Best Events in January

It's time to shake off 2020 and get into the sprit of a new year with our great guide on all the best things to do this January in Birmingham. We're rounding up a prime selection of online, at-home and outdoor activities, from quirky cocktail nights to lush long walks and cosy vibes, to make sure you're kept occupied whatever comes next for our city.

Last updated on 19th January 2021

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Struggling to find ways to stay creative in lockdown? Log onto Thirsty Painter's masterclasses this January for the ultimate escape. You'll be able to unleash your inner artist no matter what your skill level may be, with the chance to connect with others while you paint.

Don't let tier 3 status stand in the way of your love life and log on to one of the fun online dating events. Offering an excellent escape from Birmingham's January blues, these quirky singles activities will have you mixing and mingling with some like minds - you may even find yourself a lockdown love match.

Looking for a socially distant solution to those Veganuary resolutions? These plant-based food providers are delivering some of the best meat-free dishes in Birmingham this month, designed to make your January all the more wholesome.

Giving dry January a miss? Spend your month becoming an oracle on all things vino with West London Wine School's online tasting classes. You'll be given the skinny of differing vines from The Alps, Burgundy, South Africa and Loire whilst sampling a number of different bottles.


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The perfect night in for any lover of all things gin, Sipsmith's line-up of virtual events will allow you to go behind the scenes at their distillery, mix up a bevy of cocktails and sample some of the brand's most famous concoctions.

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Searching for the best online events in January? Look no further than Neon Naked Life Drawing, a fun at-home session serving up exactly what it says on the tin. You'll get all the kit delivered to your door and will task you with getting in touch with your artistic side and letting your creativity run wild.

Paintvine are helping you stay creative this January in Birmingham with an excellent offer of activities and art kits delivered to you door. For less than £30, these interactive online classes are giving you access to a wealth of paint-along sessions as well as the tools you'll need to take part.

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Paint Sippers will be challenging you to unleash your creative side this January with their lineup of live art events. With a paint brush in one hand (and a drink in the other) you'll be given step-by-step guidance on how to create your very own masterpiece. 

Looking to sample some of the best vegan restaurants in Birmingham this January? These cool and quirky spots are bringing you some of the tastiest plant-based plates in the city, from Indian delicacies to bold brunch options.

Treat yourself to wholesome day out in Birmingham this January and take a trip around some of these excellent walking spots. And for when the powers that be allow it, we've also thrown in a few cosy spots to warm up with a pint or a mulled wine.