All Saints Church in Kings Heath, Birmingham, has much community involvement, especially this year.Read the full story ›
With Christmas fast approaching, ITV News Central welcomed the man behind one of the biggest ever Christmas songs to the studio today.
Roy Wood, who lives in Derbyshire, is best known for the Wizzard number 'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day'.
You can watch our full interview with him below.
A couple in Coventry have covered their house in 30,000 Christmas lights to celebrate the festive season.Read the full story ›
Your guide to Christmas lights 2015: When can you see the switch on in the Midlands? Here’s the ITV News Central guide for when your area will be signalling the start of the festive season.
Wednesday 18th November
Shrewsbury - High Street - 5.45pm
Thursday 19th November
Lincoln - High Street - 7.10pm
Northampton - Market Place - 5.30pm
Telford - Square - 6.30pm
Oswestry - Town Centre - 4pm
Friday 20th November
Nottingham - Old Market Square - 5.30pm
Bridgnorth - High Street - 6.15pm
Hinckley - Town Centre - 4pm
Saturday 21st November
Stafford - Guildhall Shopping Centre - 5pm
Halesowen - Town Centre - 5pm
Sunday 22nd November
Leicester - Humberstone Gate - 4.30pm
Chesterfield - Town Centre - 3.30pm
Wednesday 25th November
Coventry - Broadgate Square - 5pm
Thursday 26th November
Wolverhampton - Market Square - 6.30pm
Warwick - Market Place - 5pm
Stratford-Upon-Avon - Town Hall - 4pm
Kettering - Town Centre - 6.30pm
Friday 27th November
West Bromwich - High Street - 6.30pm
Saturday 28th November
Stoke - Albion Square - 7.30pm
Wellingborough - Town Centre - 6.30pm
Sunday 29th November
Loughborough - Market Place - 5pm
If there's a Christmas lights switch-on in your area that's not mentioned here, please do email us at email@example.com.
For more events across the Midlands see our Weekend Picks updated each week.
Here's your guide to what's on in the East Midlands this weekend.Read the full story ›
Here's your guide to what's on in the West Midlands this weekend.Read the full story ›
Solihull will not be having an official Christmas lights switch-on this year because of health and safety fears, it's been revealed.Read the full story ›
People in the Midlands spend almost £3.6bn on Christmas presents each year, according to new research.Read the full story ›
Around three weeks to go until thousands of fireworks light up the East Midlands' night sky for Diwali. Leicester is already home to some of the biggest celebrations outside of India and the city's newest attraction for the big party is now in place.
This 110-foot Leicester Wheel of Light is now on Belgrave Road ahead of thousands of Diwali well-wishers coming to the area. Diwali itself is on the November 11, with an annual lights switch-on event on November 1.
The wheel will stay in Leicester for Christmas celebrations too.
Nottinghamshire County Council have started the search for their very own Santa Claus, 15 weeks before Christmas.Read the full story ›