Comedy

 

Glee Club in the Arcadian is a Birmingham institution. With an enviable line-up of the freshest comedy acts, music and spoken word, the Glee Club is the perfect place for a night out with friends.

Jongleurs has relocated to a new location in the midst of Broad Street nightlife, bringing you fresh food, plentiful drink and top class comedy.

Highlight is Birmingham’s biggest comedy club yet.  This flagship venue on Broad Street is part of an all-round entertainment bonanza. As well as the best in UK and international comedy, there’s Risa's six bars and dance areas downstairs too. So when the encores are over, you can dance the night away.

Solihull Arts Complex hosts a monthly comedy night with three different acts from the London Comedy circuit. Many comics are Comedy Store regulars and Barnstormers Comedy promoters pride themselves on finding the funniest, smartest and silliest comedians out there.

Keep an eye out at our theatres where the world’s top comedians regularly call in during UK tours. There’s also a network of comedy pubs around the city where tomorrow’s Frank Skinner or Lenny Henry will make their mark.

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Upcoming highlights

International Jazz & Blues Festival

18-27 JULY: (mostly) free gigs taking place at restaurants, bars, public spaces, museums.

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Moseley Folk Festival

29-31 August - unsigned acts next to established international artists makes for an exciting bill

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Fusion Festival

30 & 31 August - Cofton Park will play host to the ultimate summer pop...

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City of Colours Street Art

6 September - Over 100 street artists will transform Digbeth, into one of the UKs...

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CATS

9-27 September -Andrew Lloyd-Webber's smash-hit musical returns to the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Shopping

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Shopping centres

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Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

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Markets

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Jewellery Quarter

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Getting Married in Birmingham

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Culture

Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

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Theatre

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

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Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

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Film

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

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Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

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Sporting highlights

British Athletics at Alexander Stadium

See Britain's best athletes at the Alexander Stadium this August.

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Cricket

Edgbaston: synonymous with world class international cricket.

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Football

With five top clubs there’s real football choice here.

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Golf

Birmingham offers some outstanding golf courses.

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