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

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The Front Bottoms
Library @ HMV Institute

The Front Bottoms at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Monday 08 February 2016. 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Game
O2 Academy Birmingham

The Game at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Monday 08 February 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: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
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My Country
Fountain Court,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country. For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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12
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Chapter 100 And A Dream
Birmingham Glee Club

Chapter One Hundred and A Dream is a body of new work composed and performed by Swedish vocalist Emilia Martensson Slovenian accordion player Janez Dovc and Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale. In their attempt to weave together these three different folkloric cultures the…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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12
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The Jive Aces - Live at the Manhattan Suite
Manhattan Suite, Broadway Casino

FREE ENTRY DANCING FINE DINING GAMING COCKTAIL BAR Sapphire Entertainments and Manhattan Suite are so excited to welcome back The Jive Aces appearing Live at the Manhattan on Friday 12th February. Accompanied by the…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07739 459545
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12
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WESTWOOD WAVEY AFFAIR – VALENTINES EDITION
Boxxed

Westwood PresentsWavey Affair Valentines EditionFriday 12th Feb Boxxed BirminghamSTUDENTS FREE ALL NITE With Student CardsLADIES FREE ALL NITEWestwood ripping down the set all night playing the biggesthip hop bashment afro beats R&B house soca Boxxed104‐108 Floodgate…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07583 816766
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Bloc Party NME Awards Tour 2016
O2 Academy Birmingham

Bloc Party NME Awards Tour 2016 at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Friday 12 February 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
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Symphonic Floyd
Symphony Hall

Symphonic Floyd at Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Friday 12 February 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 prices…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
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Birmingham Wine Tasting Experience Day
Bank Restaurant

Our Birmingham Wine‐Tasting Courses are Award Winning days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full on Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting 15…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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13
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SINTILLATE Valentines Party at High Line
High Line

Forget Paris this Valentines Day; SINTILLATE have all Cupids bases covered at the brand new High Line at Resorts World in Birmingham Join the party on Saturday 13th February as SINTILLATE return to this beautiful bar and lounge with a New York…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 310000
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14
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The Glamophones - Valentine's Night Special
Manhattan Suite

Sapphire Entertainments and Manhattan Suite are so excited to welcome back THE GLAMOPHONES appearing Live at the Manhattan for a Valentines Night Special on Sunday 14th February. About the Glamophones The Glamophones are the Midlands leading vocal harmony retro girl…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07739 459545
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15
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Parkway Drive
O2 Academy Birmingham

Parkway Drive at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Monday 15 February 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: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
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Ezra Furman
Birmingham Glee Club

Chicagos Ezra Furman tours Perpetual Motion People album Bella Union. …

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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18
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Funhouse Comedy Club
The Alfred

Funhouse Comedy is back at The Alfred Burton on Trent for another night of laughter. Headlining will be Canadian stand‐up writer and actor David Tsonso. With his friendly and confident persona he intrigues the audience with his combination of banter and impulsive…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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18
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The Jam House presents - Johnny2bad (a tribute to
The Jamhouse

The Jam House Bham presents ‐ Johnny2bad a tribute to UB40Thur 18th Feb 2016The Jam House3‐5 St Pauls SquareBirmingham B31QUT: 0121 200 3030E: birminghamthejamhouse.comhttp:www.thejamhouse.combirminghamlive‐musicevent3867a‐tribute‐to‐‐ub40‐february‐2016.htmDoors: 6.00pm ‐ 1amEntry Fee: £5 Booking Fee Free Admission before 9pmLive music begins with boogie‐woogie piano at…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01212 003030
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Runrig
Symphony Hall

Formed on the Scottish isle of Skye Runrig are a Scottish Celtic rock group who sing both in English and Gaelic. They first appeared on the music scene in the early 1970s and have released…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson
The Rainbow

Singer‐songwriter Ryley Walker plays guitar like Bert Jansch and sings like Tim Buckley yet has a musical style thats all his own. Still only in his mid‐twenties hes well on his way to becoming a major artist as the rave reviews for…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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19
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The National Franchise Exhibition
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Offering people an opportunity to meet with hundreds of franchise brands The National Franchise Exhibition is an essential stepping‐stone to turn ambition into a reality. With reports showing more than half of small independent businesses failing within the first five years3…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL:
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Halsey
O2 Academy Birmingham

Halsey at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 20 February 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 comparison service.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Paul Carrack
Symphony Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Gilded Merkin
Glee Club Birmingham

Scarlett Daggers launches the emphatically celebrated Gilded Merkin in Birmingham…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2016
The NEC

The Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show takes place from 23rd 28th February 2016 at the NEC in Birmingham. The event is the UKs largest start of holiday season showcase and every February welcomes visitors that love nothing more than spending their…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01217 817377
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Twenty One Pilots
O2 Academy Birmingham

Twenty One Pilots at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Tuesday 23 February 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…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Psychic Fayre
Olton Tavern

Psychic readings with experienced professional psychic readers offering one to one readings including Clairvoyance Tarot & Mediumship individual reader charges apply.Spiritual Earth Gifts will also be there with crystals & new age gifts.Pre‐book your reading to avoid disappointment by calling Karen on…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07746 674802
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Carl Hutchinson & Iain Stirling
Birmingham Glee Club

If the world ended today how would you be remembered In this show Carl contemplates what exactly hes brought to the table of life and why hes even asking such questions at the age of 27. Alongside Carl for the evening is…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Jamie Raven
Symphony Hall

Jamie Raven at Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Friday 26 February 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Jamie Raven live in the knowledge…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Jess Glynne
O2 Academy Birmingham

Jess Glynne at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Friday 26 February 2016. 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: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
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Edgbaston Book Fair
Mac Birmingham

The Edgbaston Book Book Fair is in its second year and it has been popular with not just our book dealers but our visitors too. There will be over 20 book dealers selling a wide selection of prints maps and ephemera…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01562 745060
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Elements Present: Truncate, Rebekah & More.
Rainbow Venues

Birmingham techno is on the up thanks to the hot new night on the block Elements. Combining fresh international talent with the up‐front values that defined the glory years of techno in Birmingham Elements will descend on The Blackbox on February 27th.All…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01217 531818
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Lecture Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Polish Millenium Centre,

A lecture 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 words of…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07737 372242
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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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