Coca-Cola Christmas Truck in Birmingham 2017

coca cola christmas truck tour in birmingham 2017

Coca-Cola Truck Tour 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM December 9th and 10th 2017

The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck has been a celebrity for decades and is coming to Birmingham at Ice Skate Birmingham for 2017.

Coca Cola Christmas Truck in Birmingham 2017

The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck is coming to Birmingham for 2017 on December 9th and 10th at Ice Skate Birmingham at East Side Green.

This year will be amazing as dusk sets in Birmingham with the Big Wheel lighting up the Brummie skyline. On this magical weekend the trucks special animation will provide possibly the best views ever of the Coca-Cola truck and the crowds of seasonal celebrations with Ice Skating and the magic Coca-Cola brings to Christmas makes this a weekend you do not want to miss.

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Facts

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Facts

• It has travelled over 730,000 miles – the equivalent of 29 times around the world
• Twinkling its 8,772 fairy lights and playing the iconic ‘Holidays are Coming’ jingle.
• Only 5 people have ever driven the truck
• The truck weighs 13 tonnes
• The length of the truck 16.5 metres long from front to back.
• The truck stretches to 4.1 metre high
• There are 372 bulbs on this year’s truck
• The Holidays Are Coming advert is 22 years old this year! #HolidaysAreComing

Aedamar Howlett, marketing director for Coca-Cola Great Britain said: “Coca-Cola is synonymous with the Christmas season and it’s no secret that our much-loved Christmas Truck Tour marks the unofficial countdown to Christmas. We can’t wait to start spreading holiday cheer and we are excited to announce a brand-new route for 2017 – which brings a sprinkling of festive magic to fans across the UK.”

Commercial 1995 Christmas Advert

Commercial 2016 A Coke for Christmas

Commercial 2012 Catch starring NE Bear Coca Cola

Commercial 2010 Coca Cola Shake Up Christmas

Commercial 1995 Coca Cola Christmas Truck

ThinkTank Birmingham Science Museum Christmas Fun

ThinkTank Birmingham Science Museum Christmas Fun

Christmas fun at Thinktank!

You’ll struggle to find a child who doesn’t love LEGO®. That’s why Thinktank is offering free, drop-in building sessions for families this Christmas holiday in Thinktank’s new LEGO® Education Innovation Studio. From Monday to Friday, Thinktank ticket holders are invited to come along and join in the problem-solving fun, with a range of fun LEGO sets to create and build with. Experience the family playtime you might have in your living room, but so much bigger!

The Planetarium will be sprinkled with Christmas joy as visitors will be able to enjoy a festive show throughout the weekends in December and every day during the school holidays. Teaching children all about the solar system and the mysteries of the polar night this beautiful Planetarium show will really get all the family in the Christmas spirit. Planetarium shows are £1.50 per person in addition to the Thinktank admission price.

Little ones will also love the Thinktank Elf Trail, with the promise of a prize for whoever finds all 10. This trail around the museum is a great free added extra during a Christmas visit, along with daily festive arts and crafts sessions, entertaining Christmas storytelling, and light and colour sessions. Visitors can also enjoy all the Thinktank favourites, including the newly extended wildlife gallery which showcases animals from around the world.

We get the GREEN light for 2017 / 2018

Great news today as we have been given the GREEN light for the Ice Rink, Big Wheel and Roller Coaster.

This years dates are 16/11/2017 to 07/01/2018 and we are again opening 10:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.

The change this year is the location, we are located at the larger area at Eastside Green opposite Millennium Point. For direction and help finding the new location please visit


Ice Skate Birmingham & Frankfurt Christmas Market gives you the opportunity to get festive in the beautiful Birmingham City surroundings.

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Thing To Do In Birmingham Today

Thing To Do In Birmingham Today

Sara Barker: Talk

Join artist Sara Barker in conversation with Jonathan Watkins, Ikon Director, about her life and work, including the inspiration behind her current Ikon exhibition

Venue: Ikon Gallery
Address: Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HS
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 248 0708
Duration: Wed 2 Nov

The Community Project

Barrel Organ Theatre presents an intriguing play exploring what it means to be a community and to share a space with those around us.

Venue: Warwick Arts Centre
Address: Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL
Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 524524
Duration: Wed 2 Nov

Lichfield Cathedral Library Tour

The Cathedral Library is tucked away on the upper floor of the Chapter House, and houses a unique collection of historic treasures, including a beautiful 15th-century illuminated copy of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

Venue: Lichfield Cathedral
Address: Lichfield, WS13 7LD
Telephone: +44 (0) 1543 306100
Duration: Wed 2 Nov

Read Your Mind: Keith Stuart & Colin Grant in Conversation

Venue: Waterstones, High Street
Address: Birmingham, B4 7SL
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Duration: Wed 2 Nov

SALTEX – Turf Management Event And Exhibition Centre

260 exhibitors embark upon the UK’s largest turf management event.

Venue: NEC
Address: Bickenhill, Birmingham, B40 1NT
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 780 4141
Duration: Wed 2 Nov – Thu 3 Nov

Ice Skate Birmingham ranked number 1 in U.K.

Ice Skate Birminghamobservation-wheel

At Ice Skate Birmingham and Observation Wheel we pride ourselves on our hard work and organisational skills. We endeavour to provide the highest quality service that we possibly can. We understand that our customers want to cherish the wonderful opportunity of enjoying this winter sport in beautiful city surroundings. Months of preparation and planning are involved to put together, not only the Observation Wheel, 600sq. meters Ice Rink and Ice Bar, but also the all-important overall experience and atmosphere.


To expand on your experience, you can combine your trip with a visit to the world famous Frankfurt Christmas Market, situated adjacent to us. Our opening hours are 10am – 10pm daily. Relax at the quieter day sessions that are suitable for small children. We also provide fun penguin skating aids that assist little beginners. You can choose to take in the party atmosphere of the later evening sessions. We cater for everyone of all ages.
Christmas is a magical time and ice skating is often an annual only event for many families, hence the need for them to enjoy every single second of the experience.

Ranked Number One in the U.K.

Ice Skate Birmingham understand that and this has been proven by us being ranked the number one Ice Skate rink in the U.K. by The Metro newspaper in 2015. Our opposition include Ice Rinks in London, Cardiff, Cornwall, Edinburgh, Brighton and York. We are very proud to be putting the second city in pride of place!! Come and see for yourself what sets us apart and be part of this wonderful festive experience.  ice-skate-birmingham-german-market1

Costa Del Solihull

Touchwood’s ‘Costa Del Solihull’ beach is in the centre’s Theatre Square this summer, bringing with it a taste of the quintessential British summer holiday for all to enjoy.

From Saturday 4th July 2015 and running throughout the summer, the free beach will offer a relaxing haven complete with sand, spades, buckets and deckchairs.

Guests will not only be able relax, soak up the sun and entertain the kids in the seaside inspired setting, but they will also be able to take advantage of enjoying a summer holiday experience without having to travel very far.

For further information about the beach at Touchwood and to keep up to date with forthcoming activities, visit, telephone 0121 709 6900 or follow @TouchwoodTweets.

Touchwood houses some of the best UK and international brands, designer retailers and independent boutique style stores.