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What’s on this month in West Midlands: This October


What's on this month West Midlands: This October 2018

The day’s are getting slightly shorter and the weather’s starting to cool down, autumn is slowly creeping in. Lucky for you we have the perfect autumn activities for you this October! We constantly update this blog with the latest events so find out here what’s on this month in West Midlands this October.

We have compiled a list of family-friendly activities and those days where you just need a break, whether it be eating or drinking, we’ve got just the things to do this October, perfect for those based in Birmingham, Solihull, Kings Heath, Moseley and surrounding areas!

If you’re a fan of beer have a look to see where you can celebrate Oktoberfest in West Midlands this year!

It’s a Choc-Out, Brindley Place Birmingham – 19th October 2018

Can you take on the challenge and grab yourself a chocolatey prize? Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is the chosen charity at this years Chocival festival! See how you can help and raise money!

Friday 19th October 2018, 12pm – 6pm

Birmingham’s Chocolate Festival – 20th – 21st October 2018

Located in Brindley Place, in the heart of the city, the Chocival gathers locals, families, tourists and lots of chocoholics. The different stalls offers innovative products such as chocolate hot-dogs and chocolate-flavoured gin.

Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st October 2018, 11am – 7pm

Steelhouse Lane Police Station Ghost Hunt – 20th October 2018

With Halloween creeping up on us enjoy a night of terrifying ghost hunting at the Historic Steelhouse Lane Police Station in Birmingham, a daunting Victorian Grade II listed building dating back to 1892.

Saturday 20th October 2018, 8pm – 1am

Mum2mum Market Bournville – 20th October 2018

Mum2mum market is back in Bournville. You can buy top quality preloved baby, children’s, maternity and pregnancy goods and equipment at a fraction of their high street price.

Saturday 20th October 2018, 10am – 12pm

Pumpkin Parlour 27th – 31st October 2018

Join the Becketts Farm witches in their Pumpkin Parlour over the half term holidays for a ghoulish gathering of pumpkin carving at Becketts Farm!

Saturday 27th – Wednesday 31st October 2018

The Birmingham Wellbeing Festival – 2nd – 4th November 2018

The MBS Wellbeing Festival features inspirational, motivational speakers, musicians, artists and performers from across the globe. As well as a whole host of exhibitors presenting wellbeing and health products, organic food, therapies, jewellery, holistic retreats, divinations, supplements and healing.

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November 2018

Yoga Chow Down, Digbeth Birmingham – 8th November 2018

Yoga. Eats. Beats. Meets. For beginners, regular yoga practitioners or those wanting a more social less serious experience.

8th November 2018

Interviews with British Serial Killers Birmingham – 14th November 2018

Hear the stories of three of the worst UK serial killers, in their own words. Each one tells a different, shocking tale. These are the real facts behind their childhoods, lives and killings.

Wednesday 14th November 2018, 6.30pm

Brum’s Boozy BBQ Featival – 17th November 2018

Calling all the carnivores! Birmingham returns with its 2nd bi-seasonal Boozy BBQ Feastival. Birmingham’s best BBQ street-food traders will be pulling out their best BBQ-inspired dishes for a day full of feasting and drinking. Taste and Liquor’s Boozy BBQ Feastival where gluttony and good times collide.

Saturday 17th November 2018, 1pm – 8pm

Pinocchio, Old Rep Theatre Birmingham – 17th November 2018

Join them as they bring Pinocchio to life this Christmas.

From Saturday 17th November 2018

Looking for things to do in West Midlands this October outside those dates? Then have a look at our Walks across the West Midlands perfect for those cooler brisk autumn walks.


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