Delicious food, live music and throwback parties – here are our top picks of what to see and do in Birmingham this week!
The Snowman: £4 Screenings | Mockingbird Cinema | Now – Thursday November 9
Starring Michael Fassbender, this horror/thriller flick will keep you on the edge of your seat (or hiding behind your coat). After a girl is murdered on the first snowfall of winter, Detective Harry Hole (Fassbender) feels like its anything but a routine homicide. And when his investigation leads him to the terrifying “The Snowman Killer”, Hole teams up with a genius recruit to try and catch the vicious killer before he strikes again.
The Killers | Genting Arena | Monday 6 – Tuesday November 7
Following the release of their fifth LP Wonderful, Wonderful, Las Vegas rockers The Killers are returning to Birmingham for two nights (Monday and Tuesday). With a catalogue of incredible hits to their name including Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me and The Man, the band are currently in the midst of their world tour which comes to an end in their hometown on December 11. Grab tickets here!
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical | Birmingham Hippodrome | Tuesday – Saturday November 11
Inject some warmth into your week as the stunning Beautiful – The Carole King Musical comes to Birmingham Hippodrome. This Olivier Award-winning West End production follows the true story of Carole King’s incredible rise to stardom, celebrating some of her most iconic classics including You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman, Take Good Care of my Baby, You’ve Got a Friend, So Far Away, It Might As Well Rain Until September, Up on the Roof, and Locomotion. Book tickets here!
The Ultimate 90’s / 00’s Throwback Party | Snobbs | Friday November 10
Come on Barbie, let’s go party. From cheesy classics to absolute belters, join Snobbs this Friday for the ultimate throwback party that’s sure to put you in the mood for the weekend. Spread across the club’s three floors, expect everything from iconic TV theme tunes, guilty pleasures and all the hits that you sing out in the car when you’re driving. Find out more here!
John Bishop | Arena Birmingham | Friday 10 – Sunday November 12
It’s been three years since John Bishop came to Birmingham with his Rollercoaster tour. This weekend the former A League of their Own panellist is making a welcome return to Arena Birmingham with his brand new tour, Winging It. Winner of Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist at the 2010 British Comedy Awards, John has become one of the country’s biggest comedians, starring in shows including Skins and Little Crackers. Grab your tickets here!
Digbeth Dining Club & Original Patty Men presents: Sear & Smoke | CRANE | Saturday November 11
This is one for the foodies as the mighty Digbeth Dining Club are teaming up with the incredible Original Paty Men for a very special day as they host their first event dedicated to Meat & BBQ: Sear & Smoke. Featuring 12 popular traders including DDC regulars Baked in Brick, Low n’ Slow, Urban Cheesecake and Jam vs Custard. Alongside delicious food, you can enjoy live music, DJ sets and sip on an incredible selection of cocktails and craft ales and lagers. Find out more here!