4 fantastic things to do with your dad in Birmingham this Father's Day

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There are lots of fun things to do in Birmingham this weekend including Gardeners’ World Live and the BBC Good Food Show

There’s something for every dad happening in Birmingham this Father’s Day.

Whether he's a foodie, a gardening enthusiast, or just loves good music, there are events all around the city to make his day memorable.

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Below you’ll find our useful guide to some top happenings in the city, this Sunday (June 16).

1. BBC Good Food Show

First up, the BBC Good Food Show Summer 2024, takes place from June 13th to June 16th at the NEC. It's a fantastic event featuring live cooking demos, tasting sessions, and foodie workshops.

Expect to see renowned chefs like Nadiya Hussain, James Martin, Michel Roux, and Lisa Faulkner live on stage.

2. Gardeners’ World Live

Not just for food lovers, the BBC Gardeners' World Live is happening simultaneously, also at the NEC. This celebration of summer gardening offers a line-up of Gardeners' World TV presenters and top experts.

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Highlights include inspirational Show Gardens and a bustling Floral Marquee with displays and plants for sale. New for 2024, Adam Frost will present the 'Chef's Table' Show Garden, highlighting outdoor living and homegrown produce.

Chefs from the BBC Good Food Show will join Adam for daily cookery demos in the garden. Additionally, visitors can enjoy exclusive Garden Walks and Plant Expert Tours before the show opens to the public, providing a private viewing with chances to ask questions.

Entry to BBC Gardeners' World Live also includes access to the BBC Good Food Show, making it a day out with something for everyone.

3. Skather’s Day at The Night Owl

If music is more your dad's vibe, head over to Skather's Day at The Night Owl on June 16th. It's a family-friendly event featuring the best of ska, reggae, and rocksteady.

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Enjoy delicious jerk street food from Dining by Dalton, served from 3pm to 6pm, and dance to the tunes spun by top DJs throughout the afternoon.

4. Father’s Day menu

Lastly, for a culinary delight, The Victoria in Barnt Green offers a special Father's Day menu on June 16th.

From 11:30 AM, families can treat dads to a three-course meal, featuring starters like Chipotle Sticky Chicken, classic Sunday Roasts, and a luxurious 30 Day-Aged 10oz Rib-Eye Steak.

End the meal with a decadent dessert like the Chocolate Bomb or opt for one of their celebratory cocktails.

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