The ultimate test for any budding relationship, The Big Birmingham Bake is inviting couples of all culinary levels to join them in their iconic tent for 90 minutes of high-pressure, laugh out loud antics. You'll be given all the equipment and ingredients needed to create a sweet treat, presenting your final masterpiece to a panel of experts for their all-important verdict.
Things to Do For Couples In Birmingham
Romance isn't just for Valentine's Day, you know? Whether your other half is in to swanky restaurants, or low key settings, you can spice things up with a thoughtful and fun date in Birmingham. From sipping on clever cocktails, going bonkers at bowling or catching some comedy from the comfort of your sofa, we've rounded up the best date ideas in Birmingham this season.
If you're the kinda couple who love a good munch, then this one's for you. Taking over the Quantum Events Centre, Jerk Festival is all about the Jamaican staple and rum drinks with music from The Reggae Soundsytem and some 80s retro arcade games to boot.
While venues of comedy shows are continuing to re-start IRL, there's still loads of online laughs for you to enjoy from the safety of the sofa. From quirky quiz events and hilarious immersive antics, to classic stand-up sessions, we've got the lowdown on some of the best virtual comedy nights on the web.
You binged every season together during lockdown, but now it's time to see what you learned. Book yourself in to The Old Crown where their latest cult TV quiz is putting your knowledge of spooky monsters and parallel worlds to the test.
For the perfect summery date night in Birmingham, stop by The Distillery for some of the city's finest gin. The vibe doesn't get much better than at this pretty canalside spot, which front gorgeous views over the water, speciality sips and wholesome, hearty food.
This opulent restaurant is the perfect setting for a date night in Birmingham. Go for the juicy steaks and delicious sides, but stay for the fine wines and quality cocktails, that will keep you swapping sweet-nothings until late into the evening.
The nationwide phenomenon that is Flight Club has finally touched down in Birmingham and its got your date nights all wrapped up with tasty pizzas, delicious cocktails, boozy slushies and round-after-round of hi-tech, highly competitive darts.
'Tis the season to start cuddling up in some of Birmingham's cosiest pubs. From old-school city centre spots to cute boozers serving the suburbs, we've rounded up the very snuggliest of locals for you lovebirds to check out.
Burn some rubber and get your adrenaline pounding as you and bae take on the Teamsport track, all in effort to win lifelong bragging rights. Claiming to be the ultimate go-karting experience in Brum, this track boasts an incredible 1000 metres of multilevel racing.
Woo your other half with an evening of smooth jazz and blues, with some of the city's best musicians at this fun bar. One of the best things to do for couples in Birmingham, The Jam House offers great drinks and top-notch tunes from a regularly-changing line-up of pitch perfect performers.
Gravy season is finally upon us and it's time to get stuck in to some of the best Sunday roasts in the city. A classic go-to for all (slightly hungover) Birmingham couples, these heaving plates of roasted veggies and juicy cuts of meat really come to life when paired with a few pints or a bottle of the good stuff.
With an extensive menu catering for meat-eaters, vegans and vegetarians, this chilled out restaurant is ideal for all kinds of couples in Birmingham. With a huge selection of beers and cider, this is a great spot for a relaxed evening, with the odd spot of live music too.
A classic date night choice, head to Lane7 for a night of bowling, beer pong, singing and shuffleboard. Fuelling all of these quirky activities is the bar's selection of fantastic cocktails and great spirits collection, making it truly one of the things to do for couples in Birmingham.
Socially distant and utterly delicious, Seasonal Markets are back with another epic food festival and this time they're focussing on all things BBQ. Book your table for two at The Bond and prepare to chow down on nothing but chargrilled goodness.
Not one for the easily spooked couple, this intriguing new audio-offering from immersive sound specialists Darkfield is bringing you a psychological experience, the likes of which you're unlikely to come across for, as they explore the phenomenon of the Capgras delusion.
Heading down to Digbeth for date night? Stop by one of the funnest bars in the city. Roxy Ball Room is easily one of the best things for couples do in Birmingham, whether you're besting each other at bowling or filling up on delicious American-inspired eats.
With more canals than actual Venice, touring the waterways can introduce you to some of the best activities for couples in Birmingham. Check out some of the most historic areas of the city, complete with bankside sips and more hands-on water sports.
If molecular cocktails and unique Chinese-influenced plats sounds like your idea of a great date night in Birmingham, then you should give Tattu a try. Located in The Grand Hotel on Colmore Row, you can expect a swanky setting and sublime eats, which are sure to impress.
With a menu by Aktar Islam, and a suitably plush interior, Opheem is an ideal spot for fans of fine dining. Whether it's your first date or your 50th, you can be sure that the tasty dishes and well-chosen wine will make for an experience to remember.