What's on inBirmingham


Welcome to Birmingham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Birmingham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Birmingham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Birmingham as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Birmingham

23
JUL
Gala Concert: The year 1807
St Johns Church Bromsgrove

The Finale of the Bromsgrove Festival in which we celebrate a terrific year of Beethovens output1807 with opus 60 61 and 62: namely the violin concerto Coriolan overture and the energetic Fourth Symphony. The soloist in the concerto is renowned…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01299 266657
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24
JUL
Monday Night Salsa Classes Wolverhampton
The Polish Centre

Uksalsafeet are starting brand new absolute beginner classes on this Monday making this a wonderful time and opportunity to start learning salsa in Wolverhampton Monday is truly the start of Uksalsafeet Salsa week. Uksalsafeet would like it to be the start of…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07961 514074
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25
JUL
Tuesday Salsa classes Erdington
The Lion Club

Uksalsafeetare starting brand new absolute beginner classes on this Tuesday so this make a wonderful time and opportunity to start learning salsa in Erdington. Uksalsafeet has created a unique way of teaching salsa. Having researched various lessons at various other…

Location: 3.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07961 514074
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26
JUL
Wildlife of the World
B1,

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition highlight…

Location: 2 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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27
JUL
ONEILLS SOUND OF SUMMER REGIONAL FINALS
O'Neill's Birmingham

LOCAL BANDS IN REGIONAL FINAL AT ONEILLS BIRMINGHAMWHAT: Regional final at Birmingham ONeills for Sound of SummerWHERE: ONeills Broad St Birmingham B1 2HGWHEN: Thursday 27th of July at 8 p.m.Local bands with undiscovered hidden talent have beaten off stiff competition throughout the…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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27
JUL
Sound of Summer - Semi-final
O'Neill's Broad Street

ONeills brings you Sounds of Summer one of Birminghams hottest summer live showsAfter 4 weeks of amazing talent in our Battle of the Bands its time for the Semi‐finalThis week we bring you:‐ Punch the Sky‐ Systematic‐ The Strays‐ Lady Grey‐ Salt‐…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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27
JUL
Thursday Night Salsa Classes Stourbridge
The Institute Club

Uksalsafeet has created a unique way of teaching salsa here at The institute. Having researched various lessons at various other dance organisations we have realised that sometimes trying to teach several moves in an evening can lead to information overload.Therefore…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07961 514074
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28
JUL
Colourful Salsa Party
Shepwell Green Social Club

The Colourful Salsa Party is Wolverhamptons prime Latin party boasting the biggest international artists in the world of salsa with a leading guest teacher each month.We have a different colour theme for each month; this months colour is check website…

Location: 10.2 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07961 514074
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29
JUL
Hop on board the Swan Centre Safari!
Swan Shopping Centre

Visit The Swan Centre on Saturday 29th July between 12pm‐4pm for their Swan Centre Safari.On arrival to The Swan Centre you will be welcomed by a jungle explorer and his two roaming gorillas. Before meeting their furry friends and creepy crawlies at…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01216 476613
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01
AUG
Flawed Exhibition by artist Victoria Wolny
Emporium Art Gallery

On the outside and at first glimpse the paintings in this collection appear perfect and well balanced but only feign perfection as within all of them there are flaws. A subtle reminder that even things deemed beautiful are imperfect. Victoria Wolny strives…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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04
AUG
1st Friday Salsa Party
Oscott Social Club

Uksalsafeet are extremely excited to present our 1st Friday of the Month Salsa Party at Oscott Social Club 239 Witton Lodge Road Erdington.Uksalsafeet would like you come along and experience our warm friendly atmosphere at our parties. Each month guest…

Location: 4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07961 514074
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04
AUG
A5LIVE
A5LIVE Venue

Live music festival classic cars Camping Fooddrink Family friendly Charity EVENT for Macmillan.Family friendly : UNDER 14s free entrySquiggles birds of preyinflatable assault course bouncy castle sumo suits Popcorn candy floss icecream van will keep them happy while you enjoy the eventsWE…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07866 457501
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04
AUG
Reception
Stryx Gallery

For August Digbeth First Friday Stryxinvites the public to Reception a photography exhibition by Marcin SzIan Jones. Curated by Komlaish Achall. Noise and silence.Crowd and loneliness. Two photographers. Two viewpoints. Two forms.Dualism. Synergism. Reception.Both artists have an established…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07889 288786
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05
AUG
Cirque de Victorian Arcade
Victorian Arcade

Shoppers and their families are invited to join in with a free circus workshop from 12pm until 4pm where youngsters can learn how to juggle spin plates and more with the help of the Arcades professional circus performer.Whats more the centre will…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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05
AUG
Saturday Afternoon Salsa Classes
The Chart Centre

This class is specially designed for you who think that you are incapable of learning how to dance is any shape or form thinking that having got two left feet is an excuse not to join this salsa dance class. Uksalsafeet have…

Location: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07961 514074
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06
AUG
Walmley Mind Body & Spirit Day
Walmley Community Hall

Come along for a day of relaxation and inspiration. There is plenty to explore at this great event with exhibitors offering a range of complementary therapies and healings retail stands and professional readers.This is an ideal opportunity to join other like‐minded people…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07746 674802
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08
AUG
Netball Academy 7-16 years at King Edward VI High
King Edward VI High School

The coaching team will introduce girls to the games most modern skills and strategies helping the young players master both basic and advanced skills using methods adopted by international players. There will be a constant emphasis on fun and skill development with…

Location: 3.2 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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11
AUG
Thank God it's Friday Salsa Party
The Aquarius

Yes indeed we should give praise for every second Friday of the month Uksalsafeet has secured one of the Top Venues for your pleasure to dance salsa at The Aquarius Ballroom & Function Suite Uksalsafeet Thank God Its FridaySalsa Party…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07961 514074
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12
AUG
Short Introductory Talk
The Polish Millenium House,

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07737 372242
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15
AUG
Birmingham Power Business Breakfast Club - August
Gas Street Social

Come and meet like minded business women at our Power Business Breakfast Club. Mix and mingle discuss ideas and create those all important new connections in an informal setting whilst enjoying a light breakfast ‐ all in the heart of the city.This…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)8456 434940
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16
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 2.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
AUG
BRUMFEST
Laurel Road Community Sport Centre

Birmingham Festival was born out of the needs and lack of a major music events in and around Birmingham City Centre during August. BRUMFEST short for Birmingham Festival is a family friendly musical festival that caters to a vibrant multi‐cultural UK local…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01216 224283
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25
AUG
Insomnia61
National Exhibition Centre

.Insomnia returns to the NEC Birmingham on 25th ‐ 28th August for its biggest show yet. Insomnia61 brings gamers from around the world together for four days of entertainment & community from across all walks of gaming.Are you part of the 1Billion…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 08458 681337
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25
AUG
Insomnia61, the biggest gaming festival in the UK
The National Exhibition Centre

Many of the most recognisable faces across YouTube and British gaming will be attending including Syndicate Yammy XOX iBallisticSquid and more to be announced. YouTube fans of all ages can head to the Meet & Greet area to ask questions get advice…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)8445 810800
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26
AUG
Birmingham Auditions for TheVoice to Win OpenMicUK
The NEC

BIRMINGHAM OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Birmingham Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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26
AUG
BIRMINGHAM OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION
National Exhibition Centre

BIRMINGHAM OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Birmingham Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 784694
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26
AUG
Birmingham Songwriting Competition
National Exhibition Center

BIRMINGHAM FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Birmingham Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Birmingham Songwriting Competition…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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26
AUG
Dino-mite adventures at Victorian Arcade
Victorian Arcade

As part of the Arcades Jurassic Park themed event visitors are invited to attend one of three Meet the Dinosaur performances taking place at 12pm 1pm and 2pm.Children and adults alike will be given an exclusive photo opportunity to explore an official…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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27
AUG
All Stars of Comedy
The Glee Club

All Stars Of Comedy Fresh from their recent GLEE Sell‐out. The hugely successful international comedy clash is back with an almighty bang...This seasons all‐star line‐up features is joint headlined by KOJO one of the UKs King of Comedy recently toured with Chris…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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30
AUG
Practical workshop-based SEO training course in Bi
Crowne Plaza Birmingham

Delivered to you by Think Cloud Studio in Birmingham we provide a range of practical workshop‐based SEO social media and internet marketing training courses for groups and on a 1:1 basis. 4 Steps1. SEO Training Workshop Classroom Based. 2017 Agenda.2. Agenda Day…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01827 714753
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Tourist Attractions


Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Centre

Take this opportunity to discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, frozen in time.Using the most up to date techniques of video and display, guides and jewellers take you through the astonishing story of the 200…

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Founded in 1885, the collections cover fine art and applied arts, archaeology and ethnography, local and industrial history.The Fine and Applied Art Collections include paintings and drawings, British Watercolours and Arts and Crafts.The Museum and Art Gallery has an ever changing programme of temporary…

Black Country Living Museum

Discover a fascinating world when you visit Britain's friendliest open‐air museum.The Museum occupies a 26 acre urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle in the centre of the Black Country conurbation of two million people.Historic buildings from all around the Black Country…

Dudley Zoological Gardens

Dudley Zoological Gardens has long been home to some of the world's biggest, rarest and most exotic animals.Among the many endangered species Dudley Zoological Gardens is helping to salve are Asiatic Lions, Sumatran tigers, lemurs, penguins, chimps and orangutans.From lions and tigers to snakes…

Ash End House Childrens Farm

Ash End House Farm is a family owned farm which has been operating as a Children's Farm for over 24 years.Children visiting the farm, either with their family or in a group booking, are given food to feed the animals, hold a newly hatched chick or…

Aston Hall

One of the last great homes to be built in the flamboyant Jacobean style, the mansion which was built between 1618 and 1635 for Sir Thomas Holte.Aston Hall has been displayed as a country house museum since the 1940s. It houses the major part of Birmingham…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Birmingham? See our list of attractions in Birmingham, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 22/07/2017 04:47:39