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Construction phase to begin on iconic Tamworth Assembly Rooms refurbishment project

A multi-million pound project to transform Tamworth Assembly Rooms into a modern theatre fit for 21st century audiences is about to get underway in earnest, with construction work due to start in the next few weeks.
Although much work has been carried out internally to survey and prepare the Grade II listed building for its £4.8m makeover, the construction phase of the project can now finally begin.

Christmas cheer arriving to St Editha’s as Tamworth Voices and Tamworth Wind Band join together

Tamworth Assembly Rooms continue ‘on tour’ this season as annual favourites Tamworth Voices will perform on Saturday December 2 at St Editha’s Church, as part of Tamworth Assembly Rooms on Tour.
 
This popular Christmas concert will be extra special this year as Tamworth Voices will be performing for the first time with Tamworth Wind Band in this festive Christmas performance.

The event proceeds will be split between Macmillan Cancer Support and St Editha’s Church.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Lights switch-on this Sunday

Tamworth’s festive season officially begins when the town will be lit up with the Christmas lights switch-on event this Sunday (November 26).

The countdown to Christmas will be launched in style with a jam-packed afternoon of festive fun for the whole family in Tamworth town centre, ahead of the main event in St Editha’s Square at 5pm, when the town will sparkle in Christmas cheer.

Completed Catch Art project creates a buzz around Tamworth

A community project to transform a series of bus shelters across Tamworth has now been completed, thanks to the help of local artists and around 700 school children.
Residents and visitors can now ‘Catch Art’ as well as buses at seven shelters which have been given bright, colourful makeovers as part of a Tamworth Borough Council project to bring art to all areas of the town.

Ready to sparkle with the Christmas lights switch-on

Tamworth’s festive season officially gets underway in a week’s time with another magical Christmas lights switch-on event on Sunday November 26.
The countdown to Christmas will be launched in style with a jam-packed afternoon of festive fun for the whole family in Tamworth town centre, ahead of the main event in St Editha’s Square at 5pm, when the town will sparkle in Christmas cheer.

Touring theatre continues with transatlantic music journey coming to town

Theatre is continuing on tour in Tamworth this Sunday November 19, with the unique vocals and harmonies of James Hickman and Dan Cassidy in Concert at St Francis Church.

Touring Theatre has produced a range of high-quality shows that started from April this year. All performances have been staged in familiar but unusual community locations in a bid to increase opportunities for people to experience the arts.

Soaring numbers at Tamworth’s free fireworks spectacular

Tamworth Castle Grounds was packed on Saturday November 4, for another spectacular evening of the town’s biggest free fireworks event to date, with estimated crowds of more than 28,000 people joining the fun.

Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team say it was another successful turn out of families from near and far enjoying fire performers, fairground rides, walkabout characters, face painting, live music from the Touch FM stage and food stalls.

Countdown to Tamworth’s free fireworks event

Free Fireworks event Tamworth

The countdown is on to the biggest and most popular event in Tamworth’s calendar as the FREE fireworks spectacular returns this Saturday, November 4.

This year’s event will be the ninth year that Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts & Events team have organised a breath-taking display to light up the skies above the Castle Grounds.

Entertainment begins at 6pm and includes fire performers, face painting, a sparkler zone, family activities, artisan food stalls and a fair. From 8pm the impressive display of fireworks, set to music, will light up the skies above Tamworth.

Tamworth’s free fireworks event to return with a bang

The countdown is on to the biggest and most popular event in Tamworth’s calendar as the FREE fireworks spectacular returns with a breath-taking display to light up the skies above the Castle Grounds.

This year’s event will be back with a bang on Saturday November 4, bringing with it another great evening of fun for the whole family.

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