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Tamworth Castle gets VisitEngland seal of approval! - Fri, 01 Jul 2022

Tamworth Castle is officially approved as one of the best small visitor attractions in Staffordshire, after achieving the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Service accreditation, a quality assessment by a VisitEngland scheme.

Castle Summer Fest - Countdown on to the biggest event in Tamworth’s history - Fri, 24 Jun 2022

The countdown is on to the biggest event ever organised by Tamworth Borough Council which will bring three weeks of non-stop entertainment to Tamworth Castle Grounds, including live coverage of the Commonwealth Games, world famous pop stars, the UK’s largest inflatable obstacle course, sports, a world record attempt, 5k festival run, a ‘bingo rave’, silent disco, tribute shows, open air cinema and much more.

Tamworth Borough Council pledge continued support for our voluntary sector - Thu, 23 Jun 2022

Tamworth Borough Council has signed a pledge of commitment for the ongoing work in collaboration with the local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector.

New Mayor announces chosen charity for mayoral year - Thu, 23 Jun 2022

Tamworth Borough Council’s Mayor has announced the chosen charity for the 2022/2023 mayoral year as The Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre.

Castle Summer Fest - Eyes down for a night of ‘madness and mayhem’ in Tamworth Castle Grounds - Mon, 20 Jun 2022

Eyes down Tamworth – an ‘unmissable night of madness and mayhem’ has just been added to the three-week festival of fun taking place in Tamworth Castle Grounds this summer.

Castle Summer Fest - Tickets on sale for Tamworth’s first ever outdoor silent disco - Thu, 16 Jun 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Tamworth’s first ever outdoor Silent Disco, which is taking place as part of Castle Summer Fest – a three-week programme of sports and live entertainment in the town’s picturesque Castle Grounds, including live broadcasts of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Energy rebate for Tamworth residents - Wed, 15 Jun 2022

Update from Tamworth Borough Council and Post Office.

Castle Summer Fest - Tamworth confirmed as Commonwealth Games ‘Festival Site’ - Fri, 10 Jun 2022

Live footage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be shown on a large screen in Tamworth Castle Grounds as part of a three-week summer festival of sports, entertainment and community events, it has been confirmed.

Come rain or shine, we celebrated The Queen’s Jubilee - Tue, 07 Jun 2022

Tamworth hosted a series of celebration events to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee during the four-day bank holiday, including bunting and craft workshops, a light ceremony, live outdoor performances, indoor shows and The Big Lunch.

Leader appoints new team to help town become more engaging - Mon, 06 Jun 2022

A new portfolio has been added to Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet, as the number of major projects to improve Tamworth and make life better for residents continues to grow.


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