May Bank Holiday 2018

Sure, unicorns and fairies are sort of magical, but they don't really come close to the magic of a three day weekend! Celebrate May Day the only way - partying all god damn weekend. From daytime raves and DJ nights to Spring garden parties, we thought we'd let you in on some of the great events to get involved with this Bank Holiday Weekend in Birmingham.

Last updated on 18th May 2018

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One of the UK's most notorious club nights is coming to Birmingham for its 2018 debut. Discover this underground house party for a night of unforgettable sounds and atmosphere.

22:00 - 06:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
House Music
Digbeth
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Sunday might usually be your day to chill, but not on this Birmingham bank holiday. Spend your day get boozy with this bottomless brunch at Harvey Nics.

11:00 - 15:00
Daytime, Food & Drink
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace
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What better to do over the three-day weekend than learn a new skill? Especially when that skill is knowing all there is to know about gin? Old Joint Stock and Theatre is running this comprehensive masterclass that includes six gins to try, a perfectly made G&T, and the history of the spirit.

18:30 - 20:00
Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre
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Fizz is the word at this bank holiday event in Birmingham. Whether your tipple of choice is prosecco or cider, you can expect bespoke cocktail menus full of the fizzy stuff, along with a weekend-long happy hour and American-style comfort food. 

16:00 - 22:00
Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row
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Buffalo & Rye are throwing one hell of a boozy bank holiday party; complete with live music, spiked milkshakes, comfort food and happy hour cocktails all weekend. You won't want to mix this fun event in May.

16:00 - 22:00
Food & Drink, Live Music
Live Music
Birmingham City Centre
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The party doesn't stop once Pride is over, head to Hawker Yard for this huge all nighter that will be bringing you massive sounds of house, jungle and bassline.

20:00 - 06:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Dubstep
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Back by popular demand, Midnight Soul are keeping you dancing this bank holiday in Birmingham. Head over to popular nightlife spot The Night Owl for their performance as they play classic and soul grooves.

20:00 - 23:00
Live Music
Digbeth
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From a Brooklyn-inspired street feast through to retro hip hop TVs, this colour fest is unlike anything else on Birmingham bank holiday. Head to Level Digbeth for this Hip Hop Colour Festival, organised by award-winning Shaanti.

19:00 - 22:00
Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights
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Make the most of bank holiday with a Saturday night boogie at Dirty Martini. With happy hour until 10pm and £6 martinis all night, it's safe to say that Monday won't be the most productive. But hey, isn't that what 3 day weekends are for?

20:00 - 02:30
Fun Time Partying, Live Music, Clubbing
House Music
Birmingham City Centre
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It's bottomless brunch but not as you know it; Pieminister Birmingham is bringing a new kind of brunch food to the table. Leave eggs and avo at home, it's all about breakfast pies and skillets, alongside bottomless bloody marys, aperol spritz and prosecco.

11:00 - 16:30
Bottomless Brunch, Daytime, Food & Drink
Hip Hop/RnB
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You're gonna wanna take note of this event in Birmingham as endless pizza is yours over the bank holiday. Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival is back for a second year and it's bringing tonnnes of doughy delights with it.

12:00 - 22:00
Daytime, Festival, Food & Drink, Themed Nights
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Use your three-day weekend wisely with this must-do for beer lovers. Birmingham Brewery Tours start your day off learning how to brew beer and finish with an intimate tasting and food and beer pairing.

14:00 - 18:30
Something A Little Different, Daytime, Food & Drink
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Everyone from the best in up-and-coming acts to renowned headliners descends on The Comedy Loft’s Friday Night Comedy. Prepare for four acts, a great compere and an after-show party.

20:30 - 01:00
Comedy

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