Welcome to Birmingham! The UK's second city is a metropolitan sprawl known for its rich industrial history, diverse culture, unique arts scene, and impressive links to the rest of the UK. With multiple districts with their own distinct vibe, there's plenty to explore for both locals and tourists alike!
With the arrival of warmer weather and sunnier days, April is the perfect time to discover all that this incredible city has to offer. Birmingham offers a range of exciting events and things to do, including tours of famous landmarks you'll have seen in the movies (did you know that Birmingham has doubled for Abu Dhabi?), mouth-watering street food and culinary experiences, and much more!
This guide is here to help you make the most of your time in Birmingham during April. In this blog you'll find all the information you need to enjoy the top events and activities happening in Birmingham city and the surrounding areas, from creative workshops and bottomless brunches to drag queen wine tasting and beyond.
So, get ready to immerse yourself in the energetic and lively atmosphere of Birmingham this April. With so many things to see and do, you're sure to create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Let's explore the best things to do and what's on in Birmingham in April 2023:
Birmingham's one-off events in April:
April Fools' Comedy Special with Milton Jones
💄 Drag Queen Wine Tasting at Hockley Social Club: Thursday 20th
🪄 Comedy Magic Show & Tapas in Moseley: Tuesday 18th
15 things to do with Birmingham's small businesses in April:
Sip & Paint Birmingham at Manahatta
🍑 Sip & Paint Birmingham at Manahatta
💅 Drink & Draw: Drag Life Drawing
🍿 'Withnail & I' at Birmingham Brewing Company
⚓️ Gin Cruise
💀 Heritage Walk: Discover Birmingham's Catacombs
🥟 Make Your Own Pottery Dumpling Plates and Dipping Bowl
👶 Squish and Sculpt: Baby Pottery at Artefact
🥘 Bottomless Cocktails & Street Food
✨ 'Fizz-ney' Live Disney Music & Brunch
💋 Taster Vintage Makeover: 1950s Beauty Parlour
👾 Matrix Virtual Reality: VR Gaming
🧗 Rock Climbing Taster at Redpoint Birmingham