Why not welcome in the New Year by visiting one of the most beautiful places in the Midlands ?
There are lots of events happening on New Year's Day in Birmingham - be sure to check timings and book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Taste & Liquor Brunchin + Hip Hop Brum
LevelDigbeth, Birchall Street, Digbeth
Get ready for a boozy brunch with DJs playing hip hop songs from the classic era and club vibes from 2pm to 9pm.
Expect Jerk Chicken Wings, Jerk Burgers, Goat Curry, Carribean BBQ and lots of rice and peas.
And between 12pm - 1pm, there are bottomless cocktails - look out for hot choc cocktails and rum punches.
Tickets are limited. Find out more here
Pretty Woman Brunch
Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen, Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth
You can welcome in 2018 with a classic film and brunch at Mockingbird.
Pretty Woman is the modern day Cinderella story of a fairy tale come true.
It's taking place at midday and tickets cost £27.95 for the film and brunch or just £3 for the film.
Birmingham Big Wheel and Ice Rink
Eastside Green, New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5RB
The ice rink and big wheel is open from 10am to 10pm on New Year's Day if you fancy taking to the sky or going for a skate.
Tickets can be booked at the Ice Skate Birmingham website here
New Year's Day Jazz Brunch
The Village, Alcester Road, Moseley
Tuck into a selection of Bloody Marys and Eggs Benedict, Florentine and Royale at The Village in Moseley.
There's live jazz too to make for a very relaxing start to 2018.
Magical Lantern Festival
Kings Heath Park, Brent Road, Birmingham B30 2TP
New Year's Day is the final day of the Magical Lantern Festival
It features hundreds of handmade, illuminated installations including a huge gingerbread house and enormous, handmade replica of the iconic Birmingham Central Library plus rides and a Christmas market.
Tickets start at around £9 and are available from Eventbrite
For an additional £10, children can meet Santa in a timber grotto and take away a gift.
The Hundred and One Dalmatians
Birmingham Rep, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham
The team who brought us the magician Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe will be bringing the puppies to life with puppets.
It’s Dodie Smith’s novel made famous by the 1961 Disney animation and 1996 live action film with Glenn Close as the evil Cruella de Vil.
Tickets start from £15
Webbs Christmas Ice Rink
Webbs Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Wychbold, Droitwich
Webbs Christmas Ice Rink comes complete with a lit up roof, so families can skate whatever the weather throughout Christmas week right through to January 2, excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Booking is recommended. Check the Webbs website for full details.
December 16 - January 6
New Alexandra Theatre, Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham
This award-winning musical tells the story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who sold more than 100 million records worldwide as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Expect hits like Beggin’, Oh What a Night, Walk Like a Man and Big Girls Don’t Cry.
Tickets from £18
Birmingham Mail Christmas campaign with the NSPCC
One in four children who call Childline can't get through due to demand on the service.
That's why we've launched a campaign to try to help Childline be there for every young person who desperately needs support.
A £4 text donation can help a counsellor answer a child’s call. And it may save their life.
Please spare a thought for children in need in Birmingham as you enjoy the run up to Christmas.
Donate £4 by texting ‘NSPCC 4’ to 70030 or visiting nspcc.org.uk/mail
To donate £12, text ‘NSPCC 12’ or to donate £20, text ‘NSPCC 20’ to 70030.
Text costs include your donation plus your standard network rate. The NSPCC will receive 100 per cent of your donation.