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

22
MAY
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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22
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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22
MAY
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

A weekend for families of all shapes and sizes especially for those with children aged 0‐16. Whilst the adults are discussing various spiritual concepts and ideas in the morning sessions the children and young people will be learning and having fun in…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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22
MAY
JP Cooper
Library @ HMV Institute

JP Cooper at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Friday 22 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Lord of the Dance
Symphony Hall

Lord of the Dance at Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Friday 22 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 companies including…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
MAY
A Flavour of France
Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral Chorus' summer concert brings the ever‐popular Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Faure to the Cathedral. The serenity of the Cantique is complemented by the drama of Vierne's Messe Solonnelle accompanied by the thundering tones of the cathedral's two organs…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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23
MAY
Reggae & Soul Night
Aldergate Club

Ex‐RadioMeccaTop Rank DJ playing Reggae Soul Ska Motown Northern from the 60s & 70s etc.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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23
MAY
Smirnoff Big Night Out
JJ's, Coventry

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular club nights across the UK.Unrivaled in scope and unmatched in scale we always kick off in style. Join the hype now once you go BIG…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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23
MAY
Soul & Reggae Night
Aldergate Club

Ex‐RadioMeccaTop Rank DJ playing reggae soul ska Tamla Motown Northern from the 60s and 70s etc.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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23
MAY
Hunter Hayes
Library @ HMV Institute

Hunter Hayes at Library HMV Institute in Birmingham on Saturday 23 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hunter Hayes live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Mark Knopfler
LG Arena

One of the most respected rock guitarists Mark Knopfler is today a true benchmark forfans of his genre. Rewarded with an Edison Award in Holland and a Steiger prize in Germany for his outstanding achievements…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
RX Bandits Circa Survive
O2 Academy Birmingham

RX Bandits Circa Survive at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Saturday 23 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: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
All Stars of Comedy
Birmingham Glee Club

Prepare yourself for another all‐star line‐up headlined by Def Jam Comedy's finest WILL‐E USA the Instagram sensation PRINCE HARRY aka White Yardie Jamaica rapidly rising star of BBC & ITV Comedy AURIE STYLA from India MICKEY SHARMA and best female newcomer THANYIA…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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24
MAY
Big Bank Holiday Sunday
JJ's, Coventry

Join us this Sunday at JJs as we celebrate Light and Laser show glowstick giveaway and much much more...Make the most of the Monday morning lie‐inOpen from 9:00pm FREE entry and 50 off all drinks before 11:00pmDrink Offers:50 off drinks from 9:00pm…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
MAY
Aston Villa vs Burnley FC
Villa Park

Aston Villa vs Burnley FC at Villa Park in Birmingham on Sunday 24 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

25
MAY
Berkswell Museum Opening
Berkswell Museum

Situated in the heart of a rural Warwickshire parish the Berkswell Museum is home to a fascinating collection of objects and memorabilia that span 450 years of local history.Since opening in 1981 the museums collection has continued to grow and features farm…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01676 522077
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26
MAY
Horrible Histories
Belgrade Theatre

So its time to prepare yourselves for HORRIBLE HISTORIES live on stage Using actors and ground‐breaking 3D special effects these two astounding shows THE TERRIBLE TUDORS and THE VILE VICTORIANS are guaranteed to…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAY
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
NIA Birmingham

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at NIA Birmingham in Birmingham on Tuesday 26 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: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
MAY
FREE fun activity day
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre

Call us on 01283217200 to book yourself onto a completely free fun activity day at the ski centre that would normally cost £26.00.The day includes: 2 ski or snowboarding lessons sno‐tubing toboggan rides and viper tubing and a free hot meal.The day…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01283 217200
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28
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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28
MAY
Brandon Flowers
O2 Academy Birmingham

Brandon Flowers at O2 Academy Birmingham in Birmingham on Thursday 28 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 best…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Engelbert Humperdinck
Symphony Hall

As one of the strongest and most enduring voices in the business Engelbert Humperdinck the man who has sold 150 million albums worldwide is bringing his show to the UK with a string of nationwide…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
The Pavilion Theatre Worthing

THE LEGEND CONTINUES... showcases the extraordinary talent of an impersonator who has performed in over 300 international shows in 60 different countries and is the ONLY impersonator to be associated with Sony MJJ Estate and MJs family.Led by the Worlds No.1 Michael…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 206206
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29
MAY
Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell
Birmingham Glee Club

An unmissable double headline show. Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee for 2014 Romesh Ranganathan is on an incredible roll. Click his name check his biog and catch him while you can. Suzi Ruffell is a Glee favourite and fast becoming a star in…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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29
MAY
Beach Boys
NIA Academy

The Beach Boys are an American treasure. Known for their fun light hearted California centric sound this band has rocked the world with surfer style music since the early 1960s They are one of the…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
The Beach Boys
NIA Academy

The Beach Boys are an American treasure. Known for their fun light hearted California centric sound this band has rocked the world with surfer style music since the early 1960s They are one of the…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
Charlie Clapham (aka Roscoe)
JJ's, Coventry

Shout out to all Hollyoaks fans we have a big party at JJs Coventry on Saturday 30th May as we are joined by Charlie Clapham aka Freddie Roscoe from the award‐winning HollyoaksCome and meet Charlie and get all the latest Hollyoaks gossip...…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
MAY
Jimmy Carr
Symphony Hall Birmingham

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Symphony Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Birmingham West Midlands at Symphony Hall on Saturday 30 May 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Symphony Hall see the list of tickets available for Jimmy Carr Funny Business.…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
MAY
VIP RECORD FAIR
Market Hall, Fargo Village

The interest in vinyl records is on the increase and Sunday 31st May will be a high point in the Midland's music calendar. The world famous VIP RECORD FAIR holds it's first event in the Market Hall at FARGO VILLAGE in Coventry.VIP…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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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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