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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.

New festive project to ‘spread its wings’ this Christmas - Fri, 16 Oct 2020

A festive project titled ‘We are Angels’, is set to ‘fly’ into Tamworth to bring some Christmas cheer to all.

Last chance to get tickets for a drive-in movie at the Castle Grounds - Fri, 07 Aug 2020

​There is still time to grab your tickets for the first Tamworth drive-in movie event on August 14 and August 15, but you need to be quick to guarantee your spot under the stars and enjoy outdoor cinema with a difference.

Experience Alice in Wonderland ‘lockdown style’ with outdoor theatre in Tamworth Castle Grounds - Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Families are being invited to finally get back to the theatre with a safe and socially-distanced show taking place in Tamworth’s picturesque Castle Grounds on Sunday, August 16.

Services under review as council tackles coronavirus shortfall - Fri, 17 Jul 2020

The worst affected area is our arts and events service, including operational services delivered by the Assembly Rooms and Tamworth Castle. This has suffered a substantial loss of income resulting from the forced closure of Tamworth Assembly Rooms and Tamworth Castle, as well as the cancellation of the existing Arts & Events programme.

New drive-in movies to replace traditional outdoor cinema in Tamworth this year - Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Tamworth movie lovers are being invited to enjoy outdoor cinema with a difference this year, with a new drive-in event planned for the summer.

Tamworth’s winning authors of the children’s short story competition are announced - Fri, 03 Jul 2020

Winners for the Tamworth Arts and Events short story competition have been announced, after the judges’ difficult task of choosing the winners from nearly 50 entries written by young writers across the borough.

Latest news on shows at Tamworth Assembly Rooms - Fri, 22 May 2020

We are continuing to postpone and reschedule shows at Tamworth Assembly Rooms in line with Government rules that require theatres to stay closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Get creative at home designing a pig for the new Trotters Trail - Tue, 28 Apr 2020

Tamworth Arts and Events are inviting groups and individuals to help design a ‘makeover’ for their pig so that it can return to the Tamworth Trotters Trail.

Keeping Tamworth entertained at home - Fri, 24 Apr 2020

During these times of self-isolation and closure of public buildings and places of entertainment, Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events and Assembly Rooms teams are looking at ways to help people entertain their families at home.

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