Skip to main content

Here’s 12 things we love about Digbeth in time for the month of love!

We’ve made it through January, and we can’t wait to celebrate the new month – take a look at our top picks for the best Birmingham events happening #OnlyInDigbeth!

We LOVE new indie openings!

Saturday 3rd February

Nan Summers Vintage opening

Nan Summers Vintage (Digbeth)

Find out more here.

You may already know Nan Summers Vintage as one of Red Brick’s traders, and we’re SO excited for them to open in a bigger, standalone store right here in Digbeth (in the former spot of Dark Bull Vintage), making vintage shopping in Birmingham even better!

Show your support for them when they open this February; they’ve got all the coolest brands for you to check out, including Adidas, Carhartt, Harley Davidson, Levi’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Ed Hardy and more!

For more details about their launch this month, keep an eye on their social media.

outside the Nans summer vintage store

We LOVE to party!

Saturday 3rd February

Moho Valentine’s Special

Dead Wax Digbeth (Adderley Street)

Get your tickets here.

Party into the month of love with Moho; fresh from their epic NYE party, they’ll be hosting their very first Dead Wax event of 2024 – expect a night filled with all the love classics in RnB, hip-hop, Afrobeats, dancehall and more, with announced DJs including Blukey Rinse, Ishy, Jack Bagshaw, Misha, Off Key, Petrelli, Romo Weeks and Cut Throat Tony.

Also on the line-up for live music events is LOU’S White Lies release party on Friday 2nd, This Feeling Big In 2024 on Friday 9th and Battle of the Bands 24 on Saturday 10th, to name a few!

Event at Deadwax Digbeth

We LOVE to quiz!

Thursday 8th February/Thursday 22nd February

Quiz nights

The Old Crown (High Street)

Get your tickets here.

The Old Crown are famed for their themed quizzes; on Thursday 8th, they’re BACK hosting The Wizarding World of Digbeth Quiz, testing your knowledge on all of the Harry Potter films! And if you don’t know what a muggle is, you might like their very first Modern Family Quiz, happening on Thursday 22nd – which one will you be at?

And that’s not all – make sure you join Old Crown for all the Six Nations action, starting on Friday 2nd with France vs Ireland, then on Saturday 3rd, catch Italy vs England AND Wales vs Scotland! Stay tuned for our full list of spots to catch the Six Nations games through February and into March.

Quiz nights at The Old Crown

We LOVE Swifties!

Friday 9th February

Swiftogeddon: A Taylor Swift Club Night

O2 Institute Birmingham (Digbeth)

Get your tickets here.

Calling all Brummie Swifties – we’ve got an event to fill that Blank Space in your diary! Swiftogeddon at O2 Institute promises a whole evening of Taylor Swift deep cuts, extended mixes, fan favourites and all the hits.

Plus, don’t forget to check out the live acts coming to the venue this month, including The Vaccines, Tamera, Mariah The Scientist, Slowdive, Wasia Project, Yung Gravy and many more!

Taylor Swift Fans

We love vinyl!

Saturday 10th February

UK’s Big Record Fair

South & City College Digbeth Campus (High Street)

Get your tickets here.

The biggest and most established record fair is coming for Birmingham’s music lovers, with sellers and bargains galore – get ready to barter and buy!

With records, CDs and memorabilia from a huge range of genres, including dance, hip-hop, soul, rock, indie and pop, there’ll certainly be something for everyone! Entry is £3 from 10.30am, or get fast track early entry at 9am for £6.

The UK's biggest record fair

We love an alternative option…

Wednesday 14th February

Lemonade Bangs – Secret Valentines

The Rainbow Pub (High Street)

Get your tickets here.

Usual Vday celebrations not your thing? How about a Valentine’s secret rave instead?

Lemonade Bangs are bringing another of their biggest and best parties to The Rainbow, with music genres including house, disco and garage – this event is expected to sell-out, so don’t miss out!

Also coming up at The Rainbow is the iconic Nolly Brunch Day Party on Saturday 3rd, and another night of top Brummie comedy with Under The Rainbow on Wednesday 21st. 

Outside The Rainbow Pub

We love a workshop!

Thursday 15th February

Galentine’s Bouquet Making Workshop

Kilo Ziro (Gibb Street)

Get your tickets here.

Get your best gal pals together for Kilo Ziro’s Galentine’s Bouquet Making Workshop, with Ash Tree Floral Designs! Learn all about floral care then make your very own hand-tied floral bouquet, which you can even gift wrap during the workshop.

Plus, you get one free drink from Kilo Ziro to sip as you get to work!

They’re also hosting a Valentine’s High Tea, accompanied by the romantic melodies of Tim’s Wedding Piano on the day itself! Or join them for their weekend sessions (without Tim) on Saturday 18th/Sunday 19th.

flower workshop

We love an activity!

Friday 16th February

NQ64 Laser Quest Launch

NQ64 Birmingham (Gibb Street)

Get your tickets here.

Laser quest is coming to Digbeth – yes, we can’t wait too! The iconic NQ64, the home to all the best arcade games, has a brand new addition launching this February.

It’s been described as “an intense boozy battle to save planet earth, where nostalgia meets the future,” and will even have its very own alien invasion film themed cocktails, plus more specialty drinks to enjoy.

NQ64 will also be getting even more arcade games, more seating, a larger bar and a photobooth following refurbishment at the beginning of the month!

NQ64's new Laser Quest

We love a dabber!

Saturday 17th February/Saturday 24th January

UKG Bingo

The Rainbow Pub (High Street)/Zumhof Biergarten (Heath Mill Lane)

Get your tickets here.

The craziest UK garage party has made its way up from London to Birmingham! Making its debut in the city, be the first to join them for a night of bingo basslines, with UKG singalongs, dance competitions, birthday packages and a whole load of prizes!

They’ll be at The Rainbow on Saturday 17th, followed by Zumhof Biergarten on Saturday 24th – who’s excited to re-rewind to the garage glory days?

UKG Bingo at The Rainbow

We love an experience…

Saturday 24th February

Sculpt & Sip

Secret Space Digbeth (River Street)

Get your tickets here.

Meet The Social is bringing its hugely popular Sculpt & Sip Experience, along with good vibes and good music, to Secret Space in Digbeth!

As well as sculpting your very own masterpiece to take home, you’ll have 3 drinks tokens for a classic Wray rum punch, rum mocktail or prosecco.

Sip and Sculpt at Secret Space

We love Low Steppa!

Saturday 24th February

Low Steppa – All Night Long

LAB11 (Trent Street)

Get your tickets here.

We love when homegrown talent makes it big, like house legend Low Steppa – and we can’t wait for him to bring the beats back to Brum at LAB11 for a very special all night long performance!

Also at LAB11 in February is TRMNL Presents Enzo Siragusa – All Night Long (Saturday 3rd), Genesis Presents: Main Phase w/ Silva Bumpa B2B Shorterz (Saturday 17th) and Seb Zito Dialled In Tour (Friday 23rd).

We love an inner city festival!

Saturday 24th February

Cirque Du Soul: The Road to El Dorado Festival

XOYO Birmingham (Lower Trinity Street)

Get your tickets here.

After a sold-out show in October, Cirque Du Soul will make their return to Digbeth, this time bringing UKG hitmaker P-rallel with them, along with Weaver Bros and a Genesis takeover! XOYO will be transformed into a mythical jungle playground, giving you a taste of this summer’s El Dorado Festival (there’ll even be festival giveaways).

Other exciting guests heading to XOYO this month include Gok Wan Presents Isolation Nation on Saturday 3rd, and Craig Charles Funk and Soul House Party on Saturday 17th.

Plus, stay tuned for all our Digbeth Valentine’s content over on our social media, from date night to Galentine’s plans – follow @InDigbeth for more!