Your What’s on guide for Birmingham this weekend (May 20 -22)

Here’s your guide to the best gigs and events taking place in the city

Years & Years at the Utilita Arena, 21 May

Over at Resorts World Arena on Saturday, Olly Alexander’s electropop musical project Years & Years will be playing as part of “the Night Call Tour”. Curating a line up of talent, from Queer House Party to L Devine and Eddy Luna.

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The night seeks a unique level of inclusivity, offering buddy initiatives for those travelling to shows alone, as well as BSL interpreters throughout the gig.

More information is available on the Resorts World Arena website, here.

Olly Alexander of Years and Years performs during HITS Radio's HITS Live 2021 at Resorts World Arena on November 20, 2021 in Birmingham

Omid Djalili at Birmingham Symphony Hall, 21 May

Omid Djalili is also in Birmingham this Saturday. The Iranian-British icon will be bringing his much loved comedy style to the Symphony Hall for a night that promises to be a captivating comedy masterclass.

Omid has earned praise across the world for his performances and is a household name for many of his TV and film appearances. Anyone interested in finding out more can find out more at the B:Music website.

Omid Djalili

Whitesnake & Foreigner at Utilita Arena, 22 May

Whitesnake and Foreigner are currently hitting the road across the UK, with special guests Europe, and will be making a stop here in Birmingham at the Utilita Arena on Sunday.

The mega-line up, responsible for some of the most iconic songs in rock history, will be performing all the classic hits such as “Here I Go Again” and “I Want to Know What Love Is” which made fans fall in love with them in the first place. More information available at the Utilita Arena website.

Whitesnake and Foreigner announced that together they will be hitting the road across the UK in 2020 alongside very special guests Europe.

Birmingham Ramblers Walk for the Public, 21 May

For anyone looking for a calmer option for their weekend, the Birmingham Ramblers Walk for the Public will be happening Saturday morning.

Meeting at 10:15 at Moor Street Station, the group will be taking a 5.5 mile walk from Hatton Station to Warwick Parkway. The walk will see ramblers walk down Hatton Locks, including two refreshments breaks for both a picnic and a canal side pub. Anyone interested in attending should head on over to Eventbrite for more information.

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