What's on inTamworth


Welcome to Tamworth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Tamworth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Tamworth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Tamworth

08
DEC
Just The Tonic's Christmas Comedy Special
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Birmingham

The most indulgent Christmas party you could imagineGet your Christmas jumper on and grab your mates for a hilarious night of Comedy Festive cheer and Amazing food & Drink.All tickets include a side‐splitting lineup of comedians including Gavin Webster Steve Shanyaski Stephen…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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08
DEC
Magical Lantern Festival Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Magical Lantern Festival makes its debut in Birmingham at Botanical Gardens following the hugely successful UK launch in London last year.The Magical Lantern Festival is a spectacular fusion of art heritage and culture. A stunning outdoor Xmas themed event a festival…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +442075 371290
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08
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Symphony Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
The Fratellis
O2 Institute Birmingham

Meeting while working together at a travelling fairground and naming themselves The Fratellis which is Italian for brothers and not a Goonies reference they claim is the romantic start of one of Scotland's most interesting…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Mac Birmingham

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
DEC
FRIDAY NIGHT SOUL & MOTOWN NIGHT
The Aldergate Club

A TOP NIGHT TO BE HAD WITH A REAL PRO DANCING NON STOP TO SOUL & MOTOWN HE HAS A GREAT FOLLOWING AND WITH OUR CLUB SO COME AND HAVE A DANCE OR LISTERN TO GREAT MUSIC FROM THE DECADES SO…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0182 762839
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09
DEC
Soul & Reggae night
Aldergate Club

Ric Simon ex radio Mecca Top Rank DJ playing Motown Northern soul reggae ske etc.Bardancefloor.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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09
DEC
West Midlands Egyptology Society - Christmas Party
6/8 Kafe

West Midlands Egyptology Society would like to invite you to join us on Friday 9th December for an evening of festivitiesWe will be hosting a Christmas Party at 68 Kafe Temple Row Birmingham City Centre.There will be a Christmas buffet alongside a…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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09
DEC
Larkin Poe
O2 Institute Birmingham

Larkin Poe at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Friday 09 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Rizzle Kicks
O2 Academy Birmingham

Rizzle Kicks are a hip‐hop duo from Southend in London. The duo consists of Jordan Rizzle Stephens and Harley Sylvester Alexander‐Sule . They released their debut album Stereo Typical on 31 October 2011. Rizzle Kicks…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
The Amity Affliction
O2 Institute Birmingham

The Amity Affliction at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Friday 09 December 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy 2 Birmingham

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01216 228250
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10
DEC
The Big Birthday Party: 17 Years of Jumpin Jaks
JJ's, Coventry

Jumpin Jaks as its so affectionately known by Coventry will officially be 17 years old on Saturday 10th DecemberTo celebrate 17 years of throwing shapes we will be hosting one hell of a birthday bash...Were literally gonna party like its 1999; featuring…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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10
DEC
Levellers
O2 Academy Birmingham

Formed in Brighton in 1988 the Levellers have become successful worldwide with the widely appealing rockfolkpunk sound. The band is Mark Chadwick Jeremy Cunningham Charlie Heather Simon Friend Jonathon Sevink and Matt Savage. Their music…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Super Furry Animals
O2 Institute Birmingham

Super Furry Animals at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 10 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Super Furry Animals live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
The Overtones
Symphony Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Santa & Elf Dash
Mary Ann Evans Hospice

Join the Mary Ann Evans Hospice for our Christmas Family Fun Run and go the extra mile this ChristmasRun Skip Hop Jog or Walk this 5k route for all the family while joining with the community and raising funds for a fantastic…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02476 865439
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11
DEC
Beartooth
O2 Institute Birmingham

Beartooth at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Sunday 11 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
Kula Shaker
O2 Institute Birmingham

Kula Shaker at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Monday 12 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kula Shaker live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
The Coral
Kasbah

Hailing from the Wirral Peninsula in the 1960s 'The Coral' are a band that has been describes as a mix of country with psychedelic folk rock. They were nominated for a 2002 'Mercury Music Prize'…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Birmingham Block Paving - How To Design And Choose
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Driveway has set‐up the very first Home Owners Guide Exhibition to Block Paving in Birmingham.Venue: Birmingham Botanical Gardens Westbourrne Road Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3TRPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 0Links: Inquiries: https:go.evvnt.com61730‐0…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +4412128 953637
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15
DEC
Schoolboy Q
O2 Institute Birmingham

Schoolboy Q at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Thursday 15 December 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Christmas Fair
Auckland Hall

We have got a Santas grotto music variety of games hot food and drinks raffle colouring competition. Venue: Auckland Hall 25 Sunbeam Close Smiths Wood Solihull B36 9JRPriceFree entry: GBP 0Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com76286‐0…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01217302095or07825 417141
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17
DEC
Dancehall vs Soca Birmingham
O2 Institute Birmingham

DANCEHALLvsSOCA Is spreading the Xmas spirit throughout the UKTICKETS: http:www.DANCEHALLvsSOCA.comExpect another night of Tune after Tune as the Djs battle it out to see who will win their round in the epic battle of energy. Who will move the crowd the best...…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07946 634747
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17
DEC
Short Introductory Talk
The Polish Millenium House,

A short introductory talk about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07737 372242
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18
DEC
Andy McKee
Birmingham Glee Club

Andy McKee's acoustic guitar can approximate the polyrhythmic interplay of a percussion ensemble the harmonic sweep of a string section the dazzling runs of a bluegrass doghouse bass‐and‐banjo duo and virtually anything else his pastoral…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings a Christmas Special night of laughter to the attractive Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Topping the bill is Jo Caulfield is a genuinely witty and sharply observational comic who quickly builds up a rapport with her audiences. At 17 she left home…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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20
DEC
Moscow State circus
Star City

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
DEC
The Destroyers
The Glee Club

A collection of rogues and misfits surfing a tidal wave of horns fiddles and guitars Rapidly exploding from the Balkan Brass genre they are an anarchic orchestra of blazing passion and breath taking originality. So enter the big top and be immersed…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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21
DEC
The Temper Trap
O2 Institute Birmingham

The Temper Trap at O2 Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Wednesday 21 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Temper Trap live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Drayton Manor Theme Park

For total family entertainment visit the award‐winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire.Drayton Manor also has Europe's only Thomas Land, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Cranky the Crane and Harold the Helicopter. This year, Thomas Land will…

Twycross Zoo

Situated near the small village of Twycross, the zoo occupies over 40 acres and is set in open countryside. Despite its rural location, it is only four miles from the M42A42 which links the M1 and M6 making it readily accessible from anywhere in central England. …

Conkers Discovery Centre

Conkers, located at the Heart of the National Forest five miles from Junction 11 on the M42, is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor hands on experiences which keep visitors engaged for hours. Visitors to the popular family attraction, CONKERS, will get the experience of a…

National Memorial Arboretum

Since planting began in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways. Our staff and volunteers look forward to welcoming you.Its not a cemetery. Its a place of life, represented by…

Tamworth Snowdome

THE ULTIMATE SNOW, ICE & LEISURE EXPERIENCEThe SnowDome is the UKs premier real snow centre and the leading choice for skiers and snowboarders. Real snow, all year round, provides the ultimate alpine surface to learn and enjoy these exciting sports in a fun and progressive environment.The 170 metre…

Ash End House Childrens Farm

Ash End House Farm is a family owned farm which has been operating as a Children's Farm for over 24 years. Children visiting the farm, either with their family or in a group booking, are given food to feed the animals, hold a newly hatched chick or…

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