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 20th June 2017

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Climb aboard the famous Away2Dine canal boat and take part in a fun gin masterclass and canal tour this July. Gliding through the Worcester and Birmingham canal network, this masterclass will see guests sample 5 different world-class gins before turning each into a refreshing G&T drink.

Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
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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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The soul and party life of South America is coming to Birmingham as the Rum Festival returns to The Cuban Embassy. There will be more than 130 different types of rum, salsa, samba and reggae music and exotic street food - tickets start from £8, it doesn't get any better than that.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Festival, Food & Drink, Live Music, Daytime
Live Music
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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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Do you remember the time Mummy the dog was BBQed? Or when Jeremy tried to have Mark sectioned? Head to The Old Crown as they test your knowledge on Peep Show in the first of their series of cult quiz nights.

Quiz Night, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Comedy
Digbeth
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Having taken London and Manchester by storm, Whistle Punks now offers Birmingham's adventurous crowds an unforgettable experience. Guests will take it in turns to hurl axes at a wooden target, with the venue's experts on hand to give you a few pointers along the way. With prizes for the person that hits the bullseye the most and a bar serving drinks AFTER you've thrown your last axe, this venue will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on you.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Hen Party, Something A Little Different, Stag Do, Sport
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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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Third Eye Collective are back, returning with their own brand of fun raving in Birmingham. Expect top DJs bringing the best in acid house, deep house, tech and more, with Birmingham DJ Marc Spence delivering the house and techno.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Drum and Bass
Digbeth

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

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

Come to Giesha for Touche, a multi-cultural night designed for discerning club goers. This is for people who want to meet people that love to dress dapper, who love cocktails, and love great music – with everything from club classics to RnB to house on the decks.

Dating, Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Hip Hop/RnB
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace
@ 6 on Broad Street on Every Monday

Bounce is for people with an eclectic taste in music, with house, RnB, party, chart, indie and more taking over the speakers. But that’s not all: 6 On Broad Street is also offering a free bouncy castle, free t-shirts, and tonnes of discounted drinks.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Broad Street

If you want a fun event in Birmingham, then you’ve got to listen to that Latin spirit. LatinMotion is taking over 6 On Broad Street every Tuesday to deliver classes to everyone from beginners all the way up to experts, before opening the doors for some social dancing till late.

Classes, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Broad Street

Join Tunnel Vision for their first ever birthday party, delivering the finest in bassline, Drum n Bass, jungle, garage and more, with a line up headlined by Coki. With other top DJ talent and lots of big vibes, prepare for a great birthday party.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Drum and Bass
Digbeth
@ Bohemian Bar and Kitchen on Every Wednesday

Make the middle of the week your night out with the gals as Ladies’ Night comes to Bohemian Bar and Kitchen. Offering 2-4-1 cocktails alongside discounted wines and prosecco, Brum’s female population are in for a party loving treat.

Clubbing, Dating, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Party Mash Up
Moseley and Kings Heath

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