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Could this be the best #DotheAethel yet? - Thu, 05 Jul 2018

A social media campaign encouraging people to #DotheAethel has gone up a level after being joined by actors from TV’s The Last Kingdom, who struck the pose in front of our Aethelflaed statue itself

Enjoy film favourites under the stars this summer - Thu, 05 Jul 2018

There is still time to grab your tickets for this year’s Outdoor Cinema on Saturday, August 4, for the two exciting public choice films of Top Gun and Labyrinth.

Packed summer programme for Tamworth Voices - Tue, 26 Jun 2018

A Tamworth community choir is going from strength to strength, with a packed summer of shows; including a performance at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.


More sizzling summer Bandstand music lined up for this weekend - Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Tamworth Borough Council’s hot programme of free Summer Bandstand Concerts continues for a packed weekend of entertainment as the sun promises to shine down on Tamworth Castle Grounds.

Dragon bravery coming to Dosthill Park next week - Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Don’t forget to grab your tickets for a roaring adventure at Dosthill Park in Tamworth on June 23, when outdoor theatre returns for another exciting show.


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.

#DotheAethel goes up a gear with Mercedes prize for best pose - Fri, 25 May 2018

A social media campaign encouraging people to #DotheAethel has gone up a gear this week with Mercedes Benz of Tamworth offering a fantastic prize for the best picture shared on Facebook.

Visit Tamworth for half-term holiday fun - Tue, 22 May 2018

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.

‘Our Aethel’ due to come home this week as statue is installed - Tue, 15 May 2018

More than a year of consultations, designing, planning and back-breaking labour will come to an end this week when Tamworth’s brand new warrior queen sculpture finally returns home to be revealed t

Amazing pictures reveal ‘Our Aethel’ taking a huge bath - Tue, 15 May 2018

Stunning pictures reveal the moment when Tamworth’s new warrior queen sculpture was dipped into a huge bath of molten zinc, to slowly emerge shiny and victorious, ready for the final stage of the d

Touring theatre continues for the summer season - Tue, 15 May 2018

Theatre is continuing on tour in Tamworth, bringing a variety of professional productions to venues across the borough.

Celebrity chef among the latest to ‘Do the Aethel’ - Tue, 15 May 2018

A social media campaign encouraging people to #DotheAethel is gathering pace, attracting its first celebrity, an award-winning author and reaching across the world as we prepare to welcome our bran