Tamworth Environmental Arts festival


Tamworths second Environmental arts festival was hosted by local arts group New Urban Era on the 10th and 11th September.


The two day event is part of he

We Love Tamworth initiative that enables local community groups , musicians and performing artists to showcase their offerings.


Set outside picturesque Tamworth Castle the Environmental arts festival featured a host of Performance’s and workshops including aerial shows from the Flying Peach and Magic from Bibbledy Bob the clown.

Families were able to join in the fun with Circus skills and a variety of environmental art workshops such as tree dressing, Junk Jam and clay modeling.


Midlands yoga provided free Yoga classes and meditation soundbaths for visitors who wanted to channel their inner zen.


Vic Brown from New Urban Era says


” This year’s event has once again been a great success with hundreds of families being able to participate in fun workshops hosted by Nue ,South Staffordshire college and the amazing Flying Peach aerial group ”



Other highlights of the festival included Live visual artists Sophie Long, Sophie Mills,Rose Croft and 7th pencil.

The town’s Bandstand also came to life with acoustic music and spoken word creating the perfect atmosphere for the event’s ethos.


Vic Brown continues


“We would like to thank Tamworths Borough Council’s Arts and events team who continue to support Nue enabling us to host such events for the people and visitors of Tamworth”


” We were informed Friday morning the event would continue after the sad news of Her Majesty the Queen passing and a minute’s silence was observed on both days.

The festival gave opportunity for the public to come together at a time of solace ”


New Urban Era is supported by Arts Council England, Tamworth Borough council and local sponsorship.