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 updated on 27th September 2023

The Big Birmingham Bake

@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Friday 29th September 2023

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.

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.

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.

Jukeboxers Duelling Piano Bar

Jukeboxers Duelling Piano Bar is always a great shout for an epic singalong, but did you know they knock up the best brunch events as well? Enjoy tucking into two plates and free-flowing booze with cool themes to boot - think Taylor Swift and Mamma Mia.

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.


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 Button Factory

An event honouring your favourite pop stars? The Button Factory has everything from Swifties v Stylers brunches to those celebrating Wham!, complete with a mini bottle of prosecco, a cocktail and scrumptious street food dishes.

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.

seasonal markets

Boasting a fabulous range of beer-fuelled, Christmassy and BBQ-themed events, The Bond knows a thing or two about seasonal markets in Birmingham. Look no further for quirky shindigs, as there will be plenty of succulent eats and live music to enjoy at a low cost.

The Cocktail Club

If you're on the hunt for bottomless brunches in Birmingham, this cool and quirky one features the likes of noughties hits, a lip-syncing drag host and free-flowing prosecco and cocktails. The venue is also slinging out tasty pizza slices.

Bingo Wonderland: The Musicals - Birmingham

@ Buzz Bingo Birmingham Kingsbury Road on Saturday 30th December 2023

When it comes down to quirky events in Birmingham, the ABBA Bingo Wonderland at Buzz Bingo on Kingsbury Road is a real winner. Step inside this popular joint, where you'll get to dance to 70s beats, play plenty of rounds for the chance to win prizes and enjoy entertainment.