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Posted by Kate Manion on July 25, 2014

We were really thrilled to have a visit from Dr Cable yesterday for a tour of Fazeley Studios and the Custard Factory by Lucan Gray (the owner), and Anita Bhalla, Chair of the Creative City Partnership. Dr Cable spoke to a number of entrepreneurs about their creative businesses and the challenges they face, particularly in […]

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Fazeley Studios Wedding Fair

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on August 05, 2014

Planning a wedding can be a minefield of choices. What dress? What wedding favours? Which florist? If you’re looking for some wedding inspiration, look no further! Fazeley Studios, Birmingham’s most unique wedding venue, is hosting a wedding fair on September 14th to help take the stress out of all those decisions. From 11am – 4pm, […]

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Inkie Nouveau

Posted by Eddy Fogg on July 23, 2014

  It’s very rare I’m this excited first thing on a Monday morning, but today has something special in store. Now it usually takes me till about mid day to shake my weekend blues and that slightly groggy feeling still lingering from Sundays hangover, but the prospect of a shiny new piece of street art […]

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Divine Dating at The Custard Factory

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on July 15, 2014

This guest post was written by Selina, a fashion and beauty blogger from Birmingham. When finding yourself with a hot date in your diary and butterflies in your stomach, might I suggest a day of ultimate pampering, preening and dining at the Custard Factory. You’ve perused and found Mr. Alternative; a man clued up […]

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Secret Cellar Fair

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on July 07, 2014

There will be high spirits all round in Digbeth as The Custard Factory hosts Secret Cellar Fair, a drinks festival celebrating the city’s tastiest tipples. Running from 12 noon – 7pm, the event will feature Summertime Wine Tasting Workshops by Loki; Whistlestop History of Gin from KitchInn; Alfie’s Mixology Masterclass at Alfie Birds and craft […]

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City Of Colours

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on

Over the 6th September, Digbeth will be transformed into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries with an exciting new addition to Birmingham’s calendar of cultural events – The City of Colours Festival. The event, being led by the team at Street Art Birmingham, involves a partnership of over 20 expert organisations including THE […]

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Summer School Make-Up Courses Special Offer

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on July 02, 2014

Summer School Make-up Courses! 2 Week Foundation Level Course 28-08th August 2 Day Weekend Intensive Foundation Level Course 16th -17th August Ever dreamed of becoming a make-up artist? Or simply want to learn a new skill for yourself or perhaps enjoy a fun couple of days with your friends? Join the Central School […]

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Modern Casuals Now Open in Zellig

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 23, 2014

  Retro sportswear, clothing and online fashion outlet 80s Casual Classics, has announced that it is to open a new Concept store “Modern Casuals” in the Midlands, at the Custard Factory. With a substantial database of followers, Birmingham-Midlands has been identified as a key destination for the company, set to follow their Glasgow and North […]

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Posted by Georgina Elsmere on June 19, 2014

Birmingham’s alternative tribute festival bringing you the best budget festival experience to the heart of Digbeth Description GLASTONBRUMMY / SAT 28TH & SUN 29TH JUNE Featuring a weekend of the best in alternative tribute acts for a bargain price of only £20 for a day ticket or £35 for the weekend. SATURDAY DISCOVERY Australia’s SENSATIONAL […]

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