Best Events in November
We said BRRR, it's cold in here, there must be some awesome November events in the Birmingham atmosphere. Whilst Winter may be on the approach and you've got more bobble hats than you've had hot dinners, we've discovered some of the best pre-Christmas events to get your mitts into. So why not save that TV series for another night and check out our recommendations for the best events in November in Birmingham, discovering the best of our chilly city after dark.
Last updated on 18th October 2016
Birmingham has always been proud of its diversity and wonderful blend of cultures. And no other event truly celebrates these characteristics than the Digbeth Mela. With live music and art performances taking place all day, and some of Britain's biggest Asian music DJs, highlights of the day will certainly be the Bhangara Bingo, an interactive game that is being launched for the first time at this quirky event. Perfect for families, and with delicious Indian cuisine on offer throughout, you'll struggle to find a better event in Birmingham in November.
Performing a dazzling routine and evoking images of Berlin's opulent 1920s Eldorado burlesque club, Joe Black offers Birmingham's more adventurous crowd a night of fun, filth and fearless frivolity. Hoping to recreate the electricity that flowed effortlessly through the doomed Weimar Republic's nightlife scene, this quirky November event will include a handful of sultry, stunning performances, all of which have been infused with just the right amount of comedy. Expect heavy laughs and stunning sights.
Award winners, patty wonders and cracking brews. You may wonder why we keep talking about Digbeth Dining Club, but you'll never find out unless you tottle on down for yourself. Trumping street food events the UK over, it's no wonder that Fridays in Birmingham are consistently reserved for this top notch, edible endeavour.
Definitely not a stranger when it comes to throwing wild parties in Birmingham, the Night Owl hosts its monthly disco-inspired club night, Le Freak - during the final week of November. Decorated in the quirkiest fashion, with vintage type writers and a glittering disco ball, this fun-loving evening will feature sets delivered by Birmingham's best, all of whom will be focusing on Disco tracks. Think Abba, Queen and The Bee Gees.
As if a garage club night wasn't brilliant enough, the team at The Dark Horse in Birmingham hope to take you back to your youth with their Has It Come To This night out, framing the entire evening with a handful of retro-gaming booths. With Selecta Vibez taking control of the venue's decks, the entire event will hang on the iconic sounds of the likes of classic Craig David, Lonyo and Daniel Beddingfield. Of course, we cannot forget the gaming. Spend all evening fighting to the top in Tekkan or perhaps just mess around with Mario and the gang.
The Jongleurs Comedy Club is definitely not your run of the mill comedy club. Having hosted hilarious sets by Ed Byrne, Al Murray and Babatunde, the club serves up a hilarious evening of side-splitting humour, delivered by the best performers in Britain's comedic circle, every Friday and Saturday in November. Head down, grab a drink and prepare for a wonderful evening of high jinx and tear-inducing humour.
Having gone to the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with high hopes of winning Ireland the title, pop star XNTHONY was crushed to have failed. However, with a new collection of songs, the Penny Slots as his back up dancers and a spring in his step, the young star arrives at the Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre this November. Great vocals and baffling routines clash violently at this unforgettable November event in Birmingham.
Laughing in the face of conventional genres and instead showcasing their own sound, the Three Trapped Tigers will be showcasing their electro-synth instrumental sound this November. Heading to the Flappers venue, the trio will use all their experience to whip Birmingham music-loving crowd into a frenzy. Full of character and always looking to push boundaries, this intriguing band certainly know how to offer a great November night out in Birmingham.
Heading to Birmingham's Hare & Hound as part of the latest leg on their tour, Nimmo unpacks his bags in Birmingham this November and will be showcasing their distinctive Indie and Alternative sound to the city's eager audiences. Rounding off their wonderful set with some truly spectacular light displays, and with tickets priced at only £7.50, this is one live music event in Birmingham well-worth checking out.
Having turned plenty of heads in the music industry and been labelled 'one-to-watch' in the future, Tom Misch arrives in Birmingham in November. Playing all his best electronic tracks and alternative mixes to the city's music loving crowds, he unpacks his headphones at the Hare & Hound, and promises a night out that won't be forgotten anytime soon. Grab your friends, grab a drink and dance long into the night at this fun-filled Birmingham event in November.