The current times have called for many changes this festive season, but Christmas is not cancelled at Selfridges Birmingham!
You can look forward to plenty of signature Selfridges magic this season, with unmissable experiences to enjoy both in-store (from December 2) and online in the comfort of your own home.
This year, Selfridges is hosting more virtual events than ever before – including ‘Dial-a-Santa’ video appointments with the King of Christmas himself, a pub quiz hosted by Ginger Johnson and online craft workshops to keep the whole family entertained.
See below for a list of all online and in-store events, and be sure to book in for some Christmas magic on the Selfridges website.
Selfridges and Sink The Pink present:
THE QUEEN’S HEAD PUB QUIZ
Dates: Thursdays 3–17 December
Selfridges is getting camp this Christmas with our favourite landlady Ginger Johnson flinging open her (virtual) doors to the best pub in the world, The Queen’s Head. Expect Sink The Pink sass, barrels of laughter and plenty of Christmas cheer to see you through those long winter Thursday nights. So, gather your mother, your lover or your bubble and get ready to play, laugh and feel some festive joy. (Prizes not included; it’s not winning, it’s the taking part that counts! Book your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/selfridges-christmas-pub-quiz-31568945493
CRAFTY CUT-OUT CARDS WITH SANTA AND POPPY CHANCELLOR (Santa Skills)
Dates: Saturday 5 December
Join us for a virtual visit to Santa’s workshop this Christmas and learn some new festive skills for a Christmas with a personal touch. For the first instalment of our online workshops, Santa will be joined by illustrator and card-maker extraordinaire Poppy Chancellor who will guide you through how to make your own cut-out greetings cards. Book your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/santa-workshops-31568919311
WRAP IT UP EARTH-CONSCIOUSLY WITH SANTA AND ZEENA SHAH (Santa Skills)
Dates: Saturday 12 December
Next up in our line-up of virtual workshops is illustrator and colour enthusiast Zeena Shah who will guide you through how to create beautiful wrapping paper that is kinder to the planet. Book your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/santa-workshops-31568919311
MAGICAL TABLE DECORATION WITH SANTA AND FIONA LEAHY
Date: Saturday 19 December
Events Designer Fiona Leahy is joining Santa in his workshop to show us how to design a magical dinner table setting for an Insta-worthy day. No one does Christmas quite like Santa – but even he needs a helping hand from time to time. Book your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/santa-workshops-31568919311
PERSONALISE YOUR BEAUTY AND DRINKS GIFTS
Dates: 2–24 December
Adding a personal touch to gifting this year is more important than ever before, which is why several of our favourite beauty and drinks brands are offering personalised products this festive season. Discover engraved lipsticks and fragrances at Dior, Jo Malone London and Christian Louboutin in our beauty halls, tailor-made Champagne gift boxes at Moët & Chandon (also online) and bespoke typewriter gift tagging at Maison Margiela. Add an extra layer to your gift giving this Christmas by opting for one-of-a-kind personalised presents – they’ll be perfectly at home under your loved one’s tree.
SANTA’S REINDEER HUNT
Dates: 2–24 December
Times: Store opening hours
Santa has lost his reindeer and he needs your help in order to save Christmas! To find Dixon, Dancer, Prancer and their six other red-nosed friends across the Toys and Kids departments you’ll need your trusty map to hand – speak to a team member to receive yours and get hunting! Once your mission is accomplished, you’ll receive a chocolatey prize, as a special thank you from Santa.
MEET SANTA CLAUS
Dates: 5–20 December (selected dates)
Times: Slots available from 2–6pm
Book a slot to meet the big man himself and his trusty elf sidekick at Selfridges Birmingham this Christmas. In the bookable 5-minute slots, children will be able to let Santa know what’s on their Christmas list, have a photograph taken with him and receive a candy cane to take home. Please note, bookings are complimentary and limited to family groups/households. In order to keep everyone safe, Santa will be 2 metres away from guests at all times when delivering his very special presents this season. Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meet-santa-claus-at-selfridges-birmingham-tickets-126854227409
Please note, all bookings for in-store events will be held in line with the latest government guidelines.
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays 5–24 December
This Christmas we’ve called upon a host of festive performers to brighten up your weekends. Head down to Mens on 2 to listen to our festive DJs between 12–6pm on Saturdays (5–24 December) and expect heart-warming Christmas classics and cinematic showtunes on 1 from our solo singers on Sundays from 12–4pm (6–20 December.)
Please arrive 10 minutes early in time for Santa’s arrival. Please note, all bookings for in-store events will be held in line with the latest government guidelines