Best Events in Birmingham
Don't be silly now, you can't surely be stuck for things to do in Birmingham can you? What with all these amazing events in Birmingham? We didn't think so! From daytimes raves and unique cinema events to food festivals, Birmingham is a hubbub of fun activities all year long. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Birmingham and get stuck into some of the biggest parties that the UK's second city on offer.
Last updated on 19th October 2016
Looking for something fun, outrageous and delicious to do this Halloween in Birmingham? We count on it, and it's Taste and Liquor who can provide. Join them this October as they head to Lab11 for yet more American street food followed by a roaring Bingo Rave.
With the hit TV show spreading like wildfire across the world, the Night Owl are throwing a Stranger Things themed Halloween party full of huge tunes and wonderful costumes. Encouraging their guests to dress as their favourite character, or anything else from the 80s that might terrify them, the resident DJs will be playing all your favourite Funk N Soul, 60s and Retros tunes at this quirky Halloween spectacular.
In Jongleurs, you’re getting one of the country’s leading and iconic comedy names. They’ve hosted the likes of Al Murray and Ed Byrne in their time, and they promise hilarious nights out that feature food, drinks, hilarious stand-up comics and a pumping after-party at the Pryzm nightclub to finish.
Celebrating the city's diversity and welcoming Asian music stars from across the world, the Digbeth Mela this November offers guests a chance to experience, hear and taste the best of the Subcontinent. With various food stand scattered around the venue, the stage will host live DJ sets by the UK's best Asian producers, plus a handful of stunning traditional dance routines.
Has It Come to This isn't your run of the mill club night in Birmingham. The event combines all the best Garage tracks with all the retro-gaming experiences of your youth. Hoping to take you back to easy-going days of your childhood, guests will find the likes of Tekkan, Sonic and all the Super Mario games in one of the event's vintage gaming booths. Full of laughter and swooning nostalgia, this is one November event that won't be forgotten anytime soon.
When it comes to some of the best events in Birmingham, cabaret is consistently up there, and there's a name not to be missed this November in the city. Join Joe Black at Old Joint Stock for a roaring night of comedy, cabaret, regaling of tales and songs aplenty.
For a weekend long Halloween celebration that combines terrific street food, ice-cold craft beer and huge songs, be sure to check out the Night and Day Market held at The Bond this October. Dress up in your scariest Halloween outfit and lose yourself among all the great food and drink on offer. The highlight of the two days will be a huge DJ set by Craig Charles, who'll mix together all your favourite Funk N Soul tracks.
Formed back in 2007, Three Trapped Tigers have seen their sound change over the years. Having travelled the world and performed in front of huge crowd, they now laugh in the face of contemporary genres and instead offer their own unique electronic, alternative instrumental sound. Taking over the Flapper for one November evening, live music in Birmingham simply doesn't get better than this.
Having just released her third single, entitled 'We Disappear', and with a debut album expected to be released in early 2017, Martha Ffion arrive in Birmingham this October as part of her UK-wide tour. With a stunning voice and an eye for writing dazzling indie songs, Ffion has certainly turned a few boardroom heads with her soulful music. Expect a fun night of easy going music at her Birmingham concert.