Bonfires, bingo and a bottomless chip fest – here are our top picks of what’s on in the city this weekend!
Bongo’s Bingo with Blazin’ Squad | Crane | Friday November 3
The popular bingo game with a difference returns to CRANE this Friday for a mad evening filled with ridiculous prizes, heckling and an appearance from the one and only Blazin’ Sqaud. A hilarious way to kick off your weekend, you can win everything from a box of cereal to a Henry Hoover and even cold, hard cash! Grab your tickets here!
Clean Bandit | O2 Academy | Friday November 3
With a Grammy Award and three UK number one singles under their belt, electronic trio Clean Bandit have come a long way since their uni days at Cambridge where they first formed. Following on from a number of appearances at festivals – including a slot on V Festival’s mainstage back in August – the band are currently in the midst of playing their biggest tour to date. You can catch them playing hits including Symphony and Rockabye, this Friday, get your tickets here!
Chip Supper Fest | Rub Smokehouse & Bar | Friday November 3
French fries, sweet potato fries, Belgian fries, shoe string fries…the list goes on. Join American food joint Rub Smokehouse and Bar for its latest bottomless evening, that this time around is celebrating the humble chip. Topped with your choice of rubs, seasonings and spices, sauces, cheese and gravy, bread and butter will also be up for grabs to make the ultimate chip butty. With a noughties soundtrack and cocktails flowing all night, this is an event not be missed for chip lovers in the city! Find out more here!
Edgbaston Fireworks Spectacular | Edgbaston Stadium | Saturday November 4
This weekend wouldn’t be complete without a fireworks display, and once again Edgbaston Stadium is pulling out all of the stops for its annual fireworks spectacular. In partnership with Capital FM, that will be playing some of the biggest tracks of the year, the evening will be complete with fairground rides, a huge selection of food and drinks stalls to keep you warm and of course, a show-stopping fireworks display! Book your tickets in advance here.
Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up | Symphony Hall | Sunday November 5
Best known for his role as Uncle Brynn in Gavin & Stacey and for his appearances on comedy panel shows including Would I Lie to You, Rob Brydon is taking to the stage at Symphony Hall for his latest tour, I Am Standing Up. This is Rob’s first stand-up tour since his sold-out national tour and West End run in 2009. Get your tickets to Rob’s gig here.
Nativity! The Musical | Birmingham REP | Now – November 12
Step into Christmas early as the musical stage adaptation of Debbie Isitt’s much-loved festive show continues its run at the REP. A feel-good show that’s packed with yuletide glee, Nativity! The Musical is sure to convert any Scrooge into a lover of all things Christmas. Click here for tickets.