Christmas School Assemblies

Kathryn Hindley, Birmingham City Mission’s Children’s Team Coordinator, brings an update about the Christmas assemblies being delivered to schools in Birmingham: ‘If the children of Birmingham were asked what Christmas is all about, many would respond by talking about decorations, food, presents and parties. And if the nativity does come to mind, they may well … Read more

Advent Resources

The season of Advent begins on Sunday 28 November and runs until Christmas Eve. Advent is a season of preparation, anticipation and hope. Many Churches and Christian organisations provide resources for individuals, groups and congregations to use during Advent.   Tearfund are offering daily emails with the focus, ‘Christmas in your global neighbourhood’ Sign up to receive these emails HERE … Read more

Shakespeare’s Lost Christmas Play

Infinite Arts (a new social enterprise of Betel UK) will be presenting this show! This production will be in partnership with another of our social enterprises, Betel UK’s newest Rising Cafe. We’re offering our first dinner and show experience to the public Friday, December 10th and Saturday, December 11th. We invite you, your family, and friends … Read more

Rapunzel, Connect Church hosting Saltmine Theatre Production

This Christmas, Connect Church is hosting Saltmine Theatre Production’s ‘Rapunzel’. This is a free event (donations welcome) and is suitable for all ages. We have 2 showings on the 19th December: 2.30pm tickets: 7pm tickets:   Let your hair down this Christmas and join with us for Saltmine Theatre Company’s unexpectedly twisty tall tale as … Read more

TLG’s ‘Box of Hope’ campaign

Phil Coltman, Church Relationships Manager for the charity TLG (Transforming Lives for Good), writes about seed funding offered to local churches who engage with the TLG ‘Box of Hope’ campaign: ‘With this winter set to be a devastating period of worry and despair for children and their families, we are delighted to be working yet again with … Read more

Doorstep Carols

Britain’s Christmas Singalong It’s a new Christmas tradition! ‘In 2020, Doorstep Carols was broadcast on 35 local radio stations… It led to amazing scenes of participation’. The idea first came from Katy Pink and Beth Heath in Shrewsbury, Shropshire who persuaded their local radio station to get on board and spread some cheer during the … Read more

The Saltmine Theatre Company’s new Christmas show

The Saltmine Theatre Company, which performed so well at the recent Time4Change gathering at St Andrew’s Football Stadium, will be touring in person during December 2021. There are just three dates left on the touring schedule for the new all-age Christmas production, ‘Neverland (Peter Pan Reimagined).’    In the new show, one person who will do anything to make sure … Read more