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Let there be light! Original windows uncovered as part of Tamworth Assembly Rooms refurbishment - Wed, 09 May 2018

Original windows of the main auditorium at Tamworth Assembly Rooms are being uncovered and restored as part of a major project to transform the historic theatre into a modern venue fit for 21st cen

Amazing pictures reveal ‘Our Aethel’ taking a huge bath - Thu, 03 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

Do the Aethel with us as part of Staffordshire Day celebrations! - Mon, 30 Apr 2018

Tamworth is going all out to celebrate the life of one of the most powerful and influential women in Anglo-Saxon England – and we will taking advantage of this year’s Staffordshire Day celebrations

Come rain or shine thousands attend St George’s Day festivities in Tamworth - Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Tamworth’s Castle Grounds were packed with people on Saturday, April 21, for another fantastic St George’s Day extravaganza.

Thousands ‘Do the Aethel’ with us to celebrate local legend – will you join them? - Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Thousands of people joined together in Tamworth to help launch a new campaign to celebrate and raise awareness of one of the most powerful and influential women in Anglo-Saxon England.

‘Do the Aethel’ with us and celebrate Tamworth’s history - Tue, 17 Apr 2018

This year Tamworth is going all out to celebrate the life of one of the most powerful and influential women in Anglo-Saxon England – and we want you to help spread the word about this great local l

More to celebrate at the St George’s Day event with a roaring 20% discount off tickets to the Reluctant Dragon - Tue, 17 Apr 2018

There is more to shout and cheer about at the celebrations for the St George’s Day event on April 21, with a roaring bargain of 20% off all tickets to the Reluctant Dragon performance coming to Dos

Mercian Mosaic workshops take project another step further - Tue, 17 Apr 2018

An ambitious community arts project to create a huge Mercian Mosaic has taken a big step forward thanks to the efforts of enthusiastic and creative members of the public who took part in a series o

Get stuck in to more Mercian Mosaic workshops this Easter - Fri, 23 Mar 2018

Tamworth residents of all ages are being given another opportunity to contribute towards the amazing Mercian Mosaic community art project at a series of free workshops this Easter.

Tamworth Assembly Rooms exhibition goes on tour - Fri, 23 Mar 2018

A digital touring exhibition for Tamworth Assembly Rooms sets off in May as the historic building continues to undergo a major refurbishment.

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