Fancy a fun weekend packed full of live music, comedy and sport? Or fancy stuffing your face with food? This guide has all the best things to do in Birmingham this weekend.
The biggest Asian music festival, the Sandwell & Birmingham Mela, kicks off on Saturday, but if that’s not your thing, check out the Birmingham & Solihull Jazz & Blues Festival which starts on Friday with events across the city. Find out what other festivals are going on in Birmingham this weekend by visiting our festivals, fairs, parades page.
Fancy a night out on the town? The Night Owl have got you covered with their 1st Birthday Weekender. If that’s not your style then check out our night outs section to find something right for you.
Food & Drink
If you like American food, you’re in luck as Taste & Liquor are celebrating their first birthday with an American street food feast. If you’re looking for a chilled night in the pub with a bit of Thai food, why not check out the Bartons Arms instead?
Sarah Millican is playing at the Symphony Hall but if you’d prefer something different, then there’s loads of other live comedy going on in Birmingham this weekend, check out our performing arts page for more.
Cricket season continues with NatWest T20 as Birmingham Bears take on Leicestershire Foxes at Edgbaston. Not a cricket fan? No problem. There’s plenty of other sport taking place in Brum this weekend. We’ve got you covered with our sports events page.
The Abbeyfield Society’s 60th anniversary celebration begin with an exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which starts on Saturday. Looking for something a little bit different? Take a look at out our shows and exhibitions page.
The Birmingham & Solihull Jazz & Blues Festival gets underway on Friday with a whole host of events around the city, many of which are free. If jazz and blues isn’t quite your style head over to our live music section to see who else is playing in Birmingham this weekend.
For The Kids
Discover more about the stars of the new Pixar film, Find Dory, at the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham. If that doesn’t take your fancy then see what else is on for kids in Birmingham this weekend by visiting our family fun, kids page.