From critically-acclaimed musicals to street food and festivals – here’s what to see and do in the city this weekend!
Birmingham Hippodrome | Now – Saturday
Follow critically acclaimed and record-breaking sell-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Funny Girl is currently in the midst of its UK with a week’s worth of shows at Birmingham Hippodrome. Olivier Award-winning Sheridan Smith reprises her highly praised role as Fanny Brice in this sold-out run.
Street Food Saturday
Custard Factory | Saturday
Taking place alongside Custard Factory’s Vintage Kilo Sale, the Saturday Street Food Market is back with some of the city’s hottest vendors that’ll all be offering some seriously good food for you to sink your teeth into. Running from 11am – 4pm this weekend’s Saturday Street Food Market vendors include The Indian Rasoi, Churros Susanna, Yümlaut, The Gin Box and HMS Cupcake.
Birmingham Rep | Saturday
From the Olivier award-winning Producer of West End hits Top Hat, The Play That Goes Wrong and Hetty Feather, La Strada is a deeply impassioned tale of both love and loss that follows the story of Gelsomina and Zampano, a travelling street performer. But when the pair stumble across a ragtag circus and a daredevil tight-rope walker, Gelsomina finds herself caught between the two men, not knowing which way to turn.
Get your tickets for Strada here!
Independent Birmingham Festival
The Bond Company | Saturday
Celebrating the very best independent of Birmingham’s independent bars, pubs, street food traders, artists, musicians and much more, the first Birmingham Independent Festival is taking over The Bond Company in Digbeth this Saturday. If you were lucky enough to get your hands on tickets for the event, you’ll be able to indulge in some really delicious food and drink, whilst celebrating everything that’s great about Birmingham!
Discover Independent Birmingham here!
UK Designer Expo
Boxxed, Digbeth | Saturday 13
Making a return to Birmingham, the UK Designer Expo is your chance to see and buy SS17 collections from fashion’s up-and-coming streetwear brands before anyone else with over 20 independent designers from across the country exhibiting their latest work and collections. To add to your shopping experience, you can get your hands on gourmet street food and dance the day away to music and entertainment from both local and international DJs.
Click here to get your tickets!