Author Archives: Pamela Pinski

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Digbeth and Proud

Saving Bartholomew Row

I was sent this link over two years ago by Simon Linford, one of the team behind the hugely successful redevelopment of The Woodman. Saving Bartholomew Row was to be their next project, to bring the historic Christopher Wray building … Continue reading

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The Cornetto Trilogy at The Mockingbird

When: Sunday 23 July, 12:00–20:00 Where: The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, B9 4AA Tickets: from £12 (available online here) The Mockingbird are showing Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End – known as … Continue reading

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Tilt Festival 2017

When: Monday 17 – Sunday 23 July Where: various venues Resident Digbethites RoguePlay Theatre are bringing back their Tilt Festival this July. See more information below, or visit the Tilt Festival website here.

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BetterPoints, in partnership with Birmingham Connected, have created #BrumBreathes, a programme designed to give people an incentive to choose more sustainable forms of transport. When you move around the city from Digbeth, you can gain BetterPoints for walking or cycling … Continue reading

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Award-winning Sara Preisler

Earlier this year, the eponymous founder of the Sara Preisler Gallery at the Custard Factory was named ‘Contemporary Jewellery Designer Of The Year’ by the 2017 Luxury Goods Awards. The Luxury Goods Awards have been established to recognise and celebrate … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Café Colette

Where: Unit 5, Lower Trinity Street, B9 4AG When: Friday 4 August 2017 The newest addition to Lower Trinity Street’s cultural offering will be opening on Friday 4 August. Café Colette is a 1920s-themed bar offering prohibition cocktails alongside live … Continue reading

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Marks out of Tenancy

Marks Out Of Tenancy is a new organisation established to give tenants a voice. It’s essentially TripAdvisor for the private rented sector. Reviews are split between the landlord, letting agent, rental property and neighbourhood, which is designed to give potential … Continue reading

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Cheese Fest Birmingham

When: Saturday 18th November, 10:00-18:00 Where: Custard Factory, Digbeth, B9 4AA Tickets: from £3 (available online here) This November, Cheese Fest UK comes to Birmingham for the first time, setting up shop in the Custard Factory for the day. They … Continue reading

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Grand Union – July 2017 News

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Peep Show Quiz

When: Wednesday 5 July, 19:00-23:30 Where: The Old Crown, High Street Deritend, Digbeth, B12 0LD Tickets: £4 (available online here) The local pub quiz has become a British institution, much like the cult 90s TV series Peep Show. The Old … Continue reading

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