Best Events in April

Spring is still in, er, full spring, but that doesn't mean that great Birmingham events are slowing down before the warm Summer months arrive. Most certainly not. From film nights and cracking warehouse club parties to foodie fandangos, there's something for everyone this April in Birmingham. Check out our recommendations for the best April events in Birmingham and plan your perfect night out with some hand picked premium recommendations from yer' old chums at DesignMyNight Birmingham. 

Last updated on 27th March 2017

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Join Island Bar every Thursday this April in Birmingham for a storming roster of party nights. Not only boasting some of the best drinks deals in town, there's DJs spinning a top selection of beats from genres such as tropical, dub, reggae and Latin. 

Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Birmingham City Centre
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Fans of bass, grime, house and UK garage have the clubbing event they’ve been looking for. Sum Cellar started off as a secret daytime party, it’s now one of the biggest events of April. If you love to party, get down to Lab11.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Drum and Bass
Digbeth
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Warm up your vocal chords, limber up your joints and get ready for a whole heap of fun on Saturdays at Cogs. Reggaeoke is taking over the centre of Birmingham with its mix of huge songs, easy sing along style and fun atmosphere.

Fun Time Partying, Karaoke, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights
Birmingham City Centre
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Want to do something fun this April in Birmingham? How about a bouncy castle!? Every Monday, Popworld is inviting you all to party in their retro bar, featuring all their classic songs, discounted drinks, giveaways and a bouncy castle to play on.

Clubbing, Student Night, Fun Time Partying
Commercial/Pop
Broad Street
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This party ain’t no April Fools: Lab11 is bringing back Foliee for the first time in 2017, and it’s going to be big. Jimmy Switch will be unleashing a high energy set while Lindsey Matthews will be delivering on intense, minimalist base set.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Digbeth
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Easter Weekend will see The Rainbow Venues Festival 2017 descending onto Birmingham for one of the biggest parties of the year. Over 12 hours of House and Techno will play across nine unique stage – all featuring amazing pyrotechnics and cutting edge laser and lighting technology. There will also be an art exhibition and six award-winning food traders.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
House Music
Digbeth

Expand your culinary palette this April as Yogiyo takes over the kitchen in the Hare & Hounds. Serving up delicious Korean food, the menu will feature wonderful dishes like a grand sharing platter of Roast Pork Bo Ssam and Korean Fried Chicken.

Supper Clubs, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Moseley and Kings Heath

This April it’s time to step back in time to the glory days of soul. Visit The Chameleon as they host a selection of talented DJs playing the best in 80s, 90s and 00s Soul, RnB, Rare Groove and Soulful House.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Themed Nights
80's Music
Birmingham City Centre

Brum Radio have been on air for a year and now they’re celebrating their birthday with one big party. Come to The Jam House this April for a night of excellent music from acts they’ve been working with during their time on the airwaves, including headliners the Tom Walker Trio.

Fun Time Partying, Live Music
80's Music
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row

Ending April with some big comedy, The Crowd Killers will be taking over 6 On Broad Street with a whole heap of top-of-the-line acts, including Kae Kurd, Mo the Comedian, Travis Jay and more!

Comedy, Theatre/Arts
Broad Street

Live music in April has just kicked up a notch thanks to The Girl From Mars. Bringing to life everything from Oasis, Pulp, Blur and Supergrass, they’ll use storytelling and special effects – including a UFO drone and a giant robot – to create a truly memorable experience.

Live Music, Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying
Live Music

Your April partying has been solved, Birmingham, as Basement 77 transforms Amusement 13 into an exclusive club like Berghain and Chicago’s Warehouse. The venue will be a safe space for cutting edge sounds, positive vibes, and exclusive fun.  

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Birmingham City Centre

This April female duo The Unthanks will be tackling the wistful songs of musician and mother Molly Drake. The tracks, found by her son and later became a cult hit, will be lovingly recreated by the traditional English folk pair.

Theatre/Arts, Live Music, Something A Little Different
Arcadian and Gay Village

Only Fools and Horses has come alive this April as Marlene and Boycie invite you to their very own three-course gala dinner. However, with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert being invited, will everything go to plan? Absolutely not – prepare for some carnage and trouble in this immersive dining experience.

Comedy, Food & Drink, Theatre/Arts
@ The Hare and Hounds on Friday 28 April 2017

Lobster Shack will provide your end of April party in Birmingham. With three different sets, they’ll be creating three different experiences, ranging from reggae, ska and hip-hop, to punk and hevy dancehall rhythms, to Studio One classics and dancehall champions.

Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Rock n Roll
Moseley and Kings Heath

This April, Digbeth and Next Door celebrates twenty-five years of Wobble, bringing the best in Acid House, club classics, disco, house and techno. If you want to party on a Sunday, you might as well move on down to Next Door.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Digbeth

See out the end of April with the Swingamajig festival, hosting everything you love about swing and more. Across seven stages you’ll get the best in swing, as well as music from gypsy jazz to jungle DJs, alongside hidden speakeasies, world class cabaret, a street food market and even a traditional salon.

Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Pop-Up, Live Music
Rhythm and Blues
Digbeth
@ 6 on Broad Street on Every Monday

Student nights don’t get much bigger than 6 On Broad Street, and its coming to you this April. Featuring a free bouncy castle, free t-shirts, discounted drinks alongside house, RnB, party, chart, indie and more on the speakers, you are guaranteed a good time.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Broad Street

This April it’s all about that bass as BASSFEST brings you the best in the music that makes your heart skip a beat. Top line talent like Tom Zanetti, Preditah, Donaeo and more will be bringing you the beats, you just need to move your feet.

Clubbing, Daytime, Fun Time Partying
Drum and Bass
Digbeth

Fatboy Records are coming to party in April in Birmingham and you’re invited. Bringing a whole host of DJs, prepare for a night of grime, bassline, garage and more until the early hours of the morning.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Drum and Bass
Digbeth

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