Top Events this Summer in Birmingham

Summer schmoozin' in Birmingham city. Could it really get better that? We're going to wager that it can't. With so many smashing summer shindigs on the horizon, we thought it only right to share some of the best in the city this year. From feisty food festivals and pop-up beach parties to beer garden dabbling and vitamin D laced club nights, there's no shortage of events to be uncovered. Check out our recommendations for the top 10 events to tuck into this summer in Birmingham. 


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One of Birmingham's most heralded music festivals, and your chance to shimmy shake to some of the best jivin' jazz, sultry soul and feisty folk in the business, Mostly Jazz Festival returns to the heart of Moseley this July in Birmingham for another fun filled weekend. Expect live music from the likes of Fun Lovin Criminals, Ginger Bakers, Mavis Staples, London Afrobeat Collective and more.

They may be one of the newest liquid destinations on the Colmore District scene, but The Bureau are already coming up trumps when it comes to top tipples and cool concoctions. So where now? It can only be up. Opening up their Langley's Gin Terrace this summer, The Bureau will be inviting guests up to the rooftop for cracking cocktails, sweet seating areas and a bustling summer experience.

Beer gardens are Birmingham's bag, what with some of the best this side of equator. From rooftop plots for drinking romps and plush botanical babes to quirky back gardens with their own tiki bar, there's no shortage of sweet beer garden picks this summer in Birmingham. Simmer down, sup on a cold one and take in the sweet summer breeze, if we get one.

Following on from the success of their Spring Market, the fun filled purveyors behind this Digbeth dabble return for another afternoon and early evening of cool crafts and cracking drinks. With plenty more street food stalls, top notch independent shops and of course, a bar in tow, Birmingham  Summer Market is a top notch chance to try your hand at the best that independent Birmingham boasts.