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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


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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.

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

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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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