From cultural gems to musical extravaganzas, take a look at the upcoming events we’re loving in Birmingham this weekend.
O2 Institute Birmingham
Having sold out numerous shows in London, Re:imagine will be bringing a 16-piece orchestra to Birmingham for an evening of Daft Punk classics on Friday 17 August. Enjoy the French electronic duo’s music in a whole new way, as the talented musicians will be reinventing timeless classics like you’ve never heard them before. To book tickets, click here.
Cannon Hill Park
Having become the new Lord Mayor a few months back, Yvonne Mosquito of the Labour Party will be appearing at this family-friendly event on Sunday 19 August. Expect activities throughout the day to keep the little ones entertained alongside plenty of delicious international dishes to tuck into and if this wasn’t enough – it’s free entry! To find out more, click here.
Coming all the way from London’s main attraction the Natural History Museum, Dippy (Diplodocus) has moved on up to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery over the summer months and there’s not long left to catch a glimpse. At 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.25 metres high, this impressive structure has got people talking for all the right reasons. To book your tickets, click here.
Midlands Arts Centre (MAC)
For something a little bit different, why not head to the Outdoor Theatre for a musical experience with The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band. Performing everything from Bollywood hits to Bhangra beats, the talented group of eight are sure to put on a good show. To find out more, click here.
Hare & Hounds
Enjoy Stevie Wonder’s most-loved hits at this free event in Kings Heath on Saturday 18 August. Featuring a DJ set from local DJ Sam Redmore, Hare & Hounds invite you to bring your friends, grab a drink and dance the night away. To find out more, click here.