Tagged: Digbeth is Good

The Big Sleuth

The Big Sleuth, the highly anticipated successor to The Big Hoot, will launch on Monday 10 July, covering Bear-mingham with up to 100 bear sculptures. The free 10-week public art trail, named because ‘sleuth’...

Birmingham is

In a departure from usual offerings on this blog, friend of Digbeth Gerard Glenholmes-Walsh wrote a poem about our glorious city, and we wanted to share it with you. Gerard explained: “I spent Sunday...

Hip Digbeth

With the aim of inspiring city breakers with new places to discover, Travel Supermarket released its Hip Hangout Neighbourhood Index in January. After scouring the UK to find the most current, independent-feeling neighbourhoods, unspoiled...

Birmingham Souvenirs

We’ve previously written about the Shelanu Collective, who were until recently based in Digbeth. Although they have had to move away from the Custard Factory due to rising rents, their amazing Birmingham Souvenirs are...

Digbeth Needs You!

Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of NCVO, recently wrote a new year letter, and I wanted to share a few points with you: “One thing is very clear in my mind. That is that...

3D Magic Candy

Where: 8 The Green House (by the oval pool), The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA Magic Candy Factory is a UK first, and it’s right here in Digbeth! Katjes Magic Candy Factory...

Waste Isn’t Rubbish – Public Consultation

Everyone in Birmingham has until 31 July to give their views on Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) future strategy for the city’s waste. As supporters of Birmingham Friends of the Earth’s Waste Isn’t Rubbish campaign,...

An Ode to Digbeth

We recently came across a local poet, Sean Farrell, who is making humorous tongue-in-cheek documentaries of Birmingham via the medium of poetry. The final collection will cover around fifty different areas in Birmingham, but...

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...

Community Media and Hyperlocal

I was really flattered to be invited to speak at the Creative Citizens Fair, held at Impact Hub Birmingham in June. If you would like to hear my talk about community journalism and our...