Birmingham's creative quarter

05. BLOG


Posted by Jessie Court on November 12, 2015

With only six weeks until Christmas, the Custard Factory is pleased to announce details of its annual Christmas celebrations, Digmas. With a VIP visit from Mr and Mrs Claus, one of their trusty elves and prize reindeer, this year’s celebrations are sure to get visitors into the festive spirit. Activities will be taking place on […]

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Arthaus Digbeth opens in Digbeth

Posted by Jessie Court on November 30, 2015

Arthaus Digbeth, an artist’s workspace, has been launched by the Custard Factory Quarter. Located on Floodgate Street, Arthaus is next to Fazeley Studios and close to the Custard Factory, in the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter. The beautiful historic building has been transformed to create 12 studios, which are set to become the artist hub […]

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Productivity, efficiency and effectiveness – the year ahead in conferencing

Posted by Jessie Court on November 26, 2015

The annual Christmas party is, for some, the year’s highlight. A chance to let loose with colleagues and friends; drink the boss’ tab dry; and then relive it all around the water cooler. From a corporate point of view, it can boost morale; is an effective communications tool; and focus a business on common goals […]

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November at The Mockingbird

Posted by Jessie Court on November 19, 2015

It has been a busy few months at The Mockingbird since their opening in late summer. The venue offers food, drink and great entertainment too. The food is relaxed (and has recently seen a new menu launch), the drinks are diverse (try their signature cocktail when you get the chance) and the vibe is so […]

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112 Social Opens at Custard Factory

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Custard Factory is delighted to welcome the opening of 112 Social, a pop-up bar, art gallery and seller of affordable art. Open from Friday 13 November until Saturday 19 December, the new pop up is definitely not one to be missed. The Artwork is the job of Brum-based online platform, Artobox, while Pietanic are taking care […]

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Countdown to Christmas at The Sara Preisler Gallery

Posted by Jessie Court on November 18, 2015

It seems only a few weeks since we were saying goodbye to summer at The Sara Preisler Gallery, and now we are welcoming in winter with our new Christmas exhibition, jewellery collections and window display! As the perfect gifting destination for Christmas 2015, we are delighted to be exhibiting collections from a variety of Britain’s […]

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Only 45 shopping days left till Christmas!

Posted by Jessie Court on November 09, 2015

We know how difficult it can be to find the perfect gift for your loved one and with only 45 shopping days left until Christmas, the pressure is mounting to get said perfect pressie under the Christmas tree, so we’ve put together just a few of our favourite unique finds here at Custard Factory. We […]

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Abigail Borg’s new collection to be sold in John Lewis

Posted by Jessie Court on October 28, 2015

Inspired by the many beautiful Victorian and Georgian gardens in the suburbs of south Birmingham, Abigail’s new collection ‘Garden’s of Moseley’ is now exclusively available in the new flagship John Lewis store in Birmingham. Designed, printed and sewn in Digbeth, Abigail’s cushions are made just a stone’s throw away from the Grand Central development where […]

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What comes first – the office or the amenity?

Posted by Jessie Court on October 24, 2015

Identifying the right office for your business can be a time consuming process, weighing up the benefits of location, amenities, specification and parking…the list can be endless. For some, the old property adage location, location, location will always win out and having a business address in a trendy, established or up-and-coming area will be key. […]

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Custard Factory kicks off UK’s largest multi-city street art project

Posted by Jessie Court on October 15, 2015

Birmingham kicks off UK’s largest multi-city street art project from Get it Right from a Genuine Site Poet Benjamin Zephaniah inspires ‘Centre of the Universe’ six storey high artwork Custard Factory is the first location in new campaign to celebrate UK’s creative industries with the unveiling of a six storey high* artwork spray painted on Green House. The […]

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