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The many events that are happening in Birmingham this weekend!

In a city as vibrant and busy as Birmingham, there’s never a lack of things to do!

Birmingham City Centre

But this weekend in particular, there are endless things to do and events to attend to suit everyone – from whisky and gin lovers, to families with children! Events are taking place in the city centre and beyond, so you’ll be sure to find something to suit whatever you want to do and wherever you want to go!

We’ve researched some of the amazing events going on this weekend, and we can’t decide which one we’re going to attend! Check them out for yourself and let us know if you decide to attend any of these great events!

Brums Big Fat Pizza Festival

Hosted by Taste and Liquor, Brums Big Fat Pizza Festival celebrates the incredible cheese and bread based Italian dish. There will be pizza on offer (obviously) made by some of the UK’s top pizzeria’s, and there will be a few additional street food vendors supplying the sides and other pizzas! An array of food and drink will be on offer, with a bar at the venue. Entertainment will be provided in the form of 80s kids’ films being shown in the TV room, DJ sets, free face painting for any little ones and much more!

Where: Quantum Exhibition Centre, Digbeth

When: Saturday 14th September 12pm – 8pm

Price: £8 + booking fee

Type: Food and entertainment

Check out more details here

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival is the first of its kind and celebrates the hit TV show! The event has been co-curated by Steven Knight, the shows creator, and will include immersive theatre, live music, fashion, a museum, food, drink and poetry – all inspired by the show and the post-WW1 era that it is set. The historic streets of Digbeth will be the host of the event, with warehouses and factories in the area employing lighting, sound, smoke and video to really bring the era to life.

Where: The Digbeth Estate, Digbeth

When: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September from 12pm

Price: From £67.20 for general admission

Type: Entertainment, immersive

Check out more details here

Midlands Whisky Festival

The Whisky Festival is organised by Nickolls & Perks and is a full day of whisky tasting! The event features over 300 whiskies to try, along with food pairings, whisky talks and array of masterclasses! This is definitely an event for whisky lovers to widen their knowledge on the drink and enjoy different brands!

Where: TheStudio, 7 Cannon St

When: Saturday 14th September 11:30am – 5:30pm

Price: £40 + booking fee

Type: Drink tasting and masterclasses

Check out more details here

Moseley Gin Festival

The Prince of Wales pub in Moseley host an end-of-summer gin festival yearly, and this years’ event is this weekend! The festival features some of the best gins on the market, with over 100 different types on offer. There will be award winning street food, live entertainment, giveaways and much more. The ticket price includes a free welcome gin and a token for one full meal from one of the street food vendors at the event, amongst other benefits.

Where: The Prince of Wales

When: Saturday 14th September 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Price: £25 + booking fee

Type: Drink tasting and entertainment

Check out more details here

Birmingham Heritage Week

Birmingham Heritage Week is organised by Birmingham Museums Trust and is a city-wide festival that celebrates Birmingham’s rich and diverse heritage. 70 partner organisations come together for the 10-day event, to organise over 100 events, such as exhibitions, tours, open days and concerts – all across the city.

Where: Multiple locations

When: Thursday 12th September – 22nd September

Price: Varied

Type: Multiple

Check out more details here


So as you can see, we’re spoiled for choice this weekend with things to do! There’s really something for everyone going on – from gin lovers and whisky lovers looking to learn more and enjoy the drink they love, to families with children who are wanting to learn more about our great city! Do let us know if you attend any of these events and tell us how great they were!

Contact us today to find out more send an email to info@breslins.co.uk or give us a call on 0121 233 0456 or come and have an informal coffee and a chat in our offices located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.