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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

Jul 31, 2023

The Floodgate From its original themed cocktails packing a punch to the famous pint sized Floodgate Slushies in the summer you really cant go wrong on your next trip to Digbeth. From the PitPat PornStar Martini to the Tokyo Tea you will be licking your lips all the way to SNOBS.

Jul 28, 2023

Go Car Racing at The Raceway. This indoor car racing game, has 10 full size racing seats for you and your friends to compete to the finishline. The Raceway is located near Custard Factory on Floodgate Street and is a great place to let loose and have some fun. You can check out Birmingham Live Review HERE / Book HERE Play Crazy Table Golf at PitPat. This unique crazy golf course with nostaligic UV graffiti and is full of interactive obstacles, a great way to spend an hour or two with friends, family or even a date. Book HERE

Jul 26, 2023

The Floodgate Come and play a game (or 4) right here in Digbeth. From Car Racing, Baseball, Curling and Table Crazy Golf we have it all. Did we mention that kids eat for £1? Or games are suitable for children aged 7+ and adults so you can have fun with your kids on the activities. We are running special summer hours from 10am on Wednesdays & Thursdays + our usual Sunday hours. We look forward to welcoming your family to The Floodgate. BOOK HERE

Jul 19, 2023

As Alice Cooper once said 'Schools Out For Summer' and boy does The Floodgate some big news for you. This summer you do not need to worry about entertaining or feeding your kids as The Floodgate has your back. Kids eat for £1 at The Floodgate this Summer (HotDogs are £1 for u13's & 1 per child) Kids games are also up to 50% off this summer (it really is win win for the whole family) All of our games can be played from ages 7+, however a minimum height will be required to play the Racing Bug (to reach the pedals etc).

Jul 19, 2023

Well, we are pleased to annouce the launch of our summer fun family days at The Floodgate. From the 26th July until the 31st August we will be opening at 10am on Wednesdays & Thursdays for u18's. So what have we got to offer? Kids eat for £1 at The Floodgate this Summer (HotDogs are £1 for u18's)

Jul 19, 2023

The Floodgate: This activity center has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, including Car Raceway, Baseball, Curling & Table Golf. We are also now featured in DOWTK (Day Out With The Kids).

Jul 17, 2023

We are always looking for a wallet friendly activity to entertain us. It is so important to get out there and experience life without draining the bank balance. The good news is Birmingham has lots of cheap and cheerful options to delight your senses whatever the season. Here are some things to do on a budget in Birmingham:

Jul 14, 2023

Whats Up Bab! Hope you are having a great summer so far! With the summer holidays fast approaching the helpful bunch at Floodgate Towers thought we would put together a guide of the 'Best Activities Birmingham' has to offer. There are so many things in this great city we wanted to take the work out of the research so you could spend more time having fun. Whether your from the West Midlands or making a day trip from the surrounding counties then this guide is for you. You might be looking for Birmingham activities for adults or the great selction of Birmingham activity bars or city has. If you have the little ones with you over the summer you may also be looking for Birmingham activities for kids or fun days out for kids.

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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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