Birmingham’s newest street food festival is headed to The Old Crown this summer!



We are so excited to be bringing you four weekends of live music, DJs and of course tasty street food from some of the UK’s best vendors this summer in a FREE ENTRY FESTIVAL!

We’re kicking off with our Launch Party on Saturday 17th June, featuring poutine experts Spuds and Bros, alongside Grounded Kitchen providing delicious Korean-inspired eats…

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Then on Saturday 1st July, we’re celebrating Independence Day with our Burger Party! We’ve got the amazing Boo Burger serving their famous Angus beef patties. And after an amazing showing at our Coronation Party, we had to bring back Juke Burger for their brightly coloured, juicy burgers.

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And on Saturday 8th July, we’ve got the one and only TIERRA TACOS in the garden all day, with frozen Margaritas on the menu too!

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Finally on Saturday 15th July, we’re going out with a bang on our Closing Party, with mouth-watering eats from Zindiya and Good Food Cartel.

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All of these events are completely free entry, make sure to reserve your tickets through Design My Night.

#DigbethStPats is back for 2020!

It wouldn’t be The Old Crown without St. Patrick’s Day, and this year its bigger, better and more Irish than ever! Throughout one week in March, seven events will celebrate all that’s great about St. Patrick’s in Birmingham. From legendary Irish live music acts to quizzes and special celebrity guests, there’s something for everyone.

Get tickets to #DigbethStPats here.

Highland Park Whisky Tasting

Kicking things off on Monday, 9th March are Highland Park with their exclusive whisky tasting event. Highland Park will take you on a journey of some of the best loved and most renowned drams – discussing the production, flavours and history with an official Highland Park representative. Enjoy a drink on arrival and two hours of sampling these luxurious whiskys, all for free entry! Sign up here to get your free ticket.

Father Ted Quiz

Join us as we put our knowledge to the test on Wednesday, 11th March at our Father Ted Quiz – featuring Father Damo and Eoin McLove! Test your knowledge on the hit TV show and all things Irish with this quiz hosted by Joe Rooney (Father Damo) and Pat McDonnell (Eoin McLove) featuring comedy sketches and themed prizes. Tickets are selling fast for this, so grab yours quick!

An Evening With Paul McGrath

The Irish footballing legend Paul McGrath is back by popular demand at The Old Crown on Thursday, 12th March. Join in as Paul McGrath discusses his career highlights, explaining how he became one of the most high profile figures in Irish sporting history. This event takes place in our heated outdoor marquee in the Guinness village, with food available on the night. Evening with Paul McGrath always sell out, and this one is shaping up to be the same way, so be sure to grab your tickets now.

Fleetwood Mac Vs Queen

Calling all rock and rollers, Freddie Mercury fans and Fleetwood fanatics, on Friday 13th March we have a treat in store for you! We’ll be playing the best of Queen and Fleetwood Mac for FREE in beer garden with live dancers and more! Fancy dress is heavily encouraged, it’s time to settle who the best rock and roll act of all time is…

 St. Patrick’s Parade Fundraiser with Goats Don’t Shave

On Saturday, 14th March, we’re excited to announce we have legendary Irish performers Goats Don’t Shave live in our Guinness Village. Forming in 1990 in County Donegal after a trip down the pub, Goats Don’t Shave have come one of the most popular bands Ireland have produced. Hear them perform Irish party classics like ‘Las Vegas in the Hills of Donegal’ between the Six Nations Super Saturday screening on our 12ft screens. All ticket money will be going towards the St. Patrick’s Festival Parade fundraiser, to keep one of the biggest St. Patrick’s festivals in Europe on the streets of Brum!

The Big Parade Day Party

Last but by no means least is the day you’ve all been waiting for… The St. Patrick’s Parade Day Party! Everyone knows The Old Crown is the place to be on Sunday, March 15th, as we have some of the best performers in Birmingham on our stage. Jack Banting, The Grandmaster, Cassie-Philomena Smyth, Paddy Daddy ft. Lee Mac and more secret special guests will all be bringing the craic for an all day party. What’s more, Guinness will be providing St. Patrick’s Day treat, including your own selfie on a Guinness stoutie! Remember, there are no advance tickets for our Parade Day Party, so be sure to get down before doors at 11am to secure your spot. See you in the queue…

Advance tickets are on sale for #DigbethStPats over on Design My Night. More information can be found on our Facebook page. See you at The Old Crown for #DigbethStPats. Slainte!