Your Guide to the Tamworth Region

Your Guide to the Tamworth region

White exterior of apartments at Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges with blue sky
Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges completes its multi-million dollar redevelopment, unveiling a luxurious oasis and dining destination   26 Oct 2020
Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges has completed its multi-million dollar redevelopment – three years in the making. The refurbishment was designed and implemented by Australian award-winning design team, ...
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2021 Toyota Golden Guitar Awards to proceed live from Tamworth - with a twist   23 Oct 2020
In exciting news for the Country Music Capital, Tamworth Regional Council, together with the Country Music Association of Australia Inc. (CMAA) has announced that the 49th annual Country Music Awards ...
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Kasey Chambers and Troy Cassar-Daley singing together on stage
Huge shows announced for Aus Music Month at Tamworth's Entertainment Venues   17 Oct 2020
November is Australian Music Month and Entertainment Venues has a huge program of entertainment on offer including country music favourites Kasey Chambers & Troy Cassar-Daley, Beccy Cole and Fanny Lum ...
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Two men looking at Keith Looby's artwork titled Resurrection
See Looby - the documentary on the acclaimed painter - at Tamworth Regional Gallery this month   9 Oct 2020
After a world premiere at the 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Looby is touring Australia with its first stop at Tamworth Regional Gallery on Sunday 18 October.
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Russell Drysdale painting of Second World War soldier
Australian War Memorial's Reality in Flames exhibition opens in Tamworth this weekend   25 Sep 2020
Visitors to the Tamworth Regional Gallery will have the opportunity to view the compelling Australian War Memorial touring exhibition Reality in flames: modern Australian art and the Second World War, ...
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Life is a cabaret at Tamworth Town Hall this November   24 Sep 2020
Tamworth Town Hall will take on a cabaret setting in November for two fantastic shows - On With the Show and Amber Lawrence's "The Kid's Gone Country II" Album Launch.
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Sarah Snook as Gertrude 'Trudy' Pratt in The Dressmaker
Dates confirmed for The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at Tamworth Regional Gallery   16 Sep 2020
Tamworth Regional Gallery has confirmed that original costumes from the hit Australian film The Dressmaker will be on display as part of a touring exhibition from Saturday 22 May to Sunday 25 July, 20 ...
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Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce walks and talks to Tamworth Regional Gallery Director, Bridget Guthrie.
Tamworth set to host Dressmaker Costume Exhibition from National Film and Sound Archive of Australia   9 Sep 2020
Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, announced that National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) had received $179,430 through the Australian Government’s National Collecting Institutions Tou ...
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Festival Update
The 2021 Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth surrenders to COVID-19   8 Sep 2020
Tamworth Region Councillors have voted to suspend all Tamworth Regional Council run events for the 2021 Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth. With the current public health orders in place, which ...
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Family walking through the doors of Australian Country Music Hall of Fame
Australian Country Music Hall of Fame to reopen   31 Aug 2020
Tamworth Regional Council is ready to reopen the doors of the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame tomorrow, when it officially takes up management of the significant museum collection after the Aust ...
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Bridget Guthrie leads a tour of the exhibition,
Tamworth Regional Gallery launches Tension(s) 2020 Public Programs   24 Aug 2020
Tamworth Regional Gallery has officially launched its Public Programs for Tension(s) 2020. The Gallery will be delivering three COVIDSafe Public Programs for Tension(s) 2020 the first of which kicked ...
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Live Entertainment returns with Capitol Theatre shows moved to TRECC   12 Aug 2020
Entertainment Venues announced today that all events scheduled at Tamworth's Capitol Theatre for September will now be presented at Tamworth Regional Entertainment Conference Centre (TRECC) in the Int ...
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Festival Update
The Festival may look different in 2021, but there will still be country music in Tamworth in January   6 Aug 2020
Despite continued uncertainty due to Covid-19, plans are still underway for TCMF 2021 which is less than six months away.
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Courthouse Hotel set to re-open   27 Jul 2020
The Courthouse Hotel, one of Tamworth’s oldest and most loved pubs, is preparing to re-open its doors in early September 2020.
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Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson with Tamworth Regional Council Deputy Mayor Phil Betts and Tamworth Astronomy Club Vice President Garry Copper in front of construction
Update on Tamworth's new Regional Astronomy and Science Centre   24 Jul 2020
Framework on the new $1.8 million Tamworth Regional Astronomy and Science Centre has gone up.
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2020 Fiesta La Peel Multicultural Street Festival cancelled   24 Jul 2020
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tamworth Regional Council Mayor Col Murray has today announced on behalf of the Fiesta La Peel committee that the 2020 event will not go ahead.
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Hats Off celebrates 21st birthday online with thousands   13 Jul 2020
The four-day festival, which was live-streamed via the Hats Off To Country Facebook, ran from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 July, reaching over 190,000 people with more than 160,000 minutes of footage viewe ...
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Preview of upcoming Entertainment Venues program including Magic Beach, The Rock Show Oz Edition, Student Solo Showcase 2020, Chapter One, Les Divas: An All-male revue, Gone Too Soon, Tamworth Homeless Connect, Len Waters Cultural Spectacular, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2340 Big Band Rock the Classics, Edward the Emu, The songs and tales of Angry Old Men, Subscriber and member night, Damien Leith - Roy, The Nutcracker 2020 and Eternity.
Live Entertainment returns in September with a plan to ensure ‘the show can go on’!   13 Jul 2020
Peter Ross, manager of Entertainment Venues for Tamworth Regional Council, announced today that a range of live entertainment events and concerts will definitely be going ahead from September with the ...
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National Thunder Rally postponed to 2021   1 Jul 2020
After a great deal of consideration, Tamworth Regional Council via Destination Tamworth has today announced that the inaugural National Thunder Motorcycle Rally to be held at Tamworth's Australian Equ ...
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Hats Off Comes of Age   30 Jun 2020
The annual Hats Off to Country Festival announces the line-up for its 21st birthday and online festival with more than 80 artists and musicians involved.
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