If you're after something a little different in Edinburgh, look no further than 52 Gas Street. Whether it's an unusual date night, stag do or night out with the team, this fun bar is bringing you cocktail masterclasses that'll see you shaking 3 delicious drinks and finishing off with jagerbombs.
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.
Looking for something a little different to your usual weekend plans? Look no further than The Big Birmingham Bake. Setting up camp on Floodgate Street, this huge marquee will be hosting daily baking contests with 12 pairs of wannabe Paul Hollywoods. 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 90minute session.
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.
Located in Birmingham city centre, Island Bar is the tropical-inspired drinking den promising to transport you to foreign lands. And now they're getting ready to reveal all their secrets as they host a series of two-hour masterclasses, teaching cocktail-loving Brummies how to recreate their best-loved sips at home.
Join the insatiable Lolo Brow for a class like no other. The burlesque sensation will be giving you a unique insight into the tricks and talents required to make it in the burlesque biz with an intensive workshop that shows you how to mix comedy, crudity and sex appeal.
Weekends at Birmingham's quirky cocktail have, The Jekyll and Hyde, are dedicated to gin-sipping. Head on over and you'll get to explore the extensive menu of kooky creations, giving you plenty of tips and tricks for the perfect mix.
With quiz-focussed nights, a whole host of quirky brunches and live music events, Impossible Things Entertainment is taking things to the next level. If you're after something a little different, then you've come to the right place.
When it comes to cool and quirky things to do in Birmingham, you can't go wrong with a trip to Flight Club. Head to the social darts favourites come the weekend, as they invite you to their Brunch Social complete with bottomless drinks and pizza.
Reggae Brunch is coming to Brummie, bringing true flavours of the Caribbean up north. Experience an afternoon jam packed with the best reggae, ska and many more, along with three courses of stunning food and bottomless cocktails.
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.
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.
For a brie-lliant event dedicated to the cheesier things in life, look no further than Cheese Fest. Back for a third year running, following two previous sellout events, the pop-up day festival is bigger and better than ever. Expect a host of specialist traders, craft brews and a cocktail caravan as well as fittingly-related street food.