Vintage Clothing Sale & 5 other great events coming to Birmingham this week

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From live theatre to wine tasting – you’ll never be short of finding something to do in the city. Here’s our brand new weekly round-up of the best things to see, do and discover in the city this week.

Thriller Live | The Alexandra | Monday – Saturday

Heading to Birmingham direct from the West End, Thriller Live is a jam-packed two-hour show celebrating the music of Michael Jackson.

Having being watched by more than five million people across the world, this thrilling musical is one that Jackson fans simply won’t want to miss as it takes you through an incredible journey of his greatest hits, from ABC to Dirty Diana, P.Y.T and the mighty Thriller when it comes to the Alexandra all this week.

Tickets are from £13. Click here to book yours.

Wines of the USA | Hotel du Vin | Friday

What better way could there possibly be to start off the weekend than with a glass of wine – or six? This Friday, join Master Sommelier, Nigel Wilkinson at Hotel du Vin for a night of delicious wines from the U.S, a four-course dinner and canapés.

Wines of the USA will focus on the wines of Califonia, and as the fourth largest producer of wine in the world after France, the U.S has been crafting some gorgeous wine for more than 300 years. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a total novice, you’re sure to enjoy this interactive, gastronomic experience.

Tickets cost £79 including dinner, canapés and six wines. Click here to book yours now.

Birmingham Coffee Festival | Custard Factory | Friday – Sunday

This weekend is a coffee-lovers paradise as the Birmingham Coffee Festival is back for another year at the Custard Factory. And there’s no need to worry about the rain either, as the whole festival takes place inside.

Throughout the festival, you’ll be able to sample bottomless coffee samples from local traders including Waylands Yard, Ngopi and Quater Horse, as well as roasters including Hasbean, Iron & Fire and Caravan Coffee Roasters.

Want to learn how to make the perfect home brew? Then make sure you head along to the host of master classes to help take your coffee skills to the next level. You can learn everything from latte art, to knowing how to get the most out of your aeropress.

Felling hungry? You can grab a bite from one of the delicious food traders including What the Cluck, Dim Sum Su and The Bones Pizza while enjoying live music from local performers.

Tickets for the festival cost £8 online or £10 on the door. They even include a tote bag for you to carry around all your goodies in. We’ll see you there?

BoneHead House Party | BoneHead | Saturday

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The fabulous independent BoneHead is hosting its very own monthly house party this Saturday – and you won’t want to miss it.

As well as tucking into mouth-watering food from delicious late night snacks and signature beers, you’ll also be treated to live music from Manchester’s Leather Party.

Running every first Saturday of each month from 9pm, BoneHead’s House Party is free to attend. Click here for all the info.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor | Symphony Hall | Saturday

Songbird Sophie Ellis-Bexter is bringing her brand new tour to Symphony Hall on Saturday.

Accompanied by a full orchestra, Sophie will be performing orchestral versions some of her biggest hits alongside her disco classics.

After releasing her debut album in 2001, Sophie went on to have six UK Top 10 Singles including Murder on the Dancefloor, Take Me Home and Mixed Up World.

Tickets are priced from £33. Click here to book yours.

Vintage Clothing Sale | Council House, Victoria Square | Sunday

This Sunday, make sure you head to the Council House in Victoria Square to get your hands on some seriously retro Italian clothes.

At this vintage sale, you’ll buy by the kilo, so if you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe with some cool retro staples in time for the warmer weather, then look no further.

Running from 11am to 4pm, tickets for this event cost just £2. Click here to book yours.

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