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Hundreds attend dig open days at Tamworth Assembly Rooms - Tue, 04 Oct 2016

Hundreds of people got a first-hand glimpse into Tamworth’s history during two open days at the site of the town’s archaeological dig next to Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

Archaeologists dig in to explore Tamworth’s history - Tue, 04 Oct 2016

Archaeologists excavating the car park next to Tamworth Assembly Rooms have made an interesting discovery during their search for clues about the town’s history.

WW1 fundraising concert will feature new song for Tamworth - Thu, 29 Sep 2016

Choirs, performers and a poet from the Tamworth area will be coming together to stage a special fundraising memorial concert in St Editha’s Church to mark the centenary of World War One.

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. 

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.

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