Birmingham's creative quarter

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City of Colours

Posted by Eddy Fogg on September 09, 2014

What else can I say but what an incredible weekend! I guess I should start with a huge thank you to Becci and Carl (Street Art Birmingham) and their dedicated team, to all the Custard Factory staff, contractors and tenants, all the artists and musicians and finally to all the people who flooded our streets […]

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B-Store Now Open

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on August 27, 2014

Bringing together Casio G-Shock and Urban Ride, The B Store is now open at The Custard Factory. The B Store is the Midlands only specialist shop for single speed (Fixie) bikes and one of only three Midlands street level stockists of the Casio G-Shock brand. Alongside the bikes and watches, The B Store offer an […]

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Cocktail Cosmetics Now At Custard Factory

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on

Make-up fans rejoice; Cocktail Cosmetics is now open at The Custard Factory. Cocktail Cosmetics already has a loyal fan base, after six years selling online. Now, they’ve opened their first ever shop on Gibb Street. The shop, like the website, is a treasure trove of award-winning cruelty free cosmetics, brushes and kit essentials, from brands […]

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Adee Phelan Salon Now Open!

Posted by Georgina Elsmere on August 26, 2014

Adee Phelan, Britain’s most famous hairdresser, has opened a brand new salon and photography studio at The Custard Factory. The new salon at The Old Bank offers an extensive range of services, including colouring, cutting, extensions and creative hair design, as well as the new addition of private Botox sessions. Also available are Makeover and […]

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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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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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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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