The Institute

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One of Birmingham's most premier music and club venues stands loud and oh so proud in trendy 'downtown' Digbeth.

First opened in 1955, this grandiose venue full of statement Victorian wall decals and multiple bara is one of Birmingham's most talked about music mecca's. Having seen the likes of everyone from Foals to the Mystery Jets, this indie-centric space is a crowd friendly gig venue with the thumping modern sound-system and bar space to boot. 

The Institute is multi-purpose though don't you know, holding regular club nights throughout the year. Four separate areas make up this magical maze of a venue: the main auditorium holds 1,500 people, The Library holding up to 600, The Temple Bar, 300 and a private VIP area. With regular evening hosted by the infamy of club evenings such as Cream, The Institute is bang on when it comes to banging club nights and infamous party nights out in Birmingham.


Door Charge may apply
Ticket required
Happily Affordable ££
14, accompanied by an adult
Wheelchair Access


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The Institute
78 Digbeth High Street, Birmingham, B5 6DY


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Great venue to listen to music of all genres, I've been many times in each room and love the ambiance. Security are very friendly, I'll definitely be back here again in the future.
by on June 11th, 2017

Great intimate venue, saw John Newman here and will be back this Fri to see Nero, fast bar service and easy access to outside heated smoking area, love the institute
by on November 17th, 2015

Haven't tried the Institute before but I'm seeing Tom Odell here soon! I hear it's pretty big and these pictures seem to confirm that for me I'd say!
by on June 14th, 2013

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