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 13th October 2016
Reviving the raucous spirit of the Weimar Republic's burlesque scene, Joe Black invites guests to the Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre for a night of impressive stunts and dazzling musical numbers. The night will transport guests back to the lively 1920s and will recreate the sleek, opulent vibes of the Eldorado club in Berlin. It has to be said that few burlesque nights in Birmingham are quirkier and more full of character than this.
Jongleurs is one of the country’s leading and most iconic names in the comedy world. Renowned for their regularly changing line-up that has featured stars like Al Murray and Ed Byrne, the venue also offers great food and drinks, as well as free entry to the after-party at Pryzm, where the music policy includes everything from commericial to classic R&B.
Combining delicious street food with ice-cold craft beer and delectable real ale, the team at The Bond host a two day Halloween special that's sure to leave you smiling. If that wasn't enough, the entire event will be framed by huge DJ sets by an impressive line up of international and local DJs. With Craig Charles playing a special Funk N Soul set, you'll struggle to find a quirkier Halloween event in town.
Halloween has all the spooks and scares you could wish for, but how about all the street food? Join this American street food feast from Taste & Liquor for not only the finest in foodie fare, come sundown there's a Bingo Rave for all y'all in fancy dress.
Eerie and full of mystery, the team at the Night Owl take a leaf out of the TV show, hosting a Stranger Things themed club night this Halloween. Encouraging their guests to dress as their favourite character, or anything else from the 80s that might terrify them, the resident DJs will be playing all your favourite Funk N Soul, 60s and Retros tunes at this quirky Halloween spectacular.
Performing all over the country and attracting in crowds with her delicate blend of music and comedy, Tracey Collins returns to Birmingham with her award winning act, the Tina T'urner Tea Lady. Alongside stunning cups of tea and a number of guest appearances, guests will be treated to a whimsical display of musical theatre, all revolving around the surprisingly hectic life of a tea lady. Expect quick costume changes and belly-aching laughter at this quirky event.
Taking place on the first Sunday of each month, the team at The Victoria invite guests for a lazy Sunday full of board game-based fun and delicious food. Sink into one of their huge Chesterfield sofas, unwind and throw yourself head first into a tense games of Monopoly, Risk or Cluedo. To help keep you well-fuelled during the hours of close competition, their Chefs have produced a menu of delectable comfort food dishes, bursting with flavour and sure to leave you grinning from ear to ear.