Theatre

Assems touring exhibition moves to new town centre location

A touring digital exhibition showcasing the past, present and future of Tamworth Assembly Rooms has moved to its next location in the town.
The exhibition features old photographs, memories, press cuttings, flyers and historic architect drawings, as well as ambitious redevelopment plans for the iconic theatre’s future.
Members of the public are invited to view the display, which is stored on a tablet, as it tours the town, and share their own memories of the building at the heart of the community.

Get behind the scenes on a ‘hard hat’ tour of Tamworth Assembly Rooms

Tamworth residents are being invited to take part in free hard hat tours of Tamworth Assembly Rooms to see first-hand what’s been happening behind the scenes at the historic theatre.
The Corporation Street entertainment venue has been at the heart of the Tamworth community since 1889 and is currently undergoing the biggest transformation in its 130-year history.

Technician Blog

In the last few weeks it feels like we’ve made good progress on the Assembly Rooms refurbishment project.  Our technical specialists, Adlib, have helped us bring our concepts for improving the technical infrastructure to a completed design and I’ve been telling everyone in the office about how great it’s all going to be.  So they’ve asked me to write a piece for the blog to tell everyone else what’s in the pipeline and why we’re so passionate about it.

Assems walls undergo expert paint analysis Part 1

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. Amongst the series of works being undertaken to restore the building, a key focus has been to restore the original stonework. 

Curtains close to rapturous applause at final show before Tamworth Assembly Rooms refurbishment

Curtain Call

Guides and scouts from across Tamworth ensured that Tamworth Assembly Rooms went out with a bang as the curtain closed to rapturous applause for the last time until the theatre’s modern new look is revealed.

The 2016 Tamworth Gang Show took place over four nights with more than 1,200 people enjoying the production across the near sell-out performances of comedy, music and pyrotechnics each day.