When Tamworth was the Capital of England – Guest Speaker Gordon Holding

Tamworth Historical Society member, Gordon Holding, will give a talk after our monthly meeting on Wednesday 19 May 2021, enlightening us all on when Tamworth was the capital of England. Our monthly general meeting commences at 7.30pm with the talk and a delicious supper following.  The meeting usually concludes around 9pm. All welcome.  This is [...]

By | May 19th, 2021|Comments Off on When Tamworth was the Capital of England – Guest Speaker Gordon Holding

Heritage Walk During Heritage Week 2021- Peel Street Tamworth

Please join us on a fascinating stroll along Peel Street.  Your guide will be Society Life Member and historian Rod Hobbs, who will reveal little known stories and facts about many of the landmark buildings as you walk along Peel Street, passing historical sites featuring mills, murders, hangings, old schools, courts, pubs, hospitals, gasworks, blacksmiths [...]

By | May 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Heritage Walk During Heritage Week 2021- Peel Street Tamworth

Tamworth High School Centenary 1919-2019

Tamworth High School celebrated its centenary in 2019.  Ex THS teacher Ken Hall will speak on the history of the school at our monthly meeting on Wednesday 21 October, 2020. Join us at Calala Cottage Museum at 7.30pm.  We will enjoy a delicious supper after the talk.  All welcome.  Members of the public are especially [...]

By | October 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Tamworth High School Centenary 1919-2019

Meet TRC’s Collections Officer for Museums – Naomi Blakey

Naomi Blakey began her new job as Council Collections Officer for Museums in March this year.  This is the first opportunity Naomi has had to meet everyone due to Covid 19 restrictions being in place since the day she started.  Naomi will describe her background, what her role entails and what her plans are for [...]

By | September 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet TRC’s Collections Officer for Museums – Naomi Blakey