1.  Arch 13’s Wednesday Wine Club | 1 & 15 Aug

Where: Arch 13 at Connollys, 220 Livery St, B3 1EU

You may be familiar with Arch 13 as one of the newer additions to the Jewellery Quarter, but did you know they host a Wednesday Wine Club? They’ve got two tastings during August:

1 Aug – Australia, Now Bad at Cricket, Good at Wine?

“Now that the Aussies are officially bad at Cricket (the Ashes, no idea what they are…), are they still good at wine? Well yes, emphatically so, with a new wave of young winemakers experimenting with new varietals and low intervention techniques there is so much more than just cheap headache inducing heavy reds and over-oaked Chardonnays to enjoy…”

15 Aug – Red and Orange Wine, What the Hell is the Difference?

“With both sales of Rose (we actually have seen the sun!!!) and Orange wine rising, we think it’s it’s time for a tasting to explain the difference and just try nice really nice summer drops.”

Both events start at 7pm – book your tickets for either of these events here!

 

2. ‘King o’ the Wings’ Hot Wings Challenge | 19 Aug

Where: The Rebel Chicken, 5, 19 Pitsford St, B18 6LJ

Can you take the heat??? Think you’ve got what it takes to be crowned Rebel Chicken’s very own Hot Wings King or Queen? Then you can’t miss their August Hot Wing challenge! The first two to finish win £50 + a t-shirt! And the runners up even get a t-shirt as a prize – so what have you got to lose?!

Sunday 19th August, 3pm. Email reservations@therebelchicken.co.uk to sign up!

3. Pub Tropicana: Mexican Fiesta (w/ full mariachi band) | 24 Aug

Where: The Button Factory, 25 Frederick St, B1 3HH

¡Arrrrriba! Friday nights at The Button Factory are always a fun one, but this particular Friday is special! Enjoy a Mexican-themed night filled with delicious street food, live music (including a full Mariachi band!), guest DJs and special cocktails.

To find out more, contact The Button Factory here!

 

4. Xaymindian Pop-Up Night | 3 Aug

Where: Urban, The Big Peg, B18 6NF

Xaymindian will be presenting an early celebration of Jamaica’s Independence Day at Urban Coffee in the Jewellery Quarter. Come and experience a night of good vibes and reveal your taste buds mouth-watering authentic Jamaican food! Starts at 6pm, with 3 courses @ £25 per person.

For a look at their full menu for the event click hereBook your table by emailing xaymindian@icloud.com!

 

5. ‘An evening inspired by Studio Ghibli: The 2nd chapter’ | 9 Aug

Where: The Vanguard @ 1000 Trades, 16 Frederick St, B1 3HE

After the huge success of their first ‘An evening inspired by Studio Ghibli’, The Vanguard are bringing you ‘The 2nd chapter’ of this event! For those of you who don’t know, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio based in Tokyo, best known for its anime feature films.

The Vanguard will be showcasing 5 drinks through the event each inspired by a different Studio Ghibli film, as well as some interesting pairings all whilst listening to the beautiful music of Joe Hisaishi.

Starting at 6pm – get your tickets here!

 

6. Gospel Central | 8 Aug

Where: The Jam House, 3-5 St Paul’s Square, B3 1QU

If you’re into gospel music, then this is the event for you! Gospel Central, a talented local group, will be performing at The Jam House in St Paul’s Square from 9pm. What’s more, this event is FREE!

As always at The Jam House, the Restaurant & bars open from 6pm, and there will be a Special £14.95 Menu– available from 6pm to 9.45pm.

Image is copyright of MO-W Photography/Clive Taylor.

 

7. Lifest | 26 Aug

Where: Actress & Bishop,  36 Ludgate Hill, B3 1EH

This is the fourth Lifest hosted at The Actress & Bishop! Each year, for one day only, the pub is transformed into a mini Festival with live music, great street food, stalls, fancy dress, face painting, fire show, chill out zone and finish the night off with their famous silent disco! This year Lifest will be raising money for a charity close to the hearts of Actress & Bishop, St Gile’s hospice.

Buy your tickets here for just £5!

 

8. Peter Pan | 16-18 Aug

Where: The Blue Orange Theatre, 118 Great Hampton St, B18 6AD

J. M. Barrie’s timeless tale of mischief and make-believe is flying to the Jewellery Quarter this August! With 5 shows, this fun family production at The Blue Orange Theatre includes songs, dances, audience interaction and of course a magical sprinkling of fairy dust…

Performance dates and times: 

Thursday 16th – 6pm
Friday 17th –  2pm & 6pm
Saturday 18th –  2pm & 6pm

Running time is two hours with a fifteen minute interval, and you can get your tickets here!

 

9. Friday Jazz Night | 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug

Where: Ana Rocha, 48 Frederick Street, B1 3HN

Starting from 6pm every Friday throughout August, Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery are hosting their regular Jazz Nights with live jazz music! Even if you’re not usually a jazz fan, these themed evenings in aR’s atmospheric and stylish art gallery with delicious, authentic tapas and cocktails are a great way to spend a Friday in the JQ. Find out more here!

 

10. Summer Surprises Art Exhibition | opens 5 Aug

Where: Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath St, B4 6HG

Technically just outside of the Jewellery Quarter area, the Gunmakers Arms are hosting an art exhibition by Core Collective lasting the whole of August! This is the perfect option for a family outing during the school holidays, and is also in aid of the charity Disability Resource Centre.

Find out more about the event and get your tickets to this FREE event here!

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