Thousands ‘Do the Aethel’ with us to celebrate local legend – will you join them?

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.
Crowds took part in a mass ‘#DotheAethel’ in honour of Tamworth’s Lady of the Mercians and warrior queen Aethelflaed, who took her last breath in Tamworth 1,100 years ago this year.

Tamworth up for three awards in Midlands-wide art contest

Tamworth Borough Council has been shortlisted for three top awards in a Midlands-wide competition recognising the best of the best in arts and entertainment – and your votes are now needed to bring the titles home.

Tamworth Castle, the town’s popular St George’s Day festival and the Tamworth Arts in Unusual Spaces initiative have all been shortlisted for honours in the 2018 What’s On Readers’ Awards after being nominated by readers of the arts and entertainment guide.