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Birmingham venue The Mill to open this month

The new multi-purpose venue, opening on 28 September, will be operated and promoted by the fast-growing MJR Group

By Molly Long on 06 Sep 2018

The launch of The Mill follows MJR's reopening of Digbeth Arena last month

The launch of The Mill follows MJR's reopening of Digbeth Arena last month


image © MJR/The Mill

MJR Group’s newest project, the 1,000-capacity multi-purpose venue The Mill, will open later this month on 28 September in Birmingham, UK. The new venue will be the second opening in the area for the promoter/venue operator, which last month reopened the former Rainbow Arena under its new Digbeth Arena alias.

Located against the area’s Victorian railway arches, the former warehouse space plays host to two rooms, a split mezzanine level and a rooftop garden. The opening represents a £500,000 investment from MJR, who have undertaken “extensive renovations [to the building] designed to deliver the best experience possible.”

The Mill’s upcoming event programme features acts including Gentleman’s Dub Club, Napalm Death and shows curated by promoters including Cirque du Soul and Shadow City, showcasing the venue’s capability as both a live music venue and a nightclub. An upcoming performance by Mogwai on 23 November has already sold out completely.

“We have carefully created an events programme that will attract concert goers from all over the country, and we’re proud to host them in Digbeth”

Speaking about the upcoming launch of The Mill, Benjamin Newby, operations director at MJR, says, “We have carefully created an events programme that will attract concert goers from all over the country, and we’re proud to host them in Digbeth, one of the most vibrant creative quarters in the UK.

“Following our launch of Digbeth Arena back in May, we’re really excited to further contribute to this eclectic community and the city of Birmingham, when we open our doors later this month.”

Full line up information can be found on The Mill’s website. Further information on the venue’s nightlife programme will be released in the coming weeks.

 


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