Celebrate Christmas in Style

Unique and stunning settings for your Christmas party

Join us at Birmingham Museums over the festive season at two of our stunning venues. Entertain your guests at the elegant Aston Hall, or at the fun and quirky Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum for a Christmas event to remember.

We have two Christmas packages available:

  • Christmas Parties and Special Events: Enjoy a festive four course dinner with drinks at Thinktank.
  • Christmas Receptions: Celebrate with an exclusive Christmas drinks reception at Aston Hall.

Christmas Parties and Special Events

Dine in festive style at Thinktank with a delicious, freshly prepared four course dinner and drinks.

Your Christmas party will begin with a drink on arrival in the Futures gallery. Then take your seat to enjoy a freshly prepared four course dinner in our newly refurbished Event Suite. Finally, end your evening with dancing until midnight. Drinks will be available throughout the evening from our licensed bar.



  • Butternut squash and sage soup, stilton beignet (V) (VG and GF available)
  • Game terrine, plum and apple chutney and watercress

Main course

  • Traditional roast turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing, roast roots and shredded greens, red wine jus (GF available)
  • Individual, sustainably sourced fish pie, champagne and caviar cream sauce, topped with duchess potato, served with seasonal greens
  • Wild mushroom filo parcel, tarragon velouté (V) (VG available)


  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce and clotted cream (GF available)
  • Baked vanilla cheesecake, rhubarb and crème anglaise
  • (Vegan dessert available)


Room hire: £1,000 + VAT
£49 per person + VAT

Includes arrival drink, four course dinner, festive novelties and licensed bar until midnight.

How to get to Thinktank

Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum,
Millennium Point,
Curzon Street,
B4 7AP

The nearest motorways area M5, M6, M42, parking on site. The nearest train stations are Moor St and New St stations which are a 10/15 minute walk away.

Full details can be found on the How to Get Here page.

Christmas Receptions

We also offer the opportunity for you to host your own exclusive Christmas drinks reception at Aston Hall.

Drinks and canapes are served in the Great Hall within this magnificent Grade I listed 17th century mansion house and one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings.


On arrival

  • Celebratory Christmas cocktail

Festive canapés

  • Mini hot turkey buns with sage seasoning
  • Langoustine tails in feuille de bric with basil
  • Individual vegetarian tartlets
  • Wild mushroom choux buns
  • Mini stollen, mince pies and fruit cake bites

Tray service

  • White wine
  • Beers
  • Fruit juice
  • Still and sparkling water
A decorated Christmas tree in a grand hall with wood panelled walls and paintings on the wall.


£49 + VAT per head for one hour reception package.
£1000 + VAT venue hire for the Great Hall for one hour between 4pm and 6pm.
Minimum 20 guests maximum 80 guests.

How to get to Aston Hall

Aston Hall,
Trinity Road,
B6 6JD

The nearest motorway is M6, parking on site. The nearest train station is Aston Station which is a 10 minute walk away.

Full details can be found on the How to Get Here page.


For more information or to book please call our expert team on 0121 348 8082 or email us

Birmingham Museums Trust cares for the city’s collection of over 1 million treasured objects and artworks across nine venues, bringing people’s stories alive through exhibitions, events, activities and community workshops. Proceeds from Christmas event bookings will go towards supporting our valuable work and help to secure the future of Birmingham Museums so we can champion the city and its heritage for generations to come.