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 quirkiest independent events, dapper evenings and unusual nights out in the city. Check out our recommendations for the best cool and quirky events in Birmingham. Who knows, you might even find your new bizarre passion in life.

Last updated on 16th November 2017

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The Old Crown in Digbeth is bringing a massive apres-ski party to Brum with all sorts of shenanigans. Taking place over weekends in December, there will be a retro ski shop, fake snow, fondue, live bands, European beer and much more.

Something A Little Different, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Themed Nights
Party Mash Up
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This mash up of British and Japanese tea traditions fuses bubbly with tempura treats at this great quirky event in Birmingham. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Daytime
Background Music
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To celebrate Scotch Whisky Day, Matt on Malt are bringing this quirky whisky tasting event to Leamington Spa. Sample whiskys from across Scotland and enjoy a two course meal with specially paired drams. 

Food & Drink, Date Night
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The Lobby On Hill Street are mixing it up with their quirky and delicious cocktail masterclasses. The bar staff will be showing you how to mix, muddle and serve a range of luscious libations, and there will be a whole load of fun and games chucked in. 

Fun Time Partying, Hen Party, Food & Drink, Classes
House Music
Birmingham City Centre
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The Old Joint Stock Theatre is known to host their fair few cool and quirky events in Birmingham. Their plays range from hilarious comedies and stand-up, to avant-garde art pieces and alternative dramas. There literally is something for everyone, so check out their listings for more.

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

Clear your diaries because a prosecco and pizza party is heading your way. Taking place at The Rainbow Venues, the festival will include plenty of pizza and bubbles along with a feel-good selection of singalong songs.

Daytime, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up
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A free bouncy castle should be enough reason to get you to this cool and quirky Birmingham event. But Popworld, the queens of quirk, will also be playing their classic tunes and offering a free bouncy castle, discounted drinks and a tonne of giveaways.

Clubbing, Student Night, Fun Time Partying
Broad Street
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Become a pro mixologist from the comfort of your own home this November. Learn the tricks of the trade from the most skilled professionals in the business and impress your friends with your ability to conjure up delicious cocktails. 

Classes, Date Night, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Alternative / Indie
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We heard you, you're looking for a quiz night in Birmingham. But how about some noggin testing antics with a twist? Hosted by Quizbox Entertainment at the refurbished Actress and Bishop, this is a test of your brain power unlike any other. From vintage games consoles to giant Jenga games, there's a cash pot to be won at this quirky event in Birmingham and plenty of fun ways to do it. 

Quiz Night, Pop-Up
Rock n Roll
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row

The best in up-and-coming or established headline comedy acts descend onto The Comedy Loft every week for their Friday Night Comedy night. Four acts take to the stage, managed by a hilarious compere, and afterwards you are invited to their premier afterparty.


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