Best Events in May

As we inch ever-closer to almost normality, we're rounding up all the best things to do this May in Birmingham. With lockdown lifting a little more from the middle of the month, we're showing you all the cool indoor activities returning to the city from the 17th, including bottomless darts brunches and open-air movie nights. And to tide you over until then? There's loads of outdoor eating, drinking and experiences to be had.

With the majority of the month to go until we're back inside our favourite restaurants, we're showing you all the best places to eat outdoors in Birmingham in the meantime. Grab a cardi and head over to these pretty alfresco spots for delicious dinners and fun brunch parties.

The Old Crown

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Digbeth's Old Crown continues its reopening antics this month with a fun series of events across the the bank holiday and beyond. Nab a spot in their gorgeous garden and get ready to make the most of the spring season with live DJs and quirky quizzing.

After months of COVID delays, Birmingham's most anticipated party can finally open properly. Bright pink Bullring party spot, Tonight Josephine, is coming on strong with a series of hilarious events, including burlesque balls and Britney brunches.

With more lockdown lifts expected later this month, we've scoped out some of the best reopening parties in Birmingham this May. Get ready to drink and dine indoors once again, and start looking forward to even more freedom the following month.

One of the best new additions to the Birmingham dining scene, Hockley Social Club is the alfresco drinking den you need to visit this month. With a whole range of cocktails, craft beers and delicious street food on offer, it's a must-add to your May agenda.