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Music, comedy and theatre

From Black Sabbath to Frank Skinner, Birmingham has produced some of the biggest names in entertainment. But this isn’t a city to rest on its laurels! Birmingham continues to nurture the talent of tomorrow while enticing stand-out stars with its world-class venues. Whether you’re looking for music, comedy, theatre or dance, our guide will make sure you catch the best shows in town.

Glee Club Birmingham

Opening in 1994, the Birmingham Glee Club was the first dedicated comedy club outside of London. Want the chance to see the next big thing in comedy? You’ve come to the right place. From Peter Kay to Sarah Millican, the venue has seen sets by a number of comedians who have gone on to fill arenas.


Looking for a hotel in Birmingham?

Whether you want to stay in Birmingham’s city centre, leafy suburbs or beautiful surrounding countryside, we have lots of hotels to choose from. If you need to be right on the doorstep, we have hotels next to Birmingham Airport and New Street Station, as well as the NEC, Barclaycard Arena and the Bullring.