From ballet to banquet – here’s where you need to be this weekend!
Lloyd Griffith | Glee Club | Friday February 23
Grimsby’s Lloyd Griffith visits Birmingham on his first nationwide tour, in:Undated. After supporting the likes of Jack Whitehall and Rob Beckett, the comedian tells all about his dating life in the new show. The 2018 date was added due to popular demand, so expect funny anecdotes and belly laughs from the co-host of Soccer AM. Grab tickets here!
Cochinillo Event | El Borracho de Oro | Friday February 23
The most delicious and unique meat dishes from Spain are set to visit Edgbaston this weekend as El Borracho de Oro hosts a Segovian suckling pig feast. Indulge in a food fiesta with a selection of Spanish cheeses, breads and croquetas whilst waiting for the main event. The chef will showcase the tender roasted meat by carving with a plate rather than a knife. Meat-eaters mustn’t miss this heavenly four-course meal. Click here to find out more.
Imagine Dragons | Genting Arena | Saturday February 24
Fans of Imagine Dragons should be happy to hear the musicians are in the city. The alt-rock band kicks off the UK leg of their tour in Birmingham the week. The American four-piece will perform their Grammy-award winning album ‘Evolve‘, with hits like ‘Thunder‘ and ‘Whatever It Takes‘. Grab tickets here!
The Great British Gin Festival | The H Suite Edgbatson | Saturday February 24
Gin lovers unite as The Great British Gin Festival will be making a stop in Birmingham this weekend. Tipple over 100 different gins from around the world and take a read of the gin bible. Expect cocktail demonstrations, trade stands, live entertainment and lots of gin. Get tickets here.
Brunch’in & 90’s UK Garage | Level Digbeth | Saturday February 24
Enjoy a guilt-free day drink, brunch and great music at Level Digbeth this weekend. With a bottomless prosecco cocktail in hand, listen to headliner Heartless Crew play classic 90s garage whilst eating wings and waffles. Find your tickets here.
Birmingham Royal Ballet Sleeping Beauty | Birmingham Hippodrome | Now – Saturday February 24
Watch the classic fairytale be transformed into an elegant performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet. With a classical score by Tchaikovsky and original choreography by Marius Petipa, dancers gracefully tell the story of the princess who falls into a deep sleep. Experience live music from the Royal Ballet Sinfonia whilst enjoying a show that has been enchanting audiences for over 100 years. Find tickets here.
Birmingham LGBT History Festival | Across the City | Saturday February 24
Birmingham’s LGBT History Festival is back for its second year, which means the city will be celebrating the community’s political activism. Attend intriguing talks, presentations and documentary screenings where the free event will uncover the many stories that have made a difference today. Hear Daniel Browne chat about Warwickshire Pride, as well as finding out why the lesbian publication Arena Three had changed lives. Find out more here.
The Live Lab | The Alchemist | Sunday February 25
The Alchemist once again invites you to a night of unconventional drinks and live music. Taste their experimental drink concoctions that are carefully designed with the likes of dry ice and Bunsen burners. The theatrical cocktail makers will also host live blues and jazz for a night at the laboratory. Full details are here.