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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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Birmingham Souvenirs

We’ve previously written about the Shelanu Collective, who were until recently based in Digbeth. Although they have had to move away from the Custard Factory due to rising rents, their amazing Birmingham Souvenirs are still made in Digbeth so we … Continue reading

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Hip Digbeth

With the aim of inspiring city breakers with new places to discover, Travel Supermarket released its Hip Hangout Neighbourhood Index in January. After scouring the UK to find the most current, independent-feeling neighbourhoods, unspoiled by commercialism, Digbeth was named as … Continue reading

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Digbeth Needs You!

Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of NCVO, recently wrote a new year letter, and I wanted to share a few points with you: “One thing is very clear in my mind. That is that if we are to build a … Continue reading

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3D Magic Candy

Where: 8 The Green House (by the oval pool), The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA Magic Candy Factory is a UK first, and it’s right here in Digbeth! Katjes Magic Candy Factory is home to the world’s first … Continue reading

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Waste Isn’t Rubbish – Public Consultation

Everyone in Birmingham has until 31 July to give their views on Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) future strategy for the city’s waste. As supporters of Birmingham Friends of the Earth’s Waste Isn’t Rubbish campaign, Digbeth is Good is sharing BFOE’s … Continue reading

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An Ode to Digbeth

We recently came across a local poet, Sean Farrell, who is making humorous tongue-in-cheek documentaries of Birmingham via the medium of poetry. The final collection will cover around fifty different areas in Birmingham, but Sean has very kindly shared his … Continue reading

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Digbeth is Good needs you!

January is the time for resolutions, and maybe one of yours is to become more involved in the local community? Perhaps you’re a budding writer and want a space to air your musings? Or maybe you just like taking photos … Continue reading

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CC Fair

On Saturday 27th June, the Creative Citizens Project held a Fair (the CC Fair) at Impact Hub Birmingham in Digbeth. The free event covered themes around creative citizenship, community initiatives, social projects, and civic action, featuring presentations, workshops and plenty … Continue reading

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Award Winning Digbeth

Back in February, I attended Talk About Local’s annual unconference (#TAL15) at the British Library in London. This is a fantastic event that allows Digbeth is Good to connect with hyperlocal websites from all over the country, learning best practice … Continue reading

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