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Delicious, affordable & ethical cuisine – Kanteen launches at the Custard Factory!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on September 21, 2017

Get ready Birmingham, a brand new eatery is opening here in Digbeth – with a promise to make healthy eating easy! Exciting new company Kanteen are launching a flagship store at the Custard Factory, promising a menu jam-packed with nutritious, tasty and ethical dishes. Working around the ethos that a healthy lifestyle is 25% fitness […]

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Handmade vintage jewellery, artwork, sweets and lots more! The Bert & Gert’s Craft Market Exhibitor Guide

Posted by Chris Pettitt on September 15, 2017

We are getting really excited about our fantastic Craft Market Event coming on Saturday 23rd September. With FREE circus skills workshops, delicious street food options alongside the much-awaited return of the Bert & Gert’s Craft Market, it promises to be a wonderful day out for the whole family. Local craft market curators Bert & Gert’s […]

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Give your office some personality with Red Candy!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on September 12, 2017

Colourful homewares company and Custard Factory resident, Red Candy, gives us some top tips on transforming your office to reflect your company’s personality. Plus, they are also offering an exclusive 20% discount code to all readers, and are giving away a £50 voucher to one lucky winner! Having a strong culture and ethos is essential […]

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In Pictures: Gin Festival Birmingham!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on September 07, 2017

For the second week in a row, the Custard Factory hosted a huge event this past weekend! There were glasses raised all round as the Gin Festival Birmingham took place over three fun-filled days. With over 100 different gins to try at the popular festival, back in Birmingham for its fourth year but first at […]

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How The Tech Giants Began – Apple

Posted by Chris Pettitt on September 04, 2017

Look back through history and the years are littered with iconic and enduring duels: David vs Goliath, The Beatles vs The Stones, Tom vs Jerry. And in the world of technology and business, there are few more polarising battles than those between proponents of PCs and those of Macs. We all have an opinion – […]

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In Pictures: Outdoor Cinema comes to Digbeth!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on August 29, 2017

Digbeth once again became a hotspot for unique and exciting experiences over the August Bank Holiday weekend with a phenomenal Outdoor Cinema Festival! The Custard Factory teamed up with the amazing Mockingbird Cinema and Factory Cinema Co to transform our new Courtyard into a huge al fresco movie theatre for one very special weekend! It […]

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As Outdoor Cinema comes to The Mockingbird, co-owner James’ passion for film is only growing stronger!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on August 16, 2017

At the heart of the Custard Factory’s creative heart is the wonderful Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen. The popular and much-loved independent Digbeth hotspot started life as a theatre but has been transformed over the past twelve months after the decision to go full-time as a cinema was made. One of the architects of the Mockingbird’s […]

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Inspiring street food from The Vegan Grindhouse coming to Summer Jam!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on August 08, 2017

Our fantastic Summer Jam takes place this Saturday (12/08) and we’re incredibly excited about everything going on. Alongside all of the music, circus skills, movies and more there will also be a selection of scrumptious street food! Among the wonderful traders involved is The Vegan Grindhouse, one of the most popular vegan street food traders […]

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NEW TO THE CUSTARD FACTORY! Virtual Reality Gaming Arcade!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on August 02, 2017

Next-level gaming has arrived at the Custard Factory with the mind-blowing Matrix Virtual Reality Arcade! Gamers of all abilities can come and experience “maximum immersion” with a wide variety of exciting games including shooters and horror, all in the fun and quirky environment of the Matrix store! The innovative new VR arcade, located right at […]

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