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 16th November 2017

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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.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
80's Music
Broad Street
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With an amazing line up of DJs playing the best in jungle, soca, dancehall, grime and so much more, this cross country drum 'n' bass tour is one of the funnest events in Birmingham this December. 

Clubbing
Party Mash Up
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Have a night in with a twist with this fun event from The Home Bartender. Learn how to mix cocktails from the comfort of your own home and become a pro without ever leaving your living room. 

Classes, Date Night, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Alternative / Indie
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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.

Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre
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Grab a glass of wine, gear up for the killer soundtrack and unleash your creativity at Pop Up Painting, where you’ll learn how to paint like an absolute pro.

Dating, Fun Time Partying, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
Commercial/Pop
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row
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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.

Karaoke, Student Night, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Broad Street
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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.

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre
Pub

The Plough in Harborne is teaching you how knock up an excellent gin and tonic just in time for Christmas.

Food & Drink
Harborne
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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.

Comedy
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row
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Perfect for teams of up to four, this night will test your knowledge on all things Harry Potter film. Taking place in Spotlight in Digbeth, the quiz will also have pizza and plenty of G&Ts.

Quiz Night, Something A Little Different, Date Night, Themed Nights
Digbeth
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Snap Comedy is bringing the UK’s best comedy to the stage in Birmingham, with a line up of amazing acts delivering a range of comedic styles from stand up comedy, to storytelling to comedy mind reading.

Comedy, Theatre/Arts, Date Night, Student Night
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Supper clubs in Birmingham don't come much tastier than this foodie experience, courtesy of the acclaimed Norman Musa. Ticket holders will be treated to a unique four course feast, inspired by the smells and tastes of Malaysia. 

Pop-Up, Supper Clubs, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre
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This fun event in Leamington Spa celebrates Scotch Whisky Day with a two course meal, paired with a couple of drams. 

Food & Drink, Date Night
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The Lobby On Hill Street are sharing the secret to their cracking drinks as they hold their cocktail classes. Join the drinking den for a night of libations and fun and games as they lead you through the steps to making your own delicious drinks, as well as throwing in a few party games.

Fun Time Partying, Hen Party, Food & Drink, Classes
House Music
Birmingham City Centre
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With packages that include Champagne, sake or tea, this fun event in Birmingham is a quirky take on a traditional afternoon tea. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Daytime
Background Music
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The Cherry Red Comedy Club needs little introduction in Birmingham's nightlife scene. This October, the team behind this 50-seater club are inviting Ivo Graham (Live at the Apollo), Daniel Simonsen (Russell Howard's Good News) and Katie Mulgrew (BBC Radio 2) onto their stage for a side-splitting night of live stand-up comedy. Perfect for any comedy fans in Birmingham, there are few better ways to enjoy comedy than at this intimate experience in Birmingham. 

Comedy, Date Night, Food & Drink, Theatre/Arts
Live Music
Birmingham City Centre
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The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is hosting their first ever silent disco in their stunning Edwardian Tearooms, where three DJs battle it out with the best in dance, pop, indie, party and power ballads.

Fun Time Partying, Clubbing
80's Music
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What's more fun than scoffing pizza and sipping prosecco? That's what we thought! Head to Rainbow venues for this massive foodie festival this December.

Daytime, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up
Digbeth
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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.

Something A Little Different, Daytime, Food & Drink
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All the fun of the slopes is heading to Birmingham with this massive apres ski event. Head to The Old Crown in Digbeth as they host everything from live music and fondue through to a retro ski shop and European beer.

Something A Little Different, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Themed Nights
Party Mash Up
Digbeth
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@ The Hare and Hounds on Every Saturday

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.

Live Music, Fun Time Partying, Daytime
Rhythm and Blues
Moseley and Kings Heath

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!

Comedy

One of Birmingham’s best champagne and cocktail bars is opening its doors every Monday for more of its trademark fun. Expect DJs, good drinks and even better vibes.

Fun Time Partying, Clubbing, Student Night
Party Mash Up
Broad Street
@ The Hare and Hounds on Every Wednesday

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.

Quiz Night
Moseley and Kings Heath
@ The O Bar on Every Wednesday

Having fun isn’t just meant for Fridays – get yourself down to Society for a night dedicated to big music, cocktails champagne and more!

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Party Mash Up
Broad Street

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