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

05
MAY
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
New Alexandra Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAY
Networking and Mini-Workshops
Birmingham City Football Club

We are a Christian business network that help men and women grow their businesses in order to fund the great commission given by Jesus Christ. We do this by providing platforms for people to network.We will arrive ready for a full english…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07825 415771
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06
MAY
Dustin Kensrue
Glee Club Birmingham

Dustin Kensrue at Glee Club Birmingham in Birmingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Public Service Broadcasting
Library @ HMV Institute

Public Service Broadcasting at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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

07
MAY
Comedy Carousel & Real Food Canteen
Birmingham Glee Club

Ladies and gentlemen welcome to a new era in live comedy. Not for the first time weve picked up the jumpers and moved the goalposts. Whenever you see the Comedy Carousel logo on a Thursday night show you can be sure to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
MAY
Hansel and Gretel
Belgrade Theatre

In this brand new English translation of Humperdinck's masterpiece see the traditional tale renovated for the 21st century. Dazzling magicians tumbling acrobats and a gaggle of clowns bring the magic of opera to life for an unforgettable experience for the whole family.Matinee:…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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07
MAY
The Prodigy
O2 Academy Birmingham

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Clare Maguire
Birmingham Glee Club

Birmingham songstress returns with residency and new EP Don't Mess Me Around…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
MAY
The Best In Live Stand-up
Birmingham Glee Club

The Best In Live Stand‐up Comedy ‐ 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit. …

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
MAY
Darlia
Library @ HMV Institute

Darlia at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Friday 08 May 2015. 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

08
MAY
The Vamps Union J
LG Arena

The Vamps Union J at LG Arena in Birmingham on Friday 08 May 2015. 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Twin Atlantic
O2 Academy Birmingham

After bursting onto the forefront of the alternative rock scene following their critically acclaimed 2011 album release Free Twin Atlantic are hotly tipped for a huge 2012. With their single of the same name garnering…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Aston Villa vs West Ham United
Villa Park

Aston Villa vs West Ham United at Villa Park in Birmingham on Saturday 09 May 2015. 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

10
MAY
Aldridge Holistic & Spiritual Event
Aldridge Community Centre

Come along for a day of relaxation and inspiration. There is plenty to explore at this great event with exhibitors offering a range of complementary therapies and healings retail stands and professional readers.Aldridge Community Centre is conveniently located just a couple of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07746 674802
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10
MAY
National Glass Fair
National Motorcycle Museum

Original major specialist fair with around 90 exhibitors selling fine quality antique and collectable glass alongside contemporary artists showing their own work. Exhibition refreshments free parking.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07887 762872
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10
MAY
Belle and Sebastian
Symphony Hall

Influential indie pop band Belle and Sebastian formed in 1996 in Glasgow Scotland. Their eighth album the first for four years has been received well by critics and the band has been compared to…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy Birmingham

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Sunday 10 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Fearless Vampire Killers live…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
Nizlopi
Birmingham Glee Club

Ed Sheeran championed duo known for JCB Song and vibrant live reputation.…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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12
MAY
Psychic Fayre
Behans Bar

Love & Light Events presents to you ... A Psychic Fayre ... with experienced professional psychic readers offering one to one readings including Clairvoyance Mediumship & Card Readings individual reader charges apply. Pre‐book your reading to avoid disappointment by calling Karen on…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07746 674802
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12
MAY
The Ghost Train
Belgrade Theatre

Arnold Ridley's classic comedy thriller is the story of a group of travellers all stranded in the waiting room of an isolated railway station on a dark and stormy night.Matinees: 2.30pmEvenings: 7.45pmTickets: £11.25 to £26Concessions: £9 to £24Cheaper tickets available online at…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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12
MAY
Boyz II Men
O2 Academy Birmingham

All‐time favorite R & B and a cappella group Boyz II Men has been around since the 1990s. With over 60 million recordings ballad lovers from every corner of the globe have definitely become familiar…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
A Guide to Outstanding Lessons in Music
Jurys Inn

A course to help Music Teachers make sense of the latest 201415 Observation Criteria and ensure that their own music teaching and observation judgments are in tune with Ofsteds expectations.Changes to the way schools are inspected has further raised the bar of…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07734 805817
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13
MAY
Jack Dee's Help
Birmingham Glee Club

The comedy legend Jack Dee returns to the Glee with his new tour....…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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13
MAY
Our Stories
Quayside Tower

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Photographic Angle put a call out to photographers who use the camera as a tool for documenting the natural social and political landscapes of our times. From…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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13
MAY
Alabama Shakes
O2 Academy Birmingham

American rock band The Alabama Shakes knew from the beginning that they wanted to create a new and different sound that reflected their own personal tastes. Lead singer Brittany Howard had a passion for music…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
Chris de Burgh
Symphony Hall

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Ofsted Criteria and Lesson Observation
Jury's Inn

A course to help Secondary Schools make sense of the latest 201415 Observation Criteria and to help ensure that their own observation judgments are in tune with Ofsted's current expectations.This course is suitable for all senior staff and team leaders involved with…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 449625
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14
MAY
Take That
LG Arena

Take That is without a doubt the biggest come‐back of any boy band in the world. Were particularly excited to see Robbie back in the band for their Progress tour in 2011. Tickets…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Fall
Library @ HMV Institute

The Fall at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Thursday 14 May 2015. 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: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Sacred Dance Weekend: Our Dancing Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

Our bodies are never still. They move in constant rhythm breathing heart beating even when we are at rest. This weekend we will move to different rhythms different beats; focus on how our feet respond and move us; how our…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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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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