Out & About: What’s on this Bank Holiday weekend!

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Looking for something to do? We’ve rounded up the best events, concerts and exhibitions in the city!

Digbeth Dining Club
Spotlight | Every Friday & Saturday | Free Entry!

This year Digbeth Dining Club is bigger than ever with the multi award-winning street food event taking place weekly. Showcasing some of the city’s top eateries you can sink your teeth into everything from indulgent sweet treats from Bournville Waffle Company to delicious pizzas, curry’s, burgers and so much more.

I Want! I Want!
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Featuring 26 artists and collectives who have been influenced by the ever-changing development of technology, I Want! I Want! showcases works from the mid-1990s to the present day. The mixture of several artists shows a diverse range of styles and contrasting views of the culture and society that envelopes us. Themes include relationships, habits, surveillance and many more. Drawing, animation, video, photography and computer graphics are just some of the ways in which the artists show the range of themes displayed at the exhibition.

Check out our review of the exhibition here!

Birmingham’s Big Fat Pizza Festival
No 21 Digbeth | 28 April

Hosted by Taste & Liquor, this is a festival that pizza lovers shouldn’t miss this bank holiday! Alongside a gin and rum bar and The Big Fat Cocktail Shake, pizza connoisseur’s can get involved in pizza competitions, game shows and live music. Running all day Birmingham’s Big Fat Pizza Festival is a great way to kick off your bank holiday weekend. Get your tickets by clicking here!

Live Comedy
The Glee Club

Offering great comedians, stand-up shows, music and food why not head to The Glee Club this weekend for some Bank Holiday belly laughs. This Sunday, four top comedians will take to the stage as part of The Glee Club’s Bank Holiday Comedy Special featuring sets from Andrew Stanley, Jake Lambert, Laura Lexx and Paul Tonkinson.

Get your tickets here

Oliver Beer
Ikon Gallery Now – 4 June

For the first time since 2011 British artist, Oliver Beer returns to Ikon allowing you to view his most new and recent work. I Wan’na Be Like You will be the name of one of his works which is a ‘re-animation’ of a scene from Walt Disney’s Jungle Book featuring drawings made by 2,500 local school children up to the age of 13.

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