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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.

Countdown to Tamworth’s free fireworks event 2017

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 2017 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.

‘Catch Art’ at bus stops as community project takes shape

Colourful and interesting bus shelters have started popping up across Tamworth as part of a community art project involving local artists and hundreds of school children.
Residents can now catch attractive art, as well as buses, at a 1970s living room bus shelter in Kerria Road, Amington, at a beach hut on the B5000 in Glascote Heath and at a Wild About Tamworth shelter in Peelers Way, Kettlebrook.

Painting the town for Art Attack’s Big Draw

Tamworth was packed with creative ideas and colourful activities on Saturday, October 7, when Art Attack hit Tamworth town centre offering free arts activities for people of all ages.
Art Attack attracted over 1000 people to Tamworth town centre with people of all ages and abilities joining in with the unusual ‘have a go’ art activities on offer. Nine professional artists and illustrators were on hand to guide and assist all budding artists, allowing people to express their creativity in an exciting and original way.

Exciting new season of events revealed for Tamworth

Singing and music concerts, murder-mystery-mayhem, monster mash up, fireworks extravaganza and Christmas lights 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.

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