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 11th January 2018

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10:00 - 22:00
Daytime, Quiz Night, Something A Little Different, Walks & Tours
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This healthy and fun event in Birmingham is perfect for those looking to move into a more plant-based lifestyle. With food from Willaroos, this interesting Veganuary pop up is a great place to try new things and gain some cool cooking inspiration.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different, Date Night
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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.

19:30 - 23:00
Comedy, Date Night, Food & Drink, Theatre/Arts
Live Music
Birmingham City Centre
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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.

18:30 - 21:30
Pop-Up, Supper Clubs, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre
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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.

22:00 - 03:00
Karaoke, Student Night, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Broad Street
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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.

19:00 - 22:00
Comedy
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row
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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.

18:30 - 20:30
Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre
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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.

14:00 - 18:30
Something A Little Different, Daytime, Food & Drink
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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.

21:00 - 03:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
80's Music
Broad Street
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London's biggest brunch party has landed at Gas Street Social; Hip Hop Brunch is the most fun day party going. There's three courses of southern food, an hour of bottomless cocktails and plenty of partying to keep you up late.

12:00 - 17:00
Something A Little Different, Karaoke, Daytime, Food & Drink, Hen Party, Stag Do
Hip Hop/RnB
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace
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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.

19:30 - 22:00
Comedy, Theatre/Arts, Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying
Birmingham City Centre
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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
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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.

17:00 - 22:00
Boat Party, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
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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.

16:00 - 20:00
Live Music, Fun Time Partying, Daytime
Rhythm and Blues
Moseley and Kings Heath

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.

20:00 - 03:00
Fun Time Partying, Clubbing, Student Night
Party Mash Up
Broad Street
@ 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!

19:00 - 22:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Party Mash Up
Broad Street

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!

20:30 - 01:00
Comedy
@ 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.

20:30 - 23:00
Quiz Night
Moseley and Kings Heath

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