Brindleyplace Family Festival & other great events to enjoy in the city this week

Somehow, we’re half-way through the year already and we’ve been treated to some truly incredible events in the city, from Birmingham Pride to Flatpack Film Festival and everything in between, but we’re only just getting started.

This week’s What’s On is a real corker if we do say so ourselves; filled with fantastic things to do across Birmingham from Backstreet Boys at Arena Birmingham to live comedy at Cherry Reds and so much more! Take a look and see for yourself.

Trinity the Tuck | Glee Club | Tuesday

If you’re anything like us here at Style, then you’re probably already wondering what the heck to do after the latest series of RuPaul’s Drag Race finished last week.

But we’ve got just the thing you need to fill the void, as All Star 4 winner Trinity the Tuck is bringing her brand new one-woman show to Glee Club this Tuesday – can we get an amen up in here?

The Face, The Body Tour will feature songs from Trinity’s new album as well as appearances from characters including Star Fish, Sister Mary Kuntz and more.

Tickets are priced at £20 for show only and £40 for a meet & greet. Click here to book yours.

[Un]leashed: Birmingham Royal Ballet | Birmingham Hippodrome | Wednesday – Saturday

Inject some performing arts culture into your week and head to Birmingham Hippodrome to watch what we’re sure will be a fantastic performance by the renowned Birmingham Royal Ballet.

[Un}leashed is a composition of three stunning ballets all created by female choreographers, including the world premiere of Sense of Time by Didy Veldman, with a score by Gabriel Prokofiev.

Tickets start from just £12, so why not treat yourself to a night out in the city with a difference. Click here to get yours.

BBC Good Food Show Summer| NEC | Thursday – Sunday

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The perfect segway from Birmingham Coffee Festival last week, this Thursday sees the return of the BBC Good Food Show.

Taking over the NEC for four days, this popular event features everything from live cooking demos and appearances from some of your favourite celebrity chefs including Birmingham’s very own Glynn Purnell, Brad Carter, as well as local and national traders selling everything from mouthwatering food and drink, to the latest kitchen equipment and loads more.

The most exciting event of the summer for foodies, tickets for the BBC Good Food Show Summer are on sale now. Tickets cost between £20 – £89. Click here for more information.

Brindleyplace Family Festival | Brindleyplace | Saturday

Brindleyplace Dragonboat race 2016

This year’s Dragonboat Races at Brindleyplace is going to be bigger and better than ever before, as it also includes a huge festival that’s going to be filled with plenty for all ages to enjoy.

From dance workshops, a petting zoo, delicious food and drink at the food market, it’s set to be a fantastic day out in the heart of the city that won’t break the bank. The Dragonboats Race, which last year raised £56,000 for its chosen charity, will be taking place between 11am5pm, with the aim to raise as much money for Cure Leukaemia.

Want to know more about what to expect on the day? Click here to take a look.

Pizza House | Dig Brew | Saturday

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Dig Brew has been working on a pretty cool event that’s kicking off this Saturday, and we’re pretty sure it’s going to be a huge hit with pizza lovers across the city. So if you don’t have any plans this Saturday, then how does free pizza sounds to you? We’ve caught your attention now, haven’t we!

Here’s exactly how it works: tickets cost £15 and can be redeemed as a bar tab at the event and free pizza is served by the slice. All you have to do to get your hands on the cheesy goodness is buy a drink at the bar where you’ll then be handed a token that you exchange for a slice – it’s as simple as that!

Expect a range of tasty toppings, live music from the Dig Brew staff and a great Saturday out at one of the city’s fantastic independents. Book your tickets here.

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