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The Custard Factory attracts new tenant with commercial landscaping company

Posted by Chris Pettitt on June 19, 2017

Leading UK landscaping company Tyler Grange have joined the growing creative and digital community at the Custard Factory in Digbeth. The move has been prompted by rapid growth in the company and the relocation to Digbeth gives Tyler Grange a presence in five locations across the UK with the Birmingham team making the short trip […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – an animation showcase from Digbeth’s Yamination Studios!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on June 15, 2017

Today is #DigitalDigbeth Day and it is incredibly exciting! A host of tech innovators and digital creatives are enjoying a day of presentations, demonstrations and masterclasses. One of those is Yamination Studios, a fantastic Digbeth-based animation company specialising in stop motion animation. Taking its name from yam yam, a term referring to Black Country folk […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – grab yourself a 3D selfie with Backface Studios!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on June 09, 2017

Ever wondered what you looked like from behind… or for that matter from the left or the right? Well on June 15th at #DigitalDigbeth Day you will have the chance to find out! Digbeth-based 3D specialists Backface Studios are giving those coming along a rare opportunity to experience their incredible 3D scanner, usually only used […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – exploring the virtual world with Holosphere!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on June 06, 2017

On June 15th, #DigitalDigbeth Day is going to showcase the amazingly innovative and creative things that are happening here in Digbeth. One of those working away here are Virtual Reality specialists Holosphere VR. The rapidly-growing company work daily in developing VR content and world creation, utilising cutting edge technology and software to create compelling and […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Live Stream Tour!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on June 01, 2017

#DigitalDigbeth Day is all about showcasing the incredibly innovative creative sector that is flourishing in our region. This vibrant innovation will be demonstrated no more so than with the pioneering blending of the old and new by the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Live Stream Tour! Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) is housed in […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – new VR thinking with STEAMhouse and BCU

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 30, 2017

The arrival of Virtual Reality tech to the mass-market is one of the most exciting developments of recent years. Though the technology itself has existed for decades, it is only recently that VR has become sophisticated and economical enough to be integrated into so many aspects of modern life. STEAMhouse is a new centre for […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – take part in Google’s Digital Garage!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 23, 2017

As we countdown to the hugely exciting BBC Digital Cities Week here in Birmingham, we’re looking a little closer at the phenomenal group of innovators who will be showcasing the very latest in digital arts and tech during #DigitalDigbeth Day on June 15th at Fazeley Studios. The Digital Garage project is part of Google’s commitment […]

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Silicon Canal Summer BBQ – the perfect way to end #DigitalDigbeth Day!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 18, 2017

Everybody in Birmingham’s tech and art communities are buzzing with excitement as we draw ever-closer to the BBC’s Digital Cities Week in Birmingham. The hugely-anticipated #DigitalDigbeth Day is just one of the many events taking place across the city over the five days. Another of those we are really excited about is the Silicon Canal […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – The Space show you how to reach a new digital audience!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 17, 2017

Birmingham is among the most innovative cities in Europe right now, a fact recognised in the BBC’s decision to choose Brum to host its next ‘Digital Cities’ Week between the 12th-16th June. The centrepiece event of the week is going to be #DigitalDigbeth Day, a tech-filled extravaganza at Fazeley Studios. Among the fantastic panel events […]

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#DigitalDigbeth Day – art & tech take centre stage during BBC DigiCities Birmingham

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 12, 2017

Digbeth truly is Digital! As part of the BBC’s Digital Cities Birmingham week this June, Fazeley Studios is very excited to present a day of industry insight, amazing demonstrations and a glimpse into the incredible technological future that’s going to shape the digital and creative businesses across our region. From digital storytelling and tech innovations […]

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