The Weekend Round-Up: What's on across the city!

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Is that weekend blues kicking in? Don’t worry, there’s plenty to look forward to! From boozy breakfasts at Birmingham Cocktail Weekend to book signings in Grand Central – here’s what’s on this weekend!

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend
Multiple venues | July 14 – July 16

Get your wristbands ready Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is back! And with more than 30 venues taking part across the city, it’s an event not to be missed. Create your own signature cocktail at the New Alexandra Theatre; head to Buffalo & Rye on Bennett’s Hill for some late night bourbon tasting and attempt to “try” to soothe any trace of hangovers at Rub Smokehouse & Bar for a boozy brunch.

Click here to buy your wristband!

Bournville Food & Drink Festival
Rowheath Pavilion | July 14 – 15

Make your way to Rowheath Pavilion this Friday and Saturday and sink your teeth into some seriously mouth-watering street food. With delicious food available from vendors including Bournville Waffle Company, Buddah Belly, Peel & Stone, Baked in Brick and more, make the most out of your weekend at this free entry event in the heart of Bournville.

Find out more here!

Summer Soundtracks: West Side Story
Birmingham MAC | July 16

Open air cinema events seem to be incredibly popular across the city this season. So this Sunday, why not make your way to Birmingham MAC and watch a timeless classic as the modern day Romeo & Juliet find themselves caught up when two New York Gangs battle to take control of each other’s turf.

Book your tickets to West Side Story here!

Greg James & Chris Smith: Kid Normal signing
Foyles at Grand Central | July 16

Join BBC Radio 1 Drivetime host Greg James and Newsbeat’s Chris Smith (or Chris Smith with the News as you may know him) as the pair sign copy’s of their debut children’s book, Kid Normal.

Get your free tickets here!

Kings Heath Dining Club Street Closure
Hare & Hounds Kings Heath | July 16

Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath are joining forces with the mighty Digbeth Dining Club for the ultimate street food takeover that will see 12 of DDC’s vendors including Low n Slow, Baked in Brick and Platinum Pancakes dishing up some seriously good grub on York Road from 11am – 6pm.

Find out more here!

Summer of Love Free 50th Anniversary Party
The Night Owl | July 16

Spread some love and step back in time to 1967 and spread some love with the social phenomenon that saw thousands of young people sporting hippie fashion and gather in the streets of San Francesco. Celebrate The Summer of Love and dance the day and night away with a night of glitter, art, stalls, live DJ’s and more at The Night Owl’s FREE event! Children are welcome until 2pm!