The Frankfurt Christmas market will arrive in Birmingham today.
Now in it's twelfth year, Birmingham has been twinned with Frankfurt for more than 40 years.
The market is the largest of its kind in the UK and runs until the 22nd December.
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Passengers have been warned to expect disruption on East Midlands Trains this weekend because of work on the main line into St Pancras.
A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.