The round-up: What’s on this weekend!

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From an Olivier Award-winning musical to bingo with a comical twist – here’s what’s on in Birmingham this weekend!

Miss Saigon | Birmingham Hippodrome | Wednesday – Saturday September 23

Following an incredible run in the West End, Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s Olivier Award-winning musical lands at Birmingham Hippodrome for nine weeks on Wednesday as part of an epic UK tour. It follows the journey of 17-year-old Kim, who meets and falls in love with American GI, Chris. But when they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon, can Kim find her way back to him before her world’s torn apart?

Get your tickets for Miss Saigon here!
See what happened when we caught up with the cast & creatives at rehearsals here!


Jewellery Quarter Festival | Friday – Sunday

The annual JQ Festival is returning this weekend; bringing businesses, residents and visitors together across three days to celebrate everything about one of the most creative parts of the city. With free entertainment, guided heritage tours, exclusive discounts and offers and free entry to The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter (Saturday only) it’s the perfect day out for all the family.

Find out more here!
MADE Festival | The Digbeth Triangle | Saturday

For one day only, some of the biggest dance acts come together at the Digbeth Triangle for a truly memorable festival experience. With a line-up that includes DJ sets from the likes of Chase & Status, Charlie Sloth, The Street’s Mike Skinner, Sub Focus, Gorgon City and many more, MADE Festival is back for its fourth year. The festival may have sold out, but if you’re one of the lucky ones who got your hands on tickets, you’re in for a day of non-stop dancing!

Click here to see our list of top acts playing at MADE Festival 2017!

Bottomless Bingo | The Button Factory | Sunday

If you love bottomless fizz, or bottomless beer for that matter, then we can guarantee that you’re probably going to love The Button Factory’s brand new event. This Sunday, why not head to the stylish pub in Jewellery Quarter for a few rounds of comedy bingo? Expect some hilarious additional antics to the traditional game and finish your weekend off with a bang!

Book your tickets here, or give the team at The Button Factory a call!

Taste & Liquor at Sarehole Mill | Sunday

Take a trip to Birmingham Trust’s Sarehole Mill this Sunday for a day of culture, community, global street food and outdoor pop-ups. Sink your teeth into some seriously good food from The Smokin Joint, Mrs Patel’s and Momma Bears and Wings and Tings; don’t forget to stop by at Blue Bell’s for a treat that will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Whilst you’re there, take a stroll around the Mill’s stunning surroundings and pop inside for your weekly dose of Brummie culture.

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