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 20th January 2017

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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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Brum's summer just got a whole lot sunnier as The Rum Festival returns with another huge weekend of South American vibes. There will be more than 130 types of rum, salsa, samba and reggae music as well as exotic street food to tuck into.

Festival, Food & Drink, Live Music, Daytime
Live Music
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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

A night dedicated to all things push bike, Bike Lounge is the place for two wheeled fiends to come along for a selection of craft beers, bike workshops, themed movies, vinyl records and more. A chilled out, laid back hang-out for those in Birmingham with their bums firmly on seats, Bike Lounge is monthly affair. 

Something A Little Different
Rhythm and Blues
Moseley and Kings Heath

The Birmingham Whisky Club look across the border this February, showcasing the scotch produced by the Loch Lomond distillery. Guests will sample the distillery's best creations and will learn all about the 200 year long history of this whisky giant. Perfect for both self-proclaimed whisky connoisseurs and newbies in the whisky world, this is one tasting experience you won't forget in a hurry.

Classes, Food & Drink
Birmingham City Centre

Never will you again shout 'QUIET DOWN AT THE BACK' as one of Birmingham's independent music venues promises a night of intimate cinema moments and quirky cult classics in their weekly film night. Held every Tuesday, The Sunflower Lounge boast a selection of great classic movies, a friendly crowd and films chosen by you at 'Cineflower', where you can also grab a pizza and a pint for just £5 before the show begins. 

Film Screenings
Rock n Roll
Birmingham City Centre

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