What's On This Weekend 6
11th August 2016
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Looking for some laughs, live music or scrumptious food this weekend? Read on for our comprehensive what’s on in Birmingham guide.

Food & Drink

Fancy a Jamaican style BBQ coupled with Reggae music and rum cocktails? Head over to the Coffin Works in the Jewellery Quarter this Sunday. Find more events like this on our ‘food and drink’ page.


The Festival of Quilts comes to Birmingham on Thursday and is here until the Sunday, expect breath-taking textile art and over 300 hundred exhibitors at the NEC. For more festivals in Birmingham check out our dedicated ‘festivals, fairs, parades’ page.

Days Out

Take a trip around town on the ‘buz’ as the Big Brum Buz takes you around the Jewellery Quarter, Edgbaston and central Birmingham showing you the sights and sounds of the Second City. Fancy a different kind of day out? Visit out ‘days out and  attractions’ page to see what else is on.


The Tide and British Sea Power are amongst a plethora of bands that are playing across Birmingham this weekend. Check out more live gig listings on the ‘music, concerts' page.


Catch Todd Solondz’s Wiener-Dog at the Electric Cinema in Birmingham, which is running until the 18th. For more unique cinema listings take a look at our ‘film’ page to see what specials are on at places like the mac and the Electric Cinema.

Art & Culture

No Briton Is An Island runs until Sunday, the photographic exhibition showcases photographers’ perspectives on 21st Century Britain. For more exhibitions like this see our ‘shows and exhibitions’ page.



Football returns to Villa Park this weekend as the Villans take on Rotherham in their first Second Division clash for almost 30 years. Not into football? See what other sport is on in Birmingham this weekend by visiting our ‘sports’ page.

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