Here are the best things to do in Birmingham this week

As we welcome in a new decade, it only seems right to start the new year with a host of great events. From Bowie parties to live comedy, here are the best things to see, do and discover in Birmingham this week

Discover Birmingham | The Sunflower Lounge | Friday – January 26, 2020

Birmingham’s own Ed Geater will be performing as part of Discover Birmingham on January 9, 2020.

A new year means a bunch of new music from some of the best local acts from the city and beyond. Throughout January, The Sunflower Lounge is hosting Discover Birmingham, which will give you the chance to discover some upcoming acts alongside established performers. In association with BBC Introducing West Midlands, click here to check out the line-up in full.

Dressed to the Nines | Birmingham Museum | Now – September 4, 2020

Discover the evolution of dressing up at BMAG

An absolute must-see for anyone who’s interested in fashion history, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, Dressed to the Nines, celebrates the evolution of clothing and the part in plays in dressing up and going out for a special occasion. With pieces dating from around 1850 to the present day, you can explore a stunning range of gowns and accessories from designers including Christian Dior, as well as a collection of photographs and sketches. More details can be found here.

Friday Night Comedy | The Glee Club | Friday

Enjoy some live comedy at The Glee Club

If you’re looking for a cheap, low-key night out, The Glee Club is hosting its weekly Friday Night Comedy evening this week. With a line-up including four incredible stand-up comedians, it’s the perfect way to kick back with a couple of drinks or head out with friends after the working week’s over. To find out more about this week’s event and to take a look at upcoming shows at The Glee Club, click here.

Bowie Night 2020 | The Night Owl | Saturday

Let’s Dance! Bowie fans will not want to miss this, as The Night Owl’s hugely popular Bowie Night is returning for its third year. In an evening that celebrates all things Bowie, you can expect live music, a DJ blasting out Bowie tunes all night and an unmissable tribute act. So get ready to channel your inner Iggy Stardust as prizes will also be given for the best dressed Bowie. Tickets cost £8, click here to get yours now!

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