From bottomless burgers and booze to award-winning theatre shows and sample sales, here are the best ways to spend your week in Birmingham
On Your Feet | Birmingham Hippodrome | Tuesday – Saturday
Direct from London’s West End, the On Your Feet! U.K. tour opens at Birmingham Hippodrome on Tuesday. Bringing a Cuban fire to the city, this show-stopping production tells the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, as it documents their musical journey from its origins in Cuba to the streets of Miami and pop stardom.
On Your Feet! received rave views from critics across the board in London and featuring hits including Conga and Get On Your Feet, expect thrilling choreography and music that will have you dancing the rest of the week away. Tickets are priced from £22. Click here to book yours.
Designer clothing sample sale | Custard Factory | Wednesday – Thursday
Gents, this one’s for you. If you’re searching for some new key pieces to update your wardrobe with, then head down to the Custard Factory on Wednesday for a designer clothing sample sale featuring brands LUKE 1977 and Weekend Offender.
Running on Wednesday and Thursday, the sample sale will be filled with new AW19 pieces in sizes large and medium with up to 80% off, which is an absolute bargain if you’re after new key essentials. Click here for timings and more details.
Bianca Del Rio | Arena Birmingham | Thursday
Queen of Mean Bianca Del Rio is in town on Thursday as she brings her brand new tour to Arena Birmingham.
After taking the crown in season six of Ru Paul’s Drag Race (arguably our favourite season in Style HQ) Bianca has gone on to become one of the most successful drag queens in the world. The self-confessed clown in a gown will be talking everything from the internet to politics as part of her It’s Jester Joke Tour and you can still grab last-minute tickets by clicking here.
Burger Bingo BRM | The Red Lion | Thursday
This is a new one for us, but it sounds like a great night out in the city. Impossible Things Entertainment is taking over The Red Lion in the Jewellery Quarter this week for Burger Bingo BRM, which is an evening including two hours of bottomless burgers and booze, plus plenty of prizes to be picked up along the way. Sound like your cup of tea? Click here for more information.
The Lovely Bones | Birmingham REP | Friday – Saturday, September 21
Due to phenomenal demand, The Lovely Bones is returning to the REP from Friday through to Saturday, September 21. The stage adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel follows the life of Susie Salmon, a young girl who dreams beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. But Susie’s life is different – she’s dead.
From this, she observes her family and friends as a spirit as they battle the grief that follows after her passing. Susie is desperate to help them, but can she find a way of reaching them?