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We’re back with all the best October events happening in Digbeth!

Here’s just a few of our top picks that you need to be at:

Throughout October

Live events at O2 Institute

O2 Institute (Digbeth)

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We are so lucky to have such an iconic venue right on our doorstep, and some of the names playing at the O2 Institute in Digbeth this October include Ellie Goulding, Freya Ridings, Speech Debelle, The Sherlocks, Gavin DeGraw and so much more.

Every Thursday

Electronika: Electro Cabaret Fusion Party

Mama Roux’s (Lower Trinity Street)

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Missing summer in Ibiza? Every Thursday, Mama Roux’s brings the best bits from their Ibiza 2023 show to Digbeth, combining their famous cabaret with live house music vocalists, stitched together by their Thursday night resident selecter, Dupex. Plus, there’s £7 cocktails all night!

Image: Mama Roux’s

Tuesday 3rd October

The Cow Student Social

Cow Vintage (Digbeth)

Calling all Birmingham students – head down to Cow, Digbeth’s home of vintage clothing, on Tuesday 3rd October between 12-8pm for their student social! As well as making the most of their student discount, there’ll also be a tooth gem pop-up from Twinkle Tooth, DJs, giveaways, styling sessions and more!

Friday 6th October

Cafe LoveLife launch

Cafe LoveLife (Floodgate Street)

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We are so excited for Cafe LoveLife to be opening their doors on Friday 6th October! With a delicious menu lined up from breakfast to dinner, as well as a twist on your Sunday favourites, you don’t want to miss being one of the first to try it out.

Image: Cafe LoveLife

Saturday 7th October

Oktoberfest Food Fest

The Bond (Fazeley Street)

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Digbeth always goes all out for Oktoberfest – and the next Seasonal Markets event at The Bond is no exception! Serving up everything from bratwurst to schnitzels will be Nanny Bills, Fat Snags, Yardbirds, Mac OG, That’s Mature, Filthy Butties, Kebab Cartel, Surf & Slice and Baked in Brick!

Alongside this, there will be a beer hall serving up the best German beers, and live music from Head Rush Brass Band.

Image: Seasonal Markets

Saturday 7th October

MOHO All Stars

Dead Wax Digbeth (Adderley Street)

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Get ready for the monthly MOHO night at Dead Wax, with plenty of R&B, garage and hip-hop classics, and special guests promised.

Saturday 7th October

Nolly Brunch Day Party – 1 Year Anniversary

The Rainbow (High Street)

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It’s time to celebrate 1 year of Nolly Brunch! If you’re into Afrobeats and Amapiano then this is the event for you – with resident DJs and guests, along with food served throughout the event, this is a birthday you need to be at.

Image: Nolly Brunch

Saturday 7th October

Cirque Du Soul: Shy FX & Stamina MC

XOYO (Lower Trinity Street)

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Roll up, roll up and step into the wonderful world of Cirque Du Soul, here in Digbeth at our newest night-out venue, XOYO!

The space will be transformed into a circus wonderland with multiple rooms of music, with 2 stages and 8+ huge artists including Shy FX, Stamina MC and more! Birmingham students and ravers alike won’t want to miss this.

As well as unmissable events like this, don’t forget XOYO have launched their weekly XOYO Fridays that you need to check out this month.

Sunday 8th October

Pottery and Prosecco

Hosted by Ambience Arts, this workshop will teach you to create your own boho style coil pot, and whilst you’re perfecting your skills you can enjoy a glass of prosecco from Digbeth’s zero waste cafe bar, Kilo Ziro!

Don’t forget to keep an eye on their events tab on the Kilo Ziro website for more events like this!

Saturday 14th-Sunday 15th October

The Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza

Fazeley Studios (Fazeley Street)

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You know we love a Digbeth wedding, and we also love when the Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza (aka EWE) comes to town! Imagine a wedding fair unlike any other, with the very best alternative and non-traditional wedding suppliers and some exciting competitions too. 

The matinee show has quieter hours between 4pm-6pm for those with sensory needs.

Image: Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza

Saturday 14th October

Cru 2 – The Opening Party

Dead Wax Digbeth (Adderley Street)

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A brand new bassline, house and tech event is set to land in Birmingham this October, courtesy of Dead Wax Digbeth! In the opening party line-up you can expect Chad Harrison, Joshua Raybould, Denon Reed, Jack Stoakes and Josh Grosven. 

As well as their club nights, head to Dead Wax’s event listings for their packed schedule of live music this October.

Saturday 14th and 21st October

Digbeth Oktoberfest

The Old Crown (High Street)

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Another huge Oktoberfest event in Digbeth, The Old Crown will be hosting TWO dates, with live brass band performances from the Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band (14th) and Heavy Beat Brass Band (21st), with plenty of steins and German street food too!

Image: Digbeth Oktoberfest / The Old Crown

Saturday 21st October

Existence – Trance

Zumhof Biergarten (Heath Mill Lane)

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Calling all trance music lovers – you can expect a night of the very best trance with Existence at Zumhof Biergarten. There’ll be music from Artena, Angelus, Mercurial Virus and more, PLUS all proceeds go towards Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity!

Saturday 28th October

Digbeth Halloween Open Day

Zellig (Gibb Street)

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Join Zellig between midday and 6pm on Saturday 28th October for a showcase of everything Digbeth, including live music from Punch Records and Simmerdown Festival, an arts fair from Digbeth Arts Space, local pop-ups, exclusive offers, street food and more.

Image: Zellig

Stay tuned for more Halloween events in Digbeth in a special edition events round-up, coming spookily soon. 

And for more of the latest Digbeth events and news, be sure to follow us @InDigbeth on social media!