Category Archives: Local Life

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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Do you have a winning design?

Chinese Community Centre Birmingham (CCC-B) provides services to promote health and wellbeing, social engagement and economic prosperity with a strictly apolitical stance. The organisation is currently undergoing a restructure and rebrand, and is looking for aspiring designers to produce two … Continue reading

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DDC February 2017

When: Fridays and Saturdays, 17:00 until late Where: Spotlight, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, B9 4AG This February, weekends are all about Digbeth Dining Club. Now open on both Fridays and Saturdays, Digbeth’s original street food event offers you double opportunity … Continue reading

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Big Brum Record Fair

When: Saturday 4 February, 10:00-15:30 Where: South and City College, High Street, Digbeth, B5 5SU Entry: £3 per person This Saturday the VIP Big Brum Record Fair returns to Digbeth, setting up shop at South and City College. With record … Continue reading

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Hip Digbeth

With the aim of inspiring city breakers with new places to discover, Travel Supermarket released its Hip Hangout Neighbourhood Index in January. After scouring the UK to find the most current, independent-feeling neighbourhoods, unspoiled by commercialism, Digbeth was named as … Continue reading

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January deals at The Old Crown

Where: The Old Crown, 188 High Street, Digbeth, B12 0LD It’s not long now until the January blues make way to February, but if you’re really struggling, our friends at The Old Crown have just the solution. Enjoy two for … Continue reading

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Dine at Hennessey’s

When: Sundays in January, from 12:00 Where: Hennessey’s Bar, 30-31 Allison Street, Digbeth, B5 5TJ We all know that money can be tight in January, but with Hennessey’s, the month is no excuse to not have a good time! Two … Continue reading

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DDC returns for 2017

When: Friday 27 and Saturday 28 January, 17:00 until late Where: Spotlight, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, B9 4AG Digbeth Dining Club continues to grow from strength to strength. After the traditional mid-winter hiatus, Birmingham’s original street food event is back, … Continue reading

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