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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


Budget Birmingham Christmas Night Out


History Of Christmas In Birmingham


Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market 2023

Nov 01, 2021

Well, Well, Well Birmingham... What a weekend. From Back to the Future Marty Mc'Fly's & Doc Browns to Frankenstein & Pimps. We had you all at The Floodgate and from what we could tell you had a spooktacular time!

Oct 27, 2021

Why do we celebrate Halloween? As the night falls on all hallows night, you might not see a living sole in the dead of night. Shadows are chasing in every street corner not seeming to belong of anyone breathing. As summer turns to autumn, you can feel the wind chill you to your bones. You might wonder where did Halloween came from and why do we feel it is an auspicious time?

Oct 20, 2021

The whole country has been counting down the days, minutes, and hours for the 12th of April 2021. You all came out in your masses to support your local businesses, bars, restaurants for that well-deserved pint, cocktail (or drink of your choice).

Oct 20, 2021

The modern site of Digbeth was first settled upon in the 7th century. Historically the land to the west of the river was in the parish of Birmingham. This is Digbeth. The land to the east was in the more significant parish of Aston, and is called Deritend. Birmingham's oldest secular building, The Old Crown, is there.

Oct 20, 2021

Even though the country has been in Lockdown, The gang at The Floodgate HQ have been busy doing all the research, so you, our awesome customers don’t have to. We are super pleased to announce what is possibly the best news you will have all day, all year, or even all decade. Are you ready?

Oct 20, 2021

With the news of lockdown easing ringing in our ears, we have been flat out getting The Yard ship shape for all you lovely people. With a week to go, the place is looking awesome, we are confident you are going to enjoy the coolest and largest outdoor space Digbeth has to offer. We have installed three outdoor curling lanes and two batting cages all undercover to protect you from the elements. The Yard is presented in a colourful array of street art and lighting for a feast on the senses you will not find anywhere else.

Oct 20, 2021

Birmingham really has fast become a hot spot destination for a night out with a difference and has no shortage of places to go for that lads night out to remember. The Floodgate is the #no1 place to meet the boys, blow off steam and flex those muscles with a little baseball. Yes, you heard right baseball! With six batting cages hurling balls out at speeds up to 90kmph this exciting fast-paced high-energy social sport will have you cheering your pals on and working up a thirst.

Oct 20, 2021

The Brooklyn Brewery started with a dream to return brewing to Brooklyn, once a powerhouse of American beer production. Today their beers travel to more than half the United States and over thirty countries, including The Floodgate in Birmingham. the Brooklyn Beer James Beard Award-winning Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and his team brew everything from classic styles to bold experiments and collaborate with brewers, innovators, and artists from around the globe. At the Floodgate we stock;

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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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