Like the sound of £5 screenings at a luxury cinema, a food festival and the UK’s biggest quiz? Then you’re going to love this weekend in Birmingham.
Mama Roux’s | Thursday 2 August 2018
Branded ‘the UK’s biggest and best music quiz’, Sounds Familiar will be landing in Birmingham for three nights in August and this weekend is your first chance to catch it. But be warned, this isn’t your average pub quiz and by the end of the night, you can expect to be dancing around and singing your heart out, whether you come away with a prize or not. To find out more, click here.
Friday 3 August – Sunday 5 August
The much-anticipated food festival is heading back to Mailbox for a weekend of food tours, masterclasses, tastings and special offers at a variety of the very best bars and restaurants the city has to offer. And if all this wasn’t enough, Everyman Birmingham will be offering an exclusive £5 screening of the original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Sunday 5 August, where you’ll be treated to complimentary chocolates. To find out more, click here.
Arch 13 | Tuesday 31 July – Tuesday 7 August
To celebrate the launch of its new cocktail menu, Arch 13 in Jewellery Quarter has designed a drink inspired by summer days and nights – and for one week only you can get your hands on one for free! Comprised of Cava, Creme de Peche and Cucumber, ‘Life’s a Peach’ is a refreshing sparkling cocktail. To order your free drink, simply upload a selfie in Arch 13 on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook tagging the wine bar and using the peach emoji, then simply enjoy!
The British Oak | Saturday 4 August
Hosted by The British Oak in Stirchley, Vegan Dub Garden combines a variety of tasty street food dishes with roots music, creating a great atmosphere to drink and dine with friends and family. The event will be taking place in the huge beer garden at the back of the pub, so you can spend a day enjoying the sun and indulging in some tasty vegan treats. To find out more, click here.
Sunday 5 August
The MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Louisa Ellis will be bringing her innovative style to the luxury store’s Brasserie on Sunday 5 August with a menu full of tantalising flavours and dishes including Steak Tartare, Duo of Dry-aged Aylesbury Duck and a sweet Banana Heaven dessert. To find out more, click here.
Friday 3 August 2018
Following success in Newcastle, Abeerdeen and Middlesborough, the popular bowling venue Lane 7 is opening its doors as one of the most exciting venues to hit the city this year. With 9 state-of-the-art lanes, this is bowling like you’ve never done it before – with cocktails and even a private hire option. And that’s not all, there’s also a brand-new UV-lit private karaoke booth, several arcades including retro games like Donkey Kong and Pacman, as well as beer-pong tables, and shuffleboard tables. To find out more, click here.
Walkabout Birmingham | Sunday 5 August
The TV show that has domintaed summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get your Love Island fix. Think you’ve got what it takes to crack on and be the ultimate champion? If so, gather your fellow fans and head to Walkabout Birmingham this weekend to battle it out for an £80 cash prize.