Commonwealth Games spectators can get a taste of Birmingham’s world famous Peaky Blinders at a cocktail bar and art market in Digbeth.
The venue, at the Engine Room on Floodgate Street, is called Polly’s - in memory of Helen McCrory who played Aunt Polly in the BBC drama.
The bar was previously opened at the Peaky Blinders Festival which was held in Digbeth, with creator Steven Knight in 2019.
India Taylor, from the Engine Room, said: "When people think of Birmingham they think of Peaky Blinders so we thought we would do our bit for the Commonwealth Games by giving visitors a chance to find out more about the show.
"The real Peaky Blinders used to walk these streets in Digbeth all those years ago so for a visitor who will be in Birmingham for just a few days they will get a story to take back with them home.
"We wanted to honour Polly, she is a strong woman who was ahead of her time and who is a great example for the young women of today.
"And we wanted to remember the incredible Helen McCrory too whilst raising awareness about breast cancer and thought this would be the perfect way to do it.
"Polly was the strong woman who anchored the show and the family and we wanted our Peaky Blinder experience to be welcoming to women. There will be music, a live art market and deals on cocktails."
Birmingham history expert Professor Carl Chinn found records of members of the gang operating in Digbeth in the 1910s.
The Engine Room, Floodgate Street, has been open for five years but is normally only available for private hire.
When they opened up for the Peaky Blinder Festival in 2019 it was one of the most popular destinations in the festival.
Polly’s will be open from 11am until late until Monday, August 8.
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