Fancy some variety this weekend? Our entertainment suggestions from The Office to “that” scene in Ghost!

Why not start your weekend early with The Office Quiz and Afterparty with Big Keith on Thursday (April 4th) at The Old Crown in Digbeth?

Get your tax returns filed and your balance sheets sorted ‘cause Big Keith’s in town for one night only!  Drinks at 6, quiz at 7, Afterparty till 2am with Big Keith DJing live. What’s not to love?  Put together your best team of quizzers (6 people max) and get down to a fabulously eclectic night at one of Birmingham’s oldest pubs @theoldcrown1368.

Let’s go for an all-time classic on Friday (April 5th); Les Misérables is at Birmingham Hippodrome!

This brilliant new staging which includes memorable songs like “I Dreamed a Dream” and “On My Own” has taken the world by storm and has been hailed “Les Mis for the 21st Century”.  Seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 45 countries and in 22 languages, Les Misérables is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals.  Storm the barricades for a ticket at

Split your sides laughing on Saturday (April 6th), there’s hilarious stand-up comedy at The Old Rep Theatre with Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior.

After her spell in the jungle on I’m a Celebrity… Shappi Khorsandi sets out for the more welcoming destination of Birmingham’s Old Rep Theatre this Saturday evening to share a brand new hour of sharp-tongued gags, cultural observation and whatever else is in her easily distracted mind. Tickets at

To round off your weekend, what could be more natural than a Ghost Movie Pottery re-enactment Scene with your partner?  Potter down to Tribe Pottery Studio in Kings Norton on Sunday afternoon @tribepottery.

Book a one-hour session and get digital photographs of you both doing the sexy hands thing together, along with a bowl made by the two of you on the potter’s wheel (after a demonstration and quite a lot of help!).  Re-creating this couples’ pottery scene is a brilliant way to express love and devotion – or simply have fun mucking about with clay!