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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Generally fine and mild with clouds starting to clear overnight.
Largely dry overnight with a mixture of clear and cloudy intervals.
Hundreds watched the Birmingham Weekender parade which went through the city streets earlier today.