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Digbeth Dining Club to open at lunchtime every last Friday of the month!

Posted by Andy Parker on April 26, 2018

Digbeth Dining Club will be opening at 12 noon every last Friday of the month! The acclaimed weekly 3-day street food event hosts some of the finest street food traders in the UK, cooking deliciously high quality, locally-sourced food to the people of the Midlands on Lower Trinity Street right here in Digbeth. The first […]

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Digbeth’s 3D specialists creating a Windrush commemoration with TV legend!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 25, 2018

To mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the famous Windrush ship, bringing the first group of migrants to Britain from the Caribbean, legendary children’s TV presenter, campaigner and member of the House of Lords Baroness Floella Benjamin has teamed up with Birmingham City Council for a very special project. And one of Digbeth’s […]

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The Old Crown relaunch ‘Cafe 1368’

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 18, 2018

Not content with being the best (and oldest) pub in Birmingham, The Old Crown are now bringing the finest food and coffee to your workday with the launch of Cafe 1368! Serving breakfast, brunch & lunch, the cafe will offer an innovative, nutritious and tasty range of options – from light bites on the go […]

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Baked In Brick are hiring!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 11, 2018

Preparations are continuing for the highly-anticipated launch of the new Baked In Brick pizzeria this summer. The multi award-winning street food company, founded by the extraordinarily talented Lee Desanges, is taking the big step of opening its first permanent restaurant here at the Custard Factory, and we can’t wait! Ahead of the opening, Lee is […]

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Fazeley Street Road Closures – April/May 2018

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 05, 2018

Since October 2017, LM (Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy & Sons Joint Venture) has been carrying out Enabling Works for phase one of High Speed Two (HS2) in Birmingham. This includes preparing for the new HS2 Curzon Street Station. To make sure LM can carry out this work effectively, they need to temporarily close a […]

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Exciting Social Media agency the latest to join digital Digbeth!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 03, 2018

Meet Will Bond, the founder of Unboxed Online, who have recently made the Custard Factory their new home. They offer Social Media Marketing services to drive sales and growth for businesses across a variety of sectors. As he settled into his new surroundings, Will told us about the journey that led him to Digbeth. ‘I […]

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Custard Factory’s homeware gurus Red Candy share Spring’s hottest trends!

Posted by Andy Parker on March 26, 2018

Colourful homewares company and Custard Factory resident, Red Candy, gives us some top tips on how to get on board with the new homeware trends for 2018. Plus, they are also offering an exclusive 20% discount code to fellow Custard Factory residents and blog readers! It’s been a gloomy start to year, with the perilous […]

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Website relaunch for creative Digbeth printing company!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 20, 2018

**WEBSITE NOW LIVE** It’s always an exciting time for a business when it has a website relaunch. It’s a chance to stamp a new identity on your company, reconnect with existing customers with an updated new message, and perhaps even introduce yourself to a brand-new audience. Well a member of the Custard Factory community is […]

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BBC WM in Digbeth for Coco screening at Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen

Posted by Andy Parker on March 15, 2018

The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen welcomed BBC WM and 100 mums (and their children) for a free cinema screening of Coco on Saturday! The radio station were in Digbeth at our cool independent cinema for a special screening of the acclaimed Disney PIXAR movie for a special Mother’s Day treat for mums and kids. The […]

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Digbeth’s leading women tell us which female icons inspire them

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 08, 2018

Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to step back and recognise the huge social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. Here at the Custard Factory, Fazeley Studios and indeed right across Digbeth, there are countless women working away within a wide spectrum of creative and pioneering fields, who inspire, lead, […]

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