Castle Summer Fest - The very best of the 80s is coming to the Castle Grounds

80s-concert-2022Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team are excited to announce a whole host of music stars from the 1980s will be coming to Tamworth Castle Grounds this summer for a huge party in the park concert.

Singing sensations Belinda Carlisle, Howard Jones, Tom Bailey of The Thompson Twins, Boney M, The Fizz, Toyah and Katrina of The Waves, will celebrate the popular ‘80s era with the live music festival on August 13, as part of a three week programme of activities that will take place this summer.

Tamworth Arts and Events by arrangement with Tony Denton Promotions, presents Here and Now, The Very Best of the 80s tour that entertains large audiences across the UK since 2001. Thousands of tickets go on sale for the event on Friday, April 8 via Ticketmaster. Call 0844 847 1726 or online: More information can be found at the Here and Now website:

Tickets are priced at £37.50 for adults aged 18 and over; £27.50 for a youth ticket ages 10-17 years, with a full paying accompanying adult; free child ticket, aged 9 years and under. (Free ticket needs to be booked). Family tickets will also be available.

The Gates open from 5pm with an 80’s disco from 5.30pm and the concert starting at 7pm.

The three week events of sport and entertainment in the Castle Grounds is hoped to encompass and celebrate the Commonwealth Games coming to the region this summer with a series of live music events, broadcasts, screenings, professional sports events, community outreach and arts events, running from July 20 – August 13, 2022, making this summer something to really remember.

Adey Ramsel, Theatre, Artistic and Events Manager, said: “We’re really excited to announce that The Here and Now, Very Best of the 80s tour, will be coming to Tamworth Castle Grounds this August.

“These original 80’s artists will be performing in our beautiful grounds and guarantee to get the audience partying and singing along to their iconic tunes.

“This is the first announcement of three main headlining shows and live entertainment that is coming to the Castle Grounds for a fantastic three week celebration of activities this summer.

“Get ready to find out about more exciting acts and events that are being planned and don’t miss out getting your tickets as soon as they come on sale online at the What’s On guide found here: What's On | Tamworth Arts and Events.”