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Events

Date: 25/07/2017 - 27/07/2017 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Storytelling at Tamworth Castle - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Storytelling

 
25 Jul 2017 to 27 Jul 2017

The storyteller will be in residence to tell tales of Knights, dragons, princesses and unicorns.

Visitors are invited to come along dressed in their favourite costumes and listen to stories or have a go at telling their own. There will also be craft activities available for those who want to get creative.

Admission times: 11.30am –4.00pm

Admission: Adults £7.50, OAP £6.50, Child (over 5) £5.50, Child (2-4yrs) £3.50, Under  2yrs free

No Pre-booking necessary. 

Date: 29/07/2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Outside Presents Tamworth Voices - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

Voices-outsideTamworth Voices tread the boards in Tamworth Castle Grounds to showcase the best from their summertime repertoire. Including a sing a long after each set. So get those vocal chords warmed up!

Location: Tamworth Castle Grounds

Free Event

Date: 30/07/2017 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Outside Presents Claret - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

Music Outside Presents Claret

at Tamworth Bandstand

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Claret return again to the bandstand for another afternoon packed with lively upbeat songs.
Acoustic, electric folk roots band with delightful hints of Jazz influences providing a lively upbeat style.

Claret’s diverse and eclectic, mix of roots/folk influenced repertoire from the British Isles to Europe on a fascinating array of instruments, which always sparks a talking point from audiences. The sensitive arrangements of their music and song have an individuality, with a jazz-slant thrown in, not to be pigeon-holed! Claret are always in contact with their audiences, getting them to join in with the music, which is a must, at any event.

FREE EVENT
Sunday 30th July
12pm – 4pm
Tamworth Bandstand

Date: 31/07/2017 - 11/08/2017 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Enchanted Castle in Tamworth - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Enchanted Castle

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31 Jul 2017 to 11 Aug 2017

Follow our marvellous trail through the Castle and see what magical adventures you encounter.  

Meet knights, help make the Giant’s armour, discover the wishing tree and look out for the mischievous pixies! Lots to do and see, expect to be enchanted…

Admission times: 11.30am –4.00pm

Admission: Adults £7.50, OAP £6.50, Child (over 5) £5.50, Child (2-4yrs) £3.50, Under 2yrs free

No Pre-booking necessary. 

Date: 05/08/2017 - 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Outdoor Cinema - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

outdoor cinemaTwo classic films to be shown in the Castle Grounds. One at 9.00pm and one at midnight.

9.00pm – Pretty Woman – SOLD OUT

Midnight – The Goonies

Details and tickets: www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk

Date: 12/08/2017 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Outside Presents 58 Blues Band - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

Music Outside Presents 58 Blues Band

at Tamworth Bandstand

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The Blues Band return to Tamworth Bandstand for another afternoon packed with classic Blues hits. A unique and often spontaneous set is inspired by many of the great Blues artistes from both past and present.

The 58 Blues Band are a Birmingham-based outfit that draw heavily on the influence of Chicago Blues while still being influenced by the Blues boom in Britain in the 1960’s. They take their inspiration from eras past and present, with names such as Muddy Waters rubbing shoulders with Paul Rogers and Stevie Ray Vaughan. If you’re looking for a rocking Blues Band then this is undoubtedly the show for you!

‘A solid no frills Chicago Blues and if that’s what you like it’s worth investigating this band’ – ‘Blues in Britain’ magazine

FREE EVENT
Saturday 12th August
12pm – 4pm
Tamworth Bandstand

Date: 18/08/2017 - 3:00 pm
Kangaroo and The Big Bad Boot - St Editha’s Church, Tamworth Staffordshire

Kangaroo and The Big Bad Boot

Presented by award winning puppet company – Garlic Theatre

A strapping tale filled with shoes…which promised to be a delightful load of old cobblers!!.

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Garlic Theatre take you on a fantastical journey to the Island of lost shoes and clowning, mime and beautifully crafted puppets.

Charming Puppet work and terrific clowning form this clever children’s show by one of England’s leading puppet companies. The tale of a magical baby joey’s fantastical journey to an island of lost shoes, inhabited, understandably, by a menagerie of strange shoe (and handbag and Hoover) creatures.

“Truly funny and captivating. A holy fool of a performer” Beverley Puppet Festival

Puppet Theatre for all ages over 4 years old.
Running time is approx 45 mins.
Feel free to bring your own drinks!

Tickets £9 Adults / £5 Children
Doors open at 2:30pm for a 3pm start.

Devised by Garlic Theatre
Performed by Mark Pitman
Music Composed by Iklooshar Malara
Directed by Steve Tiplady & Liz Walker

Please note this show is taking place at St Editha’s Church, Tamworth.

Tickets also available from the St Editha’s Church Bookshop 01827 68339 or the Tourist Information Centre, Marmion House. 01827 709 618

Supported by www.liveandlocal.org

Garlic Theatre are an international award winning company whose innovative productions delight family audiences in the UK and around the world. For further information & bookings please email info@garlictheatre.org.uk, telephone 01953609141 or visit their website www.garlictheatre.org.uk

Date: 19/08/2017 - 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Music Outside Presents Brindley Hunt - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

Music Outside Presents Brindley Hunt

at Tamworth Bandstand

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Local acoustic duo Brindley Hunt return to Tamworth Bandstand to harmonise the classics including The Beatles, The Beach Boys and many many more.

Brindley-Hunt formed their acoustic music duo in September 2015 after becoming aware of each other’s ability earlier in the same year. They enjoy singing harmonies in the style of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Crowded House and other great vocal bands, whilst adding acoustic guitars with flair and imagination. They perform covers of the very best songs from the last 5 decades that range from gentle ballads to gigantic anthems and are often adding original songs into their sets. Always a firm favourite with the Tamworth music scene.

FREE EVENT

Saturday 19th August
12pm – 4pm
Tamworth Bandstand

Date: 20/08/2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Outside Presents Liquid Brass - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

Music Outside Presents Liquid Brass

Sunday 20th August 2017
Music between 1pm-4pm

[image] Liquidbrass is a versatile ten piece ‘contemporary’ brass band based in the heart of the Midlands. Formed officially in 2012 the band boasts experienced musicians from some of the region’s best brass, show and function bands who have now joined together to create an entirely original kind of party band!

Click here to check them out!

Location: Tamworth Castle Grounds

Free Event

Date: 22/08/2017 - 24/08/2017 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Medieval Living History - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Medieval Living History

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22 Aug 2017 to 24 Aug 2017

Discover what life was like for our medieval characters.

Visit Lady Freville and learn about the activities that would fill her days. Encounter the laundress and help her prepare clothes for washing the medieval way and meet the Armourer to find out how maille was made and medieval weapons.

Admission times: 11.30am –4.00pm

Admission: Adults £7.50, OAP £6.50, Child (over 5) £5.00, Child (2-4yrs) £3.00, Under 2yrs free

No Pre-booking necessary. 

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