This weekend you can eat, drink and be merry at events around the city. The Birmingham Weekender is back but that’s not all, check out our top choices!
Craft Market | Custard Factory, Digbeth
Saturday 23 September
Not just another craft market. Find free circus activities and a variety of street food vendors including Chef Shack, The Paneer Wrap Street Food Company and Nyam Nyam. Take a break from shopping to wander through the Custard Factory’s independent galleries.
See what’s on offer here.
Birmingham Weekender | Multiple locations
Friday 22 – Sunday 24 September
From a Drink and Draw Spectacular at the Edwardian Tearooms to Drag Queen Story Time at Library of Birmingham, there’s so much to do at the city’s biggest arts festival. Celebrate Birmingham’s talent and diversity with something for everyone. Most events are free too! Check out our top 10 here.
Find out more and get tickets for your favourites here.
Birmingham Floating Market | Arena Birmingham canalside
Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September
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All aboard for a unique shopping experience. With over a dozen narrowboat traders in attendance, there’s plenty of choice at this year’s floating market. As well as an abundance of crafts, you can also find vendors serving felafel, toasties and Italian food.
Find out more about the event here.
Art Rave | Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, City Centre
Friday 22 September
Part of the Birmingham Weekender, get down with some seriously eclectic beats at this rave hosted by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Get there early to view the artwork exhibition or head to the bar. Then get ready for sets playing classic video game theme tunes, dubstep and the best of French house music.
Join the discussion and find out more here.
Sausage Fest with Bottomless Beer or Cocktails | Rub Smokehouse
Wednesday 20 September
Oktoberfest comes to Birmingham! Head down to the Rub Smokehouse and Bar for a hump-day treat. Get your gut ready to indulge in all-you-can-eat sausages, rolls, fries and drinks for just £24.95. Serve yourself as many as you can within 90 minutes and sample a range of bangers from currywurst and chorizo to vegetarian halloumi sausages. Wash it all down with unlimited beer or cocktails. Book your tickets here!
Click here to get tickets for sittings at 6pm or 8.15pm.
Live & Loud | Selfridges, Bullring
Birmingham’s leading department store is hosting its annual music festival this weekend. Coinciding with Birmingham Weekender, Live + Loud celebrates the city’s diverse and vibrant contribution to music. From live DJ sets from The Streets’ Mike Skinner as well as local and unsigned artists to a pop-up radio station from YouTube sensations SBTV and so much more, make sure you head to Selfridges this weekend for a real dose of musical talent. Find out more about Live + Loud here!