Open days at Tamworth Assembly Rooms Archaeological Site - Mon, 19 Sep 2016


It was almost over last week for the archaeological dig being carried out in the car park until heavy rainovernight unearthed some interesting ​discoveries.

Whilst cleaning up on Wednesday morning Wessex archaeology uncovered pieces of pottery and evidence of a pit; believed to date back to the medieval era. These discoveries have meant further excavation work is to be carried out to delve further into Tamworth’s past.





Art to pop up in unusual spaces thanks to £68,000 grant - Thu, 15 Sep 2016

Art in all its forms will be popping up in some unusual spaces across Tamworth over the next two years as part of a major project designed to create and nurture new audiences ready for the opening

We're having a dig! - Mon, 12 Sep 2016


As of this week our car park is closed to begin an archaeological dig; ahead of the redevelopment

and refurbishment of Tamworth Assembly Rooms. 






Umbrellas, rain macs and smiles for We Love Tamworth 2016 - Wed, 07 Sep 2016

The sun failed to shine on this year’s We Love Tamworth festival but the pouring rain didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 50 charities, community groups and organisations which braved the terrible weather to attend the event.

Disabled car park at Assembly Rooms to close on September 5 - Wed, 24 Aug 2016

The car park between Tamworth Assembly Rooms, the Carnegie Centre and Tamworth Library is to close permanently on Monday September 5.

Outdoor cinema a hit again as sell-out crowds enjoy top films - Wed, 24 Aug 2016

Tamworth’s fourth outdoor cinema event was a resounding success with sell-out crowds enjoying an evening of singing, dancing and entertainment under the stars in the Castle Grounds.

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.  But sometimes working in the same venue show after show can make you yearn for the challenge of a new space so we jumped at the chance to get out of the Assembly Rooms and help our long-time collaborators and friends of Total Arts Community Theatre (TACT) put on the 2016 Tamworth Hastilow Drama Festival at Two Rivers High School.

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