Tagged: Digbeth

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...

Digbeth vs JQ?

On Tuesday 21st June, a debate was held at Fazeley Studios to discuss the relative merits of the Jewellery Quarter versus Digbeth. Unfortunately, we were unable to attend, but over 100 others were present....

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...

Digbeth From Above

This week the Birmingham Mail has taken a bird’s eye view over Digbeth as it was almost a century ago. With pictures of our fair land taken from the skies in the 1920s and...

Inside Curzon Street Station

The Birmingham Post recently run a series called Hidden Spaces, looking at buildings and structures around the city that are no longer in use but have a colourful past. Naturally, the editors could not...

Birmingham Enterprise Zone

Huge swathes of Digbeth are covered by the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise zone, but the question always asked is: what has the zone achieved? If you too are confused by the Enterprise Zone and...

Digbeth in 1964

A bit of Tuesday nostalgia, courtesy of Digbeth resident Lisa Zdravkovic: Digbeth High Street features at the beginning and end of this home movie from 1964. It also shows the Bull Ring, New Street...

Calling all heroes!

When: Saturday, 8th June 2013 Where: Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth What’s high up, bright yellow and full of daredevils? The Acorns Custard Factory abseil! Acorns are looking for thrill seekers wanting to challenge...