Fun Events in Birmingham
We don't know if anyone has told you yet, but this city is no place for sitting down, yawning and doing nothing about that boredom of yours. That's why we've put together a dapper list of some truly fun events in Birmingham where you'll have a great night out with those friends of yours in tow. Check out our recommendations for the best fun events in Birmingham and have yourself a cracking night out in the city, big or small.
Last updated on 14th March 2018
Two big sell out events later, the Independent Birmingham Festival is back and bringing with them pop up cocktail bars, craft beer, restaurants and more – al while you support independent retailers, artists and designers. There’s a tonne of live music and entertainment too.
Join this fun and informative gin masterclass as you are talked through the taste of six gins from small independent producers, learning the history of the spirit from your funny host.
You think Birmingham has a great craft beer scene? Well, you haven’t tried anything until you’ve tasted your way through this brewery tour, which sees you visit three craft brewers, learn about the unique brewing process and sample them along the way.
Probably one of the most fun things to do in Birmingham for film and music lovers, watch the smash hit Sister Act on a huge HD screen, but as the nuns sing on screen, so will a full-piece gospel choir and band in the theatre with you.
Taking place whenever you fancy, this interactive treasure hunt will lead you around Birmingham's best sites before winding up at the pub.
Norman Musa is back in Birmingham and he bringing his delicious and authentic Malaysian cooking with him. From Spicy noodle dishes to rich curries, the chef will be cooking up four courses of food this January in Urban.
Every first Tuesday of the month, The Rose Villa Tavern welcomes amazing local talent and fantastic acts from around the country for a night of relaxed, intimate comedy.
If you haven’t been to the hip hop brunch yet, you’re missing out on one of the most fun events in Birmingham. Not only do you get to enjoy a three course meal with an hour of bottomless cocktails, there’s the best hip hop soundtrack – and hip hop karaoke to boot.
Join the most intimate comedy club in Birmingham, as Cherry Reds invites talented stars onto their stage, with former guests including Joe Lycett, Ivo Graham and Daniel Simonsen.
Walkabout is your Ozzie home away from home and on Thursday nights, they unleash their hidden Australian talent: karaoke! Go down for free entry, free giveaways and every time you get on stage to sing, you’ll get a free drink.
Where else are you going to have a fun time on a Thursday night? Of course it’s Reflex Broad Street, Birmingham’s best throwback bar, playing the biggest tunes from the 80s, 90s, and 00s with discounted Woo Woo cocktails, games and tonnes of giveaways.
Join this gin and meat festival and do just that: eat loads of meat and drink loads of gin (responsibly)! But that’s not all there is, with 80s retro arcades, DJs, live music, masterclasses and more, there’s plenty of things to do.
If ever there were a time to try something special in Birmingham, it looks like it's set to be June. Join the World Gin Day Cruise as you travel down Birmingham's rivers while learning about gin, drinking gin, and making your very own G&Ts.
If you love theatre in Birmingham, the Old Joint Stock must be in your crosshairs. They host everything from avant-garde art pieces to hilarious comedies and stand ups. Check out their listings to see what’s on.
Join Snap Comedy for one of the most fun nights around, as they invite a whole host of hilarious comedians onto the stage, as well as their resident MC to keep the night going swimmingly.
The Hare and Hounds are hosting a night dedicated to the music genre often overlooked by people these days: jazz and blues! If you love the sound of saxophones, get yourself down to the music venue-cum-pub and listen to some of the country’s premier musicians.
This Wednesday it’s time to get stuck into a night of fun at the Hare and Hounds pub quiz. The questions range from the obscure to the hilarious and there’s a cash prize to play for, making it one of the best mid-week events in Birmingham.
The Comedy Loft is bringing their Friday Night Comedy to Birmingham once again. Four acts – ranging from the best up-and-coming performers to renowned headliners – will be taking the stage while hilarious comperes host the evening. Toping of this fun event is that your ticket grants you entrance to an afterparty!