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.
Outside of Ireland, no one parties harder than Birmingham on St Patrick's Day, and this year won't be any different. From parades and club nights, to quizzes and drinks specials, it's time to mark the occasion with some drinks, dancing and a little luck.
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.
Always some of the most popular events in Birmingham, these quirky river cruises are showing you the scenic sights of the city's waterways alongside the chance to enjoy a guided tasting of some very fine gins and a few tasty bites to boot.
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.