Things To Do This Autumn In Birmingham

Coming down from the hype of summer and not quite prepared for the ruthless winter chill? Not on our watch. Your calendar will be bursting at the seams, from epic Halloween parties to cosy pub evenings and themed bottomless brunches. So throw on your light jacket and break out those warm jumpers as we give you our guide to all the best things to do in Birmingham this autumn. 

Last updated on 27th September 2023

Check Out Halloween Parties

From darts-throwing brunches to some of the coolest themed cocktails in the city, we're not letting Halloween in Birmingham pass you by. Read our round-up of the best events, parties and places to check out this 31st of October.

Attend A Sushi-Making Class

Located in Birmingham, YO! are showcasing a seriously fun sushi school in an epic fashion. While making and munching on salmon nigiris, crunchy Cali rolls and avo makis, you'll get to sip on an arrival cocktail and nibble on snacks.

Party At These RnB Brunches

For fun things to do in Birmingham this autumn, Taste + Liquor are hosting a lineup of bangers, including a killer RnB brunch. Along with pop, hip hop and throwbacks being featured, you'll be getting a scrumptious meal and free-flowing rum punch. The ultimate party? We think so.

Put Your Baking Skills To The Test

@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Wednesday 4th October 2023

One of the most popular events on our list, this hugely entertaining competitive baking experience is taking up a plot in Digbeth so that you can put your cake-making skills to the test and see if you can come out on top. You'll get all your utensils and instructions at your kitchen station.

Head To The Old Crown

For things to do in Birmingham this autumn for adults, The Old Crown has you covered. From the venue's 655th birthday party to pub quizzes showcasing Peep Show and Harry Potter themes, these guys are packed with events (plus, they also happen to have a killer Sunday roast).


Head To This Noughties Brunch

From free-flowing prosecco and cocktails to noughties hits and a fantastic drag host, 00's Bottomless Brunch is an excellent shout for a fun Birmingham event. Expect lip-syncing performances and tasty brunch food as you dance to Rihanna, Beyonce and Lady Gaga songs.

Feast On A Sunday Roast

Gravy season is back and it's time to get yourself down to some of these excellent pubs for hearty plates of meat, nut roast, wellingtons and all those delicious trimmings. They may not always be just like you mama made them, but they're going to hit the spot either way.

Go To Food Festivals

From lip-smacking fried chicken to raucous Oktoberfest events, The Bond is presenting some of the best food festivals in Birmingham. You'll get to tuck into scrumptious fare from independent vendors while listening to tunes and sipping on boozy bevvies.

Get Cosy In A Pub

It's finally cold enough to start getting your cuddle on, and where better to snuggle up than at some of these gorgeous pubs, which boast everything from fresh pints and crackling fires to hearty plates of seasonal food.