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The Tony Iommi Scholarship at BIMM Birmingham

Tony Iommi is no stranger to Digbeth – his custom guitars are made right here by Jay Dee – but last month he made a very special visit to announce details of the BIMM Birmingham Scholarship which will bear his … Continue reading

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BIMM Birmingham – Design Update

Architects’ images have been revealed for the design of the £4 million brand new state-of-the-art BIMM Birmingham building on Floodgate Street. Back in March we revealed that the music college would be opening a new outpost in Digbeth in October … Continue reading

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BIMM in Birmingham

When: Saturday 21 January 2017 Where: BIMM, 93-96 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5SR BIMM is the British and Irish Modern Music Institute, and they’ll be moving into Floodgate Street in Digbeth later this year! BIMM was founded in 2001 and … Continue reading

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#SpielbergInBrum

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of months, you will know by now that the great Steven Spielberg has been filming in Digbeth. I know – move over Hollywood! I was made aware of … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation required?

When: Monday 9th May, 10:00-11:00 Where: ACE Dance and Music, 54-57 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5SL Tickets: £5 If, like me, you started the year with good intentions but those resolutions have waned, ACE Dance and Music is here to … Continue reading

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Sensateria

When: Saturday 23 April, 21:00-06:00 Where: Boxxed, 104-105 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5SR Tickets: from £15 (available online here) Sensateria nightclub returns to Digbeth for one night only this weekend. The psychedelic Sixties-themed club night began in 1984 and ran … Continue reading

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BabMag

When: Saturday 5th March, 18:00-22:00 Where: Boxxed, 104-108 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5SR BabMag is a new magazine for Birmingham, celebrating the great and good of the city’s creative scene, from iconic pioneers to unknown artists. Their launch party takes … Continue reading

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Enrich Not Exploit

Today artists Newso and Gent have taken to Floodgate Street to complete a very special commission. No strangers to the walls of Digbeth, Newso and Gent are helping The Body Shop celebrate its 40th anniversary by interpreting the company’s new … Continue reading

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NYE 2015 in Digbeth

Crimbo Limbo is well and truly upon us, and if you’re anything like me, you may have neglected to plan for NYE… Never fear! There is a whole smorgasbord of events taking place in our fair Digbeth, catering to all … Continue reading

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The Lion King of Digbeth

When: Saturday 31st October Where: Ace Dance & Music, 54-57 Floodgate St, Digbeth, B5 5SL Disney’s award-winning musical The Lion King is now in its sixteenth year and remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. The production team are holding … Continue reading

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