Tamworth

Timetable revealed for this year’s medieval-themed St George’s Day fun

The countdown is on to Tamworth’s popular St George’s Day extravaganza 2019, with an exciting new line-up of entertainment for the whole family set to take over the Castle Grounds on Saturday, April 20, from 10am to 5pm.
Another jam-packed, FREE programme of entertainment has been put together in the hope of building on previous record-breaking crowds. The line-up will include all the festival favourites that have led to the event becoming well-known up and down the country, such as jousting, archery, a living history camp, stalls, fairground rides and children’s activities.

Exciting new season of events revealed for Tamworth

Tamworth Events

Live musical shows, theatre performances, St George’s Day extravaganza, Tamworth in Bloom celebrations, outdoor cinema and We Love Tamworth festival – these are just some of the highlights lined up in Tamworth’s exciting new season of events.

Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team have been working hard to create a new and varied line up of shows and acts for Tamworth families and visitors to enjoy over the coming months.

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. 

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