Assembly Rooms Blog

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You can view the history of the Assembly Rooms on our historical timeline page

Tamworth Assembly Rooms is currently closed due to a major project to make it a building that Tamworth can be proud of for the next 125 years.

This project is kindly supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Their funding has so far supported research into the building’s past and consultation with the local community about the building’s future. The development of detailed plans to improve Tamworth Assembly Rooms and the delivery of making these plans a reality.

Latest news and updates about Tamworth Assembly Rooms' Heritage Lottery project are listed below.

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The Beatles 55 year anniversary

- Tue, 30 Jan 2018

February 1st 1963. 55 years ago The Beatles played Tamworth Assembly Rooms

A multi-million pound project to transform Tamworth Assembly Rooms into a modern theatre fit for 21st century audiences is underway.

- Fri, 12 Jan 2018

You may have been wandering past The Assems’ or perhaps catching a bus outside over the past year and wondered what has been happening beyond its iconic façade?

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Construction phase to begin on iconic Tamworth Assembly Rooms refurbishment project

- Mon, 04 Dec 2017

A multi-million pound project to transform Tamworth Assembly Rooms into a modern theatre fit for 21st century audiences is about to get underway in earnest, with construction work due to start in t

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Arts Council funding

- Thu, 06 Jul 2017

Delight as Tamworth Assembly Rooms project wins further £365,000 grant.


#AssemsOnTour with Tamworth Arts Club

- Tue, 02 May 2017

Read our latest blog as the team supported our old friends Tamworth Arts Club with their production of Peter Pan, performed at Landau Forte 6th Form Theatre.


Interesting Finds

- Thu, 16 Mar 2017

There are always stories steeped in mystery and legend when it comes to places which have stood for over 100 years.


Tears shed and flags waved during special fundraising concert

- Tue, 06 Dec 2016

Tears were shed and flags waved as hundreds of people enjoyed an evening of remembrance which saw Tamworth’s choirs coming together to perform under one magnificent roof in the first instalment of


Tamworth Assembly Rooms back ‘on tour’ with festive fun

- Tue, 06 Dec 2016

There’s plenty of festive entertainment in store for audiences this December as Tamworth Assembly Rooms goes ‘on tour’ with popular events being taken out into the community while the theatre is closed for refurbishment.