Birmingham's creative quarter

04. BLOG



Posted by Custard Factory on February 25, 2014

Calling all television/radio/digital media/record labels/recording studio companies looking for the perfect new home! We currently have a unique, self contained property available to let in the heart of the buzzing Custard Factory Quarter, with oodles of space and some pretty special features. The building comprises 4,000 sq ft of studio space across two floors. You’ll be […]

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Coming Soon: Alfie Bird’s

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 17, 2014

Bringing gourmet eats and beats to Digbeth, Alfie Bird’s will be opening in The Custard Factory at the end of May. The venue will be divided into different spaces, to bring the best food, drinks, music and arts to Birmingham’s creative quarter. The Pizzeria will be serving up delicious stone-baked pizzas, alongside the best world […]

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Record Store Day

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 15, 2014

Saturday 19 April is Record Store Day, and The Custard Factory will be celebrating with lots of live music. Over 200 UK stores will be taking part this year, with even more in America joining them. Exclusives include releases, remasters and special promotional products from artists including Aerosmith, Elbow and The Specials. Even One Direction […]

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Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 14, 2014

The Easter Bunny has been to visit The Custard Factory, but has dropped some of the eggs he was meant to be delivering! Can you help him find them? There are six eggs hidden around the site, ready for you to find! The Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday 19 April. Take a […]

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One Big Bowl of Fun with Apple Pie House

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 11, 2014

If you go down to The Custard Factory today, you’re in for a big surprise. Teddy bear shop Apple Pie House is now open in Zellig. Owner Graeme began his career in antiques, before specialising in collectable bears 17 years ago. Apple Pie House began life as a combination of teddy shop and tearoom in […]

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Calling All Bloggers! Blognix is Back

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 10, 2014

Bloggers conference, Blognix, is back for a second year at The Custard Factory, and even bigger than before. Blognix offers an opportunity for savvy bloggers to come together to learn new skills, make new friends and enjoy all that is positive about the blogging community. Blognix welcomes bloggers, social media influencers and small business owners […]

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Lunar Robot Lands at The Custard Factory

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on April 07, 2014

Our newest resident here at The Custard Factory is a little bit…unusual. Last Friday, the guys from Lunar Festival encountered a giant  robot partying with the crowds at Sensateria. They got chatting, and he agreed to do some marketing for them, culminating with an appearance at their festival in June. Unfortunately, after a few beers, […]

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Couture Company Teams Up with Marry Me Ink and Jay Emme

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on March 28, 2014

You all know we love a beautiful dress around here, so naturally we wanted to share these beautiful photographs from Jay Emme. Alternative weddng blog, Marry Me Ink teamed up with photographer to shoot at The Custard Factory, whilst modelling some stunning dresses from The Couture Company. Two of the Couture Company’s dresses were showcased […]

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adaptable joins the Custard Factory

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on March 27, 2014

We’re giving a big Custard Factory welcome to adaptable, a digital design studio who specialise in digital experiences and brand development. The award winning agency, whose client base is mainly across the United States, have moved to the Custard Factory after they outgrew their previous office space. Dan Cooper, MD at adaptable, said, “Even though […]

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Guest Post: How to move your customers with video by Be Inspired Films

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on

A predicted 90% of all Internet traffic will be for video in the next three years, so if you’re not using film as part of your marketing mix already, now is definitely the time to start. Video can combine with social media, websites and email, connecting with an audience 24/7. Whether you commission a professional […]

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Sara Preisler Launches Award for Birmingham City University Students

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on March 25, 2014

For the second year running Sara Preisler launches her award for the 3rd year students on the BA (hons) Jewellery Design and Related Products course at The Birmingham School of Jewellery this week. The Sara Preisler Award for Practical Realisation of Concept is due to be decorated to the student(s) who has best expressed their […]

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