Events and Things to do in Tamworth

One of the great things about Tamworth is the amount of amazing events and things to do there are right on our doorstep!

Here you can take a look at the incredible events and things to do; both in and around Tamworth.

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Upcoming events

Billy Elliot LIVE – on the silver screen

Abbey Theatre , Pool Bank Street, Nuneaton

The fantastic stage version of Lee Hall’s film recorded LIVE at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London. Stunning dance routines, fabulous songs and countless comedy moments set against the backdrop of the 1980s miners’ strike. One not to be missed. Tickets available online – just £5.00

Tamworth Dementia Action Week 21st to 27th May 2018

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Starting on Monday 21st May 2018 for a week until Sunday 27th May 2018, members of the Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance will be organising a series of events to highlight some of the issues which people living with dementia have to face. The Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance is made up of organisations that operate across...

BEING WELL – a new group for the Spring

St Leonards Parish Centre , Wigginton, Tamworth

Small group looking at how we spend time alone, trying out a relaxation exercise and having a chat whilst making a creative ‘flower in a tea cup’ to take home. Subjects for further discussion may include: bereavement, anxiety, panic, sleep, coping with illnesses etc. It’s FREE, ample parking, refreshments. Please ring, text or email (

Tamworth Carnival King & Queen Talent Competition

Gary Hunt , 16 Thompson Av , Tamworth

Have you got a talent and want to show thousands of people on carnival day 2nd June 2018 Then come and join us on the 26th May 2018 at The Progressive Club Halford st Tamworth B79 7RD one male and one female will be crowned Carnival king and Queen of Talent You will be in...

Ashby-de-la-Zouch Food Gusto Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May

Bath Grounds , Bath Grounds , Ashby de la Zouch

Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch there is yet another fantastic  line up with more than 60 producers and products from venison, pies, pickles, pates, farmhouse  cheese, preserves, olives, artisan bread, crepes, hand crafted chocolates, patisseries to local wines, beers, ciders, spirits and more. There is something for...

The Summer Barker Family Fun Day

Elford Cricket Club , Brickhouse Lane, Tamworth

Join in the fun and make a difference at the Summer Barker Family Fun day! There’s plenty for all the family to enjoy including a mixed Adult & kids Cricket match, Inflatables, Entertainers, Live Performances, Slime Making, Food & Drink, Stalls and much more. All money raised will be donated to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Critical Journeys appeal.

It’s a Knockout

Tamworth Castle Grounds , Castle Grounds, Tamworth

Put your skills to the test in Tamworth very own, It’s a Knockout competition! Packed full of whacky games, inflatables, costumes, giant props, foam, water and much more! This will be the perfect opportunity for team building, banter with friends/family/colleagues as well as great exercise for the body and mind. All profits will be donated to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital vi

Together 4 Tamworth Carnival

Tamworth Castle Grounds , The Holloway , Tamworth

 Come on down to Tamworth’s biggest event this year Together 4 Tamworth Carnival 2nd June 2018 starts 10am and closing at 5pm We have Johnny Slade, Braddley Green, clubbercise, dance troupes, rock n rollers,  funfair,  fire service display,  South Staffordshire search and rescue, duck race, it’s a knockout, numerous food outlets  slush machines, ice cream...

Owl Pellet Workshop

Hams Hall Environmental Centre , Canton Lane, Hams Hall Distribution Park

Gain an insight into the fascinating life of native owl species through the examination of locally sourced pellets. Find out what they are they feasting on and learn more about their habits with Dr Debbie Wright from WWT. Suitable for ages 16 and over. Any under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential:

Murder Mystery Evening in aid of Brooke

Thomas Spencer Hall , Church Street Whittington, Lichfield

Lichfield & Tamworth Brooke Community Fundraising Group will host an Ascot Ladies Day themed murder mystery evening next month. The event takes place from 7pm to 10pm on 9 June at Thomas Spencer Hall in Lichfield and will feature a fizz reception, 3 course meal, licensed bar, raffle, and, of course, a murder to solve!...

Tamworth Charity Dog Walk 2018

Community Together CIC , The Hub, Community Together CIC, Tamworth Castle Grounds, Opposite the Tennis Courts, Old Swimming Baths, Tamworth

We are organising a Special Charity Dog Walk in Tamworth Castle Grounds on Sunday 24th June 2018.   The Event will take place from Community Together CIC Hub in the Castle Grounds B79 7ND with people being able to register from 11am to 11.45am with the official walk starting at 12pm. The event is Charity Dog...

TOP GUN – the movie

Abbey Theatre , Pool Bank Street, Nuneaton

Code-named “Maverick”, Pete Mitchell, the impetuous daredevil Navy-pilot ace, is accepted into Miramar’s elite Fighter School, also known as “Top Gun”. There, as the impulsive pilot competes with the best of the best, not only will he meet Charlie, the flying school’s curvaceous astrophysics instructor, but also the brilliant and highly competitive fellow student, “Iceman”,...

Tamworth Cycle Festival 2018

Community Together CIC , The Hub, Community Together CIC, Tamworth Castle Grounds, Opposite the Tennis Courts, Old Swimming Baths, Tamworth

This will be Tamworth’s First Cycling Festival bringing together Cycling Clubs and Activities across Tamworth.  Its a Free Community Event and there something for complete beginners to advanced Riders. Starting from 11am to 4pm Opposite the Tennis Courts in Tamworth Castle Grounds B79 7ND. Activities on the day – Win A Bike ! Free Raffle...

Aethelflaed and the origins of Stafford: Talk and book signing by Martin Carver

St Editha's Church , 29, Church Street, Tamworth

Tamworth Literary Festival welcomes archaeologist, writer and broadcaster Martin Carver to Tamworth on July 13th. Martin is Professor emeritus at the University of York, Department of Archaeology and Chairman of the commercial archaeology company FAS-Heritage Ltd. 2018 is the year that coincides with the 1100th anniversary of Aethaelflaed’s death in Tamworth and this event is...

British Heart Foundation Charity Craft Fair

Wilnecote Working Mens Club , Hockley Road, Tamworth

Tamworth Fundraising Group has organised a charity craft fair to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. We are looking for small local businesses who wish to have a table to sell and promote their items. Tables are provided and are £10 plus a donation to the raffle. Contact us through our Facebook page.

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

Sir John Moore Foundation , Top Street , Appleby Magna

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival is coming to the beautiful grounds of the Sir John Moore Foundation on August 25th. The Bank Holiday weekend event will be full of food, drink, music and activities for all the family and is a great way to end the holidays. You can find us on Top Street, Appleby Magna, just...

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival

Castle Pleasure Grounds , Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth

You are invited to the 4th Annual Tamworth Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September 2018 in conjunction with Destination Tamworth. The event brings together the region’s best Food & Drink. There will be a wide range of food, drink and artisan stalls with live entertainment and demonstrations. Packed...

Secret Symphony Presents The WWI & Womens Empowerment Proms Spectacular

St. Editha's Church , Town Centre, Tamworth

*Please note, There are 2 Shows so please make sure you buy tickets for the right performance! A 3pm Matinee Performance A 7pm Evening Performance Secret Symphony Presents The WWI & Womens Empowerment Proms Spectacular The 2 hour aural & visual spectacular is very similar to the orchestral proms event put on to commemorate the...