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

07
JUL
Music for Youth National Festival
Symphony Hall

Bringing together music lovers of all generations Music for Youths unique five day festival celebrates folk western classical pop urban jazz blues and more all performed by the UKs most inspiring young musiciansDip in and out of performances and experience the full…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02077 591830
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08
JUL
Area 11
O2 Academy Birmingham

Area 11 at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Wednesday 08 July 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 best…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Comedy Carousel & The Real Food Canteen
Birmingham Glee Club

Comedy Carousel ‐ A night of unique live entertainment with handpicked comedians from the top of the circuit audience interaction and live visual projections.…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUL
Tom Stade + Mick Ferry
Birmingham Glee Club

Two of the UKs finest comedians preview their brand new shows ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe. Tom Stade is the candid and alluring star of Live at the Apollo ‐ an epic talent who continues to storm the global comedy scene. Mick…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUL
Bette Midler
NIA Academy

Bette Midler at NIA Academy in Birmingham on Thursday 09 July 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 for…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Jess Glynne
Kasbah

Jess Glynne at Kasbah in Coventry on Thursday 09 July 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 for Jess…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUL
Half price open practise and toboggan evening
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre

Come to the centre on a Friday night to enjoy an open practise session skiing or snowboarding or have some toboggan rides all half priceTo qualify for open practise you must be level 4 skiing or have passed module C snowboarding for…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01283 217200
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10
JUL
Luisa Omielan
Birmingham Glee Club

Am I Right Ladies is brilliant Another signature party with jokes from Luisa Omielan its follow up to her debut stand‐up show What Would Beyonc Do An empowering manifesto. Youll have the time of your life AmIRightLadies…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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10
JUL
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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10
JUL
Luisa Omielans
Glee Club Birmingham

Luisa Omielans at Glee Club Birmingham in Birmingham on Friday 10 July 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Luisa Omielans live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUL
Paloma Faith
Cannock Chase Forest

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
Frequencies at MFY National Festival 2015
Town Hall

Frequencies features the UKs rising stars performing their own original material and popular covers of pop indie and urban tunes. Spot the up and coming talent of the music industry in this relaxed evening gig part of the Music for Youth National…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02077 591830
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11
JUL
VIP Record Fair, Birmingham
The Custard Factory

With the interest in vinyl records going sky high the second Saturday in July will be a high point in the Midlands music calendar as this world famous VIP RECORD FAIR returns.VIP Record Fairs have handpicked a great selection of traders…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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11
JUL
Neil Diamond
LG Arena

A favourite of BritEvents US singer and songwriter Neil Diamond appears in the UK again on a very welcome tour. Neil who was born in 1941 is famous for his crooning signature songs which…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUL
Tom Odell
Cannock Chase Forest

Tom Odell at Cannock Chase Forest in Rugeley on Sunday 12 July 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 companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUL
Anvil
O2 Academy Birmingham

Anvil at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Monday 13 July 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 service.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUL
White collar Boxing Warriors
The Tower Ballroom

This is the Experience of a LifetimePeople who have never boxed before get 8 weeks FREE trainingthen take part in one of our prestigious White Collar Boxing events.Competitors also help raise money for charity supporting terminally ill children.Everyone competes in a boxing…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07864 728481
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18
JUL
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Birmingham

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 18 July 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Beres Hammond live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUL
Jake Quickenden
O2 Academy 3 Birmingham

Jake Quickenden at O2 Academy 3 Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 18 July 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…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUL
City of Birmingham Triathlon
Sutton Park

We are delighted that the fabulous venue of Sutton Park Birmingham will continue to be the setting for our City of Birmingham Triathlon. In the centre of the country and served by excellent road links Sutton Park gives us a perfect…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01270 842800
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22
JUL
At Home with Vanley Burke
Ikon Gallery

Ikon is pleased to present At Home with Vanley Burke a unique exhibition from Birmingham‐based artist Vanley Burke. The project sees the entire contents of Burkes flat in Nechells north‐east Birmingham transported to Ikons main exhibition space. Commonly referred to as the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01212 480708
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22
JUL
Mike Dignam
The Rainbow

Mike Dignam at The Rainbow in Birmingham on Wednesday 22 July 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 companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUL
Antiques for Everyone
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

If youre a lover of antiques and collectables and like to see them all in one place then head to Birminghams NEC for the Antiques for Everyone summer fair that takes place from 23rd to 26th July.Celebrating its 30th year the fair…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08445 810827
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23
JUL
The Felice Brothers
The Rainbow

The Felice Brothers at The Rainbow in Birmingham on Thursday 23 July 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: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUL
DJ Sara Cox 80's Rewind with Free Radio's 'JD'
Grosvenor Casino Coventry

Sara Cox is one of the countrys best‐known radio DJs who presented The Radio 1 Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1 and currently works on both Radio 1 and Radio 2. Having worked at the forefront of music for over 15 years…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 684747
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24
JUL
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
The Old Gresley Hall

Join Ghost Hunt Live for the return of Friday Specials with a Ghost Hunt atGresley Old Hall near Swadlincote DerbyshireDate: 24th July 2015Gresley Old Hall HistoryGresley Old Hall is a 17th Century Grade II listed building and built on the site of…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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25
JUL
Kings Bromley Show 2015
Kings Bromley Showground

KINGS BROMLEY SHOW 25 July 2015Annual country show this year themed on Farming and Food. A great value full day out for all the familyEntertainment programme competitive classes Food Fair Craft Fair with demonstrations non‐commercial stands food & drink.Children's Races Companion…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 306169
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25
JUL
The Jungle Book
Fort Dunlop

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun‐filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01217 497007
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27
JUL
Soulfly
O2 Academy Birmingham

Soulfly at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Monday 27 July 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 do the…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
JUL
Blitz Kids
The Rainbow

Blitz Kids at The Rainbow in Birmingham on Tuesday 28 July 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 service.…

Location: 13.5 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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