Events in Birmingham between Feb 2017 and May 2017
Birmingham will be bustling with fun-filled events and entertainment over the next few months. From music to comedy and lots of great markets, there is loads of action going on this summer and beyond.
The Birmingham River makes for a beautiful backdrop, winding through the busy centre and hosting a number of watersport activities.
The bars and restaurants that lie along the riverside are hugely popular with tourists and locals alike and you are never far from the next adventure when in Birmingham.
If you’re looking for hassle-free transport in and around the Birmingham area then why not organise great value Birmingham bus hire with a driver? Wherever you are planning on going, this is a really convenient way to travel.
Take a look at our blog for a roundup of some of the biggest events that are taking place over the coming months.
American Idiot: The Musical
Head over to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre to experience the award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, featuring music from Green Day.
A theatregoers favourite, the musical has attracted a range of positive comments from critics.
If you’re looking for a pulse-raising musical then look no further. A must for musical lovers.
Birmingham Comedy Festival
Looking to wind down and have a good laugh?
The Birmingham Comedy Festival has an array of acts that will have you in stitches. With over 60 comedians taking part, there is sure to be a show or two that will keep you entertained.
The event starts off with the Birmingham Comedy Festival Gala at Birmingham City Hall on 26 February and features some of the funniest people from across the world.
If you’re not aching too much from laughing, head out to one of the fantastic bars on the side of the river for a nightcap.
Experience the wonders of Asian culture right here in Birmingham at the BrisAsia Festival from 27 January through to 19 February.
There is a packed schedule of events including Chinese New Year celebrations, food discovery tours in the Asian precinct and many more arts and cultural events.
Chinatown Mall will be hosting a range of festivities to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year such as dancers, music and parades.
The Collective Markets
South Bank plays host to a range of stalls and activities that feature as part of The Collective Markets.
If you are looking for unique and hand-crafted gifts then this is the right place to find them. As well as the stalls that are set up in Stanley Street Plaza, you will find musicians playing live music and cuisine from street food stalls.
The Collective Markets run from 5 February through to the end of June.
Birmingham is so popular with tourists and fun-seekers that it creates a real carnival like atmosphere. If you are looking to see the best of Birmingham, get down to some of these exciting events and get out and about in the city.
Due to the busy nature of the city it can sometimes mean that transport is a bit of a nightmare.
Birmingham is United Kingdom’s third most populous city and is heaving with people. Getting around the centre is made easier if you like to hire bikes (you can pick them up at one bike station and drop off at another) or you can take a boat to cross the river.
If you are looking to take a slightly longer journey then you may be best to book coachcompany.co.uk in Birmingham, as it is one of the most reliable ways of getting to events.
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