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

31
JUL
Face Painter at The Octagon to celebrate summer
The Octagon Shopping Centre

On Thursday 31st July between 11am and 4pm as part of The Octagons Six Weeks of Summer celebrations little shoppers visiting the shopping centre will be given the opportunity to get their faces painted for free with a variety of designs from…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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AUG
Extreme Stunt show
Hearsall common

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil' Devil compete to prove they're the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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01
AUG
Friday Night 1st August in Birmingham!Foster's Com
Jongleurs Birmingham

Eat Drink Laugh and Dance at Jongleurs Birmingham.Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08700 111960
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02
AUG
Ben Nichol: Parched Ground
The Edge

Once renowned the world over as the city of a thousand trades Birminghams reputation as a global centre for manufacturing is largely a thing of the past. Today once bustling and noisy factories are left to crumble barely visible eyesores in a…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01217 726160
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02
AUG
Film Club: Sherlock Jr + Cops with Live Score
Library of Birmingham

A Buster Keaton double‐bill featuring live piano accompaniment from Cyrus Gabrysch.SHERLOCK JR 45 minsKeaton plays a film projectionist in this one of cinemas greatest films. Studying to become a detective hes in love with a beautiful girl but hes not the only…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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02
AUG
Saturday Night 2nd August in Birmingham!Foster's C
Jongleurs Birmingham

Eat Drink Laugh and Dance at Jongleurs Birmingham.Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08700 111960
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02
AUG
Tarrus Riley
HMV Institute Birmingham

Tarrus Riley at HMV Institute Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 02 August 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
AUG
British Par 3 Championship
Nailcote Hall Hotel

The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is the leading par 3 golf tournament in the UK and is held at the spectacular Nailcote Hall hotel situated in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. The Championship takes place over four days attracting some of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02476 466174
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06
AUG
Kingsland Road
O2 Academy Birmingham

Kingsland Road at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Wednesday 06 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
AUG
Friday Night 8th August in Birmingham
Jongleurs Birmingham

Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the largest venues in Birmingham city. We…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
AUG
Mixmag Live Weekender Birmingham
Textile Factory

Things kick off on Friday August 8th when the world famous Zoo Project come to town for an exclusive warm‐up event. Headlining will be Pedestrian Medlar Youandewan Shadow City and Bastian and OPYN and the venue is Next Door. The raw…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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08
AUG
Strawberry Fields Festival 2014
Cattows Farm

When: 8th9th10th August 2014Where: Cattows Farm Heather Leicestershire LE67 2RF2014 will be our landmark 5th festival.Tickets for SFF 2014 will go on sale on Tuesday 1st October and were making quite a few changes. Tickets will now be sold on a 3…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07531 012892
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09
AUG
Saturday Night 9th August
Jongleurs Birmingham

Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the largest venues in Birmingham city.We offer a…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
AUG
SUMMER AT THE FORT
The Fort Shopping Park

Head down to the Fort Shopping Park this summer and enjoy a whole host of family fun.Funfair & Beach 9th‐31st August: Real sand deckchairs ice creams fairground rides and much more.Bert & Gerts Arts and Crafts Market Saturday 9th August:…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01213 864442
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09
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
LG Arena Birmingham

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
AUG
Ant Dec
LG Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
AUG
Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
LG Arena Birmingham

This fantastic family event will see Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live in Birmingham West Midlands at the LG Arena Birmingham on Saturday 09 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Decs Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

09
AUG
Gangster Squad
Library, HMV Institute

Gangster Squad at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Saturday 09 August 2014. 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 comparison…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
AUG
Ant Dec#';s Takeway On Tour
LG Arena Birmingham

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live in Birmingham West Midlands at the LG Arena Birmingham on Sunday 10 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

13
AUG
FREE Bike Station - Chester Road Train Station
Chester Road Train Station

Following the huge success of our Bike Station events in 2013 we're back on the road again during 2014 offering the same great FREE services. Come along to one of our events located at Chester Road train station on 13th August 4pm…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01216 335510
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15
AUG
Foster's Comedy Live
Jongleurs Birmingham

Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the largest venues in Birmingham city. We…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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15
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Pissed Jeans
Library, HMV Institute

Pissed Jeans at Library HMV Institute live on Friday 15 August 2014 in Birmingham West Midlands. For tickets to see Pissed Jeans at Library HMV Institute see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
AUG
16th August in Birmingham, Foster's Comedy Live
Jongleurs Birmingham

Eat Drink Laugh and Dance at Jongleurs Birmingham.Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
AUG
Screen Juniors on Holiday: Norman McLaren shorts
Birmingham MAC

Norman McLaren Centenary Film Tour2014 marks the centenary of Scottish born animated filmmaker Norman McLaren a prolific artist whose films have influenced generations of filmmakers and artists alike. To celebrate his incredible catalogue of films and his enduring legacy McLaren 2014 in…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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16
AUG
Screen Juniors: McLaren Centenary Film Workshop
Birmingham MAC

Learn more about McLarens techniques and the fundamentalsof animation in this McLaren Digital Animation Workshop.A professional animation teacher will introduce you to McLarens practice and help you create your own short animation film using the McLarens Workshop iPad App which was developed…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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17
AUG
Big Bike Bonanza
Sutton Park

Our Big Bike Bonanza is back again this Summer after last years huge successCome along and see us at Sutton Park Town Gate entrance on Sunday 17th August 11am 4pm and enjoy a day of fun cycling activities in the park.We…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01214 641020
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22
AUG
Friday Night 22nd August Foster s Comedy Live
Jongleurs Birmingham

Eat Drink Laugh and Dance at Jongleurs Birmingham.Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
AUG
Insomnia52
Ricoh Arena

There's nothing else quite like it in the UK. Watch live stage shows explore our thriving Exhibition Hall compete in Competitive Gaming Tournaments of all levels meet Famous YouTubers and other special guests and immerse yourself in a world of activities suitable…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: (0)8458 681337
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23
AUG
Saturday Night 23rd August in Birmingham!Fosters C
Jongleurs Birmingham

Best arts and entertainment venue in Birmingham. Bar Risa and Jongleurs is a multi‐functional entertainment venue consisting of 6 rooms and 7 bars with a total capacity of 2400 people making it one of the largest venues in Birmingham city. We offer…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Villa Park

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United at Villa Park in Birmingham on Saturday 23 August 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Aston Villa vs…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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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