Have yourself a Brummie little Christmas...

 

It's very nearly the big day. If you are still looking for last minute Christmas gifts, we have some great ideas from some of the best companies in the region. 

 

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Birmingham Map Print by Pin Game

Pin Game are four Birmingham based creators of  Pop Culture and Birmingham themed apparel 

 Founded in 2015 by four friends with a shared passion for cult TV, indie films, alternative music, games, and our native city, Pin Game creates exclusive designs for worldwide sale and offers a platform for our favourite pins from across the globe.

The A3 Birmingham Map paint is available unframed in black , blue or grey for the ridiculously low price of £13.50 delivered! (Culture Card holders receive an additional 15% off throughout December)

 
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'The Lovers' by Ray Spence at Argentea Gallery

Based in St Paul's Square in the Jewellery Quarter, Argentea is a gallery dedicated to showing the very best contemporary photography from both British and international artists.

Their aim is to support the careers of both emerging and established artists by promoting an awareness and appreciation of contemporary photography and by providing a platform where ideas and practices can be explored and tested.

'The Lover' by Ray Spence is available as part of Argentea's Winter Exhibition which runs until Dec 20th. It's wet plate collodion on glass, 25cm x 25cm and available for £450 framed (5% discount for Culture Card holders)

 
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Digbeth print by ross jukes

Ross Jukes is a professional photographer living and working in Birmingham and commonly know for his landscape shots of the city.

Born and bred in Birmingham, Ross has always had a passion for showing the city in the best possible light

This image above was taken along Bradford Street in Digbeth, looking back towards the city skyline and the A3 print is available exclusively to Culture Card holders at 20% discount (£65 reduced to £50)

 

 

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Membership

Want money off at our shops and cafes, exclusive benefits, and free access to our sites for a whole year? Become a member of Birmingham Museums today!

From Anglo-Saxon gold and Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces, to an outdoor Science Garden and perfectly preserved jewellery factory, Birmingham Museums provide a fun and fascinating glimpse into the city’s rich and vibrant past. As a registered charity, your membership will help Birmingham Museums sites continue to educate and inspire future generations.

Treat the whole family this year and choose between Membership and Membership Plus options

Culture Card holders receive a 20% discount on membership packages

 

Birmingham Hippodrome Behind the Scenes Tours

Discover the world behind the curtain and learn about the amazing story of the Hippodrome. 

Peek behind the scenes and explore the public and private areas of this fascinating building. You will also get to meet one of our technicians who will explain just what it takes to get a show onto our stage.

Behind the scenes tours take place once a month and cost £8. The perfect gift for anybody who has an interest in theatre

Culture Card holders receive 2 for 1 entry for the tours

 

 

The Pen Museum - Calligraphy Workshops

Based in a former pen factory in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, the Pen Museum tells the story of how modern pens evolved. The museum celebrates the Birmingham pen trade during the 19th Century and the lives of the manufacturers and workers whose expertise placed the city at the centre of this worldwide trade.

The Pen Museum hosts a whole range of calligraphy workshops throughout the year so why not treat that difficult to buy for person to a unique gift.

 

 

The Spit Wine School

Spit Wine and Spirit School based at the Plough in Harborne creates a relaxed, straight talking environment where you can learn about wine and spirits in the comfort of the private dining rooms .

The Spit Wine School hosts a whole range of tasting events (not just wine) from One tequila, Two tequila, Three tequila, Floor. A master class in Tequila and Mescal to Wine Punks ! A night of Natural Wines embracing anarchy in the vineyards. There really is something for everybody, but don't hang about the events sell out pretty quickly

Culture Card holders receive a free glass of Prosecco or wine before after each tasting event