Category: DRA News

All change at The Custard Factory

Some of you may have noticed the following article in the Birmingham Mail recently, essentially saying that the Custard Factory is going down the pan: Independent shops pull out of Custard Factory blaming lack...

Can you host an artist in Digbeth?

Artist Mitra Saboury will be exhibiting at Grand Union in September, and the gallery is looking for a place for her to stay in Digbeth. We know that the residents of Digbeth are a...

#BrumHour on Brum Radio

When: Tuesdays at 11:00 Where: listen online at BrumRadio.com Those of you who follow the wonderful #BrumHour blog may know that the blog’s creator David Massey also has his own show on Brum Radio,...

Events at Stanhope Hall

Where: Stanhope Hall Community Centre, Ketley Croft, Highgate, B12 0XG Although not exactly in our area, Stanhope Hall offers an opportunity for Digbeth residents to meet those of Highgate and beyond in a welcoming...

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...

Digbeth Community Awards 2015

The annual Digbeth Community Awards were presented at Digbeth Residents Association’s December meeting. These are given to people, groups and organisations who make a positive contribution to life and the community in Digbeth. The...

Digbeth – the coolest place in the UK?

People like to bad-mouth Digbeth, which is one of the reasons Digbeth Residents Association was established. We search out the stories and plan events that show the other side of this vibrant, eclectic and...

Sew Good

Earlier this year, Digbeth Residents Association struck up a partnership with the social enterprise Textiles by St. Anne’s, based in the Abacus Building. Textiles by St. Anne’s offers training opportunities to support people into...

The Big Digbeth Lunch 2015

Last Sunday, 7th June, Digbeth Residents Association held the first ever Big Lunch in our part of the city at Minerva Works on Warwick Bar. There were films, games, a canal clean up, a...