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Millennibrum: Four chances to have a happy new year.

Join the Countdown to Midnight celebrations and see in 2001 for free.

Call the Leisureline on 0121 683 8400 for more information.

Lines are open daily (except Christmas Day) until January 1. Weekdays 8am - 8pm, weekends 9am - 5pm. New Year's Eve 9am - 7.30pm.


Hall 3, ICC

10am-12noon, 1pm-3pm & 4pm-6pm

Bring in 2001 with a swing at one of three giant free tea dances. Join the Big Bands for a foxtrot, a quickstep or a waltz.

Dance One: 10am - 12 noon

The Steve King Big Band

Dance Two: 1pm - 3pm

The Southside Big Band

Dance Three: 4pm - 6pm

The Garry Allcock Big Band

Free tickets (which must be booked in advance) are available from Central Library Ticket Office (subject to availability) until 30 December.


Lower New St, High St, Corporation St

12noon - 3pm

Watch the Streets come to life as entertainers conjure up a festival atmosphere with their madcap antics. Enjoy Silly Billy's fun time show, a pirate galleon ship sailing across Lower New Street plus the Alice in Wonderland children's prize treasure trail.

Look out for Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee who are guarding a safe. Be the first to crack the code and you could win a Rover 25 car.


Centenary Square

12 Noon - 1.30pm

Local choirs, musicians and dancers will come together to perform to all the people of Birmingham this tribute to their diverse cultures and beliefs.


Centenary Square

7.30pm- Midnight


A night of fun featuring chart popsters Daphne & Celeste, Motown legend Edwin Starr, Asian pop band Legacy, garage band Jump the Lights, steel band Steel & Strings, rock group Quill, Irish dancers Celtic Feet, plus music from The Commitments. The show will be hosted by BRMB's Tammy Gooding and Ricardo. Don't miss the spectacular and traditional Countdown to Midnight with a pipe band leading the crowd in Auld Lang Syne and a fantastic fireworks finale.
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Date:Dec 27, 2000
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