Category Archives: Digbeth Residents Association

The Forum, Smithfield

The Forum – the first development as part of Birmingham’s huge, ambitious and landmark Smithfield project – was launched recently, with a ceremonial concrete pour by city leaders. Based on Pershore Street on the former Silver Blades ice rink site, … Continue reading

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Connaught Square – The Plans

Plans for the long-awaited Connaught Square in Digbeth have finally been submitted to Birmingham City Council, attracting the attention of the media and public. The plans include 940 apartments, 65,000 sq foot of commercial space and a public promenade bordering … Continue reading

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November 2016 Meeting of DRA

When: Tuesday 15 November 2016, 18:00-19:30 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant, High Street Digbeth, B12 0LD Digbeth Residents Association invite you to their next meeting, to be held at the Old Crown on Tuesday 15 November. This meeting will feature … Continue reading

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Remember remember, the 4th November…

When: Friday 4 November, 20:30 onwards Where: outside The White Swan, 276 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0QY Free! This Digbeth First Friday, celebrate the obligatory November fireworks with Digbeth Residents Association, taking place as per tradition, in The White Swan … Continue reading

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Stanhope Hall – Autumn Events

Where: Stanhope Hall Community Centre, Ketley Croft, Highgate, B12 0XG Part of being good neighbours is ensuring to support our neighbouring areas and communities. Highgate has a buzzing programme of activities taking place at Stanhope Hall, and everyone is invited! … Continue reading

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October 2016 Meeting of DRA

When: Monday 10 October 2016, 18:00-19:30 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant, High Street Digbeth, B12 0LD Digbeth Residents Association invite you to their next meeting, to be held at the Old Crown tomorrow. This meeting will feature a presentation on … Continue reading

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Nechells Ward Meeting – October 2016

When: Thursday 13 October 2016, 18:30 Where: Stanhope Hall, Emily Street, Highgate, B12 0XG The next Nechells Ward Meeting takes place on Thursday 13 October at Stanhope Hall. The last time there was a public Nechells Ward Meeting was in … Continue reading

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Digbeth Community Garden – September 2016 Update

Where: Digbeth Community Garden, Shaw’s Passage, Digbeth, B5 5PG See updates from the Digbeth Community Garden team in their latest newsletter below:

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“Digbeth is simply Divine to young urbanites and investors alike”

Pass me the bucket. This week, we received an email on behalf of Property Frontiers, which spouted so much marketing speak it made even me feel uneasy. (I did a degree in marketing, and as the saying goes, you can’t … Continue reading

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Pirlo’s Dessert Lounge

Where: 6 Coventry Street, Digbeth, B5 5NY Opening times: Sunday-Thursday, 12:00-00:00 Friday-Saturday, 12:00-01:00 Pirlo’s Dessert Lounge is Digbeth’s newest eatery and (as the name suggests) there is a distinct focus on sweet treats! Offering an extensive menu, with a focus … Continue reading

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