Friday Nights in Birmingham
TGIF! TGIF! That's 'thank god its Friday' in cool trendy lingo for you not so in the know cats. But who cares if you know that phrase or not, Friday night is the night to celebrate the end of the week, and where better than in amongst the exclusive clubs and trendy bars of Birmingham? From alternative indie nights to a VIP champagne service, show that hard working week how its done by working hard on the party. Check out a collection of great Friday night events in Birmingham and see the weekend in in style.
Last updated on 30th November 2016
Dr Jekyll's Remedy
Looking for a laid back night in the city, but still with a little party pazazz? This trinket of a cocktail bar in Birmingham could be just the ticket as The Jekyll and Hyde host a night of cocktails and DJ vibes every Friday night come sundown. Spinning the best in soul, funk, indie and churning out some of the most creative concoctions in town, The Jekyll will wow your tastebuds and ear drums.
Looking for something special to do this Friday night in Birmingham? Get set for the return of the city's favourite festive pop-up as Digbeth Christmas Hamper heads on back to The Old Crown for more live entertainment, drinks and dancing than ever.
Digbeth Dining Club
Swarming with Birmingham's happening hipster kids and indie patrons every Friday night in the city, Digbeth Dining Club invite hoardes of hungry locals for a burger bashing selection of award winning street food at Spotlight come sundown. From cracking house DJ's and classic spotlight cocktails to tum tickling grub, this is a night for those after something a little different in Birmingham on a Friday night.
For a chance to meet lots of like-minded, sophisticated femme women this festive period, head to the Vaults and dive head first into their Christmas Lesbian speed dating evening. With all the Dutch courage you could need, the event will include a number of fun-loving games and festive competitions, and will offer Birmingham's singletons a chance to meet lots of beautiful women all in one night.
Indie, alternative and dubstep music take centre stage every Friday at super club Gatecrasher. One of the biggest clubs in Birmingham, it's no wonder Supersonic Vague is one of the biggest Friday nights. Students and party revellers come flocking week in, week out to dance the night away at this whopping venue.
A slick party night in the city for those looking to don their LBD's and brush alongside some of Birmingham's young and fun socialites, Poise Fridays is a fun and frivolous DJ night in the heart of the city. Spinning a premium selection garage mash-ups and bass vibes, Poise Fridays adopt the go hard or go home philosophy every Friday night in the city.
Taking a conventional Christmas party and completely turning it on its head, the Ouse Twisted Christmas takes place at Boxxed this December. The venue will be beautifully decorated on the night. Imagine all the usual festive decoration but distorted beyond recognition; guests can expect to see the likes of a dark, sinister Santa and a traditional Christmas dinner with a Wes Anderson-esque twist. Two rooms of thrilling house, hip hop and electro music will round off the festive night.
Tearing the house down on a Friday night in the Jewellery Quarter is fun time bar, The Lord Clifden. Head down to the Clifden for The Collective, a free DJ buzzing with the very best in Disco, Funk and Soul. Head to one of the coolest beer gardens in Birmingham for a feisty DJ evening surrounded by hordes of cool and vintage odds and sods.
Boasting one of the best alternative nights in the bizz, O2 Academy Birmingham are host to Propaganda, the UK's biggest indie night. Spread over two buzzing rooms worth of rock and party roll, music venues in Birmingham have a lot to learn from this regularly heaving party place just tucked away behind Gay Village where lego haircuts and polka dot dress certainly don't go amiss.
Friday Night Live
Rowdy nightclubs may not be your go-to come sundown at the end of the week, so why not dabble in the decadent party antics of Friday Night Live a Fleet Street Kitchen instead? A night to doll up and get your fancy feet on as FSK source some cracking musicians for a night of dulcet tones and international tipples.