Category Archives: Local Life

Tomato and St Basils Soup Week

The premise of Tomato and St Basils Soup Week is simple: make Tomato and Basil soup to sell during #souperweek, forwarding the profits to St Basils to help homeless young people across the West Midlands! Lots of cafes, restaurants and … Continue reading

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Nechells Ward Meeting – March 2017

When: Tuesday 21 March, 18:30 Where: Stanhope Hall, Emily Street, Highgate, B12 0XG The next Nechells Ward Meeting takes place on Tuesday 21 March at Stanhope Hall. This meeting gives you an opportunity to come face to face with your … Continue reading

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Digbeth Community Garden – March 2017 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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Social Media Cafe

When: Friday 31 March 2017, 10:00–12:00 Where: Fazeley Social, 191 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5SE Free Love social media? Or are you completely terrified by it? The Birmingham Social Media Cafe (SMC) is THE monthly meetup for anyone in Birmingham … Continue reading

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PMT Festival

When: Saturday 11th March, 10:00-16:00 Impact Hub Birmingham, 58 Oxford Street, B5 5NY Free Today is International Women’s Day, so it’s fitting that we share details of PMT (Powering the Matriarchy Together), which is taking place at Impact Hub on … Continue reading

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Digbeth Community Garden – February 2017 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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Doris in Digbeth

Storm Doris has clearly had an impact all around the country, but Digbeth was no exception… The high winds caused parts of Cherish House’s roof to detach, which led to the decision to close-off part of Alcester Street for safety … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival 2017

When: Sunday 12 March 2017, 10:00 onwards Where: various locations across Digbeth Parade day is coming! The fun and entertainment will start from 10:00 in Digbeth with the first ever St Patrick’s Parade Day fun run, the Emerald Mile. Supported … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day love poem

Originally posted on Birmingham Eastside: This morning, Curzon Street was graffitied with an unusually pleasant message, in true Valentine’s Day spirit. Commuters noticed parts of a poem written in chalk along the curb, from the University Locks to Birmingham City … Continue reading

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Birmingham Souvenirs

We’ve previously written about the Shelanu Collective, who were until recently based in Digbeth. Although they have had to move away from the Custard Factory due to rising rents, their amazing Birmingham Souvenirs are still made in Digbeth so we … Continue reading

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