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Four-hundred-year-old cupboard is ‘coming home’ to Tamworth in memory of ‘Friend of the Castle’ - Tue, 21 May 2019

A beautiful carved piece of furniture dated 1633, that belonged to a family that lived at Tamworth Castle, has returned to its home-ground, in memory of Jenny Wilson, a long-standing member of the Friends of Tamworth Castle.

Get Zumba strong for free ready for the summer - Tue, 21 May 2019

People looking for a new fitness challenge are being invited to take part in another exciting programme of FREE Strong by Zumba sessions starting from May 24.

Calling all green fingered enthusiasts to get your gloves out and enter our ‘in Bloom’ competition - Mon, 20 May 2019

Garden enthusiasts are being invited to show off their green talents and enter this year’s Tamworth in Bloom garden competition.

Have you got what it takes to solve the Castle Quest? - Thu, 16 May 2019

The challenge has been set for young adventure seekers, problem solvers and gaming enthusiasts to complete the Castle Quest as part of another fun family activity at Tamworth Castle during the coming half term.

Shining a spotlight on Victorian Tamworth - Tue, 14 May 2019

As we prepare for the reopening of Tamworth Assembly Rooms later this year, we’re shining a spotlight on all things Victorian and the era’s many significant contributions to the shaping of Tamworth as we know it today.

Events planned as Tamworth joins Dementia Action Week - Tue, 14 May 2019

A series of events have been planned to raise awareness about dementia as Tamworth joins national Dementia Action Week.

Get weaving ready to welcome new ‘faces’ to Dosthill Park - Tue, 14 May 2019

Families are invited to learn new skills and join a Willow Weaving Workshop at the launch of the new and creative ‘Wind in the Willows’ sculpture trail in Dosthill Park on Saturday, May 18.

Tamworth What’s Next? workshop dates announced - Wed, 08 May 2019

Tamworth residents, business and visitors are being invited to attend a series of workshops to discuss some of the ideas that have been put forward as part of a campaign to regenerate Tamworth town centre.

Have you joined the ‘CommuKnitty’ project? - Wed, 08 May 2019

Residents and local groups are invited to pick up their needles and get knitting for a new project to promote this year’s Tamworth in Bloom campaign and raise awareness about dementia.

Do you dare to call the name ‘Beetlejuice’? - Tue, 07 May 2019

Calling all Tim Burton and dark comedy fans! Are you looking for an outdoor cinema experience that will thrill and entertain any fan of classic, witty horror? Then there is still time to grab your tickets for this year’s Outdoor Cinema on Saturday, August 10, for Beetlejuice, but be quick before it sells out!