9 things to do in Birmingham this weekend (November 12 - 14)

Here’s our pick of 9 brilliant Brummie things happening in the city this weekend

Fatboy Slim is performing in Birmingham this weekend (Photo by Mackenzie Sweetnam/Getty Images)

With another weekend almost upon us, we’ve round up a list of nine exciting events taking place in Birmingham this weekend.

It might be getting a little colder and more tempting to stay in, but if you fancy getting out and about for some weekend fun, we’ve got you covered.

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As usual, there’s plenty of live music and entertainment to keep you busy across the city’s venues and theatres.

Here’s a selection of all our recommended things to do in Birmingham this weekend.

Have a great time whatever you decide to do.

Freya Beer live at the Sunflower Lounge - Friday

After the release of her debut album, Beast, Freya Beer will play a headline show at Sunflower Lounge on Friday night.

The west London singer-songwriter will be bringing her deliciously gothic sounds to the venue.

Support comes from Redwood and Overclift.

You can buy tickets here

Oasis Maybe will perform at the Night Owl on Saturday

Oasis Maybe live at the Night Owl - Saturday

Liam and Noel aren’t getting back together just yet, but you can see the next best thing at the Night Owl on Sunday night - Oasis Maybe, one of the best tributes around, take to the stage.

The band are back by popular demand after a number of sell-out shows at the venue over the past couple of years performing the iconic hits of the Manchester band from 1994 – 1997.

Tickets are still available here.

The Allergies Live and Sam Redmore DJ Set at the Night Owl - Friday

The duo of DJ Moneyshot and Rackabeat have been delighting dance floors and lighting up the radio airwaves since forming The Allergies in 2012.

Clocking up ‘Album of The Day’ gongs, national ad campaign spots, and Radio 6 Music A-list status, the pair show no sign of stopping the fun. They’re about to cut the ribbon on their fifth album, Promised Land. Another showcase for their feel good funk, soul sampling savvy, and party-starting hip-hop.

Sam Redmore will also be performing a DJ set after the gig.

Get tickets here

Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys of the band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

OMD live at Resomorts World Arena - Friday

OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) will perform songs from their iconic album ‘Architecture and Morality’, plus many more hits from their legendary back catalogue when they take to the stage on Friday.

Featuring special guest Scritti Politti.

Get tickets here.

The Wedding Crashers.

The Wedding Crashers live at D.J. Quinn’s - Saturday

The Wedding Crashers are a professional piano and drums duo from the West Midlands, consisting of Joe Stafford on piano/lead vocals and Jayme Tovey on drums/backing vocals.

Free entry!

Bedknobs and Broomsticks at the Alexandra - until Sunday

With the original songs by Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The Beautiful Briny and new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, Bedknobs and Broomsticks is being brought to life at the MAC by award-winning theatre-makers Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison.

Dianne Pilkington stars as Miss Eglantine Price and Charles Brunton plays Emelius Browne.

Tickets a re available here.

Miss Piggy (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Elsi Fest)

Square Eyes: Muppets & Puppets at the MAC - Saturday

Puppets have been a part of the television landscape since the very first black and white TV sets entranced families with the tales of Andy Pandy and Muffin The Mule.

Kaleidoscope let their inner child loose for this warm and fuzzy celebration of the extensive world of TV puppetry. Join Monty and Co and the legendary Zippy for a whole lot of felt-based fun, as well as some rare gems from the archives featuring Sooty and the Muppets, plus a nostalgic nod to regional puppet mascots such as Tingha and Tucker.

You can get tickets here.

y Slim performs on the AO Live Stage on day seven of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mackenzie Sweetnam/Getty Images)

Fatboy Slim live at Utilita Arena Birmingham - Sunday

Fatboy Slim will be performing his We’ve Come a Long Way Together tour in Birmingham on Sunday night.

The English musician, DJ, and record producer helped to popularise the big beat genre in the 1990s. In the 1980, and his set will feature hits singles such as The Rockafeller Skank, Praise You, and Right Here, Right Now.

Tickets are available here.

Joel Corry live at The Mill - Sunday

Chart-topping DJ, producer and television personality Joel Corry will be perforing a set at The Mill in Digbeth this Sunday.

He came to prominence in 2019 with the release of his single “Sorry”, featuring vocals from Hayley May, which reached number six in the UK Singles Chart.

Get tickets here.

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