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 March 2020

  Havana Cocktail Master class

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@ 52 Gas Street on Various dates from Saturday 4th April 2020

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.

  The Big Birmingham Bake

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@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Saturday 4th April 2020

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.

@ Island Bar on Saturday 25th April and Saturday 30th May 2020

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.

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.

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.