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Expensive Digbeth

So, you see this headline in the Birmingham Mail: Revealed: The most expensive areas to rent in Birmingham. You would be forgiven for thinking the rest of the article continued with a list of the usual suspects (Harborne, Sutton Coldfield, … Continue reading

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All change at The Custard Factory

Some of you may have noticed the following article in the Birmingham Mail recently, essentially saying that the Custard Factory is going down the pan: “Independent shops pull out of Custard Factory blaming lack of shoppers Rents have become unaffordable … Continue reading

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Why would you live in Digbeth?

In case you missed it, the Birmingham Mail recently ran a great piece about living (and loving) Digbeth. Featuring yours truly and fellow Digbeth resident Andy Smart, the article lists some of the reasons why this is such a great … Continue reading

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Digbeth Dining Club is two!

When: Friday 22nd August, 17:30 onwards Where: Spot*light, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, B9 4AG Tickets: £1 entry fee With numerous accolades and a British Street Food Award under its belt, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Digbeth Dining Club was … Continue reading

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Odd Bite: Alfie Bird’s Gourmet Eats and Beats in Digbeth

Where: Alfie Bird’s, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, B9 4AA The Birmingham Mail’s Graham Young recently visited Alfie Bird’s in the Custard Factory, and had nothing but praise for the recently reopened venue: “Once known as Digbeth’s Medicine Bar, the four-storey … Continue reading

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Views of Digbeth old and new

Regular readers will know that I love sharing an old picture or two, and there are more than enough to go around considering Digbeth is the birthplace of Birmingham. We’ve recently been treated to a few gems from the Birmingham … Continue reading

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So you want to be a Peaky Blinder?

Image: @SunneySharma on Twitter On Saturday 11 January, Vivid Projects was the venue for an open call for locals to join the cast of BBC2’s hit drama Peaky Blinders. The show’s Executive producer, Jamie Glazebrook, said he was overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Echoes: documentaries for all six senses

When: until 16 November Where: The Edge, 79-81 Cheapside, Digbeth, B12 0QH Tickets: free – booking is essential Echoes continues until Saturday 16th November, but there are only a few opportunities left to immerse yourself in Digbeth’s past. The interactive … Continue reading

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A Peaky Weekend

Digbeth Residents Association‘s Peaky Blinders Tours are happening this weekend, and it seems everyone wants a piece of the action! Keith Watson, The Metro’s TV critic, wrote a fantastic review of Peaky Blinders saying it should “take the BBC all … Continue reading

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The City Centre Canal Circular Cycle Route

With autumn drawing in, it’s time to make the most of the last of the summer sunshine and get On Your Bike! The Birmingham Mail recently published a leisurely six-mile circular route along the city’s canal network, starting and ending … Continue reading

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