Tag Archives: Milk Street

The Why? Festival

When: Saturday 8th July, 16:00-23:00 Where: The Crossing, Milk Street, Digbeth, B5 5SU Tickets: Adults from £10, children from £3 (available online here) The Why? Festival is a programme of performance and development opportunities aimed at discovering and working with … Continue reading

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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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Holi Rave Festival

When: Saturday 15 April, 14:00–22:00 Where: No21 Digbeth, 21 Milk Street, Digbeth, B5 5TR Tickets: from £5 (available online here) Holi Festival, also known as the festival of colours, is traditionally celebrated on the full moon in the month of … Continue reading

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Historic Digbeth

The University of Birmingham’s Chrysalis project is digitalising the vast quantity of historical photographs in possession by the institution’s various departments. The photographic records act as reminders of what Birmingham looked like in the past, and help log the developments … Continue reading

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Digbeth on photographic map

From Breaking Travel News: Newcastle-upon-Tyne may be famous for its five bridges but Digbeth has been put on the photographic map with five arches. A photograph by Redditch photographer Gethin Thomas showing a series of five railway arches disappearing into … Continue reading

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South Birmingham College’s new Fusion Centre on Digbeth High Street

South Birmingham College have sent me some information about their new Fusion Centre on Digbeth High Street, which has rejuvenated what was two run-down car dealership buildings to make a new creative centre for students at the College. The two former … Continue reading

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Our Melox Marvels are missing!

The restored Melox Marvels sign on Milk Street has been hidden by a banner advertising South Birmingham College. Whilst I’m keen to encourage learning, I’m rather sad to see this old sign advertising dog biscuits of yesteryear hidden from view, … Continue reading

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