Something A Little Different In Birmingham

Bored of your local boozer? Let the city be your evening pick-me-up with one of the country's best selection of cool and quirky places and events. From social darts to boozy bowling and the kookiest cocktails, explore our guide to these unique venues and mind-boggling bars, all offering something a little different in Birmingham.

Last updated on 28th March 2023

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

After unusual things to do in Birmingham for young adults? Vagabond's cheese and wine masterclasses see you expertly guided through tastings, sampling five of each in order to find your perfect pairing. Bon Appetit.

Luna Springs

One of the coolest bars in Birmingham, Luna Springs is the ideal hangout bringing you craft beers, cocktails, street food and a packed schedule of live entertainment. Join for a fun bottomless brunch, or pitch up later on for DJs and dancing until late.

The Reggae Brunch

Searching for a unique event to head to? The Reggae Brunch are bringing you epic carnival-themed nights, complete with booze and dance-offs as well as delicious Caribbean dishes. Enjoy the best hits from DJs, and get the chance to win amazing cash prizes.

Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

With plenty of theatre events, Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre are always bustling with showstopping performances and quirky activities. From improvised musicals to Breakfast at Tiffany's themed bingo and comedy shows, the pub will have your weekends sorted.


YO! are hosting some seriously fun sushi-making classes, complete with a guided lesson and fish-cutting tips. Create your very own salmon nigiris, crunchy Cali rolls and plenty more all while nibbling on edamame and gyozas. One of the most fun things to do in Birmingham for couples? Yup.

The Old Crown

Looking for quirky things to do in Digbeth? Head on over to The Old Crown where you'll discover a unique roster of events. Not only will you find Fleetwood Mac tribute nights and St Patrick's Day celebrations, but also unique talks and discussions.