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The five most exciting things that will happen to VR in the near future

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 24, 2017

As the world’s tech superpowers continue to seek out the latest means with which to advance our digital landscape, the re-emergence of Virtual Reality is fast-becoming the narrative of 2017. VR is being embraced by an array of sectors: social media, science, gaming and entertainment to name but a few. But what has driven this […]

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Top award for Custard Factory jeweller!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 20, 2017

The eponymous founder of the much-loved Sara Preisler Gallery here at the Custard Factory has another wonderful accolade to add to her collection. Last week Sara was named ‘Contemporary Jewellery Designer Of The Year’ by the 2017 Luxury Goods Awards. The 2017 Luxury Goods Awards have been established to recognise and celebrate the elite companies […]

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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up a Tech Startup

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 13, 2017

Though we may have only just scratched the surface of digital potential, it is nevertheless true that current tech has brought a great deal of convenience to the average person’s life. Pull out your phone right now and Uber can send you a car, Just Eat will lavish you with a delectable selection of world […]

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How The Tech Giants Began – Google

Posted by Chris Pettitt on January 16, 2017

We all do it. It’s our first port of call whenever a query comes up during a conversation: at work, at school, in the pub… “Google it”. Google has assimilated its way into modern culture in a way unprecedented for a tech company… indeed for any sort of company. It has found itself the subject […]

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Fantastic live music & entertainment coming to our Easter Fayre!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 12, 2017

There’s going to be a buoyant, springtime atmosphere at our Easter Fayre this Saturday with all of the family activities, sizzling street food and quirky craft stalls. And the fabulously festive mood will be complete with a brace of brilliant musical guests! Here’s who’ll be performing: The Glamophones Kate, Carrie-Anne and Laura make up the […]

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Springtime fun at our Easter Fayre – Children’s activity guide

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 10, 2017

We’ve arranged stacks of exciting activities for children of all ages at our fabulously-fun-filled Easter Fayre this Saturday! Cake decorating, family cinema, face painting… Easter has never been this FUN! Here’s a rundown of all that’s happening for the little ones: ‘Grow Your Own’ with Birmingham Botanical Gardens It’s springtime and the perfect chance to […]

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Stars In Fashion! Celebrities who love REISS

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 05, 2017

The REISS ethos is all about bringing a modern chic style to classic and elegant formalwear. This is why it is such a popular choice with some of the biggest and stylish celebrity names in the world. As we count down to the huge REISS Sample Sale starting here at the Custard Factory tomorrow at […]

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A Magic result for Katjes Candy Factory as they win Disruptive Pitch 2017!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 27, 2017

Katjes Magic Candy Factory are among the most innovative tech companies we have at the Custard Factory. Using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology, the company are revolutionising the sweet market with their bespoke and customisable confectionary. In December 2016, Katjes entered the online reality show Disruptive Pitch, produced by Disruptive Tech TV, a competition that saw […]

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An Easter Egg-stravaganza at the Custard Factory!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 18, 2017

It’s a glorious time of the year! The days are getting longer, the sun is showing its warm and friendly face again and everybody has that touch of spring in their step! There’s an extra buzz in the Custard Factory community though as the preparations for our exciting Easter Fayre are taking shape. The fun-filled […]

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