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Peaky Tours

Peaky Blinders has been phenomenally successful since launching in 2013, shown in 163 countries, aired on Netflix in the US, and garnered critical acclaim including five BAFTA craft awards and an RTS award for best drama series. The third series … Continue reading

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Peaky Blinders – Series 3 Finale

When: Thursday 7 June, 21:00 (BBC2) Where: The Spotted Dog and The Mockingbird The whole world has gone mad for Peaky Blinders! Not that it’s any surprise, of course, but we like to think that we’re trend setters here in … Continue reading

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Digbeth’s Little Italy

Series three of Peaky Blinders is steaming ahead (don’t worry – there are no spoilers here!), and after fighting off the competition, the Shelby family move into the territory of Birmingham’s Italian mobsters. But where was Little Italy? It’s no … Continue reading

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Peaky Blinders – Series 3 Premiere

It’s official – Peaky Blinders is almost back on our screens! The series three premiere will be taking place at the Everyman Cinema at the Mailbox tomorrow, and we’ve been promised that the cast will arrive “in spectacular style”. Given … Continue reading

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Birmingham Power 250

The Birmingham Post recently released a list of 250 people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands in 25 different categories, ranging from food and drink to transport. The Power 250 list features a number of familiar faces, … Continue reading

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The Prellies III

When: Saturday 3rd October, 20:00-03:00 Where: The Wagon and Horses, Adderley Street, Digbeth Tickets: Available online The Prellies had such a great time gigging in Birmingham, they’re coming back again for their third Peaky Blinders-themed special! The band’s mix of … Continue reading

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The Prellies – Peaky Blinders Special

When: Saturday 27th June, 19:00 Where: The Wagon and Horses, 28 Adderley Street, Digbeth, B9 4ED Tickets: available online here Following a raucous response to their gig in May, The Prellies are returning to Digbeth with another Peaky Blinders party … Continue reading

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New Peaky Tours

Local historian Carl Chinn has launched 90-minute guided walking tours around Digbeth, sharing the real stories from the days of the Peaky Blinders. The Peaky Tours (a name coined by myself I may add) will start at the Old Crown … Continue reading

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Gangs of Digbeth Tour

Back in May 2013, Dr Chris Upton gave a free tour of Digbeth documenting its dark history of gangs. Chris, who consulted on the hugely popular Peaky Blinders TV series, a Digbeth favourite, is an expert local historian. There are … Continue reading

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Peaky Blinders live in Digbeth

It is with great sadness that on Thursday 6th November we said goodbye to the second series of Peaky Blinders. However, the third series was announced just before the end of the final episode, so all is not lost! To … Continue reading

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