City Council, Danter Attractions Limited and Birmingham Cathedral, Christmas in the Cathedral Square will take place in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral between Wednesday 16 November – Sunday 18 December 2022, offering guests a variety of crafts, gifts and food and drink stalls.

Christmas in Cathedral Square is open on Monday – Wednesday from 11am-8pm, Thursday – Saturday from 11am-9pm and Sunday from 12pm-8pm.

The market will run from 16 November – 18 December 2022.

For more information, and to download the Christmas in Cathedral Square map visit:

You can also follow Colmore BID’s Twitter and Instagram page for live updates.

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Accessibility information

    • Our team of Vergers and welcome volunteers will be in the cathedral if you need to ask any questions
    • The main part of the building (the nave) has step-free access. However, there are no lifts for accessing the galleries.
    • We have induction loops in place for users of hearing aids.
    • Please note that we do not have public toilet facilities available in the cathedral.