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Brexit and the Irish Community

When: Friday 16th June, 16:00-18:30 Where: St. Anne’s, Alcester Street, Digbeth, B12 0PH Free Ireland’s Ambassador to the UK, Dan Mulhall, will be visiting St Anne’s this Friday to answer questions on how Brexit may affect the Irish Community in … Continue reading

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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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Plans for The Paragon

The Paragon Hotel has seen its fair share of changes in its history. Originally built in 1903 by Lord Rowton to provide accommodation for migrant workers from Ireland, the grade II listed building became The Paragon Hotel in 1993. Given … Continue reading

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Spring to Life

When: Tuesday 2nd February, 13:30-14:30 Where: St Anne’s Parish Centre, 45 Alcester Street, Digbeth, B12 0PH High Hope Community Ballet presents Spring to Life, a celebration of community dance and music. This is a free performance by residents of Nechells … Continue reading

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The Swing Era

When: Mondays at 19:00 and 20:15 Where: St Anne’s Parish Centre, Alcester Street, Digbeth, B12 0PH Tickets: £7 on the door The Swing Era are professional dance instructors delivering classes in lindy hop, vernacular jazz and other styles. Join the … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival 2016

The Birmingham St Patrick’s Parade is a long-standing tradition for Digbeth, and 2016 will be extra-special with it being Ireland’s centenary year and also 21 years since the Birmingham event was relaunched. Although this is the first year the St … Continue reading

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Cushions Made in Digbeth

BITA Pathways has been successfully providing a range of services for adults experiencing mental health concerns for over 50 years. One of the charity’s many social enterprises is Textiles by St Anne’s, who as of this month, will be supplying … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Cook

When: Thursday 8th May, 19:00-21:00 Where: St Anne’s Community Hall, Alcester Street, Digbeth. B12 0PY Tickets: £5 Reconnected is a charity that strives to develop long term partnerships between the private and third sector in order deliver essential services to … Continue reading

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Old Trams in Digbeth

We’re getting excited about the prospect of trams possibly gracing the streets of Digbeth again, but did you know that there used to be a tram line on Digbeth High Street, connecting with Alcester and Bradford Streets? Digbeth resident Bev … Continue reading

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Fast Food Digbeth

Digbeth has an array of fast food outlets, much like any other British high street, and it’s usual for these shops to adapt to cater for changing tastes. The fried chicken place opposite Alcester Street has succumbed to the prevalent … Continue reading

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