Music

Craig David's TS5 Pool Party

Ibiza Rocks, Sant Antoni de Portmany

THE BIGGEST POOL PARTY IN IBIZA IS BACK EVERY TUESDAY 10 JULY – 25 SEPT 2018 For the last two summers platinum album-selling superstar Craig David has quite simply smashed it with his consistently sold–out TS5 Pool Parties. So it’s with huge excitement we can reveal that in 2018 Craig is back to complete the hat trick and take things to another level with an unmissable extended twelve-week residency ONLY at Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Catch him bringing the vibes to poolside at LIVE every Tuesday from 10 July to 25 September 2018. 10th July 17t

Nightlife

Freshers AGE 2018 - Midlands Ultimate Freshers Event Package

TBA, Birmingham

The ultimate freshers package returns bigger and better in 2018! All the hottest nights and events to hit freshers this September packaged across two weeks covering multiple cities in the midlands regions. Included in the package are: Club Nights Themed Nights Social Meet & Greet Roller Disco BBQ Day Party Mixer Coach Rave Bar Crawl On what promises to be our most highly anticipated Freshers season yet! 5,000 Students | 2 weeks | 10 events | 1 wristband !! CAUTION ‼ Limited number of packages available so grab them quickly before t

Arts

Polly Apfelbaum

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Ikon’s Autumn exhibition of new work by New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum will exemplify an art practice that places emphasis on the essential quality of materials, especially colour and texture, whilst asserting the importance of popular culture and craft activity. Her use of various fabrics – stained and dyed – and more recently glazed ceramics, is beguiling and refreshing in its offerings of simple pleasures. In this way, she subtly assumes a political, and feminist, position, challenging pomposity, notions of entitlement and hiera

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La Fille mal gardee

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

Funny, tender and true, La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) is a lovely ballet of rural bliss that will put a spectacular spring in your step. When country beauty Lise falls in love with farm lad Colas, she’s about to upset the apple cart. Her mother, Widow Simone, has her own ideas about who her daughter should marry. Enter Thomas, a pompous and wealthy vineyard owner. And Alain, his rich son – attractive as a potato, smart as a turnip and the proud possessor of two left feet. Now sit back and enjoy as this merry crew try to meet

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Of the City

Impact Hub Birmingham, Birmingham

Come and share something you'd like to discuss, in relation to the theme: 'The Future of the Creative Industries'. Perhaps you want to chat about Afrofuturism, design thinking in schools, automation and digital, parenting in the gig economy, new economic models, or something completely different. You decide. This event brings the collective intelligence, capacity, experiences and resources into a space so we can design the future together. Conversations are directed however members wish, so that solutions become tangible and relationships form

Nightlife

TEKTU

LAB11, Birmingham

TEKTU Birmingham was established in 2014 by five students and since then has become Birminghams maddest mid-week student party, with over 1000 people regularly attending. TEKTU embodies what student nightlife should be all about - cheap, fun and great music. On top of this we create immersive production for all of our events which we aim to build upon as the party continues to grow. The music policy incorporates everything from garage & house right down to hip-hop and drum & bass. Bringing together Birmingham's up and coming DJ talent for a s

Food, Drink & Network

Digbeth Dining Club 27.09-29.09

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

Birmingham’s Original Street Food Event Every Thursday (4pm-11pm), Friday (4pm-11pm) & Saturday (1pm - 11pm) Spotlight, Digbeth #eatsbeatsliquidtreats THURSDAY: Middle Feast / Grill Brazil / Yo Dough FRIDAY: Middle Feast / Grill Brazil / Low n Slow / Yo Dough / Bare Bones Pizza / Flying Cows / Dim Sum Su / Fat Snags / House of Hen / Eat Vietnam SATURDAY: Middle Feast / Grill Brazil / Yo Dough / Eat Vietnam / Chef Shack / Disco Fries / Urban Cheesecake / Press de Cuba / Dim Sum Su / Paneer Wrap Co.

Music

An evening with Tim Lawrence

Cafe Artum, Birmingham

Tim Lawrence author of 'Love Saves the Day: A History of American Dance Music Culture, 1970-79' and 'Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-92' will be coming to Cafe Artum for an evening of discussion following on from his latest book 'Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-83'. In his books Tim has covered through extensive research pivotal moments in dance floor history. He has written about David Mancuso's Loft parties, the birth of the underground Disco movement in America, Arthur Russell, Lar

Nightlife

Hunee

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

We’re delighted to announce that Red Bull Music in association with Leftfoot will be welcoming arguably one of the most talented and in demand selectors in the world, HUNEE, to Hare & Hounds Kings Heath for a very special and intimate 250 capacity show. Every DJ would like to think themselves a real musical connoisseur, but Hunee really is – his in-demand sets draw lines between classic house and disco, boogie and Afrobeat, delivered with impeccable taste and the passion of a true believer. This is the only UK club show that Hunee will be

Nightlife

Applebum

Lab 11, Birmingham

0121 crew, welcome to the Applebum Freshers Jump Off, nothing but the flyest bumper thumping jams all night long. From classic rap to modern trap, from Kanye to Kung Fu Kenny, Biggie to Busta, this our house and we shake it together 'till the early morn'! From London to Sydney, Berlin to Ibiza, the Applebum crew have been laying down their signature party style in countless cities across the world, throwing some of the flyest urban club nights around, whilst sharing the joy, freedom and energy of Hip Hop culture with people across the globe.

Nightlife

Enchanted Forest Rave

Starworks Warehouse, Wolverhampton

The World's most magical club night transforms Starworks Warehouse into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving What to expect? Watch here → bit.ly/FLUKAftermovie Headline DJs + Live Acts Walkabout Characters Immersive Themed Décor + Props L.E.D & Pyrotechnic Displays Mythical Beast Puppeteers Inflatable Creatures C02 + Confetti Cannons Face/Body Painters Strictly 18+ Entry Policy Music Policy → House/Bass/Garage/Urban Headliner → TBA Support from → Taim • Bassic - DJ • Bitr8 (Hosted by Tyrone) www.theforeverland.c

Music

Ólafur Arnalds

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

BAFTA Award winning artist, composer, musician and producer Ólafur Arnalds has added more dates to his worldwide tour, his first in over three years. Fresh off his projects Island Songs, TV scores such as Broadchurch and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams and a world tour with his electronic outfit KIASMOS, Arnauds and his team of fellow craftsmen and musicians are back in the lab, working on an all new live show. www.thsh.co.uk

Nightlife

THE OLDSKOOL THROWBACK PARTY

Bambu, Birmingham

SWEET RNB Presents THE OLDSKOOL THROWBACK PARTY A NIGHT FOR THE MATURE & OLDSKOOL RAVERS STRICTLY OVER 25’S ( PHOTO ID REQUIRED)

Nightlife

InsideOut

TWENTY2, Birmingham

InsideOut Every Friday At Twenty2 Oxford St, Digbeth 6pm-2am Launch night Friday 28th September An every Friday, free entry event, set in the exciting new loft & rooftop space of Twenty2 in Digbeth, hosting after work drinks rolling into night time misadventures…If the sun is out, we're out...If it's in, we're in! There will be a live FB stream from the event each week and podcast recording of the aural back drop of alternative sounds from some of the cities most prominent underground DJs and musicians + guests from across the UK and Euro

Attractions

Peaky Blinders Immersive Festival

Rainbow Pub, Birmingham

Prepare to be transported back to the turn of the twentieth century, at the very location the notorious gang made their first reported assault. You are invited to step into the murky working-class Birmingham world of the infamous gang, with underground bootleg bars and over 100 actors and musicians in flapper dresses and iconic caps. You too will feel like an actor in the backstreets of an iconic Birmingham district. The Rainbow Pub will be sympathetically and authentically renovated to how it was when it was frequented by the Peaky Blinders.

Nightlife

AWR 002

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

|| Please note: Last entry will be 12.30am || Tucked away in the mist of Digbeth's industrial quarterlies a new rave destination waiting to expose it's potential, 2018 we invite you to join us as we open it's gates to a new era. Our aim at AWR was to bring the 90's rave culture back into today's music scene, after the launch I think we succeeded. We have been inundated with requests to drop another Abandoned Warehouse Raves. AWR can now announce 29 | 09 | 18 - Abandoned Warehouse Raves 002. Music lovers descend from all ends of the UK, fo

Nightlife

Reflect

Monastery Digbeth, Birmingham

Reflect is back to start the new academic year the right way! Following up on our 5* feedback from last year, with back to back sell out events, we will be returning to Birmingham for the new season. Expect multiple rooms with all new C02, lighting and decorations. With a multitude of genres to satisfy all needs, and many special guests showing face, we will continue to prove why this is the party not to be missed... More info. to follow

Nightlife

Reflect

Monastery Digbeth, Birmingham

Reflect is back to start the new academic year the right way! Following up on our 5* feedback from last year, with back to back sell out events, we will be returning to Birmingham for the new season. Expect multiple rooms with all new C02, lighting and decorations. With a multitude of genres to satisfy all needs, and many special guests showing face, we will continue to prove why this is the party not to be missed... More info. to follow

Attractions

Birmingham Vintage Kilo Sale

Custard Factory, Birmingham

THE UK'S FIRST AND LARGEST KILO SALE IS COMING TO BIRMINGHAM ! EST. 2009 – PARTNERING WITH EUROPE'S LARGEST VINTAGE WHOLESALER! We are super excited to be coming back to BIRMINGHAM on Saturday 29th September!! ENTRY PRICES Super Earlybird – Access at 10am (tickets ONLY)Earlybird – Access at 11am - £3 (on the door)General – Access at 12pm - £1.50 (on the door) ☆ Supplied by Europe's LARGEST vintage wholesaler, The Vintage Clothing Kilo Sale lets you pick from thousands of vintage, retro and branded items from 70s – early 00's! R

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Lou Lou's Birmingham Vintage Fair

St Martin, Birmingham

The UK’s ‘Best Vintage Fair' returns to St.Martins in The Bullring this September! Find unique, handpicked quality goods with stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, home, collectables and more from some of the UK's finest vintage traders. It’s the perfect chance to shop affordable items, support independents and grab yourself a unique piece of the past! Enjoy teas and delicious cakes are served up in the venues pop-up tearoom! Stop by CHEZ TITINE'S hair and beauty salon for the vintage makeover that you've always dreamed of. For perf

Nightlife

TRMNL

TWENTY2, Birmingham

After one of our best parties to date with Rhadoo, Martin Buttrich, East End Dubs & Alexandra we are back with one final roof-top party for 2018 Limited capacity 4pm-2am www.lab11.co.uk

Nightlife

Crank Club Black 'n' White Reunion September 29th 101 Birmingham

101 Nightclub Birmingham, Birmingham

Limited Tables: 07581395639 CRANK Club Black N' White - Ayia Napa Reunion Sat 29th Sep 101 Nightclub Birmingham Long-awaited CRANK returns to 101 Nightclub Birmingham once again after a 5th summer in Ayia Napa! Lineup: DJ Mystery J Rampage Sound DJ Raker Dom Bryan Curtis Meredith Whitley Ruchea DJ Fourty Fifty50 + guests The best of: Trap, R&B, HipHop, Dancehall, Afrobeats, UK & more! Limited Tables: 07581395639

Nightlife

Friction presents Connections

Amusement 13, Birmingham

Friction presents Connections : Birmingham Saturday 29th September Amusement 13, Birmingham 10pm - 6am - 18+ Event (Last Entry 1am) Main Room - Friction & Linguistics (2 Hours) Turno Serum & Inja Hybrid Minds LFM + Local Support TBA Room 2 - NEDD Escape + Local Support TBA Room 3 - DNBCity Olskwa & RVS Serene & Elkay Griffin b2b Thoburn w/ LT Serene w/ Awol Amott b2b Prodigal w/ Kennith & Maizee DJ D b2b Prospekt b2b French & Lou Brought to you by Friction & Weird Science http://www.weirdscience.uk

Food, Drink & Network

FREE Party - UK Garage vs Afro House (+ Old Skool Hip-Hop & RnB)

Shoreditch Platform, London

Are you ready for a whole new breed of party? Glitter Room’s daytime party phenomenon is a mad sensory overload and one of the wildest day parties, you’ll ever attend and remember there's FREE Glitter Makeup on arrival! Be prepared as Glitter Room takes over the Shoreditch Platform bringing you a party mashup of UKGarage vs Afro House + Old Skool Hip-Hop & RnB. This is Shoreditch's most popular day rave! 200 FREE tickets available. It's £5 tickets once these have gone and £10 on the door, so don't be a fool. Get your tickets in advance.

Arts

ALL YOU NEED IS LSD

Birmingham REP Theatre, Birmingham

The drug laws in this country- the drug laws IN THE WORLD - all stem from this attitude that pleasure is a bad thing. In 2015, acclaimed British playwright Leo Butler accepted an invitation from former Government drugs tsar, Professor David Nutt, to be a guinea pig in the world's first LSD medical trials since the 1960s. Monty Python, Being John Malkovich, and Alice in Wonderland all resonate in this exhilarating and original comedy as we watch Leo jump down the rabbit-hole of a medical trial in search of enlightenment - and a good story. Alon

Nightlife

ORBIT

TWENTY2, Birmingham

From the curators of TEKTU, we bring you ORBIT, a new monthly, mid week Drum & Bass night. Using intimate spaces and big tunes, focusing solely on the music for this one. Bringing our key influences from the DnB room at TEKTU with a much more serious twist. Using one of favourite spaces to dance, Orbit will be hosted by The Loft & Rooftop at LAB11. An intimate, 200 cap space with blacked out walls and a big sound system. If you're into DnB and need a week day release... this is the event for you. www.lab11.co.uk

Music

Anna Calvi

Town Hall Birmingham, Birmingham

‘Hunter, the third long player from from the BRIT award and double Mercury Music Prize-nominated Anna Calvi, will be released on 31st August 2018 via Domino’ Anna said the following about Hunter: I’m hunting for something – I want experiences, I want agency, I want sexual freedom, I want intimacy, I want to feel strong, I want to feel protected and I want to find something beautiful in all the mess. I want to go beyond gender. I don’t want to have to choose between the male and female in me. I’m fighting against feeling an outsid

Nightlife

KREAM

Nightingale Club, Birmingham

DON'T MISS OUT on KREAM’s BIGGEST YEARLY SELL OUT FRESHERS PARTY!! Get your tickets early now to avoid any disappointments. DJ LazYellow will be playing RnB, Hip Hop and EDM all night long. Dress code: Army associated ********************************************************* Parking: Car parks and street parking are available around the nightclub. Door policy: - Strictly 18's and over (ID required) - Open from 10.30pm - 4.00am - Last admission is at 1.30am http://kreamgroup.co.uk/

Nightlife

Retro Rewind

THE ENGINE ROOM, Birmingham

Retro Rewind is an event to appreciate an era of the old skool through classic retro games and hot joints from the 90's & early 2000's. So if you are a lover of the old skool then this is a night to put in your diary. Doors open at 7 pm and we will be hosting retro console tournaments from 8 pm for those who want to take the crown and prizes home. Tournament Games: Fifa street, street fighter, and a dance mat competition. ** All participates must sign up to enter the competition accompanied by a purchased ticket** After party starts at

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DECORUM - THE 90'S R&B THROWBACK EXPERIENCE

SOCIETY, Wolverhampton

WELCOME TO DECORUM: DEFINITION - DIGNIFIED PROPRIETY OF BEHAVIOR, SPEECH, DRESS, ETC…. THIS EVENT IS FOR THOSE WHO WANT A UNIQUE CLUBBING EXPERIENCE IN THE FINEST SURROUNDINGS. DECORUM IS DEDICATED TO EVERY LEVEL OF CLUBBER SATISFACTION AND IS CONSTANTLY STRIVING TO GO ABOVE AND BEYOND EXPECTATIONS. DECORUM TAKES PLACE AT WV'S NEWEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS VENUE :: SOCIETY :: MUSIC POLICY ON THE NIGHT WILL BE 90'S URBAN CLASSICS RANGING FROM RNB TO OLDSKOOL GARAGE. GET YOUR TICKETS ASAP AS THEY ARE LIMITED AND WILL SELL OUT. SEE YOU THERE #D

Food, Drink & Network

Autumn Market - Burger Fest

The Bond Company, Birmingham

Seasonal Markets proudly presents… Autumn Market Burger Fest - 6th October 12-6pm at The Bond Company. We’re changing up the Autumn Market this year to gift you the first Burger Festival of its kind in Birmingham. We’ve brought together some of the city’s patty-flipping heavyweights for a one day urban festival of the best burgers money can buy. Welcoming Original Patty Men // The Patty Freaks // The Flying Cows // Low 'N' Slow // Baked in Brick // Buddha Belly // Peel & Stone Pizza // Wallace and Sons // Cake Doctor // The Bournv

Nightlife

Triple Cooked: Birmingham

The Mill Digbeth, Birmingham

After what was one of the most incredible shows to date, Triple Cooked is honoured to be one of the first club nights at The Mill Digbeth, located at the infamous spot: "29 Lower Trinity St" We bring an explosion of live art, unique decor, live music to three rooms: Main Room: Disco / House Room 2: Drum & Bass Terrace: Tropical House / Live Music — DJ LINE-UP — DJ's TBA — ALL THINGS TRIPLE COOKED — Facebook: @triplecookeduk Instagram: @triplecookeduk Twitter: @triplecookeduk Web: http://triplecooked.co.uk/

Music

Midland (All Night Long)

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Hare & Hounds Kings Heath Saturday 6th October Leftfoot Presents... Midland (All Night Long) Since he first surfaced in 2010, Harry Agius (aka Midland) has been a chameleonic talent: a producer of surreal club cuts as well as modern pop songs; a house DJ always flirting with techno, disco and the sounds of his native UK. Through his productions, DJ sets and record labels, Midland's output comes across as unassuming and surprising in equal measure, at once subtle, refined and totally raucous. Midland's production style has nimbly evolved fro

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Oktoberfest Digbeth

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

Welcome to Taste & Liquor's and Digbeth's first Alternative Oktoberfest 2018. Join us on Sat 6th October for a 21st Century revamp featuring plenty of festive celebrations and fun! Let's bring the community together for a lot of beer drinking, chin chining, feasting and thigh slapping. FREE PAPER CROWNS TO 1ST 100 PPL FREE PINT OF BEER FOR ALL TICKET HOLDERS (MUST ARRIVE BEFORE 4PM) GERMAN BEER GERMAN COCKTAILS GERMAN SAUSAGE EATING COMP LIVE MUSIC GERMAN POP BAND SING A LONGS GLOBAL STREET FOOD DJS KING LUDWIG & PRINCESS THERESE FANCY DRESS C

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Brunchin UKG Outdoor Party

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

After the last Outdoor Rave and the hype it created, we're back for part 2. Brunchin & 90's UK Garage is a boozy brunch with DJs playing songs from the classic era and some new style bangers, followed by pure club vibes! We will be serving the best Street Food from the regions best street food traders. Plus between 2pm - 10pm (last entry at the door 9pm) we've got bottomless Cocktails. As presented by Taste & Liquor Music and the Multi Award Winning Shaanti Additional food and drink to be purchased separately. Ticket permits entry only and

Nightlife

Sunday Sessions: Dazzla's Birthday Celebration

Nakira, Birmingham

Sunday Sessions: Dazzla's Birthday Celebration Sunday 7th October 2018 2pm-10pm Nakira Bar & Grill hosts the event for the second time 2 for 1 cocktails all day & night, food will be served until 6pm

Food, Drink & Network

NO BONES - Meat Free Dining Club

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

Digbeth Dining Clubs Meat Free Sunday is now going monthly!

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Brum Youth Trends Summit 2018

Town Hall Birmingham, Birmingham

Brum Youth Trends Summit 2018 will bring together young people, businesses and decision makers to launch our next Brum Youth Trends report on Wednesday 10th October. As one of the participants said “Birmingham being Europe’s youngest city isn’t a good thing if youth have no future.” We've spoken to over a thousand young people over the last few months to gather opinions, thoughts and insight - and we're ready to share it. Let's influence the city to make it a better place that reflects the wants and needs of young people. At Brum Yout

Nightlife

SoulJam

Lab 11, Birmingham

SoulJam is back! #DanceToTheMusic Rolling in to our 6th year of bringing the funkiest sounds to the most fun dance floors around we cannot wait to set off on another huge tour to every corner of the UK with our bags packed with the best boogie records ready for a night of dancing to the most fun, uplifting, dance floor friendly sounds around. lab11.co.uk

Music

Boy Azooga w/ Man Of Moon & Brain food

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

SONIC GUN Concerts presents Boy Azooga Support from Man of Moon and Brain Food 14+ https://www.facebook.com/sonicgunconcerts/

Music

Ross From Friends

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Having recently made his inaugural outing on Brainfeeder with “Aphelion EP”, British producer Ross From Friends aka Felix Clary Weatherall returns with his debut album on Flying Lotus’ label. "Family Portrait" (Released 27th July 2018) is characterised by a perpetual desire to experiment and Felix's obsessive attention to detail, somehow marrying an intricately layered production style with warm, heavily saturated sonics that elevate, rather than stifle, his melodious funk. With a handful of revered 12”s under his belt via Breaker Brea

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MADE For The Weekend

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

MADE For The Weekend Friday 12th & Saturday 13th October Genting Arena, Birmingham Following on from our 5th year celebration and another imminent sell out, we're super excited to announce that AEG Presents and MADE Festival will be combining forces, to bring a brand new project to the iconic Genting Arena this Autumn MADE For The Weekend (Day One) Friday 12th October Genting Arena, Birmingham 4PM - 11PM - 14+ Event MADE For The Weekend (Day Two) Saturday 13th October Genting Arena, Birmingham 4PM - 11PM - 18+ Event Brought to you by AEG

Arts

David Edgar: Trying It On

mac Birmingham, Birmingham

It’s 1968. David is 20. The Vietnam war rages. The world-wide student revolt is at its height. Martin Luther King is assassinated. Enoch Powell delivers his “rivers of blood” speech. These events will define David’s politics and give focus to his playwriting. It’s 50 years on. the 70-year-old is confronted by the 20-year-old. Do they still share the same beliefs? Is it the world that’s changed, or him? Why did his generation vote Brexit? Has he sold in or sold out? David Edgar’s plays have been presented by the National Theatre,

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Digbeth Oktoberfest 2018

Custard Factory, Birmingham

Digbeth Oktoberfest returns for its fourth year - bigger, better and more Bavarian than before! Fancy a trip to Germany this winter? Seasonal Markets & the team at The Old Crown have got you covered. Join us on the 12th and 13th October 5.30pm-12am for our fourth annual Digbeth Oktoberfest. We’ve outgrown our home at The Old Crown, so this year, we’ve flown the nest to the newly renovated Custard Factory. Just a stone’s throw away, with even more space our new venue will be decked out in the ever traditional decor, with bench seating a

Music

Route 2020 Listening Party

Medleys, Birmingham

The Route 2020 Listening Party is an event hosted by RemiXclusive, which will consist of a night full of good vibes, urban music and a whole load of litness! This event is for the Route 2020 EP which I will be dropping on the same night. The night will also consist of performances from Birmingham's most low-key but upcoming music artists. This party is one not to miss out on!

Music

Oxjam Brum

Digbeth, Birmingham

OXJAM BRUM RETURNS FOR 2018! Oxjam Brum will be taking over multiple venues in Digbeth to celebrate the best of Birmingham's diverse and talented music scene, all in aid of Oxfam. Expect live music, entertainment, street food and more. Oxjam is the music festival that beats poverty. It is made up of hundreds of events around the UK taking place in October all raising money for Oxfam. Each event is organised by music-loving volunteers dedicated to supporting their local music scene, making it the UK’s largest grassroots music festival.

Attractions

Birmingham's Craft & Flea

St Martin, Birmingham

Craft & Flea will be back in Birmingham this October! What is Craft & Flea? Filling St Martins in the Bullring inside and out, it's the best of the city's local produce & makers served up with street food and flea market stalls offering vintage & collectables. We'll be posting up some of the great exhibitors we have lined up for you over the next few weeks. Makers - Local Produce - Collectables - Vintage - Artisan - Designer - Food & Drink - Entertainment £2 entry all day Under 12s are free Birmingham's Craft & Flea

Music

Jorja Smith

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Following a stand out 2017, Jorja Smith embarks on her biggest tour to date featuring a headline date at the O2 Academy Birmingham. To date, the songstress has received glowing live reviews across the board, cementing her as one of the most exciting artists to see live this year. Jorja’s sensational new single ‘Let Me Down’, kick-started the New Year for the young vocalist. The stunning, frank, and honest track also features an emotion-filled rap from British MC Stormzy, whose critically acclaimed album, ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ hit th

Nightlife

Moseley Dance Centre

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Remember those legendary nights at Moseley Dance Centre? Of course you do, and you loved them didn’t you? We all loved them, they were just a massive cheesy disco with free sweets, but look, we’re all a bit older now, and those nights at MDC are long gone… Don’t you just wish you could do it all again? Well now you can! Some really clever DJ’s from Kings Heath are bringing back the spirit of MDC and the glory days of nightclubs in Birmingham, and selling out their nights at The Hare. Le Club Fondue (French for The Cheesy Disco) is her

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Dinner Darnce and Laughter

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham

We are hosting a black tie charity event. All proceeds on the night will be donated to Sickle Cell Society and Prostate Cancer. The event will be held at the amazing Edgbaston Cricket Ground. Doors open at 18.45pm. On arrival you will receive a glass of prosecco and a cupcake and be shown to your table. An elegant 3 course meal will be served at 19.30pm. We have a fantastic line up of entertainment hosted by Theo Johnson. We have the king of comedy Slim, the amazing Sandra Cross, Birminghams finest poet Casey Bailey, motivational speeches from

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Coventry Dining Club at Fargo Village

FargoVillage, Coventry

Due to the cancellation of our event at Coventry Cathedral, we have rescheduled the event to take place at Fargo Village!

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National Burger Day Festival 2018

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

Taste and Liquor's & Mr Hyde's National Burger Day Festival 2018 Back for the 3rd year, when it comes to an excuse to bite into a juicy, over-the-top burger, just turn to Birmingham’s cutting-edge street-food organiser’s Taste and Liquor, to make that dream come true. Launched with one desire - to give the patty its deserved accolade, Midlands experimental street-food organisers, opens its doors to host a double topping, cheese dripping, Burger party. Taste and Liquor's & Mr Hyde's National Burger Day Festival Party 2016, is the 1st ev

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Brunch & Laughter (Birmingham) meets Comedy Brunch (London)

Mama Roux, Birmingham

Is there anything better than Food, Drink, Music and Laughter..... We bring them all together when Brunch & Laughter (Birmingham) meets Comedy Brunch ( London) where we take some of the Best Comedians in the UK, Mix in music from some top DJS, Provide food from some of the best Street Food Stalls and mix it all in with some Delicious cocktails SUNDAY 14TH OCTOBER - 1PM -7PM This is an event that cannot be missed, held at the iconic Mama Roux Digbeth (Digbeth Dining Club) we give you a full day of entertainment. All part of the Birmingham C

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Sounds Familiar Music Quiz: Birmingham

Mama Roux, Birmingham

Sounds Familiar comes to Mama Roux's in Birmingham! Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best and most raucous music quiz in the UK. With over 100 tracks across 8 categories per quiz, SFMQ ensures everyone in the team is included – you don’t have to know the answers to have a good time. From Wham! to Weller, Tina Turner to Tinie Tempah, Katy Perry to Tom Petty, from Bruno to Bowie – we’ve got it all. At the end of the night, crowds are on their feet – and the tables – dancing and belting out the tunes. We have prizes for 1

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Birmingham Chocolate Festival

Central Square Brindley Place, Birmingham

Located in Brindley Place, in the heart of the city, the 'Chocival' gathers locals, families, tourists and lots of chocoholics. The different stalls offer innovative products as a chocolate hotdog or a chocolate-flavoured gin. This year new activities will be held such as the Choclympics Games and chocolate testing. Why don't you come and say hello to Chockly, the festival's pet? Has it grabbed your eye? Find out more at the festival webpage: www.birminghamchocival.wordpress.com Follow us on social media for the latest updates: https://twitte

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Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival Birmingham

The H Suite Edgbaston, Birmingham

Brought to you by the people that run The Great British Gin Festival and Rum & Reggae Festival..

Music

All Years Leaving '18'

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

THIS IS TMRW PRESENTS ALL YEARS LEAVING SATURDAY OCT 20TH SUNDAY OCT 21ST This is Tmrw's annual All Years Leaving weekender returns to the Hare and Hounds this October.....We're almost ready to release our full lineup this year, but for the time being, check out last years show reel.. https://bit.ly/2IS7Evy The last few years have sold out in advance so make sure that you don't sleep on tickets. DOORS: 3PM http://www.thisistmrw.co.uk

Nightlife

Tekno Disco presents Shadow City Soundsystem Part II

Lab 11, Birmingham

TEKNO DISCO is back, bigger than ever after a jam packed Summer! We ended the last academic year with an 8 day U.K Tour around some of our favourite cities whilst the holidays has seen us take on Ibiza through events / livestreams and more. Whether you've been to a TEKNO DISCO or not, our aim is to simply put on the most energetic, wildest parties from the best artists and students alike. We'd like to welcome all the fresh faces to Birmingham this year and we couldn't think of anyone better than Shadow City Soundsystem to join us for our Openi

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LoveBrum's Causes Conference 2018

Millennium Point, Birmingham

You'll hear from some of Birmingham's leading experts in their fields and receive free advice on a variety of topics including marketing and online presence, legal advice, events and much more. This event will give you the chance to speak to all of our experts there on the day, as well as network with other causes that LoveBrum has supported. Please note that this is a free event but you must book your place to guarantee entry. 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Nightlife

★ U18S URBAN SHUTDOWN PRESENTS ★ KOOMZ ★ BOXED NIGHTCLUB ★LEICESTER

BOXED Bar & Music Venue, Leicester

URBAN SHUTDOWN PRESENTS KOOMZ PERFORMING LIVE RIGHT HERE IN LEICESTER FOR ONE OF THE BIGGEST U18S PARTIES. DJS ON THE NIGHT - DJ JACKLANG - DJ DRE MUSIC POLICY Hip Hop/ RnB / Grime / Bashment / Dancehall / Bassline + More! THIS EVENT WILL BE A SELL OUT ! GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW! 100 EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW - £5 STANDARD TICKETS - £10 IF YOU WANT TO REP FOR URABN SHUTDOWN LET US KNOW - 07946781350

Nightlife

DJ Day Day & Friends / Halloween Special

Bambu Bar, Birmingham

DJ Day Day & Friends / Halloween Special Bambu Bar, Arcadian Birmingham. Brining The Best Vibes & Music In The City. R&B, Hip Hop, UK Rap, Afro Beats, Bashment + More!

Nightlife

GLAS x 02:31 x EBL

Lab 11, Birmingham

SAVE THE DATE STRANGER RAVES 2 GLAS x 02:31 x EBL - HALLOWEEN SHOWCASE - FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER - LAB11 After the HUGE Stranger Raves event at LAB11 last year Birmingham heavyweights GLAS, 02:31 & EBL are teaming up to bring you the BIGGEST HALLOWEEN RAVE in the UK This event sold out in record time last year, so be quick if you plan on joining us. www.lab11.co.uk

Attractions

Edwardian Tearoom Late: Museums at Night with Hidden Spaces

The Edwardian Tea Rooms, Birmingham

Join us for dinner in the Edwardian Tearoom, complete with live music, plus the chance to explore the museum after hours by torch light! Part of the UK wide Museums at Night Festival, in partnership with Hidden Spaces. There are the 3 time slots available: Ticket 1: Dinner at 18:30 followed by a tour at 20:00 Ticket 2: Dinner at 19:30 followed by a tour at 21:00 Ticket 3: Tour at 19:00 followed by dinner at 20:00 Your ticket includes a 45 minute torch lit tour and a main course in the Edwardian Tearooms. Our bar will be open all night and we

Nightlife

NUAGE HALLOWEEN - THE PANIC ROOM AT A SECRET WAREHOUSE

Secret Warehouse, Birmingham

Nuage Halloween Presents The Panic Room at a Secret Warehouse Saturday 27th October, 5pm - 12.00am Join the UK’s number 1 Brunch Club as we dine, drink & dance at a Secret Warehouse space, no ordinary venue, no ordinary event. Expect day time dining, drinking & dancing on tables. We are Joined by International DJ’s, the UK’s finest instrumental sounds & performers…. Nuage delivers Halloween production at the highest levels. Attire is your worst nightmare, with a fashionable twist. Fancy dress is encouraged, yet optional. Check out o

Nightlife

Festival of the Dead

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Festival of The Dead has resurfaced with a new hoard of characters and creations. From our 15ft tall vulture roaming the crowd to giant skulls and skeletons, wondrous circus acts and carnival processions. This is a party like no other. Carnival pageantry, giant skull processions, acrobats, dancers and beautiful decorative art & costumes. Festival of the Dead is a contemporary event infusing elements carnival, circus, theatre and unadulterated partying. - Giant Skull processions around the venue - Acrobats & circus performers - DJ’s an

Attractions

Retro Gaming Night (for Big Geeks)

mac Birmingham, Birmingham

Have you been missing all those video games we used to play? Well, this is your chance to revel in being a big kid and rediscover some of those retro classics. Thanks to Dead Pixels, this is your chance to play some of the best retro games including Street Fighter 2, Mortal Kombat, Doom, Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario Kart. Plus, you can play your favourite video games whilst enjoying a delicious pint of craft beer! (Strictly over 18s for the pints, though, obviously!) macbirmingham.co.uk

Nightlife

VOCAL Halloween

Lab 11, Birmingham

After an unforgettable party with Erick Morillo, we thought we’d throw a special VOCAL Halloween party!! On Saturday 27th October September we take over the Lab11 terrace once again for a night of feel-good-vocal house! We will be transforming the venue with a halloween twist. Fancy dress is welcome but not essential...but either way dress to impress. This will be our last party till December and limited capacity….we hope to see you there #vocalpeople Saturday 27th October 21:00-04:00 Last entry midnight LAB11 Terrace Trent St, Digb

Food, Drink & Network

The Summer Throwback Brunch

Olivia Townhouse, Birmingham

'Summertime' is well and truly arriving in Birmingham over the next few months as DJ Silk prepares you for a special Summer Throwback Brunch, taking place at the exclusive Olivia's Townhouse this August bank holiday weekend! Musically we return to the golden era, expect to hear all the classics from the 90s & 00s, sing along anthems, nostalgic gems and a 'little bit of' UK Garage. Think Montell Jordan, Ja Rule, Ashanti, Lloyd etc What to expect: The very best 90s & 00s Jams Bottomless Chicken - 60min Bottomless Rumpunch - 60min Birmingham's b

Nightlife

Gelato x Vibe Guys

Monastery Digbeth, Birmingham

This Halloween our first international DJ’s will be touching down at Gelato. Bringing them to Birmingham for their very first time, 2 of the legendary Solid Grooves DJ’s will be headlining Gelato at this mammoth part. We’ll be opening up 2 rooms to make this one really go bang, one room tech house, and the other room Drum & Bass. Gelato Halloween is gonna be the fattest rave in town, without a doubt https://www.facebook.com/vibeguys101/

Nightlife

Halloween Proms + Official AfterParty

Town Hall Birmingham, Birmingham

Halloween Proms: Symphony Hall, Birmingham Time: Doors 6pm / Show 8pm Sharp Official AfterParty: Venue TBC Time: Following Halloween Proms Watch This space for more info coming very soon ! A brand new Halloween specially choreographed spooktacular production with new acts and freakishly fabulous performers !!! Symphony Hall called last Novembers show 'the most spectacular show they have ever had in their existence' ... Well they haven't seen nothing yet ... add in a huge amount of fabulously freaky that you may have had a glimpse of at MPW i

Food, Drink & Network

Shrewsbury Dining Club

Severn Social Hotel, Shrewsbury

Digbeth Dining Club is returning to Shrewsbury for a Halloween special on Saturday, 27th October! Joining us are The Street Kitchen Brothers, Bare Bones Pizza, Wallace & Sons, Pietanic, MAC OG, Patty Freaks, Greidy's Wings & Strips, Manila Munchies & The Brownie Bus. There will also be the Digbeth Arts Market, DDC DJ's playing all day and Halloween face painting for the kids! 12-9PM // £1.50 ONLINE or £2 OTD This is our first Autumn/Winter event of the year, so please wrap up warm!

Music

Indigo Nights: Lift

Stirlings Bar, Birmingham

Indigo Nights: Lift is an intimate night of live music presented by Adjei Sun which showcases rising artists we believe are the ones to watch for the future. All artists perform with a live band on the night. Indigo Nights is a space created for everyone to come and express themselves, be free, uplifted and inspired. There are also live DJ sets on the night. It is a special, feel good night and one not to be missed.

Food, Drink & Network

Horror Movie Quiz with IT Screening

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

So you think you know Horror movies? Join us for a very special Horror Movie quiz and screening of the terrifying 2017 version of IT!! With a £50 cash prize and spooky goodie bag for the winner! Costumes welcome! 7:00pm: Doors open with a selection of spooky tunes in the bar. 7:30pm The Quiz begins, prepared to be scared! 8:30:pm: Screening of IT! £50 For the winner! Prize for best costume! Over 18's Only. http://www.festivalofterror.co.uk

Nightlife

R bar Halloween First 100 Free Tickets

R/Bar, Leicester

Halloween is coming and Rbar is opening its door on a Wednesday night Free entry with fancy dress before 10 o clock First 100 tickets free £3 after

Nightlife

Magic Door

Lab 11, Birmingham

For some crazy reason, we have never hosted a Halloween party?! Well finally Magic Door Halloween is coming and as you can imagine...we will be going fully in on this one! Seriously scary production, ethereal outfits galore, some full on spooky house and plenty of macabre twists & turns throughout the night. All set in the naturally pretty creepy warren of spaces known as LAB11 ;-) Magic Door Halloween Special Fri 2nd Nov Lab11 Digbeth, Birmingham Doors: 10pm-6am www.lab11.co.uk

Music

Iceland Airwaves 2018

Bræðraborgarstíg, Reykjavík

Iceland Airwaves has come a long way since its inception in an airplane hangar at Reykjavík Airport. Nowadays the festival is regarded as the biggest celebration of music in Iceland and boasts an unrivalled line-up of established and up-and-coming artists. From concerts in tiny record stores and art museums to cool bars and beautiful churches, Airwaves-goers can expect to soak up the festival atmosphere in some of the city’s most unique venues. And it’s not just about the music; there will be plenty of opportunities to indulge in yummy Ice

Food, Drink & Network

Digital, Sales, Marketing & Technology Expo 2018

Birmingham City Council, Birmingham

Who Attends: Business Owners, Marketing & Digital Manager's, City Corporates/Professionals, Marketing Executives, Academics & Educational Establishments, Start-Up Entrepreneurs: Any businesss, organisation, individual interested in keeping up to date with the latest for their business. About: Today’s generation are digital natives; they don’t know a time without the internet, smartphones, and apps. This generation are also consumers and every industry is seeing digital technology becoming increasingly integral to a companies business. Ke

Food, Drink & Network

Curry King of Birmingham 2018

ICC Arena, Birmingham

TABLES OF TEN AND INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE. FAQ's: WHAT IS CURRY KING OF BIRMINGHAM? Curry King of Birmingham (or CKOB as we like to call it) is LoveBrum’s flagship annual fundraising dinner...with a twist! It’s certainly not your usual black tie dinner, at our fundraising event teams go head-to-head to be crowned ‘Curry King of Birmingham’! DO I HAVE TO COOK? Your table will be allocated a professional chef who will cook your curry - all you need to do is select the perfect spice combinations from the spice list, and durin

Nightlife

Solotoko ‘Online' Tour

LAB11, Birmingham

Sonny Fodera has risen to the top of the house music game by way of releases on Green Velvet's Cajual, Claude VonStroke’s Dirty Bird and Solardo's Sola label. Now, following sold out Solotoko parties at Manchester Academy and XOYO, Sonny unveils his debut Solotoko headline tour hitting the UK this autumn. The 'Online' tour will see Sonny Fodera - alongside a host of special guests, still to be announced - taking the unique Solotoko sound to Dublin, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, London and Glasgow. For more information

Nightlife

Lengoland Birmingham

Amusement 13, Birmingham

10 cities, 10 shows, the Lengoland Autumn Tour is coming to Birmingham! Get ready for a full Lengoland takeover at Amusement 13 on their incredible Void Nexus sound system Lengoland : Birmingham Saturday 10th November Amusement 13, Birmingham 10pm - 6am - 18+ Event (Last Entry 1am) Main Room - Room Two - Room Three Full Line Ups TBA Brought to you by Lengoland & Weird Science weirdscience.uk

Sports

Nitro Circus Live

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Nitro Circus’ biggest moments, and some of its most notorious stacks, have come from the mind of action sports icon Travis Pastrana. For the Nitro Circus ringleader, pushing the envelope is just another day at the office. Pastrana also has an uncanny ability to encourage the Nitro crew to go big or go home… In some cases despite their better judgment! Now with the 2018 You Got This tour, Travis and company will ramp up the shenanigans with the greatest, craziest, funniest show in Nitro Circus history. Kicking off 20 November, 2018 at Birmi

Music

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz: Birmingham

Mama Roux, Birmingham

Sounds Familiar comes to Mama Roux's in Birmingham! Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best and most raucous music quiz in the UK. With over 100 tracks across 8 categories per quiz, SFMQ ensures everyone in the team is included – you don’t have to know the answers to have a good time. From Wham! to Weller, Tina Turner to Tinie Tempah, Katy Perry to Tom Petty, from Bruno to Bowie – we’ve got it all. At the end of the night, crowds are on their feet – and the tables – dancing and belting out the tunes. We have prizes for 1

Food, Drink & Network

Funding and Sustainability Event || Putting The Third Sector First

BVSC, Birmingham

Guardian Support, in collaboration with Diversiton, are proud to host a seminar and networking event for the charity and voluntary sector. This event is the first of its kind and includes insights from leading industry experts on topics surrounding Risk, Funding and Sustainability for the Third Sector. Teas/coffees and refreshments will be provided all morning along with the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals within the industry. Standard ticket = Full access to the event, goody bag and refreshments VIP ticket = Full acce

Nightlife

Edwardian Tearooms Late: Silent Disco

The Edwardian Tea Rooms, Birmingham

Edwardian Tearooms Late: Silent Noize & Le Club Fondue Presents a Silent Night. After the huge success of the first Silent Disco at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery back in 2017, Silent Noize returns to the Edwardian Tearooms! Three DJs will battle it out for your attention playing the very best in Dance, Pop, Indie, Party & Power Ballads. Everyone will get a pair of fantastic 3 channel headsets each with a different coloured LED light so you can see what your friends are dancing to. And if you want to chat and grab a drink, just take off

Music

Nothing But Thieves

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Nothing But Thieves have been on an epic journey the past 18 months, with sophomore album Broken Machine taking them around the globe. Now, they’re set for their biggest headline tour to date and will prove just why they’ve become one of the most exciting bands to emerge from the UK. http://www.nbthieves.com/

Music

Peace

O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham

'Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll' the new album out now! Curfew 22:00 http://peaceforeverever.co.uk/

Music

Lauryn Hill

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Lauryn Hill marks 20 years of Miseducation album with arena tour! The former Fugees singer will play five dates in the UK and Ireland in November and December.

Arts

Haroon Mirza

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

This will be the most comprehensive exhibition of work by Haroon Mirza in the UK to date, filling Ikon’s exhibition spaces entirely with moving imagery, sculptural installation and electronic sound. Involving smart sampling, often through collaboration with other artists, Mirza conveys an easy-going knowingness through a wide range of cultural references that foils sheer physical impact. His understanding of the nature of human perception – of what and how we see and hear – is demonstrated and combined with countless possibilities of mean

Music

Anne Marie

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

With her debut full-length sitting comfortably within the Top 5 in the album charts, pop sensation Anne-Marie is embarking on her Speak Your Mind Tour, which will mark a monumental point in her career.

Music

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz: Birmingham

Mama Roux, Birmingham

Sounds Familiar comes to Mama Roux's in Birmingham! Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best and most raucous music quiz in the UK. With over 100 tracks across 8 categories per quiz, SFMQ ensures everyone in the team is included – you don’t have to know the answers to have a good time. From Wham! to Weller, Tina Turner to Tinie Tempah, Katy Perry to Tom Petty, from Bruno to Bowie – we’ve got it all. At the end of the night, crowds are on their feet – and the tables – dancing and belting out the tunes. We have prizes for 1

Sports

at1.SPACE Family Wellness Day

at1.SPACE, Nottingham

*Pls note: this is a Family Fun/wellness Day and not a nightlife event ! Donations from £5 per adult / Family ticket £15 Come and join us for a fabulous fun-filled day with a variety of activities. Experienced therapists, health and life coaches, yoga instructors and nutrition experts will be on hand to support. Yoga taster sessions for all ages and abilities and specialist talks and product demos will be ongoing throughout the day. First come first served basis on activities (crafting kids workshops/ essential oils/ massage/rekki/ stalls

Arts

Harborne Handmade Christmas Market

Moor Pool Hall, Birmingham

Harborne Handmade Christmas Market is returning for a third year and is set to be another fantastic showcase of the very best local craftspeople and artisans. Alongside 24 craft stalls selling unique handmade products, Lil’s Parlour will be serving hot drinks and delicious cakes from a pop-up tea room. Shop local and support handmade in 2018! Free entry

Food, Drink & Network

LoveBrum presents Quizmas 2018

Aston Villa Football Club, Birmingham

Our 2018 Christmas party is taking place at the 82 Club Suite at Aston Villa Football Club. Expect a delicious three-course Christmas lunch (with all the trimmings, of course!), top-notch entertainment, fizz, fun, and plenty of festive cheer! We can’t think of a better way to wrap up another great year! So, let’s have fun, throw a few Christmas pennies into the pot, and raise our glasses for Brum. There will be a raffle and lucky dip with some fantastic prizes up for grabs too!​ So, let’s have fun, throw a few Christmas pennies into

Food, Drink & Network

The Chocolate Festival

The Old Library, Birmingham

The sweetest festival around! Join us in Birmingham this Christmas for a festive session of cocolicious goodness. Sample a deliciously dynamic range of chocolate, speak with suppliers, purchase tasty treats for yourself or Christmas gifts for others, drop into one of our demo’s or talks from industry experts and enjoy a chocolate cocktail or two. Ticket price incudes: Welcome chocolate goody bag Tasty samples from suppliers Access to talks and demos – must be booked in advance (info and booking page will be sent to attendees closer to t

Music

The Streets

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Following their prestigious, sold out comeback tour, The Streets will be back in early 2019 to do it all again. With a new album (and film) in the works, plus a catalogue of iconic records, these shows will see Mike Skinner and co. take things to a whole new level. academymusicgroup.com

Attractions

Birmingham Pride 2019

Birmingham Gay Village, Birmingham

Birmingham Pride 2019 THE UK'S BIGGEST 2 DAY PRIDE FESTIVAL Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2019 Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in Birmingham's Gay Village. Featuring: ★ Carnival Parade | Saturday 25 May | 12 noon | Victoria Square THE BIG WEEKENDER FESTIVAL: