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From sumo suits for the kids to a waggiest tail competition
The ever-popular We Love Tamworth extravaganza returns to the Staffordshire town in September with a jam-packed day of activities for the whole family. A firm highlight in the town's annual calendar of events, We Love Tamworth will be taking place on Saturday 14 September in the delightful Tamworth Castle Grounds. The event, which is now in its seventh year, and is presented by Tamworth Borough Council's Arts & Events team, brings a variety of entertainment for the day including fairground rides, games, children's zone area, a dog show and the return of Tamworth's Strongest Man competition. A variety of stalls have already been confirmed for the day, ranging from Tamworth Samaritans and Tamworth Pantomime Company to the Greyhound Trust Hall Green and Sharon Rose Amateur Dramatics. However, organisers are urging organisations, businesses and charities to also get on board by hiring a space for a stall.
At the centre of the We Love Tamworth festivities, there will again be a special action-packed area to keep youngsters busy all day. The dedicated Children's Zone, run by Funtopia, will feature a variety of activities including bungee runs, an obstacle course, soft play area, bouncy castles, activity castles, sumo suits and much more. There is a charge to enter this area, £5 children's wristbands and £1 adults. The fun kicks off at 11am and will continue throughout the afternoon until 4pm. Dog lovers are invited to enter their four-legged friends into the fun dog show, with a variety of classes competing regularly throughout the day. These include the Waggiest Tail, Cutest Puppy, Best Rescue, Golden Oldies and finishes with the Tamworth Champion 2019. The show starts at 12pm-2.15pm. More information about the dog show is available by calling 0121 240 8130 or 07894 644572.
Any charities, businesses, groups or organisations interested in booking a stall at the 2019 event can contact Mark Kyte at Tamworth Lions by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Mark said:" Thanks to money raised over the past years at the We Love Tamworth event, we have been able to purchase items such as a specialist wheelchair, a public access defibrillator, help finance Santa trips for Two Rivers Special School and provide a Snowdome party for blind and partially sighted children and young adults." More information about We Love Tamworth, and all other outdoor events organised by Tamworth Borough Council, are available at www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk