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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.

Assems' Touring Exhibition

- Thu, 23 Aug 2018

We are excited to announce that our touring exhibition is now up and running and touring around Tamworth!

Assems walls undergo expert paint analysis Part 1

- Thu, 07 Jun 2018

You may have noticed over the past weeks that the exterior walls of The Assems have started to stand out a bit more beneath its currently scaffold cladded façade.


A room with a view

- Fri, 11 May 2018

Work to restore and regenerate the internal parts of the building have taken a big step in the last couple of weeks, as the historic main auditorium windows have been opened up.

The project develops

- Fri, 23 Feb 2018

In our last blog we showed you behind the scenes of what the building looked like before the construction team started on site.

The Assems behind the scenes - Pre-construction phase

- Tue, 13 Feb 2018


Take a look around behind the scenes of Tamworth Assembly Rooms before it was handed over to start it's big makeover.

Latest pictures reveal progress on Tamworth Assembly Rooms refurbishment project

- Fri, 02 Feb 2018

Work to transform Tamworth Assembly Rooms into a modern theatre fit for 21st century audiences is progressing well as the historic building’s interior is cleared to make way for a new de

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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?