Venue guide: The Night Owl, Birmingham

The Night Owl is the Midlands’ only Northern Soul and Motown Club and is situated in the heart of Digbeth, Birmingham’s creative quarter.

Since opening in late July 2015, the venue has played host to bands such as The Atlantic Players and the late Edwin Starr’s original band, The Team, fronted by his brother and former band leader, Angelo Starr. On Monday nights musicians can jam with complete strangers at ‘Make It Funky’, The Night Owl’s weekly soul and funk acoustical jam.

Venue information

The venue has a good selection of reasonably priced spirits, ciders, drafts and soft drinks. The ground floor which includes main bar and dance floor are accessible via ramps or lifts. The mezzanine area features its own small bar and mini dance floor, it is available for private bookings and is only accessible by stairs. The venue has its own cloakroom.

What’s on

Find out what’s coming up at the The Night Owl here.

Getting to The Night Owl

By car

The Night owl is located at 17-18 Lower Trinity Street, just off Digbeth High Street. Head towards the Custard Factory, take the turning at The Old Crown pub (Heath Mill Lane), and then take the first right on to Lower Trinity Street, where you will find the venue.

Parking

On-street parking available is or Bullring has 3 dedicated car parks offering over 3,000 car parking spaces.

By public transport

Nearest train stations are Moor Street or New Street Station, both are around a 15 minute walk away from the venue There are a number of bus routes that pass nearby too, including numbers 6 and 50. For more information on public transport in the West Midlands, please visit networkwestmidlands.com.

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