- The Frankfurt Christmas Market has been running for 12 years
- It is the largest of its kind in the UK
- Birmingham has been twinned with Frankfurt for over 40 years
- Birmingham’s Christmas Craft Fair the Christmas Markets offer over 180 stalls
- The market has a resident Christmas moose (Chris Moose) who even has his own Twitter page: @thechrismoose
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