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Things To Do In Birmingham Spring 2024 Edition


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Birmingham's Best Value Night Out: Why Floodgate Reigns Supreme

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.

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)

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