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Welcome to Primary Times Winter issue 2019! We are delighted to bring you a brilliant choice of events and activities for all the family to enjoy over the Christmas period!

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Christmas Market

8th-9th December 2091

Time: 11am-4pm

Venue: Bantock House Museum

Unique, original, contemporary and wonderful gifts all under one roof. Homemade preserves, baked goods, jewellery, fashion, art, photography, papercraft, candles, children’s clothing, homewares, pamper...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

21st December-2nd February 2020

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome

Packed with comedy and festive fun, Birmingham Hippodrome’s magical pantomime brings together a galaxy of stars for Britain’s biggest regional panto. With Birds of a Feather’s Lesley Joseph as...

Strictly Come Dancing the Live Tour

16th-19th January 2020

Time: Various times

Venue: Birmingham Arena

Clear the floor and whip out your score cards, because the Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour is back for 2020 and will waltz its way to Birmingham in January for six scintillating sequin-filled shows. Fans...


30th January-1st February 2020

Venue: Forest Arts Centre

Brave young Annie lives a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with a famous billionaire. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has...

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

1st February 2020

Time: 2pm

Venue: The Core Theatre Solihull

Cheer on Hugh Jackman, and hiss Rebecca Ferguson (…or maybe not) as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible – with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loud as you want....

Make it a Magical Christmas

Make it a Magical Christmas

Immerse yourself in the irresistible animated film of The Snowman this Christmas, accompanied by a live orchestra.

Birthday party planning made easy

Birthday party planning made easy

Primary Time’s extensive guide on how to host your child’s perfect birthday party, without breaking the bank.

Minibrum arrives at Thinktank

Minibrum arrives at Thinktank

Come along to a major new mini city space where children are in charge!

Archaeology: why we dig it

Archaeology: why we dig it

Primary Times explores how the puzzle of the past enriches primary education.

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