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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

Sep 17, 2023

October is a great time to go out in Birmingham for a number of reasons: The weather is mild. With average temperatures ranging from 7 to 14°C, October is a comfortable month to be outdoors. This makes it ideal for enjoying the city's many outdoor attractions, such as its parks, gardens, and canals.

Sep 17, 2023

Freshers Week is a week-long event at the start of the academic year that is designed to welcome new students to the university and city. It is a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends, and learn about your new surroundings. Here is a guide to Freshers Week in Birmingham: What to expect Freshers Week is a busy and exciting time. There will be a wide range of events happening, both on campus and in the city. Some of the most popular events include:

Sep 13, 2023

Bloodgate @ The Floodgate - Get your spook on this year down in Digbeth, The scariest bar in town will be hosting lots of spooky events including giveaways to anyone in fancy dress. Dont miss it, Boooo!

Aug 30, 2023

Welcome to The Floodgate Cup!

This is one for all you FPL addicts out there. We will be issuing a manager of the month award and an end of season super prize (watch this space) .The rules are simple;

1) Sign up to our FPL league HERE (FPL account is needed)

2) Sit back and tinker with your team to become the best football manager in all of the land (or at least Birmingham)

3) Check the league on the 1st of every month. If you are sitting pretty at the top, then pop a screen shot of your account over via socials (instagram / X etc) to prove its you and once verified we will issue your prize

4) ...

Aug 30, 2023

Whats Up Birmingham, as the summer draws to a close (sad smiley face emoji) the fantastic autumn season gets ready to get underway. From scenic leafy walks, great theatre and cozy fireside chats this season has it all. To take the hassle out of your autumn planning and to give you more time to kick leaves around in the park we have selctet our top picks below

Aug 22, 2023

Here are some things you can do this august bank holiday in Birmingham: Play games with all the family at The Floodgate, from car racing, baseball, curling and table golf there is something for everyone. Remember, kids eat for £1.

Aug 17, 2023

The Floodgate The showpiece of the Digbeth Summer, is ofcourse The Yard at The Floodgate, spread over 5000 square feet of gaming, eating, drinking, dancing or just chilling. Soak up those Birmingham summer rays while they last in arguably the best beer garden in all of Birmingham.

Aug 08, 2023

Here are some things to do in Birmingham this August: The Floodgate has something for everyone, kids, adults, families, couples, friends and everything in between. Our family days are running until the end of the month and cover Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday. Kids also get discounted games and eat for £1. really is a win win.

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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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