Claret in the Castle Grounds: Music outside this summer

Monday, 31st July 2017

AS part of Arts and Events Bandstand program, Claret folk band once again played tamworth at the bandstand in the castle grounds.

This free event is one of a series of free Music Outside events every weekend over the summer.


The remailing 2017 line-up is as follows:

Saturday August 12 – 58 Blues Band
Saturday August 19 – Brindley-Hunt
Sunday August 20 – Liquid Brass
Saturday September 2 – Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

Sponsored by Ankerside Shopping Centre, all the concerts are free of charge, so bring your picnic baskets and blankets down to Tamworth Castle Grounds for an afternoon of music. Performances take place at intervals between 12pm and 4pm (subject to weather conditions).

Cllr Joy Goodall, Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet member for Environment & Culture, said: “The Summer Bandstand Concerts organised by our Arts & Events team provide the perfect opportunity for people to enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment in beautiful surroundings. The Bandstand is an historic feature of the Castle Grounds and it’s great to see it being brought to life with live music and performances.

“Whether you’re taking a break from shopping, or enjoying a picnic with friends and family, we’d love to see you there enjoying the music on offer.”

The bandstand concerts are part of a great calendar of outdoor events organised by Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts & Events team. For the full 2017 line-up please visit