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Custard Factory

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Just a short walk outside the city centre, this place is worth a visit. Lots of unique units where... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrsBsTravels
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Great building

Several individual units are encased at custard factory lovely interior design shop very interesting

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Jaydle15
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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This premier arts center was created with young people in mind, which offers music studios for jazz, drama, dance and crafts along with shops, cafés and trendy restaurants.
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The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

I visited the Custard Factory as a guest for a 40th anniversary with over 350 others. It was a most fantastic experience. From the initial greeting by circus performers to the welcoming room the main acts room to the outside street food which was high...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk outside the city centre, this place is worth a visit. Lots of unique units where you can shop for all sorts of things. Love the graffiti around this place too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall this is a very different space to be in Birmingham and you either 'get it' or not. Birds old Custard Factory has been regenerated into an arts media complex where in its upper stories are dozens of creative business' ranging from artists, sculptors and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlexAtherton
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Several individual units are encased at custard factory lovely interior design shop very interesting

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jaydle15
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

A brilliant place to walk around for a couple of hours. Just a ten minute walk from Moor Street Station, theres a loads of independent businesses and artisan shops to browse as well as places to dine. The former Birds custard factory is close to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank solihulllady
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I am so glad I walked through the custard factory this weekend as I found the most beautiful independent jewellery shop and gallery! The staff were so welcoming and all the jewellery was bespoke and most handmade by Sara in the studio just upstairs. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

If you like to experience something different and unusual that will challenge the norm then this is for you Very arty and cultural with plenty of interesting things to see Just go there and sit down relax and take in the surroundings look in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AlastairRuston
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Once the site of the Birds custard factory, it has been regenerated into a hip arts event venue. Mural art and graffiti adorn the factory and its environs, making it a captivating urban landscape. The Custard Factory carpark is the coolest I’ve seen. Its entrance...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Singaporelonegranger
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Great fun if you have a spare hour or fancy making a night of it. Drinks service while you play. Unique golf holes. Some great graffiti. We went for a birthday party and we had a really good laugh,

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank diverchickShropshire
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited matrix vr with my family for my twin boys birthday. This vr experience was great the two brothers who run it were helpful met us outside to show us where to go they were friendly and had lots of patience to explain things about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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jackiep83
September 7, 2018|
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Response from Singaporelonegranger | Reviewed this property |
Try the Big Bulls Head pub at 75 Digbeth.
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Leigh G
April 4, 2017|
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Response from big-blue-eyes | Reviewed this property |
There is a carpark just down the road from the custard factory on Heath Mill Lane.
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