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 June 2019




@ The Botanical Gardens on Saturday 7th September 2019 and 2 other dates

Whether you're travelling via portkey or apparating on over, don't miss this unique event as The Wizards pop up for a special brunch and dinner offering. Bringing you everything from magic potions to spells and a menu including vegan and veggie treats, this isn't one to miss.

This really is a quirky way to catch a beloved musical movies. Whether its Les Mis or Mamma Mia that you're in the mood for, swing by these pop-up events and sing along to your heart's content with free-flowing bubbles and popcorn aplenty. 

@ Mama Roux's on Thursday 27th June and Thursday 25th July 2019

This cool and quirky quiz is one of Birmingham's best new nights out. With eight rounds of bonkers musical numbers, mash-ups and quick fire rounds, you'll be dancing on the table before the night is out.

@ Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Sat, 26th Oct 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Enter a kingdom far, far away and be immersed in a unique brunch experience with a magical twist. This summer, the Botanical Gardens will be transformed into a wonderland where you'll drink, dine and be entertained by all your favourite fairy take characters. 

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.  

@ Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill on Fri, 16th Aug 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

When it comes to quirky events in Birmingham, there's nothing like The Greatest Show. From all your favourite tunes and amazing live performances to a 3-course spread and grown-up funfair treats, this is one for your diary.

@ Be At One Birmingham New Street on Wed, 3rd Jul 2019 @ 18:30 - 20:30

Looking for a fun summer activity? Head on over to Be At One's unique chocolate cocktail, or choctail, experience. You'll get to try your hand at creating and decorating your own truffles before whipping up chocolate-themed tipples. 

@ The Comedy Loft on Every Friday

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.

  • Over 18
  • Comedy
  • 21:30 - 02:00
  • No tickets available

@ The Actress and Bishop on Every Monday

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.