Stall holder Astrid Raadschelders said she was happy to be welcomed back to Birmingham again this year.
She said the market gets everyone in the Christmas mood, and it is about spending time with your family.
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Fine and bright, with plenty of sunshine across the region which will tend to cloud over during the afternoon.
A dry and bright day remaining cold, with cloudy patches likely as the day progresses.
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