Cool And Quirky Events In Birmingham

The latest club nights getting you down? Going to your local for a pint becoming a weekly slog? Well then, luckily for you, we have exactly what you need. Adding some edge to your mundane week, we've compiled a list of some of the most unique events, dapper evenings and unusual nights out in the city. Check out our recommendations for cool and quirky events in Birmingham. Who knows, you might even find your new bizarre passion in life.

Last edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 5th March 2024

The Big Birmingham Bake

@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

The Big Birmingham Bake? Oh, it's game on. Setting up camp on Floodgate Street, this huge marquee will be hosting baking contests with 12 pairs. You'll be challenged to make your very best cake, muffin, biscuit or bread, with a panel of expert judges crowning one winning team at the end of the 90-minute session.

Tonight Josephine Birmingham

For Birmingham things to do tonight, Tonight Josephine is a glittering pink paradise filled with plenty to do aside from its delish drinking and dining. Check out the bar's roster of unmissable happenings, including a Harry Styles bottomless brunch or a drag-drenched bash.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

Unusual things to do in Birmingham for adults don't get much better than Vagabond's cheese and wine masterclasses. These beauties have date night sorted with sessions that guide you through five of each, with a view to finding the perfect pairing.

Luna Springs

Located in Digbeth, Luna Springs is coming in hot with their epic lineup of events. From bottomless brunches with a 90s theme and free-flowing fizz to a karaoke-filled evening and much more, these folks really know how to throw a banging bash.

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The Brunch Club - Birmingham

The Brunch Club is known for it's whacky fun up and down the country, and their events at Rosies in Birmingham are no different. Think Disney drag brunches, Taylor Swift sing-alongs and partying to emo anthems, alongside an hour of bottomless drinks and tasty breakfast plates, all for £49.99 per person.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz - Birmingham

@ Mama Roux's on Thursday 2nd May 2024 and 6 other Thursdays

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is coming to Birmingham with their fun blend of singalong partying and quizzing, meaning you'll get to work using your heads and ears across these unique brain-teasers. Expect everything from chart classics to indie anthems and mash-ups to get your brain working.

The Reggae Brunch Birmingham

For fans of reggae, soca, dancehall or just a good time, The Reggae Brunch's Birmingham events are sure to put you in a good mood. Running through the whole afternoon, these cracking parties are complete with an hour of bottomless cocktails, a two-course Caribbean meal, DJ sets and fun games.

Yakinori Sushi School

@ Yakinori Solihull on Thursday 25th April 2024 and 15 other Thursdays

Learn how to make everything from sashimi to California rolls and salmon nigiri at Yakinori's sushi school. Not only will you get all those new skills, but the class is bookended by an arrival bev to wash down some starters and sake or bubble tea to finish - plus the chance to eat your creations too, or take them home.


Looking for unique activities in Birmingham? Look no further than UKG Bingo. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy live DJ sets and play multiple rounds of the iconic game. And if you're feeling competitive, get ready for some epic dance battles. 


The Old Joint Stock Theatre are known to host their fair share of unusual events in Birmingham. Their plays range from hilarious comedies and stand-up, to avant-garde art pieces and alternative dramas that will leave you thinking. As well as this, you can attend regular open mic nights, cabaret performances and drag bingo here.

The Cocktail Club Birmingham

The Cocktail Club on Temple Street is setting you up for a fabulous afternoon of entertainment at its House Party. While you delve into tasty food accompanied by retro-themed cocktails, enjoy outrageous drag entertainment, from lip-sync battles to singalongs.

seasonal markets

Step into food heaven as Seasonal Markets brings a year-long lineup of tasty pop-ups, with a new theme dropping every few months. Kicking things off with cheese before moving onto burgers and ending 2024 with a Christmas feast, you'll want to check out every single one. Gain entry for just £7.50 and take full advantage of the vendors, live music, entertainment and drink offerings. 

The Old Crown

If it's a quirky night of fun you're after, look no further than The Old Crown. Nestled in Digbeth, this rollicking hangout is hosting a wicked lineup of events, including live music from a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, a St. Patrick's Day party and so much more.

Taste + Liquor

Popular for their delicious street food offerings and vibrant atmosphere, Taste + Liquor's Birmingham events do not disappoint. You can expect quirky themed brunches, from RnB to throwback anthems, complete with sing-alongs, free-flowing rum punch and live DJs, costing less than £20 per person.