Digbeth

Named ‘the coolest neighbourhood in Britain’ by The Sunday Times, this former industrial quarter is now a hub of culture and creativity. 

Don’t let the gritty exterior fool you, named ‘the coolest neighbourhood in Britain’ by The Sunday Times, this former industrial quarter is now a hub of culture and creativity. Turn a corner and you’ll be greeted by buildings covered in incredible graffiti and street art, and the stunning twenty-foot sculpture of the Green Man. At Digbeth’s heart, former industrial properties such as Bird’s old Custard Factory  have been converted into some of Birmingham’s most exciting arts and nightlife venues.

Molly, from Leicester, 3rd year English

“There‚Äôs so much more to Birmingham than the Bullring. I love how much there is going on in the city, not just the shopping and nights out. There are loads of really unique venues to explore, like Ghetto Golf and Digbeth Dining Club!”

Digbeth is home to creative and digital businesses, mini golf experience with a difference; Ghetto Golf, vintage shops and Digbeth’s newest indie Cinema; the Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen.

In Digbeth you’ll also find the UK’s largest zero waste supermarket The Clean Kilo, Birmingham’s oldest pub, The Old Crown and street-food award-winner Digbeth Dining Club which is amazing if you want to try some independent and delicious food from across the city. Constantly evolving, no trip to the city is complete without exploring this bohemian district.