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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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May 31, 2023

Hey Birmingham, Whats Up? With Summer round the corner and the temperature already starting to rise, we have been busy at Floodgate Towers coming up with the latest most refreshing drinks to keep you hydrated during the heatwave (wishful thinking?).

May 25, 2023

Yes you read that right Birmingham, Digbeths favorite cocktail bar is lauching 2-4-1 drinks every Friday! Playing games, laughing with mates & having fun can be thirsty work. Thats why we are offering up some of our most loved creations to make you think you are seeing double. There is fun a-plenty at The Floodgate, we have a plethora of games which are sure to tempt even the most shy (you dont even have to remember your PE kit)

May 02, 2023

Here at Floodgate Towers we are always trying new ways of bringing bigger & better experiences to our amazing customers.

May 02, 2023

You may be able to get the best craft beer, coolest cocktails and the best street food around every corner, but one thing has been missing to add to an already amazing line up. Have you guessed what it is? its Pick n Mix of course, served up by the one and only Crazy Candy Factory. When you need a oneway ticket to sugar town Pic n Mix candy is usually the only way to get there.

Apr 12, 2023

Interactive games and competitive (friendly) socialising have become a weekend (and weekday) staple in recent years. The thought of being able to zone out and relax after a tough day in the office is all too enticing. Adding an activity to that beer with a mate really sets the night off in the right direction. 
That's why The Floodgate is pleased to introduce some new 'speedy' arcade-style games to complement our current lineup. This means that you now have the option of having a 'quicky' before your main event game or just a cheeky game and a pint before hometime. 
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Apr 11, 2023

The Floodgate opened its doors 3.5 years ago (1249 days for the mathematicians out there). Where has the time gone? We have always prided ourselves on being pioneers and leading the way in the games we offer. We were the first social baseball venue in Birmingham, the first social Curling venue in Birmingham and the first PitPat (aka crazy golf / table golf) venue not just in Birmingham but in the UK. Bigger brands keep an eye on what we do and usually copy it. However we take this as a compliment. Thats why as we are on the eve of launching our brand new game (again, the first in Birmingham) a...

Mar 08, 2023

Because we love you lot so much Bab, The Floodgate is introducing our FloodStar program! What the hell is a Floodstar? Floodstars are loyalty points collected for every hard earned £pound you spend at The Floodgate, the more you spend the more you earn. To kick things off, our first offer is very simple, collect 20 Floodstars get 50% off your food order, simples! We will be launching more Floodstar offers through the Spring so keep your eyes peeled for those shooting (Flood) Stars as and when they launch.

Feb 20, 2023

1) Record a TikTok at The Floodgate during your visit, Playing Baseball, Curling, PitPat or even just having a drink & food with your friends, they all count. 2) Tag & Follow TheFloodgateBirmingham 3) Use hashtag #FloodTok 3) Sit back and wait for your prize

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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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