Thousands enjoy ‘the greatest show’ at Tamworth’s free fireworks event

Thousands of people packed into Tamworth Castle Grounds for the 10th annual free fireworks extravaganza with many people hailing it the best event to date.
Estimated crowds of more than 26,000 visited the town for Saturday’s spectacular, where they were treated to fire performers, fairground rides, walkabout characters, face painting, music played by Touch FM, food stalls and a surprise ‘Greatest Showman’ theme.

Countdown on as fireworks extravaganza returns with a bang for its 10th year – here’s everything you need to know

Final preparations are underway for Tamworth’s biggest and most popular annual event which will be back with a dazzling display of fireworks to light up the skies above the Castle Grounds for its 10th anniversary year.
The FREE event will be back with a bang on Saturday, November 3, with another evening of fun for the whole family.

Summer is in ‘full swing’ at the Castle Grounds

Two favourite Tamworth bands will be performing some classic and contemporary music from the Castle Grounds Bandstand as Tamworth Borough Council’s hot programme of free Summer Bandstand Concerts continues this weekend.
On Saturday July 7, people are invited to enjoy an afternoon in the park listening to the sounds of brass band music at its best. Amington Band has performed at the Castle Grounds regularly since 1917, entertaining Tamworth audiences for 100 years with their mixture of popular and classical band music.

Visit Tamworth for half-term holiday fun

There’s plenty to keep families entertained in Tamworth during the half-term, from castle questing and outdoor theatre, to free craft activities and sports.

If you’re looking for things to keep the children entertained next week, the Visit Tamworth website is a great place to start. It’s full of ideas and has a busy What’s On section, as well as highlighting some of the fantastic attractions the area has to offer.