Once Upon A Time In Birmingham


Once Upon a Time in Birmingham, a festive pop-up with over 88,000 fairy-lights turns on in Bullring & Grand Central 

| Festive Food & Drink | Private Hire | Events | Illuminated cocktails | 

More than 9km of lights, enough to reach the top of Everest


Journey to the centre of the fairy light with Once Upon A Time In Birmingham, Bompas & Parr’s festive tea parlour and party bar and event space opening in the Bullring & Grand Central on 14th November 2019. 

Imagine the spectacle that would occur if an entire city’s fairy lights were garlanded in a single space…The merry and bright installation will not only be illuminating, but also delicious with all the menu items designed to glow or sparkle. 

The Christmas installation features 88,000 fairy lights, over 9km of lights (enough to reach the top of Everest) and a host of mirrors in a grand sparkling interior. This is more festive lights per square foot than anywhere else in Britain. 


Guests are invited to journey to the glowing heart of the fairy lights. 

 Come for tea, cocktails, festive food, drink, dance or a private party.


We have everything covered when it comes to throwing a unique Christmas Party for your team. 

Situated in the heart of Birmingham, in the Bullring, Once Upon a Time in Birmingham celebrates the very best in Christmas and our dedicated events team are on hand to tailor your event. Whether standing, seated, small or large, we're here to help you plan your festive party. 

 Email us at hello@uponatimein.com today to speak to one of the members of the team. 


Minimum spends apply. 


  • Birmingham City Centre
  • Happily Affordable
  • None
  • Booking required


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Once Upon A Time In Birmingham, Former Jamies Italian, B5 4BE


Birmingham City Centre

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