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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 09, 2023

Here are some things you can do this summer in Birmingham: Picnic in Cannon Hill Park. This 250-acre park is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. There are plenty of grassy areas for picnicking, as well as a lake, flower beds, and a playground. Explore Digbeth and top up your art & culture reserves. Head down to Digbeth, check out all the amazing Graffiti art on every street corner by some of the UK's leading artists. Then quench your thirst and rest those legs in The Floodgate Beer Garden (one of the best beer gardens in Birmingham). Grab your self a cold craft beer (or cocktail) and much down on some awesome sliders & tacos to get you evening off to the right start.

Jul 09, 2023

Birmingham is a great city for a staycation, with plenty of things to see and do. Here is a guide to a perfect 3-day trip: Day 1: Start your day with a visit to the Bullring, Birmingham's iconic shopping centre. After that, take a walk through the city centre and admire the architecture. Some of the most notable buildings include the Town Hall, the Library of Birmingham, and the Selfridges building.

Jul 03, 2023

Plan Ahead The first step to a successful first date is to plan ahead. This means choosing a date activity that you think your date will enjoy and that will allow you to get to know each other. Some good options include: Going for coffee or drinks (such as Faculty, Yorks Cafe, or your very own Floodgate) Going for a walk or hike (such as the lickey hills, or Woodgate Valley) Visiting a museum or art gallery (Cadbury World or Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery) Seeing a movie or show (the the Birmingham Hipodrome) Playing games or sports (at The Floodgate ofcourse) Cooking or baking together (At our next door neighbours Big Bake) Going on a scavenger hunt (for graffiti around Digbeth) Taking a dance class (the Dance Workshop)

Jun 27, 2023

Whats Up Birmingham ? - Well, we can tell you, prices are up! From bread, eggs & milk to beer wine & cider! Everything is pointing towards to stop you party people from going out. With the cost of living crisis not going anywhere soon and interest rates reaching for the moon. We feel it our duty here at Floodgate towers to fight against this narative to bring you the cheapest summer weekend out in Birmingham.

Jun 19, 2023

Birmingham is a vibrant city with a rich history and culture. There are plenty of things to see and do in Birmingham, from exploring its historic landmarks to sampling its delicious food. Here is a suggested itinerary for a 24-hour trip to Birmingham:

Jun 16, 2023

If you are lookin for a last minute treat for your 'old man' then look no further than the best bar in Digbeth, The Floodgate. On Sunday 18th June Every Dad who comes to The Floodgate with the Family will recieve a FREE PINT, yes you heard correctly a free pint. A thank you for being an awesome Dad. Just show this Blog Post. Our games are also discounted by 50% for families on Sundays so you can play Baseball, Curling for as little as £15 or PitPat for £8.

Jun 12, 2023

Come along, spectate and cheer along all the players at The Floodgate, from Raceway Racing, Baseball, Curling or Crazy Table Pool. Its not only fun, its totally free. See you soon.

Jun 11, 2023

Birmingham is a great city for a stag party. There are plenty of things to do, from sight-seeing and activities to nightlife and entertainment. Here is a guide to help you plan the perfect stag do in Birmingham:

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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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