10 things to do in Birmingham this weekend (Sep 10 - 12)

Here’s our pick of a 10 brilliant things to do in Birmingham this weekend (Sep 10 -12)

Stackz Burger shack is taking over the kitchen at The Flapper on Cambrian Wharf in Birmingham city centre

From burger takeovers to live music, theatre and art - there’s a lot to keep you entertained this weekend.

Here’s a selection of 10 things to keep you busy from Friday right through to Sunday before the week starts again.

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Stackz Burger Shack to take over the kitchen at The Flapper, Cambrian Wharf

Two of Birmingham’s much-loved independent hospitality businesses are joining forces to bring their epic burgers and beers to the city.

Stackz Burger Shack is taking over the kitchen at The Flapper from Friday to bring guests its signature burgers, fried chicken and loaded fries - and some new dishes.

The Flapper’s owner Sam Campbell-Whyte says: “We’re so excited to welcome Stackz into The Flapper family.

“Stackz is most definitely one of the best independent burger businesses in Birmingham at the moment; the quality, taste and attention to detail is spectacular.

“We’re also collaborating on some exciting additions to the weekly events at pub and can’t wait to announce the first one towards the end of September.”

Independent burger stars Stackz Burgerz has taken over the kitchen at The Flapper in Birmingham city centre

Bingo Lingo and more at The Forum, Dale End

Birmingham’s first new live music venue in over a decade launched with a blast last week with a party like no other.

This weekend they’ve got Bingo Lingo - promising big prizes from the incredible to the ridiculous (including a money-can’t buy cardboard cut-out of Philip Schofield) and  &friends - TNQ Presents. Lenzman, Fox, Satl & Blindside in Space54 from 10pm to 4am.

Foka Wolf takeover at The Old Crown

Birmingham-based Guerrilla artist Foka Wolf is bringing unseen works and installations to a one of a kind exhibition at The Old Crown.

There’s a charity auction with unique pieces from Foka Wolf, signed Greg James books, Joe Lycette print and signed Brad Carter books at 5pm on Sunday, before the exhibition closes.

Foka Wolf and The Old Crown are partnering with Parkinson’s UK for the event.

90s night, and live music at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath

The weekend kicks off with the legendary singing gameshow Famous First Words at the Hare & Hounds - there’s free drinks, prizes and a trophy up for grabs at this free event on Friday.

There are a few tickets left forJordan Nocturne and special guests on Friday too. But the Dreadzone gig on Saturday is sold out. You can still check out the 90s night though. On Sunday Rosie Tee + SealionWoman are playing.

JAQKS fast food restaurant has opened its biggest branch on Temple Row in Birmingham city centre

JAQS first weekend of opening on Temple Row

One of Birmingham’s leading fast food restaurant chains opened its biggest restaurant so far on Monday.

If you’re in town pop in and try out their fried chicken and chips - they reckon they are the best in the UK. There’s only one way to find out...

Ceri Dupree - A Star is Torn at Birmingham Hippodrome 

Ceri Dupree has performed almost anywhere - and now he’s starring in Birmingham on Saturday.

Come and see his amazing impersonations of the likes of Joan (Rivers and Collins), Shirley Bassey,  Lady Gaga, Cher, Camilla, Tina Turner, HM the Queen, the Three Degrees (yes, all three - allegedly) and lots, lots more!

East is East returns to The Rep Birmingham for its 25th anniversary

East is East at The REP

It’s 25 years since East is East premiered at the REP. Now the smash-hit comedy drama is back and you can come and rediscover just how great a production it is.  Watch as George Khan attempts to raise his family the proper Pakistani way, not realising all the distractions that 70s Salford can present. It’s on until September 25.

Rock of Ages at The Alexandra

The hilarious musical comedy featuring over 25 classic rock anthems, including including Don’t Stop Believin’, We Built This City, The Final Countdown, Wanted Dead or Alive, Here I Go Again, Can’t Fight this Feeling and I Want To Know What Love Is, played loud and proud by an awesome live band is in town - last night is Saturday.

Lawyers Arts Club X Digbeth Art Space at the Custard Factory

This exhibition is on until Thursday, September 30. It features a series of handmade artworks each with a legal narrative from Birmingham artists Harri hampson and George Cox. It’s offering a place to reflect, as well as spark important and relevant discussions.

Roxanna Halls Crime Spree is exhibiting at Reuben Collins Fine Art Gallery on Colmore Row in Birmingham city centre

Roxanna Halls - Crime Spree - at Reuben Colley Fine Art Gallery on Colmore Row

Coinciding with Birmingham Pride 2021 the exhibition will be on until October 21. As a ‘queer’ feminist artist, Halls expresses in her work the principles for which the Pride movement also stands:  resistance in the face of prejudice, and celebration of the right to be whoever you want to be. http://www.reubencolleyfineart.co.uk/artist/roxana-halls