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Events

Date: 13/10/2016 - 31/10/2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Screamfest 2016 - National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton on Trent Staffordshire

Screamfest 2016

Screamfest 2016

Date: 24/10/2016 - 28/10/2016 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Haunted Castle - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Halloween at the CastleA week full of ghostly goings on at the spooktacular haunted Castle. Visitors will be challenged by the hags to play ping pong eyeballs, make spells and engage in other Halloween activities. Look out for our spooky characters including the eerie executioner and St.Editha.

(Castle closes 4.45pm)

Admission: Adult £7.00, OAP/Concessions £6, Child 5+ £5.00, Child 2-4 years £3.00, Child under 2 years free.  No Pre-booking necessary. 

For more information please contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 01827 709581/618.  Email: tic@tamworth.gov.uk
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk

Date: 25/10/2016 - 29/10/2016 - 7:30 pm
Tamworth Arts Club Presents The Sound of Musicals: Showtime - Landau Forte Sixth Form Academy, Tamworth Staffordshire

[image]A joyous night of theatrical magic!
This exclusive show to Landau Theatre features the award winning, local talent of, Tamworth Arts Club. With fabulous live vocals and a tribute to the songs from your favourite musicals, such as Miss Saigon, Joseph, Avenue Q, Singin’ in the Rain and everyone’s favourite Oliver, plus many more… for the kids Matilda and Shrek.
A fun packed evening of entertainment for all the family!

Ticket Prices: £12.50, £10 Concessions, Group Ticket: £40 (2 x Standard, 2 x Concessions)

More information and tickets: www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk/whats-on

Date: 29/10/2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Children’s Halloween Evening - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Haunted CastleA fun evening hosted by the Friends of Tamworth Castle. Bring all the family, get dressed up in your spookiest costume and enjoy the ghostly goings on around the Castle. Free pumpkin lantern for all paying children.

Pumpkin lanterns will be provided with a candle, but they will not be lit on the Castle premises due to health and safety reasons. Visitors are welcome to light the candles once outside the Castle building.

Evening admission times:  Timed slots from 5.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. slots every 7 minutes.

Admission: Adults £6.00, OAP £6.00, Child  3 years and over  with pumpkin lantern  £5.00,
Child 2 years and under  free – with no pumpkin lantern

If the visitor wants their child to have a pumpkin lantern they must pay the £5.00 child price 

For more information please contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 01827 709581/618.  Email: tic@tamworth.gov.uk
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk

Date: 31/10/2016 - 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Ghost Search - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Ghost SearchJoin us for a night with a difference on our ghost walk around the Medieval Castle, with vigils conducted in reputedly haunted rooms. Cameras or camcorders can be used, and we advise warm clothing and rugs or cushions for use during the vigils as rooms can be chilly!

Doors open 7.30 p.m. for a  8.00 p.m. start until 12.00 midnight
Admission:   Adults £26.00, over 18s only

Soft drinks are available for purchase on arrival. Then during a break in the evening complimentary tea and coffee with a slice of cake are served.

For more information please contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01827 709581/618.  Email: tic@tamworth.gov.uk
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk

Date: 05/11/2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonfire Night - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

FireworksThis is a chance to visit Tamworth Castle after dark, before enjoying the ever popular breathtaking firework display in the Castle grounds. Castle Grounds activities start at 6.00 p.m. with Fireworks at 8.00 p.m.

General Admission fees to the Castle apply.

Admission: Adults £7.00, OAP £6.00, Child (over 5) £4.50,
Child (2-4yrs) £2.50, Under 2 yrs free

5.30 p.m.  to 8.00 p.m. 

Castle doors close at 8.00 p.m. so no-one can move in and out while the firework display is in action.
There is no access to the Castle Tower during the evening, and visitors cannot view fireworks from the interior Castle parapets. 

For more information please contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 01827 709581/618.  Email: tic@tamworth.gov.uk
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk

Date: 05/11/2016 - 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Fireworks Spectacular - Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth Staffordshire

[image]Tamworth’s FREE fireworks spectacular returns to Tamworth Castle Grounds on Saturday November 5th for another breathtaking event not to be missed.

Since its return nine years ago, the magical extravaganza has become a firm family favourite on the Tamworth events calendar and continues to grow each year, drawing more and more visitors from across the country.

The whole family can enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment, starting at 6pm and including fire performers, face painting, a sparkler zone, family activities, food stalls and the fair. The climax of the event will of course be the impressive 20-minute pyrotechnic display set to music, which will light up the sky from 8pm.

Tamworth Castle will also be open from 5.30pm to 8.00pm. General Admission fees to the Castle apply. (Castle doors close at 8.00pm so no-one can move in and out while the firework display is in action. There is no access to the Castle Tower during the evening, and visitors cannot view fireworks from the interior Castle parapets.)

Date: 13/11/2016 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Remembrance Day Event - St Editha’s Church, Tamworth Staffordshire

[image]People across Tamworth and the surrounding area will once again unite to pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

A Remembrance service will be held at St Editha’s Church at 11.00am. The Jaguar Coventry Band will march the parade into Market Street at 10.15am, before arriving at the Memorial, next to the church, for 10.40am.

  • Parade 10.15am
  • St Editha’s Church Service 11.00am

Location: St Editha’s Church & Town Centre – FREE EVENT

Date: 20/11/2016 - 1:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Tamworth Christmas Lights Switch On - Tamworth Town Centre, Tamworth Staffordshire

[image]This year’s free extravaganza is another jam packed day of festive fun for the whole family, ahead of the main event at 5pm when the lights will be switched on, bathing the town in Christmas cheer.

Festivities take place throughout the day from 1pm including live music, fairground rides, a festive market, treasure hunt, craft activities in Ankerside Shopping Centre led by Tamworth Community Café, a nativity under the Town Hall, the St Editha’s Church Christmas Tree Festival, walkabout characters, dance performances and face painting.

Entertainment will centre around the Touch FM stage in St Editha’s Square, which will feature performances from a range of acts throughout the afternoon from 2pm. Young visitors will also enjoy guest appearances from Father Christmas at intervals throughout the afternoon in Ankerside Shopping Centre and will be at the lights switch on alongside Father Christmas.

The Christmas market returns this year, lining George Street with stalls selling a range of Christmas gifts, crafts, novelties, local produce and festive food.

Location: Tamworth Town Centre – Free Event

Date: 03/12/2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Christmas Tudor Banquet - Tamworth Castle, Tamworth Staffordshire

Castle BanquetsDine like King Henry VIII at Tamworth Castle’s fun and sumptuous Tudor Banquets. Be entertained by musicians, singers and storytellers.

Complimentary glass of wine with the meal and table waiting service is available.

Dress code is casual but smart and we do encourage guests to dress in period costume.

7.00pm for 7.30pm – 11.00pm 
Admission: Adult £45.00, over 18’s only.    Booking: Pre-booking essential

For more information please contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 01827 709581/618.  Email: tic@tamworth.gov.uk
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk

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