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Budget Birmingham Christmas Night Out


History Of Christmas In Birmingham


Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market 2023

Nov 28, 2023

We are all feeling the pinch right now, everything costs that little bit more! Thats why in the build up to Christmas, the team here at Floodgate Towers have devised a budget friendly plan for you to have the maximum fun with the minimum spend. Here are some ideas for a budget-friendly Christmas night out in Birmingham:

Nov 26, 2023

Christmas in Birmingham: A Historical Journey The city of Birmingham, England, has a rich and vibrant history of celebrating Christmas. From its humble beginnings as a pagan festival to its current status as a major commercial and cultural event, Christmas in Birmingham has evolved through the ages, reflecting the changing social, economic, and religious landscape of the city.

Nov 24, 2023

Ho Ho Ho, its that time of year again Birmingham, where the smell of mulled wine and bratwurst fill the air. The Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market is open from November 2nd to December 24th, 2023. It is located on Victoria Square and New Street in Birmingham, England. The market is open from 11am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 9pm on Sunday. The Frankfurt Christmas Market is the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria. It offers a wide variety of traditional German food and drink, as well as Christmas gifts and decorations.

Nov 21, 2023

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer and colder, but there is always something amazing to do in our wonderful city. From Christmas Markets, Festive Lunches or just a good old pub pint, Birmingham has it all. We have taken all the hard work out for you and put together a guide for the perfect day out this December. Here is a suggested itinerary for a Christmas Day out in Birmingham, UK in 2023:

Nov 08, 2023

It's that time of year again when it is dark when you get up and dark when you are on your way home, but it can be used to your advantage. People are always looking to connect and have new experiences, we are social animals and need human contact. The winter can be tough and isolating for some and amazing for others. So if you have any friends, family or colleagues that you have not caught up with in a while why not get a date in the diary to have some fun this winter. If you are in Birmingham why not combine an activity (such as baseball, curling or crazy golf) along with a good old chin wag at The Floodgate.

Nov 03, 2023

It's the 3rd November here at The Floodgate Towers and Halloween already seems like ages ago. Big shout out to all of our staff & customers who made the effort and dressed up for the spooky season. Now that is behind us we have our sights firmly set on the BIG C! Its not Carrot, Camel, Cauliflower or Cat it is of course CHRISTMAS! Everyones favourite holiday. We have of course just launched our extended Christmas opening times to give you lot more of an oportunity to get your festive selves down to the best Christmas party bar in Birmingham if not the whole world (this might be exaggerated). The Floodgate is ideal for office parties, work dos and team building events so as the nights draw darker make sure you get your friends and colleagues out for a night they will remember (or not after a few beers).

Nov 02, 2023

Birmingham is a fantastic city at any time throughout the year but in November there is lots going on. If you are looking for things to do this November then check out our guide to have fun this Autumn.

Oct 19, 2023

In our post covid era it is easy to keep those slippers on after a day of working from home but that might not be the best thing for your wellbeing. We are social animals and it has been shown that the more human face to face contact we have the happier we are. As we move towards Christmas and the darker months a good old night out with colleagues, friends and family can be just what the doctor ordered. Office Christmas parties are a great way to boost morale. They provide a chance for employees to relax and have fun together outside of work, and they can also be used to show appreciation for employees' hard work and dedication. If you are in charge of organising the office christmas party then now is the time to secure your bookings as slots fill up quickly. If you are planning you night out in Birmingham then look no further that the best Christmas Party Bar in Birmingham.

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