Category Archives: Creative places and spaces

Custard Factory, Fazeley Studios, The Bond, FoE Warehouse, etc.

Custard Factory: under new ownership

Lucan Gray has sold his share of the Custard Factory to Oval Real Estate, a privately owned investment and asset management company in London, in a deal including nearby Fazeley Studios and warehouses in Heath Mill Lane. Nick Prior, co-founder … Continue reading

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The Tony Iommi Scholarship at BIMM Birmingham

Tony Iommi is no stranger to Digbeth – his custom guitars are made right here by Jay Dee – but last month he made a very special visit to announce details of the BIMM Birmingham Scholarship which will bear his … Continue reading

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Cre/\tures Enchanted Forest

When: Saturday 24 June, 22:00–6:00 Where: Suki10c, 21 Bordesley Street, Digbeth, B5 5PJ Tickets: from £10 (available online here) After an amazing reception at Underground Sound, Suki10c are bringing you a party to blow the glitter off your face and … Continue reading

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Manhattan in Digbeth

When: Sunday 25 June, from 15:00 Where: Mockingbird Cinema, Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA Tickets: from £8 (available online here) Director Woody Allen’s love letter to New York City stars Allen as frustrated television writer Isaac Davis, a … Continue reading

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Tuned On

When: Thursday 22 June, 16:30-18:30 Where: Arabian Nites, Digbeth, B5 7HP Free – advance online registration required As part of The Award-Winning Desi Moves programme, Punch Records will welcome some the UK’s top South Asian innovators to Arabian Nites to … Continue reading

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Custard Factory Courtyard – Inauguration Weekend

When: Saturday 17 June, all day Where: Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA We recently tweeted about the work taking place to convert the Custard Factory pool into a square… Work is moving on apace @custardfactory to turn the … Continue reading

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#Rethink2017

When: Tuesday 13 June 2017, 09:00–17:30 Where: Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Digbeth, B4 7BD Tickets: free (advance online registration required) #Rethink2017 is a place for inspirational conversations and critical debate around the evolving face of media, … Continue reading

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Craftspace turns 30!

When: Thursday 22 June 2017, 12:00-16:00 Where: Centrala, 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RT Free event, refreshments provided Craftspace is a charity that uses contemporary craft to develop people, ideas and opportunities. One of their projects, Shelanu, … Continue reading

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The Big Sleuth

The Big Sleuth, the highly anticipated successor to The Big Hoot, will launch on Monday 10 July, covering Bear-mingham with up to 100 bear sculptures. The free 10-week public art trail, named because ‘sleuth’ is the collective noun for a … Continue reading

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Summer Market 2017

When: Saturday 10 June, 12:00–18:00 Where: The Bond Co, 180 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5SE Entry: £2 (£1.50 with an Independent Birmingham card) – under 12s go free Seasonal Markets are back to The Bond for their Summer Market – … Continue reading

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