Alternative New Year’s Eve Events in Birmingham for 2023

Looking for some party inspiration to make sure your 2024 gets off to a good start? With New Year’s Eve only a few days away, you may have already started thinking ahead to finalise your party plans. But if you’re still looking for some ideas, why not check out these New Year’s Eve events in Birmingham to entice you out into the Second City?

From NYE quizzes to warehouse raves, if you are looking for ideas on New Year’s Eve, read on:

New Year’s Eve at Hockely Social Club

Join those dashing guys behind Digbeth Dining Club in celebrating their third NYE celebration at HSC. From 7PM they’ll be opening the doors to ticket holders to EAT, DRINK & DANCE their way into 2024 in style. Expect the best of Hockley Social Club with Shanty Town & The Unique Experience battling on stage with RnB, soul, funk, hip-hop sounds, HSC Resident DJs, some of the city’s finest selectors in Artum, streetfood from the big dogs who are Only Jerkin’, BEEF ON THE BLOCK, Brum Mi, Filthybuttiesuk and Urban Cheesecake PLUS the one thing every NYE party must have… A confetti 2024 countdown.

More info here.

1000 Trades Presents NowHam 2023: A Night Of Incredible 80s

You may want to consider visiting the coolest little boozer in the Jewellery Quarter for something different this NYE. See in the new year at an ironically sardonic but friendly setting of 1000 Trades, no pressure but lots of great tunes and beer to wash it down.

Great food and good times to boot. It’s a tour de force of the best credible 80s from the likes of: Japan/ Talk Talk/ Scritti Politti/ Vissage/ Bauhaus/ Haircut 100/ King/ Depeche Mode/ Orange Juice/ The Chameleons/ China Crisis/ The The/ Aztec Camera/ The Associates/ The Cure/ Tom Tom Club/ Lotus Eaters/ Heaven 17/ New Order/ Prefab Sprout/ Talking Heads/ Altered Images/ The Teardrop Explodes/ Tears for Fears/ Art of Noise/ Simple Minds – amongst many others with NowHam DJs

Free entry (Please note: no admittance past midnight)

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New Year’s Eve at The Night Owl

Join the soulful funky psychedelic Digbeth Night Owl collective for live indie, funk & disco bands courtesy of Back of the Bar from 8pm. Expect live music from Dorothy Ella, Lucky Number You & more! Plus DJs Ross Carley, Liam McKeown, Ed Edwards, Mazzy Snape & Sonny & Spare playing a whole heap of Soul plus Mod, Rock n’ Roll, Indie, Disco, Funk & more.

8pm till 4am. Free glass of bubbly between 8-9pm. Tickets from £10 advance

More info here.

New Year’s Eve At The Hare & Hounds

The Hare & Hounds is Kings Heath’s number one night spot and host to some incredible live music, DJs, quizes, comedy shows and much more. A true hub for the cool and alternative Brummie crowd.

New Year’s Eve at The Hare consists of:

Room 1: Common People – 90’s / 00’s Indie all night long. Room 2: Beatamax – 80s Alternative Electronica and Power Pop all night long. Saloon: Move On Up – Soul, Funk, Boogie, Disco all night long. Doors: 9PM. Tickets: Early Bird £10, 1st Release £12.50, Final Release £15. Available from Skiddle.

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Actress and Bishop New Year’s Eve Party

The Actress & Bishop is The Jewellery Quarter’s prime live music venue with Indie, Rock, Folk and Blues all serving an ‘up for it’ diverse mix of clientelle. This year expect a full on party with DJ playing music into the early hours with outdoor space and drinks promotions.

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Glas New Year’s Day at Lab 11

The BIGGEST GLAS of the year & also arguably one of the biggest events in the U.K. rave Calendar too! The GLAS NYD party has become an iconic date, never mind New Years Eve, New Years Day is where GLAS take you to a different planet! 2024 will be started with a SERIOUS statement & how this long established club night means to go on. Production that will blow your mind, epic entertainment, a killer lineup throughout the LAB11 complex and atmosphere you’ll struggle to find anywhere else!

Sign up now via Skiddle.

The Plough NYE Fancy Dress Quiz

If you don’t fancy the wild dancefloor party scene, why not consider Harborn’e favourite neighbourhood pub. The Plough has geared itself more towards dining since the pandemic with some gorgeously styled seating areas for a relaxed food & drink experience and this year they’re curating a big quiz fancy dress homage to 80s games shows.

A Weird & Wonderful NYE: Andy C at XOYO

Birmingham’s newest warehouse venue (formerly The Mill Digbeth) is vibed up to the max with DJs Andy C, Tonn Piper, Mozey, 4am Kru plus more to be announced so watch this space.

Doors 9:00 pm – 6:00 am

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NYE Bottomless Afternoon Tea at Kilo Ziro Bar

Start your New Year celebrations off in style this year, with an exclusive Bottomless New Year’s Eve Afternoon Tea for just £45pp! Experience the highest quality Afternoon Tea on a very special weekend – without breaking the bank! A perfect start to NYE celebrations or as an alternative to going out altogether in the evening! Kilo Ziro is the UK’s first zero-waste Café & Cocktail bar. In this experience, you will be treated to a delicious Winter-themed afternoon tea, all provided by local, sustainable, and expert chefs and bakers using the highest quality ingredients.

Book here.

Theatrical NYE at Aluna, Mailbox

Escape the ordinary and elevate your New Year’s celebrations at Aluna, Birmingham’s premier cocktail destination in the Mailbox. Unveil the alchemy magic of the night as they invite you to a glamorous affair filled with theatrical cocktails to sip on, exquisite pan-Asian cuisine with a three-course meal, and the sounds of their DJ to play soundtrack to the countdown of the final night of the year.

More info here.