Quirky things to do in Birmingham

Quirky things to do in Birmingham

Looking for unique, quirky and fun things to do in Birmingham? The UK's second city has an incredible array of entertaining things to do including some eccentric and peculiar activities! Here's our guide of the best hidden gems that Birmingham has to offer without all the usual tourist traps (yawn!) If you're looking for the most mental weekend away in Birmingham try and cram in these awesome activities! Go on, we dare you!

Learn how to DJ in Digbeth

In the heart of Digbeth, you'll find DJ Gym and we offer one-to-one DJ lessons for all ages and ability levels! This is probably one of the most quirky things to do in Brum!

You can book a single lesson or a whole course for yourself or a loved one. It makes a memorable activity for music lovers! Gift vouchers are also available.

The studio is open seven days a week between 10am and 10pm but advance booking is recommended! For last minute bookings we recommend you use the contact form here.

Click here to view the options for DJ lessons in Digbeth

Adult DJ Lessons at DJ Gym
Kids DJ Lessons at DJ Gym

Skate on down to Roller Jam

The 80s are back, but with a modern twist! Get yourself down to Birmingham's Roller Jame for the best roller disco in town. You'll have an exhilarating time bopping to the best DJ jams while you whirl around their industrial skating rink. The music here is fresh and modern and makes for an excellent day out!

You can get boozy while you glide around to your favourite anthems, overall an extraordinary day out!

Roller Jam Digbeth

Get cray cray with Hipster Crazy Golf!

Ghetto Golf is Birmingham's whacky crazy golf club with a neon dystopian twist! It's a blast! They serve food and cocktails to get you in the swing of things, pun intended! This a great day out for couples and groups and one hard to forget. The lighting and theming that went into this space is just incredible and the games to choose from offer variety for repeat visits!

Ghetto Golf in Digbeth

Take a Free Graffiti Tour

On the subject of graffiti, why not take a self-guided tour of Birmingham's post-industrial back alleys and snap some rare tags? Try this guide and follow the route for the best graffiti murals and tags in the cities creative quarter. Make sure you take your camera and if you've been inspired to leave your mark visit our friends at Graffiti Artist to pick up some cans and graffiti materials. This is certainly a cheap but creative day out in Birmingham!

Tuck in to some Brummie Street Food

Birmingham is a foodie haven, if you know where to look! Digbeth Dining Club is reviving the cities street food scene. Check out their touring locations and pop-up eateries to get a taste of the city. Chow down on steamy fish tacos or traditional pie, there's something for every taste bud! Quirky favourites are reimagined and remixed to give us a fresh taste sensation every visit.

Digbeth Dining Club Street Food

Rave it up all weekend!

A visit to Birmingham wouldn't be complete without a night on the tiles. Birmingham has a unique rave scene with clubs and parties banging out the beats every night of the week. As a musical city you'll find an event to suit even the weirdest music taste from goth nights in the jewellery quarter to Techno in Digbeth, Birmingham has it all.

After Dark Birmingham

Slap on some glad rags and paint the town pink!

Birmingham has an incredible quirky LGBTQ community with it's own village in central Birmingham! Right next to China Town you'll find a row of queer bars and clubs that are especially packed on the weekends and during the annual Pride event. It's a safe-haven for everyone and enjoyed by gay people and their allies. Support the cities scene and grab a cocktail or see a drag show!

Drag at The Village Inn Birmingham

We hope you enjoyed our creative list of unusual things to do in Birmingham! We hope you enjoy the cities rich cultural heritage and have a great time in Brum!



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