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Exciting and rare donation given to castle archives from talented local family - Tue, 03 Oct 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is excited to welcome a new donation to their castle collection archives, thanks to the family of a late 19th century local photographer and author who contributed to Tamworth’s rich history.

Castle advert coming to a screen near you soon! - Tue, 03 Oct 2023

Lights, camera action! Tamworth Borough Council are excited to announce that a new TV advert has been filmed at Tamworth Castle, and it’s coming to your screens soon.

Love to sing? Join the re-launched Tamworth Voices Choir in association with the D-Day Darlings - Tue, 26 Sep 2023

Tamworth Borough Council, in partnership with Katie Ashby, creator and lead singer of The D-Day Darlings, are inviting budding singers from Tamworth and the wider region, to join the new collaborated Tamworth Voices Choir.

Festival of ghostly, gothic and ghoulish literature at the castle - Tue, 26 Sep 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is inviting castle visitors to join a festival week of ghostly, gothic and ghoulish tales exploring dark, mythical and haunted fiction through guest speakers and authors, performers, a ghost search and murder mystery event.

Voters urged to prepare for upcoming parliamentary by-election - Mon, 25 Sep 2023

Residents in the Tamworth Parliamentary Constituency are being urged to prepare ahead of the parliamentary by-election taking place on Thursday 19 October.

Essential castle conservation repair work marked with a hidden time capsule - Tue, 19 Sep 2023

Tamworth Borough Council are marking the end of the current conservation repairs to part of Tamworth Castle’s external curtain wall and roof, by sealing a time capsule in the castle wall.

Taxi driver penalised for breaking the rules - Mon, 18 Sep 2023

Evidence of a licensed taxi driver breaking the licencing rules has led to the driver being penalised by Tamworth Borough Council under the ‘Driver Penalty Points Scheme’ and will receive points on their licence for a three-year period and a fixed penalty notice of £50.

Summer of free activities gets Tamworth fit and sporty - Fri, 15 Sep 2023

Thousands of children aged two and over have been busy enjoying another exciting programme of free sports and activities during the summer.

Date of Tamworth by-election announced - Wed, 13 Sep 2023

The by-election for the parliamentary constituency of Tamworth will take place on Thursday 19 October 2023, following the resignation of Christopher Pincher as a Member of Parliament on Thursday 7 September. 

Traditional clothing repair workshops at the castle - Tue, 12 Sep 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is bringing a ‘Missfit Creations’ event on Saturday 16 September and Sunday 17 September to Tamworth Castle, as part of Heritage Open Days; a national festival in September which celebrates our great heritage and brings history to life.


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