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.

Tourist information Birmingham

Tourist Information

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

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Forthcoming events in Birmingham

20
JAN
Uksalsafeet Handsworth Beginners Classes
Reminisce Club

This class is specially designed for you who think that you are incapable of learning how to dance salsa. Or think that you got two left feet Uksalsafeet have tailor‐made this dance class especially specific to meet your needs. Uksalsafeet is running…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07961 514074
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24
JAN
Fools @ Fawlty Towers Birmingham 24/01/2020
Best Western Plough and Harrow Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring together two iconic shows after our success with Only Fools and 3 Courses and Fawlty Towers we now have FoolsFawlty TowersFour professional actors will portray different characters during the evenings entertainment including Basil Del…

TEL: 01772 691284
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29
JAN
Political History of Smack and Crack
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

The Political History of Smack and Crack is an urgent angry funny love‐song to a lost generation crushed by the heroin epidemic at the height of Thatcherism. Following sold‐out runs at Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Fringe this acclaimed production produced by…

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01
FEB
Sukh Ojla: Life Sukhs (16+)
Glee Club Birmingham

Join Sukh as she tries to figure out how to move forward in reverse. From dealing with mental illness to moving back in with her parents Sukh explores mental health identity and living a double life in a searingly honest look at…

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05
FEB
Sam Lee
The Glee Birmingham

Sam Lee plays a unique role in the British music scene. A highly inventive and original singer folk song interpreter a passionate conservationist committed song collector and a successful creator of live events. Alongside his organisation The Nest Collective and fellow collaborators…

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08
FEB
Paulina Korobkiewicz - Udarny trud
Centrala

The exhibition consists of archival material that Korobkiewicz found in an abandoned textile factory in Alytus Lithuania with contemporary photos she took of the building and its interiors.Born and raised in a borderland town in Eastern Poland near Lithuania Korobkiewicz came across…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01215 130240
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11
FEB
Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019
The Old Rep Theatre

In his hilarious daring new show Blah Blah Blacklist Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures were ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down. Theres also the small matter of family member arrests exploding buildings in…

Category: Miscellaneous

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14
FEB
Tony Law
Glee Club Birmingham

Ive identified a new type of soil. Apart from that its multi award winning absurdity and fkaboutery with a big heart cringe. Get in. NEW SHOW 2020 for the winAll Under 25s may require government issued Photo IDADVANCE PRICE£12.00 Show Entry £1.60…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08714 720400
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16
FEB
Tom Stades You Aint See Nothing Yet UK Tour
Birmingham Glee Club

The unparalleled master and worst‐kept secret of stand‐up comedy Tom Stade is back Now the kids have moved out its a dawn of a new era for the Canadian comedy legend. Pushing the boundaries of his irrepressible sense of mischief further than…

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17
FEB
The Gary Powndland Show 2020 (16+)
Glee Club Birmingham

Gary Powndland is a hysterical sharply written character and he made me snort laughing ‐ Joe Lycett An entertaining slice of suburban absurdity of which Vic & Bob might be proud ‐ Steve Bennett Jack Kirwan impressed. He went on to paint…

TEL: 08714 720400
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20
FEB
Adrian Goldberg's Talk Show with Bev Bevan
The Glee Club

Birmingham born drummer Bev Bevan is an authentic music legend. He was an original member of two iconic bands The Move and the Electric Light Orchestra before signing up for Black Sabbaths Born Again album. Other credits include playing on Paul Wellers…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08714 720400
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25
FEB
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR
Birmingham Symphony Hall

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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28
FEB
Mammy's Boys Dinner Show - Birmingham 28/02/2020
Best Western Plough and Harrow Hotel

Mammys Boys are back in town...THATS NICEGet ready for an uproarious night on the lash with the mother of all comedy‐Mrs Agnes Brown. Agnes and Winnie are spending a quiet night in Foleys bar waiting for Agnes children to return from a…

TEL: 08007 720561
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01
MAR
Clinton Baptiste
The Glee Birmingham

THE PARANORMALIST RETURNSTOUR 2020As seen on PETER KAYS PHOENIX NIGHTSCLINTON BAPTISTE in The Paranormalist ReturnsThe world‐ renowned clairvoyant medium and psychic is backJoin paranormal sensation Clinton Baptiste as he takes you on a hilarious yet touching journey through his life…

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAR
Rhys James
Glee Club Birmingham

SNITCH TOUR 2019Mock The Week regular and star of his own BBC Radio 4 series Rhys James heads out on his first national tour.In early 2019 Rhys was asked to go back to his school and inspire the Year 11s. Given that…

TEL: 08714 720400
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11
MAR
Simon Evans
The Glee Birmingham

Simon Evans last show Genius 2.0A Masterclass The Scotsman provided a hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign of intelligence from modern life. But his new show raises the stakes with his usual excoriating views of a world…

TEL: 08714 720400
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13
MAR
Rachel Fairburn
The Glee Birmingham

The Peoples PrincessRachels been described by some losers as obnoxious rude and contrary. However she thinks shes absolutely adorable and the natural choice for the dormant title of The Peoples Princess. Join comedian and co‐host of the worldwide smash hit podcast All…

TEL: 08714 720400
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13
MAR
Foreverland Birmingham Cosmic Circus Rave
The Mill, Digbeth

Join us on a trip between the universe you and the dance floorThink colourful alien creations out of this world dcor and lightyears worth of confetti‐‐‐‐‐‐ WHAT TO EXPECTDiscover a whole new universe of sights and sounds as we introduce…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
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17
MAR
Shappi Khorsandi: Confessions of a Club Comic
Glee Club Birmingham

Comedian author cultural icon and ‐ most recently ‐ idiot who agreed to be tortured on Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts. But live comedy is where shes in her element and…

TEL: 08714 720400
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20
MAR
Alfie Brown
Glee Club Birmingham

ImaginationAfter a sell out Edinburgh run which garnered incredible reviews Alfie is taking his brand new show on Tour around the UK and Europe. This year he is focused on family friendship and inherited belief. Truly subversive and almost torridly honest a…

TEL: 08714 720400
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10
APR
Jen Brister
The Glee Club

After performing in front of the legendary Spike Milligan and receiving the luminous and prestigious title of having a great pair of Bristols Jen knew that comedy was the way forward. So with the help of two jokes and a push up…

TEL: 08714 720400
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19
APR
Andy and The Odd Socks Tour 2020 Birmingham
The Old Rep Theatre

Fans can now pre‐order the new Whos In The Odd Socks album through the bands official store and receive exclusive pre‐sale access to meet and greet tickets from the bands upcoming tour. On pre‐ordering the album bundled with a limited‐edition personalised t‐shirt…

Category: Family Events

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29
APR
Kerry Godliman
The Glee Birmingham

Kerrys back on tour after what she thought would be a little she time. No chance. Her bosh‐like nature will never let her rest. Well that and a needy cat a constantly disappointing camper van ever‐raging feelings of mum guilt and bewilderment…

TEL: 08714 720400
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10
MAY
GRACE PETRIE
Glee Club Birmingham

Grace Petries unique takes on life love and politics and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative folk political and comedy scenes.Shes toured with Frank Turner and…

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
MAY
Jeff Dunham - 'Seriously!?' UK Tour
Resorts World Arena

The master of puppets from across the pond brings his full entourage on his brilliantly hysterical tour Seriously but this tour marks a change. We meet a new faceFresh from the white house the Presidents personal advisor Larry joins the gang equipped…

TEL: 01273 709709
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21
MAY
UPW Birmingham 2020
Resorts World Arena

Join Tony Robbins Unleash the Power Within Mega Event Live at Resorts World Arena Birmingham in May 2020. Buy event tickets in advance at discount prices to avoid rush and then go into each and every detail of the event.…

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27
MAY
Steve Williams and Steve Hall
Glee Club Birmingham

After opening for Russell Howards sold out arena World Tour Steve Hall and Steve Williams land in Birmingham to deliver a double dose of stand up.All Under 25s may require government issued Photo ID. See FAQsADVANCE PRICE£12.00 Show Entry £1.60 booking fee…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
AUG
2020 Dog Jog Birmingham
Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Dog Jog Birmingham is coming to 2020 on the 15th August for you to enjoy a well‐earned bark in the parkThe Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event…

Category: Sports

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15
SEP
Solar & Storage Live 2020
The NEC Birmingham

Solar & Storage Live sees more than 150 exhibitors from across the globe featuring new ways of thinking and novel partnerships to generate solutions to help power the energy transition. This year the exhibition continues to grow with an expected 5000 attendees…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02070 921034
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20
SEP
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
Birmingham Symphony Hall

To usher in the Twenty‐Twenties famed time‐twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox will circumnavigate the globe in 2020 on their Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour. The tour is meant to prepare the world for a new decade ‐ one that Postmodern Jukebox…

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Selly Manor Museum

Come along and visit two of Birmingham's oldest houses.These two beautiful timber‐framed manor houses were actually moved and rebuilt in the village of Bournville by the Cadbury family.Both timber‐framed houses have beautiful oak furniture and domestic objects.Selly Manor was originally about a…

Want more?

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.


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