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The Floodgate Makes the Grapevine List


Floozie in the Jacuzzi & The Big Red Button



May 24, 2022

We are so pleased and humbled to have made Grapevine's 'The Best Gaming & Activity Bars in Birmingham' list for 2022.

Birmingham & Digbeth have so much to offer the community, it makes it easier to deliver an awesome experience when surronded by amazing creative people and business alike.

With music, art, culture, food, drink and games there really is something to do at every turn. 

The full amazing line up is as follows;

  • The Floodgate Birmingham
  • The Big Bake Birmingham
  • MeetSpace VR
  • DropShot Digbeth
  • 180 Club
  • Roxy Ballroom
  • Sixes Birmingham
  • Roller Jam Digbeth
  • Ghetto Golf
  • Chance Encounters
  • NQ64
  • ...

May 20, 2022

Well Well Well Birmingham, I am sure we can all agree there has been something missing in our lives for the last 7 years.

It is of course the one and only water feature at Floozie in the Jacuzzi based in the famous Victoria Square. The statue has been the centre piece of the square for almost 28 years. in 2015 the tub was turned into a giant flowerbed as attempts to repair Floozie went on. Birmingham have been undertaking many projects to smarten up the city for the up and coming Commonwealth games this summer.

As the big red button was pushed by the mayor, the crowd went wild, or at least the...

May 03, 2022

Look what had just landed in Digbeth, NEW! Au Vodka Pineapple Crush. The taste of summer has arrived.

Our friends over at AU do not need any introduction, they have been producing some of the purist, ultra clean tasting vodka on the market over the past few years and have just dropped their brand new flavour. One sip of this banging yellow spirit will transport you straight to a caribbean beach wearing a hawaiian shirt (all while blocking out the Birmingham rain, its mind over matter trust us).

So if you are looking for the best troipical experience in Birmingham look no further than The Flood...

Apr 26, 2022

Birmingham, we are very luck this week to have the one and only Romesh Ranganathan playing at the Hippodrome Theatre Birmingham. Playing Tuesday 26th April & Wednesday 27th April

Having seen The Cynic's Mixtape in the Hammersmith Apollo we know all you lucky ticket holders are in for a treat.

Romesh is back with a brand new show, The Cynic’s Mixtape, his most brutally honest show yet.

Fresh from the Misadventures of Romesh RanganathanA League of Their Own and Judge Romesh, he’s putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since th...

Apr 15, 2022

We are finally here Birmingham, the first super long bank holiday weekend of the year. We have 4 days, YES 4 days to let your hair down and have some well deserved fun.

I know it is cliche for us to talk about the weather in England but we have to as we are in luck. We have a full long weekend of good weather, dont believe me check it out HERE

So what have you got planned, are you still thinking of something quirky to do? - If so look no further than Digbeth, for the uninitiated its in Birmingham. From being voted the coolest place to live by non other than 'The Times' to featuring in Steven S...

Apr 11, 2022

Are you finding day to day life a little mundane while waiting for the summer to truely bloom?

Has work been super busy, giving you no work life balance?

Well, as the saying goes a 'change is as good as a holiday' and that is exactly what we can provide with PitPat here at The Floodgate. Picture an Ultra Violet (UV) nostalgic wonderland that covers pop & grafitti culture. Everything from Back to the Future, Alice in Wonderland, Ozzy Ozborne, Transformers or Rick & Morty to mention a few.

Now on to the game it self, Pit Pat is a table top game that takes influence from Pool (Billiards) & Mini/C...

Apr 05, 2022

It's that time of year again Birmingham, the 2022 Major League Baseball season is expected to begin on April 7 2022 with the regular season ending on October 5 2022.

If you have been sitting in the dugouts or sidelines wondering what hobby to allocate yourself for this year then look no further than the one and only exciting sport of Baseball. 

Its not only good for your core strength, motor skills & health, here at The Floodgate we add a social element to Bleachers Baseball so you can have a good old laugh while exercising. So what you waiting for, book a session now


For those of you hard...

Mar 31, 2022

We decided to do a little spring cleaning at The Floodgate this week, and thought why not have a new entrance for 2022. We hope you like this new piece by the one and only Birmingham local Gent48. Our shutters always go up at 16:30 weekdays and 12:00 weekends so do pop by early before your game of Baseball, Curling or PitPat to catch a glimpse of the new graffiti.  

If you like graffiti art in general you have come to the right place. The Floodgate hosts 100's of unique one off pieces of art right out of the minds of the best graffiti artists in Digbeth, if not the UK. Indulge your eyes with a...

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Fancy yourself as the next MLB star or even the next Birmingham bobcat? Well, you have come to the right place. With 6 amazing batting cages you will be able to swing for glory.



The Floodgate are thrilled to offer the UK’s first and only PitPat. What is PitPat you may ask? Well, If billiards and mini golf had a baby it would become PitPat.



Welcome to the one and only indoor & outdoor Curling lanes in Birmingham. The UV lights, rainbow slinkys, and pumping music await you



We have a large number of indoor/outdoor seating & tables throughout the venue. These seats can be used for gamers, spectators, drinkers, diners, and everything in between. They are on a first come first serve basis. Please contact us if you require a table booking (large groups only).

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