Best Events in July
So you're well on your way to some awesome summer months, and July is set to be no exception when it comes to lapping up a little Vitamin D and enjoying some great events in the city. From food events and garden parties to some of the best in underground DJ's making their way to Birmingham's party spaces, July has a great selection of things to do. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Birmingham this July and discover some of the premium Summer antics that this city has in store.
Last updated on 22nd June 2017
The Old Crown is launching a series of cult quiz nights kicking off with a Peep Show special. Join the pub as their quiz master tests your knowledge on all things Jeremy and Mark.
Fun and informative is the aim of the game at Old Joint Stock’s gin tasting. You’ll get to drink perfectly made G&T’s while learning about how it’s made, the history and taste gins from 6 small independent producers.
We all know that Birmingham is one fine city when it comes to craft beer, so why not get to know the scene a little better? Join these Birmingham Brewery Tours as you make your way around some of the finest beer strongholds in the city.
Want to eat out but bummed by the price of the wine? Don’t you worry about that, create the most best boozy Wednesdays in July, Harvey Nichols Restaurant Bar are selling wine at wine shop prices whenever you sit down to eat a two or three course meal.
When it comes to one of the biggest drinks events in Birmingham, nothing comes to the top quite like Birmingham Cocktail Weekend. Grab your ticket now and get familiar with some of the best drinks and deals in the city, one cool cocktail joint at a time.
Perfect for any fans of gin, the team behind in charge of the Away2Dine canal boat is inviting Birmingham's self-proclaimed connoisseurs aboard their vessel for a fun 2-hour long cruise down Birmingham and Worcester's famous canal system. On the day, guests will sample 5 boutique gins neat before converting all into delicious, well-garnished G&Ts.
Ever wanted to throw an axe like Gimli from Lord of the Rings? Get your mates together and give slinging axes a go, hitting bulls-eyes and pretending you’re old-timey warriors together. The experienced coaches will talk you through, so grab an axe and give it a go.
Digbeth Dining Club present their summer street food roster this July in the city as they not only present some of the finest in independent foodie stalls, there's cocktails, DJs and plenty of antics to boot.
Every month Island Bar plays host to the best up-and-coming and professional comedians they have to hand. Prepare for sketches, improvised comedy and stand-up – all while compered by Jacob Lovick and Tyler Harding from sketch duo LoveHard.
The first Tuesday of July sees the Rose Villa Tavern open its doors to the finest comedic talents Birmingham has to offer. Whether it’s the best up-and-comers or Edinburgh-level acts, this event will get you on the floor laughing – especially thanks to compere Paul Savage.
This July at the Old Stock Joint Theatre there are tonnes of shows to keep you entertained all month long. Head to the Victorian building and enjoy everything from award-winning female comedians to the complete works of Shakespeare performed in under 100 minutes.
Give your Brum summer some South American vibes at the brilliant Rum Festival. The rum bonanza takes place in the Cuban Embassy, involves more than 130 different types of rum and plenty of smooth rhythms to have you shaking those hips. With tickets starting from £8 and street food along with a party atmosphere, this is one Birmingham July event you won't want to miss.
Begin every weekend in July just right with Birmingham's most prominent tiki themed bar in tow. Not only kicking your weekend off early with some serious Thursday night antics, expect DJs, dancing and cut-price drinks aplenty.
July hots up as Coki comes to The Rainbow Venues to celebrate Tunnel Vision’s first birthday. Expect the finest in bassline, Drum n Bass, dubstep, jungle, garage and more, as well as big crowds and bigger vibes.
Third Eye Collective are returning this July in Birmingham, bringing their sell-out rave back once again. This time they’ve invited Birmingham DJ Marc Spence, who, along with a whole host of guest DJs, will be bringing the best in acid house, deep house, tech and more.