Friends of Tamworth Castle and Museum

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Activities 2019/20

18/01/19          Friends festive meal

31/01/19       * Lunch club & talk “Bourneville, chocolate, canals etc.

02/02/19          Trip to York for the Ice Sculpture Trail

28/02/19       * Lunch club & talk “Albrighton Pottery”

28/03/19       * Lunch club & talk “What Really Happened in the Dark Ages?”

17/04/19          Pub quiz

25/04/19          Lunch club

26/04/19          Talk “Local Murders of the 19th Century”

10/05/19          Talk “The Battle of Waterloo”

15/05/19          Pub quiz

30/05/19           Lunch club

14/06/19          Talk “The Holbeche Family of Warwickshire”

19/06/19          Pub quiz

27/06/19          Lunch club

07/07/19          Trip on the Severn Valley Railway - “Back to the 1940’s”

12/07/19          Talk “A Thousand Years of Knowle”

17/07/19          Pub quiz

25/07/19           Lunch club

09/08/19          Talk “The Meaker Brothers

21/08/19          Pub quiz

29/08/19          Lunch club

18/09/19          Pub quiz

26/09/19          *Talk “Etymology of Clothing”

16/10/19          Pub quiz

31/10/19        * Lunch club & talk “Painting With Light”

20/11/19          Pub quiz

28/11/19        * Lunch club & talk “The Restoration of Middleton Hall”

18/12/19          Pub quiz (to be confirmed)

31/01/20        * Lunch club & talk “101 Great British Curiosities”

27/02/20        * Lunch club & talk “Secret Life of the Magician”   

* These talks will be held at The Globe Inn, Lower Gungate, at 2:00 pm following the monthly lunch club meeting on the last Thursday of the month. If you want to attend the lunch beforehand, get there around 12:00; otherwise just turn up for the talk.

All other talks will be at the Castle, starting at 7:30 pm on a Friday.

Non-members are welcome to attend a talk, for  a donation of £3.00

Reviews of Trips & Events

The Friends Lunch Club


The Friends Pub Quiz

Children’s Halloween