Clubs in Digbeth
According to pivotal, cutting-edge research, Digbeth is partial to a four day weekend and these venues are no exception. Mostly housed in the vintage warehouses of Birmingham's quirky and creative district, these Birmingham clubs promote some of the biggest and more raucous weekend parties that Brum has ever seen. From daytime raves to evening DJ residencies and guests, this area is certainly a clubbing hubbub. We've pulled together a list of some of the best warehouse parties and clubs in Digbeth for you to dance the night away in.
Last updated on 16th August 2016
Floating effortlessly near the top of the list of the best clubs in Birmingham, let alone Digbeth, Lab11 seems to set trends within the city. A warehouse come club venue, nights like TRMNL places this venue at the very heart of Birmingham's House and Techno scene. Composed of a formidable mixture of great DJs, all your favourite drinks and a laid-back attitude, few party-mad venue's as good as Lab11 exist in the Midlands.
Adding some much-needed edge to Digbeth's nightlife scene, the Night Owl has quickly become a favourite spot amongst Birmingham's party crowds. Elegantly decorated with walls of records, typewriters and intriguing memorabilia, their DJ uses their impressive music collection to compile playlists composed of all your favourite 70s, 80s and 90s track. Roll back the clock on your next big night out in Birmingham, throw caution to the wind and head to the characterful Night Owl.
Home to legendary club nights such as Cream and Godskitchen, The Institute in Digbeth may be a gig venue at heart but it struggles to fight the urge not to throw some of the most popular and lively club nights in Birmingham. Opened in 1955, this vintage building has a 1,500 strong venue and is a firm contender for one of the biggest club venues in the city.
Three rooms and a rooftop terrace worth of Reggae?! We're pretty sure that's more than anywhere else in Birmingham? With their 'People Standing Together' motto at the heart of their clubbing mentality, PST are a crowd friendly club with an atmosphere full of heavy bass and trembling trebles. With daytime parties all the rage, be sure to check in with these folks when the sun starts shining.
Sitting comfortably in the middle of Digbeth, Unplug is spread across two floors and draws in guests from across the Midlands with the fantastic line-up of up-and-coming DJs and producers. While the upstairs area is best suited for a few laid back drinks on one of their softer-than-soft sofas, the downstairs area was made with Birmingham's dancers in mind. Leave your troubles at the door and let loose at this easy-going club.
Though surrounded by various other warehouse clubs in Digbeth, Spotlight has shone brightly in Birmingham's club scene, drawing in the city's young, artistic crowds. The exposed brick walls, low hanging metal pipes and vintage chesterfield sofas give the entire venue a sharper edge, whilst the great line-up of DJs play all your favourite Underground, Hip Hop and House tracks. Well worth a visit if you find yourself at a loose end in the Digbeth area.
LMG Entertainment have come to town folks and they're bringing their ultimate clubbing experience with them. Utilising the party space that was once known as Air in Digbeth, Warehouse hopes to bring an Ibiza style of clubbing into the city, thanks to their booming soundsystem, special effects lighting system and urban warehouse space.
Whilst Suki10c may be one of the smallest clubbing spaces in Birmingham, packing in 150 party revellers at a push, they're known as both a Digbeth landmark and creative hubbub in the city. From quirky fancy dress club nights and alternative showcases to House nights, this urban spot is brimming with underground talent and quirky nights out.
A multi-purpose warehouse venue that kicks into life come the weekend, Boxxed has become a gem on Birmingham's underground music scene. With large, metallic beams bridging the ceiling and floor and 4 large walls of exposed brick, this venue definitely gives off a rustic vibe. Combined with a stunning line up of DJs and a distinctive 'devil-may-care' attitude, it regularly draws in the crowds and hosts some of the city's wildest club nights.
With years of experience under its belt and a loyal following of party-mad individuals, the Rainbow Venues has established a reputation for throwing wild nights out in Birmingham. Home to some of the biggest warehouse parties, it boasts numerous areas and bars for guests to let loose in. From the cellar, to the Birmingham rooftop bar, to the main warehouse, these venues have seen likes of Annie Mac grace their decks; trust us, things are only going to get bigger.