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 17th October 2017
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.
It’s Oktoberfest time and what better way to celebrate than at The Old Crown. They are transforming their famous beer garden into a slice of Bavaria, complete with German beer, German food, wine, cocktails and lederhosen aplenty.
The Whistle Punks team are now moving into Birmingham, unpacking their equipment on Holloway Road and offering the city's adventurous crowds an unforgettable axe-throwing experience. Encouraging guests to embrace their inner Gimli, the venue's expert throwers will be on hand to offer advice, helping guests hurl axes at a huge target. With prizes on offer for whoever hits the bullseye the most, there are few experiences in Birmingham that can match Whistle Punks.
Head over to Digbeth for a huge night of quiz fun this November. There will be pizza, G&Ts and all the questions on Breaking Bad.
Silent Disco in an Edwardian Tearoom? There’s no better way to spend your Saturday night. Head to the Birmingham Museum for three different DJs bringing the best in dance, pop, indie, party and power ballads.
Theatre and electronic music collide in the sensational performance of Slamboree. Join them for a night of audio-visual extravagance.
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.
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.
It's a party happy venue and it's about to get even more raucous; Birmingham Bierkeller are putting on two hours of pizza and prosecco every Friday.
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.
The Night Owl are bringing their Stranger Things comedy back this Halloween, with tonnes of throwback tunes and enough 1980s to make Steven Spielberg jealous.
This is clubbing with a sophisticated twist. Touche is a multi-cultured event all about those special kind of people that love cocktails, great music, and to dress dapper. The decks will be playing everything from trap to house to club classics.
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.
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.