Category Archives: Voices from the motherland

Digbeth History

If you’re interested in the history of Digbeth, you may well have come across the Midlands Pubs website, which documents the heritage of our area’s plethora of public houses. Kieron from Midlands Pubs was in touch recently to share some … Continue reading

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Birmingham Irish Heritage Group – May 2017

When: Wednesday 3 May, 19:15 onwards Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), Irish Centre Birmingham, High Street, Digbeth, B12 0NL Free Entry May’s meeting of the Birmingham Irish Heritage Group will involve a screening of the BBC documentary: Private Life of … Continue reading

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Children of the Revolution

When: Wednesday 5th April, 19:15 Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), High Street, Digbeth, B12 0NL Tickets: £3.50 (free for members) The Birmingham Irish Heritage Group invites you to a special presentation by guest speaker Jim Moran, Professor of Modern English … Continue reading

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BIHG February 2017

When: Wednesday 1st February, 19:15 Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), Irish Centre Birmingham High Street, Digbeth, B12 0NL Entry: £3.50 for non-members This Wednesday, the Birmingham Irish Heritage Group invites you to a screening of Luke, an unmissable documentary on … Continue reading

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BIHG – Ourselves Alone

When: Wednesday 4 January, 19:15 onwards Where: The Connaught Bar (upstairs), Irish Centre Birmingham, High Street, Digbeth, B12 0NL Tickets: £3.50 for non-members, free for members The Birmingham Irish Heritage Group has some exciting events planned for 2017, the first … Continue reading

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Wholesale Memory

Birmingham’s markets were established by Royal Charter in 1166; the Wholesale Market opened in 1883, with the current market buildings opening in February 1974. As they will soon disappear to make way for the Smithfield development, Friction Arts have secured … 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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Real Ale in a Real Heritage Pub

When: Wednesday 31 August, 13:00 Where: The Woodman, New Canal Street, Digbeth, B5 5LG CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) are launching the new edition of Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs at The Woodman later this month. The book celebrates … Continue reading

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Exodus at Centrala

Where: Centrala, Unit 4, Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RT There is a packed programme of events taking place at Centrala this summer, all launched by the opening of an exhibition at the gallery this Friday: When: Friday 15 … Continue reading

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Peaky Tours

Peaky Blinders has been phenomenally successful since launching in 2013, shown in 163 countries, aired on Netflix in the US, and garnered critical acclaim including five BAFTA craft awards and an RTS award for best drama series. The third series … Continue reading

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