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 5th January 2022

Luna Springs

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If you're looking for quirky events in Birmingham, you'll want to get yourself down to Digbeth this spring and summer as new outdoor restaurant Luna Springs brings together bottomless weekend brunches, outdoor screenings and street food in a buzzing setting.

  The Big Birmingham Bake

228 user reviews 5

@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Thursday 20th January 2022

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. 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.

The Old Crown

128 user reviews 4

Get your fill of cool and quirky events at this unique Birmingham boozer. Not only is The Old Crown famed for its sprawling Digbeth beer garden, but its keeping punters entertained with an event schedule that's packed with lively happenings. 

Tonight Josephine is a glittering pink paradise for drinking and dining that's set to bring Birmingham a wealth of cool and quirky events. Check out the bar's roster of unmissable happenings, including a Mean Girls-inspired afternoon tea and Showgirl boozy brunch.