Our guide to this weekend in Birmingham!

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Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! From jazz music to international theatre, there’s plenty to choose from.

BE Festival
4-8 July
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Aerobics! A Ballet in 3 Acts, BE Festival

For a theatrical extravaganza this weekend, head to Birmingham Repertory Theatre and experience an international festival like no other. Dine on The Rep’s main stage and feast your eyes on a variety of exciting performances, from daring acrobatics to hard-hitting, political theatre.

Tickets are still available. To buy yours now, click here 

Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival
7-9 July
Moseley Park

With an amazing line-up featuring Chaka Khan, The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show and Jazzie B OBE to name a few, Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival will be taking over Moseley Park for an unforgettable weekend.

Adult Friday tickets are still available. To book yours now, click here 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
4-8 July
Birmingham Hippodrome

Brinkhoff Mogenburg

Having won seven Olivier Awards and five Tony Awards, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to Birmingham for a few nights only. Following an incredibly successful run in the West-End, this play follows the journey of 15-year-old Christopher who has an extraordinary brain.

Don’t miss out! Book your tickets here

Blink-182
7 July
Barclaycard Arena

Having sold over 35 million records worldwide, the American rock band are heading to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena this weekend to wow audiences. With a huge selection of top hits, from All the Small Things to I Miss You, the pop punk legends will nee supported by Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls.

To buy tickets, click here

Gaggenau Gourmet Pizza Party
8 July
Kitchen Gallery at the Mailbox

Pizza lovers, this is an event that you don’t want to miss! The luxurious Kitchen Gallery showroom on Level One of Mailbox is hosting its very own pizza party – and you’re invited. Create your very own pizza at this FREE event using the Gaggenau pizza stone whilst picking up tips, techniques and recipes along the way. Each guest (over the age of 18) will be treated to a glass of wine or beer, and soft drinks will be available too.

To book your place click here; to book your place via email contact fiona@kitchengallery.co.uk or call 0121 744 3953

Bongo’s Bingo Big Day Out
8 July
Open Air Arena, Rainbow Venues

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Following on from June’s sold-out event with S Club, Bongo’s Bingo is returning to Rainbow Venues’ Open Air Arena. The show mixes the traditional elements of bingo with dance-offs, rave intervals and audience participation. Plus there are loads of prizes up for grabs which range from Henry Hoovers to cold hard cash.

Get your tickets here!

Grease (PG) Film Showing at Birmingham’s Outdoor Cinema
8 July
Pickwick Hall

Open Air Film and Chill

Grease is the word at Pickwick Hall this Saturday! Sit back, relax and enjoy the timeless classic musical in style; with blankets, food and pillows. Whether you’re opting for a bigger ticket package with food included, or bringing your own and setting up a picnic, this event is perfect for the whole family!

To buy your tickets, click here

WALK IT Around Birmingham for Crohn’s & Colitis UK
July 8
Eastside City Park

Join leading charity Crohn’s & Colitis UK as it hosts its national fundraising event WALK IT this Saturday. The charity is inviting anyone to join in and walk either 5KM or 10KM to show their support for the fight against IBD; money raised from the walk will allow Crohn’s & Colitis to carry out vital research. With entertainment and live music, this event is great for all the family and will support an amazing cause.

Book your place on the walk here!

Watch Wimbledon Live at Mailbox
All weekend!
The Urban Room

Credit: David Griffen

As part of the Mailbox’s Live the Summer events, why not make your way to the Urban Room and take a seat in the pop-up Wimbledon garden to watch some of the biggest names in tennis to battle it out for the championship. And if you want to get into the spirit, pop to Tom’s Kitchen Deli and treat yourself to some fresh strawberries & cream and a glass of prosecco.

Discover more about Wimbledon at Mailbox here!