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 21st August 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. 

@ BIRMINGHAM on Saturday 26th October and Saturday 30th November 2019

When it comes to cool and quirky events in Birmingham, The PokeBar is up there. Not only is this secret pop-up promising a lineup of burgers and cocktails themed on the loveable Pikachu, Charizard and Bulbasaur, but you'll also have the chance to be crowned Master Trainer.

@ Flight Club Birmingham on Various dates from Saturday 24th August 2019

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.  

@ The Bond on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 @ 12:00 - 18:00

Seasonal Markets are back this October with another round of their epic Burger Fest. Bringing together some of the finest patty-flippers in the city, the festival will be playing host to the likes of Original Patty Men, Baked in Brick, Yardbirds and many more, alongside tasty cocktails, craft beers and live music.

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.

@ 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.