Assembly Rooms Blog

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You can view the history of the Assembly Rooms on our historical timeline page

Tamworth Assembly Rooms is currently closed due to a major project to make it a building that Tamworth can be proud of for the next 125 years.

This project is kindly supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Their funding has so far supported research into the building’s past and consultation with the local community about the building’s future. The development of detailed plans to improve Tamworth Assembly Rooms and the delivery of making these plans a reality.

Latest news and updates about Tamworth Assembly Rooms' Heritage Lottery project are listed below.

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What did Richard III say when a planning proposal was submitted for building a car park…

- Thu, 29 Sep 2016

“Over my dead body”

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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 rain overnight 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. 

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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. 

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#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...

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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...

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The show goes on with Tamworth Assembly Rooms ‘on tour’

- Tue, 15 Mar 2016

Tamworth Assembly Rooms may have closed for refurbishment but the show must go on. A number of the theatre’s regular users will be going out into the community, performing in alternative locations, to ensure audiences do not miss out this year.

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