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Jan 14, 2024

Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm, and its influence is now being felt in the retail and hospitality industries. While still in its early stages, cryptocurrency has the potential to revolutionize the way we shop, dine, and travel. From everyday payments to loyalty programs using NFT's the possibilities are endless and we are excited to see where it goes.

Dec 19, 2023

Deck the Halls with Pints and Cheers Hey there, barkeep heroes! Christmas is nearly upon us, and while the rest of the world is decking their halls with holly and mistletoe, you're likely gearing up for a season of festive frenzy in the merry pandemonium known as the pub. Fear not, my beer-slinging brethren! While Christmas in the pub may be a whirlwind of orders, singalongs, and questionable dance moves, it can also be a magical time filled with heartwarming moments, epic stories, and enough merriment to rival Santa's workshop. So, grab your apron, polish the Guinness glasses, and let's navigate this holly-Jolly pub crawl together.

Dec 12, 2023

OK, so its mid December and you have just receieved a Whatsapp from your friend asking you 'what time everyone is meeting next week'? You scratch your head and think, and it all comes rushing back. You agreed to organise a Christmas catch up for some old friends on a night out a few weeks ago! Should you panic? NO! (well, maybe a little bit). Dont fret, Floodgate is here to help. Planning a last-minute Christmas party can be a challenge, but with a little organization and creativity, you can pull off a festive and memorable event. Here are some tips to help you get started:

Dec 06, 2023

Its December, you have 101 things to do, from buying presents to office catch ups and after work drinks with those friends you only see at Christmas! Here at Floodgate Towers we want to make your festive time as stress free and merry as possible so here are the 6 best bars for those long over due catch ups. Here are the top 10 Christmas bars in Digbeth, along with driving directions from your current location in London:

Dec 03, 2023

If you are from the West Midlands or are just a BIG Christmas fan you will probably know that we have one HUGE Christmas claim to fame under our belt. If you have ever sung 'Merry Christmas Everyone' with a belly full of Turkey (or mushroom wellington) you have been singing a Wolverhampton classic. Slade formed in Wolverhampton in 1966 and recorded the worlds most famous christmas song in 1973.

Nov 28, 2023

We are all feeling the pinch right now, everything costs that little bit more! Thats why in the build up to Christmas, the team here at Floodgate Towers have devised a budget friendly plan for you to have the maximum fun with the minimum spend. Here are some ideas for a budget-friendly Christmas night out in Birmingham:

Nov 26, 2023

Christmas in Birmingham: A Historical Journey The city of Birmingham, England, has a rich and vibrant history of celebrating Christmas. From its humble beginnings as a pagan festival to its current status as a major commercial and cultural event, Christmas in Birmingham has evolved through the ages, reflecting the changing social, economic, and religious landscape of the city.

Nov 24, 2023

Ho Ho Ho, its that time of year again Birmingham, where the smell of mulled wine and bratwurst fill the air. The Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market is open from November 2nd to December 24th, 2023. It is located on Victoria Square and New Street in Birmingham, England. The market is open from 11am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 9pm on Sunday. The Frankfurt Christmas Market is the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria. It offers a wide variety of traditional German food and drink, as well as Christmas gifts and decorations.

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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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