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'The Floodgate 'Dig It' or 'Digbeth It' blog is your one-stop-shop for all things happening in the Custard Factory, Digbeth


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Nov 08, 2021

If you are looking for an unforgettable day (or night) out then you have landed right were you should have, fate has brought us together. From Curling, Baseball, PitPat Table Golf activities for all your friends, family and office colleagues to the latest Street Food and on trend Cocktails. We really do have it all. Based right in the heart of the world famous Custard Factory in Digbeth we are in an ideal location to start your day and end your night.

Nov 08, 2021

With all great upgrades comes great disruption, or so they say (unless its an apple iPhone).

The Birmingham Westside Metro Extension is truely underway, more information can be found here.

There is no doubt that when it is finished it will not only provide a fantastic greener transportation option for the city, but might also be fun to get around in. I mean, who does not like riding the tram?

We want to also make sure all of our wonderful customers are aware on the works and factor that into their journey to The Floodgate, we certainly recommend starting your journey earlier than usual, especi...

Nov 07, 2021

As long as is it a Saturday, 11:45 is the perfect time to pop in for some lunch time games, food and drink. If your planned trip to Birmingham / Digbeth is mid week then your visit will have to be after 3pm or 5pm dependant on the day, full opening time below. whether its baseball, curling, PitPat Table Golf, Street Food or simply just a cold pint of beer after a days site seeing we got it all.

Nov 06, 2021

The Floodgate are pleased to announce that we have been included on Marriott Hotel guide to Birmingham. You can see the list here. The Floodgate offers the ultimate activity day (or night) out right in the heart of the Custrad Factory, Digbeth. If you are looking to play Bleachers Baseball, Curling in Curl Club or some PitPat Table Golf you have come to the right place.

Nov 05, 2021

The Floodgate is pleased to annouce we are now listed on TimeOut Birmingham as one of the top things to do in our wonderful city. So if you are stuck for something different to do this Autumn or Winter with Friends, Family or even work colleagues, look no further than The Floodgate

Nov 04, 2021

If you are into your travel blogs then you will most probably be a fan of Faraway Lucy Lucy and her team are always busy writting their honest reviews on cities, venues, countries and everything in between.

Nov 04, 2021

Holidays are coming, Holidays are coming! You can almost hear those sleigh bells in the distance as we approach the festive season that is of course Christmas. This year The Floodgate Christmas Menu will not disappoint, running from Mid November 2021 - Mid January 2022;

Nov 04, 2021

Congratulations, if you have followed The Floodgate Linkedin page and shared the post you have been entered into the draw. Good Luck. The Competition will run from the 4th November - 30th November 2021 23:59 and a winner will be chosen at random.

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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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