Saturday, April 20, 2024

Venue guide: The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

For the past 20 years, The Castle & Falcon has been one of the leading independent music venues in Birmingham. Its rustic edge is a sight for sore eyes in the modern city of Birmingham, making it a great place to relax with a drink and listen to great music. Formerly known as the Ceol Castle, this venue is on the up.

Venue information

Establishing itself in 1852, this pub and live music venue boasts a 300 capacity space, two downstairs bars and a host of beers, wines and cocktails suited for everyone. Along with its Irish hospitality and charm, the Castle & Falcon is home to live music that spans all genres – from club and DJ nights to hip hop, soul, reggae, indie, house, funk and alternative live music acts.

What’s on at The Castle & Falcon

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Getting to the Castle & Falcon

By car

The Castle & Falcon is easily accessible by M6, M5, M40 and M1. Once in Birmingham, follow either the A38 or the A4540 through the city centre to Moseley Road, where the Castle & Falcon is situated.


Parking is available on Moseley Road’s surrounding streets, but arrive early to get a nearby parking space.

By public transport

The Castle & Falcon will be accessible from Birmingham New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill Stations by the number 50 bus or by taxi, taking around 20 minutes to half an hour (traffic dependent). Birmingham City Centre is connected with bus routes from all main suburban areas around the city including Kings Heath, Moseley, Edgbaston, Erdington and Sutton Coldfield. For more information on public transport in the West Midlands, please visit

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