Formerly the industrial heartlands of the City of a Thousand Trades, Digbeth is now Birmingham’s vibrant creative quarter, a neighbourhood full of creative residents, businesses and quirky shops, bars and restaurants housed in such places as the Custard Factory, Fazeley Studios, Greenhouse, The Bond and The Arch 

Digbeth is one of the most distinctive parts of the city and is less than ten minutes walk from Bullring & Grand Central. It has been named the 'Coolest Neighbourhood in Britain' by the Sunday Times, hailing the Custard Factory's cafes, independent shops, cinemas and arts venues, whilst celebrating 'the best bar snacks in the postcode' from The Old Crown. 

At night, Digbeth comes alive with a host of independent bars, restaurants and leisure venues ready to keep residents, visitors and clients entertained, places such as Birdies Bar, The Night Owl and Golf Fang are all night time hotspots that have captured Digbeth’s industrialist charm to create a cool urban feel to its venues.

Digbeth is often bringing the city together with an events calendar that is packed full of festivals, exhibitions and markets that last throughout the year. This makes it a perfect spot to live for any young professional – it also makes it an event organisers dream with a variety of conventional and unconventional venues for all kinds of occasions.

Dig Digbeth - The Essential Guide to Birmingham's Creative Quarter (PDF)

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