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Birmingham Freshers 2017 – Where To Go and What To Do!

A big Haus hello to all you students arriving in Birmingham this week kicking off university life! We thought that we at The Smoke Haus are experts in all the local goings on in Brum & beyond so here is our rundown of what to get up when exploring the city!

1. Go to the Chocolate Festival!

Birmingham’s only Chocolate Festival is back for 2017 in our home of Brindleyplace on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st October and entry is completely free of charge! The festival features music, entertainment, food stalls selling a range of indulgent & unusual chocolate treats – as well as a chocolate gunge tank!


Birmingham freshers visit snobs nightclub

2. Party at the legendary Snobs

Have you ever even been to Birmingham let alone lived there if you haven’t been to Snobs? The legendary indie nightclub continues to go from strength to strength with Big Wednesday’s, Rehab Fridays & Loaded Saturdays drawing in thousands of people per week. A MUST for any student landing in Brum this week!


Birmingham Freshers visit sea life centre3. Discover Marine Life at The National Sealife Centre

EVERYONE…and we mean everyone has to go here at least once! The Sealife Centre have over 60 displays of incredible freshwater & marine life including turtles, sharks & the very popular penguin enclosure (including a new rare baby Gentoo penguin). Awww!


Birmingham Freshers visit rage room


4. Release some anger in the Rage Room

Ever had that feeling when writing yet another essay is driving you insane? The Rage Room at Grange Live Gaming is calling your name! The aim is to spend 30 minutes destroying as many items as you possibly can. What’s not to like about that!?



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5. Join the Smoke Haus League at Goals Perry Barr!

If you fancy a kick about to get away from the usual stresses of uni life then Goals Perry Barr can help you! Tuesday nights play host to our very own ‘Smoke Haus League‘ and the winning team at the end of the season eats with us on the Haus! You lucky people eh? Contact the team at Goals Perry Barr for more info on joining the league ahead of the new season!


birmingham freshers burger deal


6. Demolish a Beer & A Burger at The Smoke Haus!

Last but not least, us! As a special Birmingham Freshers 2017 treat we are offering students the chance to grab a Classic Burger & a Beer for the wallet-busting price of just £9.95 until 31st October. Just show our staff your NUS or student card when you arrive! What better way to get introduced to our Haus