Top Events this Summer in Birmingham
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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.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Say sacre bleu to summer and try something a little more sultry this July in Birmingham as The Church Inn present their French Resistance Week. A seven day special dedicated to all this Parisian, there's plenty of events to be uncovered. From cheese and wine tasting nights and Quiz La Resistance to Serge Grey Cabaret and French fancy dress night, it's a oui from the DesignMyNight team!
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.
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.
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.