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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.

Wave a flag to celebrate St George’s Day at home - Fri, 24 Apr 2020

Tamworth’s popular St George’s Day extravaganza may be cancelled this year due to the coronavirus crisis, but staff from Tamworth Castle and the council’s Arts and Events team are still getting into the spirit of the event and are encouraging everyone to get involved.

Are you sitting comfortably?…..Then I shall begin…. - Fri, 24 Apr 2020

Calling all young story writers! Do you have a creative imagination? Do you enjoy writing short stories and would love to have your story read out by a local author? Then we have the competition for you!

Get creative at home designing the new Trotters Trail - Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Schools and local community groups that originally designed the art work for the popular wooden and metal pigs dotted around the town, have been invited to get creative at home and help re-design the popular pigs for the return of the Tamworth Trotters Trail.

Shows postponed at Tamworth Assembly Rooms - Wed, 18 Mar 2020

In response to the Prime Minister’s statement advising members of the public to avoid unnecessary social contact, including in theatres, we have begun the process of postponing and rescheduling shows at Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

Tamworth Assembly Rooms - Coronavirus update - Mon, 16 Mar 2020

We’d like to reassure people that we have no current plans to cancel shows at Tamworth Assembly Rooms due to the coronavirus outbreak. We will continue to follow Government guidelines around public gatherings and will let ticket holders know if anything changes.