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The history and heritage on display at the award-winning Royal Air Force Museum ignites passion and pride across all age groups providing a truly unique and inspirational venue for a whole host of events. Impress your guests with this truly unique experience as you sit back and enjoy your event underneath the wings of the spectacular collection of aircraft in a fully heated aircraft hangar. You will also be surrounded by inspirational collections of exhibits and historic aircraft including the Varsity and the Comet. Accommodating up to 300 delegates theatre style this space is perfectly suited for the gala dinners, exhibitions and product launches.


A working dance studio with double overhead height. The ideal space for entertaining on a larger scale in a unique atmosphere, with plenty of room for live music or a small exhibition. Studio 5 provides easy access to the best seating in the Circle level of the auditorium if you are incorporating a performance with your event. A multi-use space perfectly adaptable to host a reception, private hospitality experience, private party or workshop.


An elegant ground floor suite situated at the traditional Holte End of the stadium. The Holte Suite having undergone a complete transformation, is a purpose-built conference venue and can cater for events from prestigious conference and sumptuous black-tie dinners through to trade exhibitions. The Holte Suite is accessed by its own car park and benefits from a large foyer and a unique mezzanine level which overlooks the main suite.


The Electric in the Southside district of Birmingham is the UK’s oldest working cinema and is now home to sofas, a bar and waiter service. We have two digital screens and show a mixture of the latest quality mainstream, independent, foreign and classic films.


The Jazz Suite is a room for your smaller meetings, conferences, and training sessions. WiFi, screens, projectors, video conferencing, and IT help are all available to make sure your business needs are met. Our helpful staff are available to assist with your every need throughout the day.


Just as the rest of the venue, this space is inspired by Hettie G. Watson's exploration of the world and keen interest in cages, butterflies and canopies. Stunningly decorated this room comfortably host 14 seated around the table. This private room is ideal for meetings, small corporate functions and training. You certainly won't find a more imaginative and creative space to host a business event in the city.


If you are looking for an unusual and affordable venue with a 'wow' factor within Birmingham then this is the place for you. You will have exclusive use of HIghbury Hall, making for some epic photographic opportunities within the house and gardens. Highbury Hall can cater up to 100 guests for the civil wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast and a further 100 guests for the evening wedding reception. Situated within its own grounds, Highbury Hall is ideal for summer garden drinks receptions and hog roast or BBQ evening wedding receptions.


The Night Owl is the perfect space for birthday parties, office parties, club nights, one off events and more. We have hosted live music events, which always sound great, and we can also provide the equipment needed. The projector and screen is a great way to personalise the event with photos or videos. Because of the size of the venue, there is always a fantastic atmosphere in the club.

About Unusual Venues in Birmingham


We feel like Birmingham is a little unusual in itself and your event will definitely stand out and be unique for avoiding the London bandwagon! Birmingham is home to plenty of quirky bars and restaurants as well as historic buildings and cultural landmarks that not just anybody would think of hosting an event in. But lucky for you, we’ve made finding them easy. We’ve surfaced some of our top picks in this list here with a lot of thought from our Venue Expert team. This list contains some of our favourites and our clients’ favourites when it comes to hosting an event in an unusual, yet memorable, Birmingham venue. If you want a fast return on quotes and availability, click through to a venues profile to let the venue to know exactly what you need. Otherwise, if none of these venues are quite what you had in mind, share your brief with us by clicking below. We’ll use our venue-finding expertise to handpick you your venue own list of recommended venues.

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