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Season Brochure

September 2017February 2018

www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk

01827 709618


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Landau Forte Academy QEMS, Ashby Rd, Tamworth B79 8AH St Francis Church, Masefield Drive, Tamworth B79 8JB St Editha’s Church, 29 Church Street, Tamworth B79 7BX Sacred Heart Church, Silver Link Road, Tamworth B77 2EA Tamworth Castle Grounds, B79 7DN The Coton Centre, Comberford Road, Tamworth B79 9AA

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Car Parking - Please check the council website for car parking options - www.tamworth.gov.uk Town centre car parking is free after 6pm daily. By Train - Please check the map for the appropriate railway station. Disabled Access - Accessibility may be challenging for outdoor events due to the nature of the grounds. Please call us on 01827 709618 if you have any access requirements and we will endeavour to cater for your needs. Guide dogs are welcomed. Please mention at time of booking for designated seating.


7 October 2017 10am - 5pm

Tamworth Town Centre Tamworth Castle Grounds Ankerside Shopping Centre

As part of Tamworth Arts in Unusual Spaces we are linking up with THE BIG DRAW for a day of free arts activities across the town. Come on down and have a go at one of our free arts activities with professional artists and illustrators. Activities include chalk drawings in St Editha’s Square, land art creations in Tamworth Castle Grounds and the all new Body Draw in Ankerside shopping centre, where participants wear drawing gloves, hats and shoes to get loose with their creativity. FREE EVENT Tamworth Town Centre.

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Mercian Singers Concert Saturday 7 October, 7pm. The Coton Centre, Comberford Road TIckets: £10 (early booking recommended) Box office: Available from Katie Smith on 07585 559172 or katie_smith_66@hotmail.co.uk

An evening of popular songs performed by a mixed voice choir. Joined by special guests “Cor Curiad” Ladies Choir from Llanelli, who make a welcome return to Tamworth following highly successful visits in 2011 and 2013.

Theatre Chipping Norton

Sherlock Holmes and the Crimson Cobbles Tuesday 17 October, 7.30pm Sacred Heart Church Tickets: £8, £6 conc. & £26 group of 4. Suitable for ages 12+ Box office: 01827 709618. Also available from The Hub in the Castle Grounds

Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! A witty, laugh-a-minute family show sees the great detective, Holmes stalking Jack the Ripper in the streets of London's East End.

Tamworth Arts Club Monster Mash Up Wednesday 25 - Saturday 28 October, 7.30pm Landau Forte Academy Tickets: £12.50 & £10.00 conc. Family ticket (2 adults 2 conc) £40.00 Box office: 01827 709618 (Buy 10 tickets and get 10% off.)

Tamworth Arts Club presents a deliciously hilarious Halloween themed compilation show: Monster Mash Up. This darkly funny production includes musical theatre favourites from Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Spamalot and Jekyll & Hyde, alongside pop hits such as Michael Jackson's Thriller and Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics. The show culminates in a monstrous finale which mashes up crowd pleasers from across the decades.


Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday 4 November, 6pm - 8.30pm Fireworks Display: 8pm Tamworth Castle Grounds

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Fireworks Spectacular returns with another breathtaking display of pyrotechnics, fire performers, face painting, fun fair and food stalls. As the event is expected to be incredibly popular, people are advised to walk or use public transport to the Castle Grounds where possible.

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy In Concert Sunday 19 November, 7.30pm St Francis Church Tickets: £7.50 Available from St Francis Vicarage, Masefield Drive. Box office: 01827 65926

A transatlantic duo inspired by the traditions of America and Britain. Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling. A show filled with humour, heartbreak and excitement.

Christmas Lights Festival Sunday 26 November: 2pm - 5.30pm Lights Switch on at 5pm with Father Christmas! Tamworth Town Centre A jam packed day of festive fun for the whole family. Live music, fairground rides, a festive food and craft market, treasure hunt, craft activities and special guest appearances at intervals throughout the afternoon in Ankerside Shopping Centre from a much loved children’s character. www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk

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Saturday 2 December, 7.00pm St Editha’s Church Tickets: £10, £8 conc. Box office: 01827 709618 In aid of MacMillan Nurses

A Christmas concert that is sure to bring the Christmas cheer into the hearts of all who attend, with their own twist of contemporary songs and Christmas anthems.

Featuring Band Tamworth Wind

Noble Jacks in Concert Thursday 8 February, 7.30pm St Francis Church

Tickets: £7.50 Available from St Francis Vicarage, Masefield Drive. Box office: 01827 65926

This rip-roaring alt-folk band brings a roof raising energy to its live shows, imbuing its heartfelt, anthemic songs with feel-good folky footstompin' rhythms and vivid lyricism. Exhilarating to hear.

Tantz in Concert Friday 9 February, 7.30pm Sacred Heart Church Tickets: £8, £6 conc, £26 group ticket for 4. Box office: 01827 709618. Tickets also available at The Hub in the Castle Grounds.

One of the most spirited and original klezmer dance/gypsy jazz bands around. Joyous, infectious, and proof positive that you don't need to travel to hear great global music. 'Brilliant to see live.' BBC Radio Leeds


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Season Brochure September 2017-February 2018

listings

SEPTEMBER

7-9

Tamworth Beer Festival Tamworth Masonic Rooms

OCTOBER

7

The Big Draw Tamworth Town Centre

7

Mercian Singers Concert The Coton Centre

17

Sherlock Holmes and the Crimson Cobbles Sacred Heart Church

25-28

Tamworth Arts Club Presents Monster Mash Up Landau Forte Academy QEMS Theatre

4

Fireworks Extravaganza Tamworth Castle Grounds

19

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy St Francis Church

26

Christmas Lights Switch On Tamworth Town Centre

2

Tamworth Voices St Editha’s Church

9

Stage It Landau Forte Academy QEMS Theatre

8

Noble Jacks in Concert St Francis Church

9

Tantz in Concert Sacred Heart Church

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

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