Firstly let us wish you the very best new year. We hope you all had a fantastic Christmas break and finished 2017 in style, hopefully in and around the Jewellery Quarter. If you didn’t have a great festive period, maybe these upcoming events in the area will cheer up those winter blues. If you did have a good festive period, the events are here to keep the party going.

Here is a list of some of the events coming soon in January and Beyond…

Zawe / George Pannell

What? : Zawe is a Birmingham Based six-piece band; their music rooted in folk with an infusion of soul.  LISTEN:

George Pannell is a young musician based in Birmingham, United Kingdom. His debut release ‘The Truth’ blends simple yet catchy indie rock with meaningful lyrics criticising the cover-up of the Hillsborough disaster. LISTEN:

where?: The Actress & Bishop

when?: 10 January at 20:30–23:30

How much?: £6.00 (Over 18s only)

Buy tickets here

Soul Shake

What? : Join DJ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith every last Friday of the month as he brings his eclectic sounds to the garden with ‘Soulshake’. A foot-stomping Friday night of funk, Northern Soul, Sunshine Soul, classics, soul nuggets, rare groove, jazz funk & rarities!

where?: The Lord Clifden

when?: JANUARY 25 @ 7:00 PM – JANUARY 26 @ 2:00 AM

How much?: Free before 11pm / £5 after

Funk ‘n’ Soul Night Out presents OMAR

What? : Regarded as the founder of the British Neo-Soul movement, Omar is well known for such Urban hits as “There’s Nothing Like This”, “Say Nothin'”, and “Keep Steppin'”.Omar is touring this summer promoting his soon to be released new album.

where?: The Jam House

when?: 9 pm with support and then followed by OMAR after 10 pm

How much?: £10 – Smart dress – no trainers, ripped denim

Buy Tickets Here

Darren Harriott Live at the RVT

What? : Birmingham’s own DARREN HARRIOTT, last seen headlining BBC One’s LIVE AT THE APOLLO, makes a welcome return to The RVT

where?: Rose Villa Tavern

when?:  February at 19:30–22:30

How much?: only £5

Speed Dating

What? : As we all know cities are a tough place to meet new people, MySpeedDate look to make it a whole lot easier. Enjoy a great night out with MySpeedDate!

where?: The Vaults

when?:  7:30pm – 10:00pm (last entry 8:00pm)

How much?: £15-20

Buy Tickets Here

IGers: Best of Birmingham exhibition

What?: Earlier this year, IGers Birmingham teamed up with the Birmingham Museums Trust to organise a photography competition in which winners of this competition, would be featured in an exhibition.

Where?: The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

When?: 9th of November –  29th of January

How Much?: Free! And you can even buy the photographs!

If you would like to read more about the exhibition click here


As always, if we have missed any events or if there are any new ones organised that we need to add, please do not hesisitate to get in contact to let us know, and we will amend.