Looking for ways to fill your week? From spooky pooch parades, unmissable theatre and fashion and beauty events, here are the best things to see, do and discover in Birmingham.
Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) | REP | Now – November 2
Jane Austin’s iconic Pride and Prejudice has had a bit of a transformation. Brought to the stage by Blood of the Youngs, Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of) is an all–female production of one of the greatest novels of all time. Hailed by critics across the country, this unique take on Austin’s classic is currently running at the REP. Perfect if you’re looking to bring a dose of culture into your week, you can book tickets by clicking here.
Beauty in the Clouds | Harvey Nichols | Wednesday
As the cold weather begins to creep in, there’s never been a better time to start taking care of your skin. This Wednesday, Harvey Nichols is hosting an evening of beauty that will allow you to explore the hottest new must-haves that are sure to get your skin glowing ahead of the festive season. With free masterclasses, mini make-overs, live music and plenty more, Beauty in the Clouds will be taking place at the luxurious Mailbox store on Wednesday. Tickets for the event cost £10. Click here for more information.
McFly vs Busted Throwback | Snobs | Friday
Calling all McBusted fans, this Friday, Snobs is hosting a throwback evening that’s right up your street. If you know all the words to Air Hostess and Star Girl like the back of your hand, then obviously you’ll want to warm up those vocal cords for an evening that’ll be blasting out top tunes from Busted and McFly. Head to the second floor and you can dance the night away to classic pop hits, pop-punk tracks and everything in between! There’s even room on the third floor for classic RnB, Hip Hop and Urban Tunes.
Circus 1903 | Birmingham Hippodrome | Friday – November 2
Roll up, roll up, the circus is coming to town! Continuing with its fantastic 120th anniversary celebrations, this Friday Birmingham Hippodrome is welcoming the circus back to its stage for an unmissable production that everyone can enjoy. Direct from a sell-out run at London’s Southbank Centre, Circus 1903 is packed with all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus. Including life-sized elephants stunningly created by the award-winning team behind War Horse, acrobats and so much more, this is a show you simply won’t want to miss. Click here to book your tickets now!
Styled by Mailbox | Mailbox | Friday & Saturday
How do you fancy getting your hands on £2,000? This Saturday, the Style Hunting team will be on the ground at the Mailbox, giving one very lucky winner the chance to win a shopping spree worth £2,000 in the luxurious destination. As well as your chance to win, the two-day Styled by Mailbox event will also include exclusive Q&A sessions, with ex British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman, fashion styling and plenty more. Find out more information about Styled by Mailbox by clicking here.
Dogbeth Dining Club Halloween Parade | Lower Trinity Street | Sunday
As Halloween draws ever-closer, the mighty Dogbeth Dining Club is returning this Sunday for its annual spooky pooch parade. As well as all the usual best things you get from a visit to DDC – delicious food and music – this is your chance to dress up your four-legged friend in their very best Halloween costume – there are even prizes up for grabs! Click here for more info.