Baking fever has swept the nation over the past few years, and now it's Birmingham's turn to get a slice of the action. The Big Birmingham Bake will be setting up camp on Floodgate Street, ready to welcome 12 eager pairs of wannabe Mary Berrys. You'll be given 90 minutes to create your own masterpiece, before a panel of judges crowns their winner.
Best Events in March
Not only does March mark the beginning of Spring and the freedom from furry lined coats and snot inducing weather, it also means that we embark on another great month of events in the city! Whilst those adorable little lambs come out to play and daffodils show their face, you'll be swanning around at some of these great March shindigs, be them dazzling DJ nights, intoxicating riff heavy gigs or fun time food frenzies. Check out our recommendations for the very best March events in Birmingham this Spring.
Taking place on the last Sunday of March, don't miss out on the chance to treat mum to something really good. From fancy restaurants to quirky afternoon teas, say it with more than just a last minute card this year.
Head down to Bierkeller where the Reggae Brunch kicks off every month with non-stop reggae, soca, calypso, bashment and more, not to mention tasty Jamaican-inspired grub and bottomless cocktails.
Wanted to get familiar with the art of craft beer, and drink it all the same? Then why not snatch up tickets to the Birmingham Brewery Tours where you'll not only enjoy tasters aplenty, you'll learn how to the best in the business go from ingredients to pint.
This March, it's time to shake things up with a trip to 52 Gas Street. Not only is the cocktail bar offering you the chance to try a cocktail masterclass with Havana, but there's also skills to be learnt and shots to be had.
Located in the heart of the city centre, this comedy club is the perfect spot for a little laughter. Often frequented by local talent and some of the country's most famous personalities, Cherry Red's should be on your radar if it's a fun night out that you're after.
Show yourself a little love with this fun makeup masterclass at Saint Paul's House. The pretty venue will be teaming up with Charlotte Tilbury for an evening of tips, tricks, tipples and a decadent afternoon tea spread featuring beef bao bun and chocolate torte.
Antics are afoot this March 17th as our favourite green inspired holiday comes 'a' knocking. With antics set across the city and a parade to boot, Birmingham's got a case of Emerald Isle fever with plenty of parties, themed shindigs, Guinness goodies and Irish themed events. Want to get a load of the good stuff? Check out our page of picks.