Tag Archives: The White Swan

Digbeth First Friday – November 2016

When: Friday 4th November, 17:00-late Where: various locations around Digbeth Free (unless otherwise stated) Today is Digbeth First Friday, when our little part of Birmingham comes alive with exhibitions, music, and tonight – fireworks! See the map below for an … Continue reading

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Connaught Square – The Plans

Plans for the long-awaited Connaught Square in Digbeth have finally been submitted to Birmingham City Council, attracting the attention of the media and public. The plans include 940 apartments, 65,000 sq foot of commercial space and a public promenade bordering … Continue reading

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Remember remember, the 4th November…

When: Friday 4 November, 20:30 onwards Where: outside The White Swan, 276 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0QY Free! This Digbeth First Friday, celebrate the obligatory November fireworks with Digbeth Residents Association, taking place as per tradition, in The White Swan … Continue reading

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Brummies’ Choice Awards

The Birmingham Mail Brummies’ Choice Awards give the public the chance to decide on the crop when it comes to what’s on in the city. There are eight categories, and Digbeth is represented in an impressive seven, with The Night … Continue reading

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Free State of Digbeth Fireworks

The Free State of Digbeth flag was officially launched at the First Friday celebrations on 6th November 2015. Free State of Digbeth fireworks! @mydigbeth @digbeth #digbethfirstfriday pic.twitter.com/hfUEzAOA3s — Digbeth First Friday (@digbethfirstfri) November 6, 2015 Thanks to Digbeth resident Luca … Continue reading

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Free State of Digbeth Bonfire

When: Friday 6 November, from 19:00 Where: Outside The White Swan, 276 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0QY Come join Digbeth Residents Association and TRJFP Birmingham for a Bonfire with a difference outside The White Swan! From 19:00 to 21:00, The … Continue reading

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The White Swan: Then and Now

The White Swan on Bradford Street is a firm favourite pub with the real ale crowd. Its fantastic tiled interior has been beautifully preserved for decades, but that’s not the only thing that has lingered: the pub has been in … Continue reading

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Real Heritage Pubs of the Midlands

When: Tuesday 21st April, 13:00 onwards Where: The Woodman, New Canal Street, Digbeth, B5 5LG The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is launching their book Real Heritage Pubs of the Midlands at the Woodman tomorrow lunchtime. No doubt a pint … Continue reading

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Digbeth Fireworks Night

Last Friday was Digbeth Residents Association’s inaugural Fireworks Night. Around 50 residents and visitors to Digbeth came along to The White Swan on Bradford Street to watch to display, including none other than BBC reporter David Gregory-Kumar! Big thanks go … Continue reading

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Digbeth First Friday – November 2014

When: Friday 7th November, 21:00-23:00 Where: The White Swan, 276 Bradford Street, Digbeth, B12 0QY As part of Digbeth First Friday, Digbeth Residents Association invite you to a bonfire night at the White Swan on Bradford Street. Expect fireworks, good … Continue reading

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