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05. BLOG

Share your awesome Digbeth photos with the #ONLYINDIGBETH hashtag

Posted by Andy Parker on August 29, 2018

A new hashtag, #ONLYINDIGBETH, has been launched via a huge yellow mural in the Custard Factory courtyard. The eye-catching new hand-painted installation is on hoardings covering our exciting new event/retail space renovation work. The Digbeth-themed hashtag is being used on Twitter and Instagram as a means to showcase photos, event news, fun activities that make […]

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Red Bull - The Keys to Birmingham

Watch Red Bull video featuring Digbeth hotspots

Posted by Andy Parker on August 13, 2018

Red Bull have uploaded a superb new video highlighting the fabulous places for people to visit here in Birmingham. The energy drink brand was in Birmingham’s Creative Quarter back in July to shoot a video showing off hotspots in the UK’s second city – featuring our very own Ghetto Golf, DJ Gym, Baked In Brick […]

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f1 2018

Check out Codemasters’ exciting F1® 2018 gameplay trailer

Posted by Andy Parker on August 09, 2018

Codemasters, the Mercedes of British video game developers/publishers, have uploaded a superb gameplay trailer for the F1® 2018 video game. The official video game of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship™ – which will be released worldwide on Friday 24th August 2018 – shows exactly why gamers & F1 fans are getting very, very […]

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Watch Whipped Shea Soufflé on BBC 1’s Sunday Morning Live show

Posted by Andy Parker on August 01, 2018

Architectural Assistant by day, shea whipper by night, APEC Architects’ Latticia Morapedi and her skincare product, Whipped Shea Soufflé, was featured in BBC 1’s Sunday Morning Live show this week with Clean Kilo – Birmingham’s first zero-waste shop, located in the heart of Digbeth. Clean Kilo is her first stockist, and in her segment, she […]

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Quick Q&A about the Birmingham Open Studios event

Posted by Andy Parker on July 30, 2018

Custard Factory artists & creatives are opening their doors this Friday and Saturday (3rd & 4th August) for the Birmingham Open Studios event that’s taking place across the city – so we have spoken to acclaimed painter Stephen Earl Rogers in a quick-fire Q&A session about what we can expect from the upcoming #422custardfactory event. What […]

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Paperdolls’ Summer Market is on Saturday – lots of handmade goodies!

Posted by Andy Parker on July 18, 2018

Digbeth welcomes the brilliant Paperdolls Handmade back to Birmingham’s Creative Quarter this Saturday. Visitors will be able to pick up superb handmade items from some of the UK’s leading designers and makers all under one roof – featuring ceramics, jewellery, homeware, textiles, art & illustration, botanicals, workshops, AND MUCH MORE! The line-up for the event […]

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Watch LUKE 1977’s video of the Aston Villa kit launch campaign shoot

Posted by Andy Parker on July 16, 2018

LUKE 1977 were in Digbeth last month to take photos up on the Custard Factory roof for the Aston Villa 18/19 kit launch campaign. The fashion brand posted a behind-the-scenes video over the weekend of photographer Rob Low taking photos of models decked out in the football club’s new togs with the iconic Birmingham skyline […]

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Check out superb 3D printed models of NHS staff for #NHS70

Posted by Andy Parker on July 13, 2018

The National Health Service, of course, turned 70 on 5 July 2018. Very impressive! In celebration of this landmark anniversary, the talented Backface Studios celebrated by creating stunning models of some influential National Health Service personnel. Backface owner Tim Milward, who recently collaborated with Birmingham City Council on a winning Windrush-themed Chelsea Flower Show Garden […]

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It’s not too late to book the perfect Digbeth venue for your 2018 Wedding

Posted by Andy Parker on July 03, 2018

Digbeth has become renowned for not only being one of the leading tech hubs in the UK, but also as one of the most desirable places for young couples to get married and/or friends/family to have a celebration. Our beautiful sister venue, Fazeley Studios, has received plaudits as one of favourite modern venues (“a hidden gem”), ranked […]

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Watch BBC Midlands Today’s live broadcast from the Archway

Posted by Andy Parker on June 29, 2018

Digbeth welcomed BBC Midlands Today to the Archway for England vs. Belgium game last night. The live broadcast on BBC One highlighted the superb atmosphere in and around Birmingham’s biggest outdoor screen here in the centre of Digbeth during the Three Lions’ World Cup campaign in Russia. Reporter Giles Latcham spoke to Elonex Outdoor Screen’s […]

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