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The Ruin’s #DigbethNightlifeChallenge is BACK for 2024 – who’s ready to take it on?

With 45 Digbeth venues taking part and thousands of pounds worth of prizes to be won, this is a challenge you don’t want to miss!

The premise is simple – make your way round all these local hotspots (and get picture proof!) and win a share of £1000 worth of prizes from these venues!

The first challengers to visit each location will win The Ruin’s grand prize of a £600 bar tab (split into £300, £200 and £100 for the top 3 entrants); however you will be entered into prize draws just by taking part!

Some of this year’s prizes include: free tickets and drinks at The Mockingbird Cinema, a night-out for 6 at The Floodgate, a drinks hamper from Subside, two tickets and two drinks at both The Crossing and The Night Owl, a £15 Autobrew voucher and so much more!

How to enter:

  1. Take a photo of yourself eating or drinking at each venue (must be identifiable and timestamped).
  2. Post it on Instagram tagging The Ruin and the venue.
  3. When completed, submit all your evidence to to claim your prize!

Get your leaflet from The Ruin if you’re ready to start the challenge! You can also take a look at the map of venues outside The Ruin (on Little Anne Street):

The Digbeth Night Life Challenge Mural outside of The Ruin
Image: Secret Birmingham

The Ruin’s owner, Rich Hughes said: “There’s such a range of venues in Digbeth, from house and techno clubs to fine dining restaurants and all sorts in between. That’s why we love throwing down this challenge each year because anyone who can get around them all deserves a prize!”

We can’t wait to see everyone take part in this challenge and celebrate Digbeth’s amazing independent food and drinks spots – make sure you tag #DigbethNightlifeChallenge #OnlyInDigbeth too so we can see your progress!