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Countdown is on to popular We Love Tamworth extravaganza - Wed, 24 Aug 2016

The countdown is on to the popular We Love Tamworth event which will bring wall-to-wall family fun to Tamworth Castle Grounds on Saturday September 3, marking the perfect end to the summer holidays

#AssemsOnTour - The Hastilow Drama Festival 2016 at Two Rivers High School - Thu, 30 Jun 2016

In our first blog, our very own Jem McAuley gives us an insider’s view on the role of a technician at Tamworth's Hastilow Drama Festival. "Being a venue tech is without doubt a great job; I can’t imagine doing anything else...

Welcome to Tamworth Assembly Rooms blog - Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Tamworth Assembly Rooms is closed… but don’t worry, it is only temporary. Thanks to generous funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent local Enterprise Partnership and Tamworth Borough Council, we are beginning a major refurbishment of the building and have set up this blog to keep you up to date with all the developments...

Experience jungle life in a Tamworth park this weekend - Tue, 14 Jun 2016

The world of the jungle will be brought to life in Tamworth Castle Grounds this weekend with an outdoor performance of The Jungle Book - and there are still tickets remaining for this entertaining

Bandstand Concerts back for a summer of free entertainment - Thu, 02 Jun 2016

The popular season of free summer Bandstand Concerts is back for 2016 and is this year bringing more performances across a wider variety of genres to Tamworth Castle Grounds.

Award-winning Jungle Book adaptation set for Tamworth park - Thu, 02 Jun 2016

An award-winning adaptation of classic tale The Jungle Book will be brought to life in a Tamworth park this spring in the first instalment of outdoor theatre to feature in the town’s 2016 calendar

Enjoy the great outdoors in Tamworth this summer season - Thu, 02 Jun 2016

Details of a jam-packed summer have been revealed with the launch of Tamworth Borough Council’s 2016 ‘Great Outdoors’ programme of events.

Performers sought to entertain at new Elford Garden Party - Thu, 02 Jun 2016

Performers across all genres are being offered the opportunity to showcase their talents in beautiful surroundings at an end of summer garden party event being organised by Tamworth Borough Council

Creative businesses invited to set up shop in prime retail spot - Thu, 26 May 2016

Creative individuals who would like to take their talents to the next level are being given the opportunity to set up shop in Tamworth town centre as part of an innovative project which aims to give start-up businesses a helping hand.

Record numbers attend biggest St George’s Festival to date - Tue, 26 Apr 2016

Thousands of people descended on Tamworth Castle Grounds on Saturday April 23 for a record-breaking St George’s Day extravaganza.

Hundreds don their trainers for Tamworth Sport Relief Mile - Thu, 24 Mar 2016

Hundreds of runners, walkers and joggers donned their trainers and got on their marks for the Tamworth Sport Relief Mile held in the Castle Grounds on Sunday March 20.

The show goes on with Tamworth Assembly Rooms ‘on tour’ - Tue, 15 Mar 2016

Tamworth Assembly Rooms may have closed for refurbishment but the show must go on. A number of the theatre’s regular users will be going out into the community, performing in alternative locations, to ensure audiences do not miss out this year.