5 things to do in the West Midlands this weekend

Birmingham Chilli Festival
Birmingham Chilli Festival returns to Brindleyplace this weekend. As well as the annual chilli themed market, the festival will have a whole host of extreme twists, including a 100ft abseil. There will also be a wide range of chilli dishes to try, as well as drinks. Visitors can also enjoy live music and entertainment. Find out more here.

Blakesley Hall Ale and Cider Festival
Blakesley Hall will be hosts to an ale and cider festival this weekend. The event will offer visitors the chance to sample a wide range of beers, ales and ciders from some of the very best Birmingham brewers. There will also be live music and entertainment, as well as a whole host of food to enjoy alongside your drinks. Find out more here.

Son of a Preacher Man
Head along to Birmingham’s New Alexandra Theatre this weekend to enjoy Son of a Preacher Man, the brand new musical celebrating the songs of Dusty Springfield. Starring Diana Vickers, the show features the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including The Look Of Love, I Only Want To Be With You and Son Of A Preacher Man. Find out more here.

Worcester Music Festival
Worcester Music Festival returns this weekend. The event will see acts take to the stage at venues across the city, including pubs, cafes, historic buildings and record stores. The festival will see some of the best emerging artists in the UK entertain visitors and there will also be music workshops for both adults and children. Find out more here.

The Independent Birmingham Festival
Head along to Aston Hall this weekend to enjoy The Independent Birmingham Festival. Taking place on Sunday from 12-7pm, the festival will celebrate the very best Birmingham independents, including restaurant pop-ups, street food, cocktails, craft beer, local artists, designers and retailers. There will also be live music and entertainment. Find out more here.

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