A weekend of festive fun will be held at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, starting Friday 8 December from 7.30pm.
The first dose of Christmas is the after-hours edition of the Making Merry craft fair, showcasing local artists and craftspeople.
Visitors will be able to enjoy a performance from The Upsiders, alongside games and craft making fun.
Also, taking place on the Friday night, is a Festive Gin Tasting Experience with The Little Gin Company - tickets to be purchased online at £36 in advance only.
On Saturday 9 December the Making Merry craft fair will run between 10am and 4pm with the opportunity to buy unique gifts.
A Christmas Card Crafting Workshop will also run until 3.30pm, and a Wreath Making Workshop at 10.30am to 12.40pm and 1.30-3.30pm (which can be booked online in advance for £25).
The weekend concludes on Sunday 10 December with GreenMatthews folk reworking of A Christmas Carol in the Old Grammar School. Only a few tickets remain which must be booked online.
For more information and to book tickets, visit www.theherbert.org