Food/Music/Family: Chocival at Brindley Place
Set your sweet tooth to meltdown, the gloriously sugary (and non-sugary) cocoa bean festival is taking over Brindley Place once again for the second year. A raft of imaginative stalls across a stunning range of styles and flavours to satisfy the most discerning of chocolate connoisseurs, we’ll be hunting down the gin and beer varieties. Music, entertainment and all the choccy action you can handle.
Fri 19 Oct to Sat 20 Oct at Central Square, Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2JF www.brindleyplace.com
Gig: Odd Soul at The Dark Horse
Local groovers and shakers Odd Soul fiercely meld jazz and soul beats with thunderous post rock noise, it’s sophisticated, brash and unforgettable live.
Fri 19 Oct 9pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP www.facebook.com
Club: Soul & Motown Special at The Hare & Hounds
All things Detroit all night as The Hare celebrates it’s first Motown special club night, free entry before 11pm but ticket required.
Fri 19 Oct 9pm at The Hare & Hounds, 106 High St, Birmingham B14 7JZ www.skiddle.com
Gaming/Food/Club: Dead Pixels at Digbeth Dining Club
Retro gaming, big eats, raging beats and live art, it must be Dead Pixels time again. Some 10,000 games to plug your brains into and a stunning collection of Digbeth Dining Club street food to plug your faces into. The theme this time round is everyones favourite gun toting invertebrate Lumbricus, Earthworm Jim. DJs Doktah Jekyll and Squirrel will be spinning tunes until the early hours with artists including Richie the Caterpillar, Blake Toons and Imposter.
Sat 20 Oct 1pm to 1am at Spotlight, Lower Trinity Street, Birmingham B9 4AG www.facebook.com
Film: Czech Film Night at The Gunmakers Arms
Top quality foreign cinema in one of the city’s finest boozers with lashings of Eastern European conviviality, screening this time is the classic anti-militaristic musical comedy If A Thousand Clarinets, originally released in 1965, be prepared to singalong.
Sat 20 Oct 8pm at The Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath St, Birmingham B4 6HG www.facebook.com
Club: Klub 56-66 at The Spotted Dog
Time to get cosmic kids. Your guides are DJs Kali Louise, Dave Grindi and Mac and trust us – you’re in very capable hands. Enjoy the trip (and it is a trip). Read our full preview here.
Sat 20 Oct 9pm at The Spotted Dog, 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH Free www.facebook.com
Published on: Sun 17 Jun 2018