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Outdoor theatre is returning to the Castle Grounds as Mr Stink arrives to the stage! - Thu, 08 Apr 2021

Families are being invited to finall

Exciting new season of events coming to Tamworth soon! - Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team are delighted to announce they have been working hard to create a new and varied line up of shows and events for Tamworth families and visitors to enjoy over the coming months.

Calling all young creative writers! - Wed, 03 Mar 2021

Calling all young story writers to grab their writing pens again and get creative, as Tamworth’s story competition returns for 2021 following last year’s success.

Project to shine a light on Tamworth’s historic castle will soon put the town in the ‘spot light' - Fri, 29 Jan 2021

Tamworth Castle will come under the spotlight as plans progress for a brand new external lighting scheme designed to showcase the attraction and raise its profile on a regional and national stage.

New interactive Anglo-Saxon gallery at Tamworth Castle is ‘battling’ towards completion - Tue, 26 Jan 2021

This year will see the launch of a new state-of-the-art and interactive exhibition at Tamworth Castle, dedicated to the area’s rich Anglo-Saxon history.

Can you find our hidden snowmen? - Tue, 22 Dec 2020

Get ready to find hidden snowmen around Tamworth this festive season and be in with a chance to win a sweets hamper.

Tamworth business festive windows shine! - Tue, 22 Dec 2020

Winners of the new Festive Windows competition have now been announced following a Facebook and judges’ vote.

Join the Snowman Hunt - Thu, 17 Dec 2020

Can you find all 6 snowmen on the Snowman Hunt?

Salute My Hero! Amazing new single filmed at Tamworth Castle - Fri, 13 Nov 2020

A NEW single by local D-Day Juniors released on November 11, was filmed at Tamworth Castle with special guest Colin Thackery, winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2019.

Christmas cheer with the Mayor’s children’s card competition - Wed, 11 Nov 2020

Tamworth’s Mayor, Cllr Rosemary Claymore, is inviting children aged four to 16 years to get creative and design a new festive greeting e-card that she can send out as her official Christmas card this year.

A brand new home for our historic Grand Piano - Fri, 23 Oct 2020

We love a feel good story for our local Town, it’s history and it’s people – and that ‘feel good factor’ has recently come in the form of a blossoming new relationship between Two Rivers School and The Assembly Rooms involving the rehoming of a historic and beautiful Grand Piano. 

Can you follow the pumpkin trail? - Thu, 22 Oct 2020

Halloween celebrations are going to be a bit different this year with the current Covid-19 restrictions, but Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team have come up with a pumpkin activity that kids can follow and enter a draw to win a new scooter, courtesy of Britvic.

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