Birmingham's creative quarter

05. BLOG


Yamination Launches New Studio

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 10, 2015

Animation studio, Yamination launched their brand new studio on the Custard Factory estate last week, with a party with over 100 industry guests, live music from The Wastepaper Players and a presentation from Central Scanning. Drew Roper founded Yamination six years ago, setting up shop in Scott House at the heart of the Custard Factory’s […]

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Creative Industries Federation Roadshow

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 25, 2015

Join the Creative Industries Federation at Fazeley Studios at 5pm on Monday, 29th June for a gathering of the creative industries, public arts and cultural education from across the UK. This is an opportunity to celebrate the launch of the Creative Industries Federation in Greater Birmingham and bring together the creative community in a common […]

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Welcome House of Thieves to Custard Factory

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 17, 2015

Now open on Gibb Street is custom tattoo studio, House of Thieves. The shop, which offers completely custom work drawn for each customer, is a cruelty free studio, offering both black and colour work. They even offer vegan tattoos, as well as a range of merchandise including t-shirts and tote bags. Owners Robert and Holly […]

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Social Media Week

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 11, 2015

Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world. Human connectivity is being reimagined and SMW seeks to understand how humanity and technology will come together to change […]

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Rocks & Co Coming to Digbeth

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 02, 2015

Jewellery shopping TV channel Rocks & Co. is coming to Birmingham, launching a new 11,000 sq ft studio and offices at Fazeley Studios in Digbeth. Rocks & Co. is the biggest e-commerce jewellery company in Europe, and over the last 7 years, has broadcast to 19.5million viewers on Freeview, Sky and Freesat.  With a team […]

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Fazeley reception

Date For The Diary – Making Creativity Pay

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on May 29, 2015

An exciting new networking event, ‘Making Creativity Pay’, is being hosted by Birmingham-based accountancy firm, Inform Accounting at Fazeley Studios on 18th June. The evening, which is free to attend from 5pm  – 8pm, will be highly beneficial for companies working in the creativity industry, with talks from leading creative industry experts from Inform Accounting, […]

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Public Invited to Define the Best of Birmingham

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on May 28, 2015

We need you – the people who call this area home, to tell us what you think of the Birmingham Region. More and more people are discovering the Birmingham Region than ever before. The area has secured record levels of visitors, businesses and investment. We want to build on this momentum and are looking at […]

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Cat Marie

Craft and Design Month – Open Studios

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on May 14, 2015

To celebrate Craft and Design Month, Custard Factory artists and makers are throwing open their studios on Saturday 16 May. Here’s a sneak preview of just a few of the studios you can explore. Ceramics by Emilie-Kriste Wilcox The work of Emily-Kriste Wilcox exudes calm and balance. Panels of clay are treated with layered coloured […]

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Posted by Georgina Elsmere on May 13, 2015

Take away the stress of hunting for a Christmas party venue in November (or December!) by getting your Christmas party booked well in advance using Fazeley Events’ Early Bird Special Offer at Fazeley Studios and Custard Factory. You will receive a 10 percent discount when you book your Exclusive or Shared Christmas Party at either of the unique […]

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Digbeth First Friday

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 30, 2015

A year ago, on May 2nd, 2014, a group of Digbeth based arts organisations launched Digbeth First Fridays, an event exploring the creative scene in Digbeth. Held on the first Friday of each month, the night showcases everything from exhibitions to screenings, late-night openings, special events, culture in unexpected places, live music, street food and […]

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