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Oct 04, 2021

Birmingham, there is nothing we love more than entertaining requests from the amazing, eclectic, creative people of the West Midlands and beyond. The Custard Factory in Digbeth is like a tractor beam when it comes to attracting the best artistic talent around. Whether it’s graffiti, art, photography, music, or dancing, The Floodgate are really are lucky to have it all on our doorstep.

Oct 04, 2021

The best thing about a great night out is the experience, and the great memories you share with friends and loved ones. In the noise of city life, it’s hard to find somewhere unique, or with that special quirky quality or fun-packed edge to it. Sure, there’re bars, pubs, restaurants, however, sometimes those nights end up rolling into one, as they’re all very similar experiences, or rather lack of unique experiences, especially after a few years if you are living in the same town or city! Not only that, but some of us want a little bit more sometimes, and that’s where an activity night comes in.

Sep 17, 2021

When it comes to bar snacks our lineup needs no introduction. The Floodgate only allows heavy-weight champions in the arena. Notoriously hard to find global sensations that can usually only be found in a few unique locations outside of the USA.

Sep 14, 2021

We have all heard that alcohol is bad for our health but why do we love nipping to the pub for a cheeky pint?

Jul 14, 2021

If any of you folks have been lucky enough to play a game of PitPat, you’ll know that it’s an incredibly fun new game emerging both in the UK and across the borders. Holemoly! We hear you say? You’d be right to get excited, as PitPat is breaking the mould when it comes to thrilling things to do in the world of competitive socialising! If you’re looking for a different gaming experience look no further.

Jun 15, 2021

The world of dating can be weird, it can be wonderful, it can be exciting, but what you want the most, is for your first date to be unforgettable. By that, we mean in all the right ways of course. Why might you ask? Because the first impression really does count, and if you get that first date right then the rest is history. The number one obstacle with the first date is to come up with an awesome date night idea.

May 26, 2021

As we embark on lockdown Strike 2 in the UK, we at The Floodgate have decided to give you the low down on our Bleachers high-velocity pitching machines. Stand back and prepare yourself for the speed of the paceman sc2. A perfect way to get all that post lockdown frustration out, and a great recommendation to have that much-needed catch up with all your friends and family, in a socially distanced manner of course!

May 14, 2021

When thinking about the perfect Birmingham night out, there is a lot to consider. Culture, art, food, and of course fun times. Can you do it all in one night? Of course not! Birmingham is England’s second-biggest city and is full of unique and secret spots to explore. So the team at The Floodgate have done some research into the prime things you can do to get the best out of things you can do in Birmingham this weekend, and of course entertaining activities, in order to have an all-round banging night out!

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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.



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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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