The Easter bank holiday weekend is almost here, and if you’re a child-free adult looking for something to do, you might be struggling amongst a sea of listings for Easter egg hunts and family-friendly fun. Look no further; we’ve found the five best Easter events for grown-ups going on around Birmingham.
Trump: The Musical: Wednesday 17 – Monday 22 April, The Old Joint Stock
Looking for something a little different this Easter? Blowfish Theatre, the team behind Boris: The Musical, are taking up residence at the Old Joint Stock for the bank holiday weekend. This irreverent musical takes a satirical look at the life and career of President Trump, in a disturbing vision of what 2010 might bring. Tickets start at £15 and are available on Design My Night.
Batman 1966 Screening: Friday 19 April, Millennium Point
Brummi nerd podcast Geeky Brummie and comic convention Not Another Comic Con have teamed up to bring a special screening of Batman (1966) at Millennium Point. The screening celebrates the 80th birthday of the caped crusader and will give fans the chance to see a classic Batman film, starring Adam West, on the big screen. Tickets are £5, and available on Eventbrite.
The Gin and Rum Festival: Friday 19 – Saturday 20 April, Edgbaston Stadium
The UK’s largest gin and rum festival lands in Edgbaston over the Easter weekend. Meet industry professionals, sample different spirits and learn all about these popular libations. You’ll find themed bars, and a DJ playing all weekend to keep the party going. Entry is strictly over 18s only. Tickets are £13.45, and available on Eventbrite.
Easter Hott Date: Sunday 21 April, The Castle and Falcon
Celebrate not having work on Monday by spending Sunday partying. Hott Date take over The Castle and Falcon for three rooms of DJs and live bands. Dance the day away at this all-dayer, taking you through to the bank holiday. Tickets start at £5 and can be bought at The Ticket Sellers.
Easter Toastie Festival: Monday 22 April, Quantum Events Centre
Sick of chocolate and ready to eat something else? On Bank Holiday Monday, you can chow down on cheese toasties at the Toastie Festival. Four street food traders bring toastie delights to an event that will also include live music and a cosy cinema. Tickets start from £1 and can be bought on the door.