Fun Birthday Ideas In The UK

In the words of 50 Cent: it's your birthday, so we gon' party like it's your birthday. To help you celebrate another year around the sun, we've rounded up the activities, bars and restaurants that'll make it extra special. Whether you fancy guzzling cocktails at an immersive prison experience or a spot of fine dining in a Michelin star eatery, here are the best things to do on your birthday in the UK.

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Last updated on 29th April 2024

Stevenage & Hitchin: Cinnabar Venues

Searching for fun things to do on your birthday? Cinnabar Venues are presenting some of the best, from Mamma Mia brunches and drag-drenched bingo affairs to club nights in Stevenage and Hitchin. There's also private hire options if you fancy something more intimate.

Castleford: Gravity MAX

Gravity MAX is the ultimate birthday experience for those of you who love quirky activities. You and your pals can get stuck into everything from E-karting to virtual reality gaming, with an immersive experience where you can become part of Squid Game, Ghostbusters and more. They've even got private karaoke booths where you can sing your heart out in a stylish setting, with plenty of classy cocktails to keep you fuelled.

UK-Wide: Popworld

Celebrate your birthday at Popworld at one of its UK venues. From Cardiff to Reading, the club has made a name for itself as an excellent host for a bash. Dance the night away to cheesy tunes amongst the multicoloured decor, sip on quirky cocktails and book out a booth for your special day.

Birmingham: Birmingham Cocktail Weekend 2024

Fancy spending your birthday drinking £5 bevs at your favourite bars? Then all you need to do is purchase a £10 ticket to Birmingham Cocktail Club. Get access to exclusive prices, events and food offerings with just one wristband. And while the participating bars haven't yet been announced, last year saw the likes of Flight Club, Dirty Martini and The Botanist take part. 

UK-Wide: Wing Fest

Celebrate your birthday with one of the messiest but most moreish foods out there and hit up Wing Fest. Taking place on multiple dates across a handful of cities like London, Bristol, Sheffield and Derby you can expect to witness eating competitions, take part in axe throwing and get down to DJs plus live music in your very own trucker hat merch. 

Coventry: Cargo

If you're looking for a fun night out on the dancefloor, head to Cargo in Coventry. This electric club packs a sparkling glitter ball, neon lights and a multi-coloured bar stocked with all your favourite tipples. Tickets to their daily events start from only £4 per person and include non-stop tunes from top DJs, professional photographers and cheap drinks.

York: Kuda York

If you want to throw the ultimate bash for your birthday then you're going to want to book the buzzing nightclub, Kuda York. It's located in the middle of the city, making it a super convenient spot for all your friends to get to. Boasting five bars spread across three rooms, there's a capacity for up to 700 guests. Along with LED screens, CO2 blasters and confetti machines, you can secure some great party food packages, from canapes such as little blinis to sharing food such as pizza topped with pepperoni or Roquefort, prosciutto ham and grilled artichoke hearts.


Celebrate your birthday in this historical city by belting out your favourite tunes with your friends and munching on some delicious Tokyo Tapas. Bath Karaoke at Robun invites you to take the mic and centre stage with its expansive selection of hits and grub. What's on the menu? Think mini beef skewers, chicken karaage and popcorn shrimp with spicy mayo.

London & Hampshire: Barry's Bonus Buzzer Bingo

Discounts available on certain events

Taking place in Lyndhurst and Chiswick, Barry's Bonus Buzzer Bingo is a brilliant shout. Get stuck into an interactive gameshow filled with quirky shenanigans such as beer goggles and fun races with the chance to win prizes. Plus, you can nab pizza at the venue if you get a little peckish.