Birmingham has one of the best night-life scenes in the UK, so get ready to party all night long in this exciting city!
When the sun goes down in Birmingham, one of the best and most eclectic night-life scenes in the UK is revealed. From classical concert halls to local pub quizzes to jazz joints, every venue is filled with people enjoying the evening.
With a huge population of young students who put energy and passion into enjoying a night out on the town, Birmingham has an unforgettable club scene. Many clubs and bars offer student nights with cheap drinks and discounted entry, making a night on the town surprisingly affordable.
Are you ready to spend a fantastic night out in Birmingham?
Start with a Pub Quiz
Begin your evening on a fun and intellectual note with a trivia game in a friendly local pub atmosphere. The Queens Arms on Newhall Street has the best pub quiz in the city. It is only £1 to enter and there is no limit on how many people you can have on your team, so make a team of your smartest friends and see if you can win some prizes.
Groove to Some Live Music
Now that evening is beginning to turn into night, it’s time to check out what the Birmingham live music scene has to offer. There is such a wide variety of shows here that you can find almost any different kind of music every night of the week. Look around for a copy of the local publication “The Fly “or “Ryan’s Gig Guide” to find out who is playing tonight. Popular music venues in the city include the O2 Academy Birmingham which contains three massive arenas and mostly hosts alternative and indie bands, and the Flapper and Firkin which is a friendly pub that features underground rock and punk music.
Shake It at a Nightclub
The night is still young, so go and get on the dance floor at one of Birmingham’s great clubs. Whether your style is indie, retro, old school, or something else, you are sure to find the right club for you in this city. Hang out on Broad Street, which is the centre of the night-life action, and you are sure to find out where the party is. You can also check out The Arcadian and The Mailbox, two other great areas of town for stylish nightclubs.
Check out Ramshackle for an absolutely unforgettable experience of the UK indie clubbing scene, or the new super club Oceana which has 5 bars, 2 enormous dance floors, and a roof top patio. Another trendy place to enjoy a drink is the Apres, which has the warm and sophisticated atmosphere of a Scandinavian ski-lodge.
When the bars close and the sun starts to peak over the horizon, your amazing night doesn’t have to end. Why not gather in your hotel room for a few last laughs and drinks in the early hours of the morning? For a luxurious and elegant place to stay in Birmingham, check out the Radisson Blu Hotel Birmingham, a stunning 39 story glass skyscraper which is in a fantastic location in the heart of the city. The chic rooms and suites were styled by Italian designed Matteo Thun, and feature flat screen televisions, free high speed internet, and floor to ceiling windows for an amazing view of the city.
Have a night to remember in exciting Birmingham!