Category Archives: The Irish Quarter

BIHG Christmas Quiz

When: Wednesday 7 December, 19:15 onwards Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), Irish Centre Birmingham, High Street, Digbeth, B12 0NL Free entry – prizes available Christmas is fast approaching, which can mean only one thing: the return of the (in)famous annual … Continue reading

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Birmingham Tradfest 2016

When: Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th November, 2016 Where: various venues across Digbeth Tickets: £ various – weekend passes from £55 (available here) Birmingham Tradfest returns to Digbeth – the cultural home of Irish music in Birmingham – this month, … Continue reading

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The Myths of Halloween

When: Wednesday 5th October, 19:15 onwards Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), Irish Centre Birmingham, Digbeth High Street, B12 0NL Free entry and refreshments Halloween is said to have originated in Ireland as Oiche Shamhna. Birmingham Irish Heritage Group present their … Continue reading

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The Death of Ireland’s Last High King

When: Wednesday 7 September, 19:00 Where: Birmingham Irish Centre, 14-20 High Street, Digbeth, B12 0LN The Birmingham Irish Heritage Group convenes at the Irish Centre on the first Wednesday of every month, from 7pm until about 9pm. Tea and coffee … Continue reading

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Pat Molloy Summer School

When: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July Where: South and City College, High Street, Digbeth, B5 5SU The annual Pat Molloy Summer School returns to Digbeth this month, with its focus on traditional Irish music. Weekend workshops in various Irish … Continue reading

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Brummie’s Choice – Winners 2016

You may remember us alerting you to the Birmingham Mail’s Brummie’s Choice awards recently? Well, the votes are in and have been totted up… and Digbeth hasn’t done too badly at all! Best New Venue Massive congratulations to the guys … Continue reading

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Birmingham Irish Heritage Group – April 2016

When: Wednesday 6th April, 19:15 Where: Irish Centre Birmingham, Digbeth High Street, B12 0LN The Birmingham Irish Heritage Group’s next meeting continues the 1916 Rising theme with a screening of The Easter Rising – A Curious Journey. Kenneth Griffiths, the … Continue reading

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Live Music Round Up

See more live music at the Live Brum website. Click here for gig listings for the Irish Centre Birmingham Sunday 13th March The Night Owl 13:00 £5 (available online) The Mighty Craic Steve Ajao Blues Giants Samuel Rogers Band Scooby’s … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival 2016 – This weekend!

When: Sunday 13th March, 12:00 onwards Where: various locations in Digbeth We knew it was going to be big, but by Jove, the St Patrick’s Festival organisers have done it again and surpassed themselves this year! From a photography exhibition … Continue reading

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Brummies’ Choice Awards

The Birmingham Mail Brummies’ Choice Awards give the public the chance to decide on the crop when it comes to what’s on in the city. There are eight categories, and Digbeth is represented in an impressive seven, with The Night … Continue reading

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