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MAR 14-15 | Top Ten Things to do in Tamworth

Updated: Apr 6, 2020

10. Pro-Active Physiotherapy 21st Birthday Open Day

Saturday 14th March, 9am - 12pm

Pro-Active Physiotherapy 4 Bligh Street, Tamworth

Pro-Active Physiotherapy are holding our 21st Birthday Open Day on the 14th of March from 9am to 12pm. Held at 4 Bligh Street Tamworth in the Pro-Active Physiotherapy building. There will be physical challenges with prizes to be won, as well as lucky door prizes for those who come along. We will have samples of different lunchbox ideas cooked by the dietician as well as sausage sandwich running for lunch.

There will be 15 minute talks throughout the morning regarding different topics including:

  • Womens and Mens Health,

  • real time ultrasound demonstration,

  • pro-active in the future,

  • physiotherapy as a career,

  • GLAD Osteoarithritis Program,

  • Onero Osteoporosis Program,

  • Psychology and Pain – by Psychologist Paul Riley,

  • The Lunchbox Dilemma – by Dietitician Grainne Attwell.

9. Adopt a Pet Day

Saturday 14th March, 9am - 1pm

Bunnings Tamworth, Cnr Jewry &, Lockheed St, Tamworth

As Animal Welfare league NSW branches are run by volunteers and are always in need of new faces to join their dedicated teams. Come have a chat with the Volunteers and adopt a pet! This wonderful event will be held at Bunnings Tamworth on Saturday the 14th of March at 9:30am to 1:30pm!Donations are needed every branch needs donations in order to survive and continue their work with local animals. Everyone and anybody can participate in one of their fundraising events just like this one happening at Bunnings Tamworth! If you’d like to help out Animal Welfare League Tamworth you can donate dog and cat items and monetary donations are gratefully received.

Enquire about how to become a foster carer or volunteer with our branch and join as a member and help with fundraising activities! For more information please message Tamworth Animal Welfare League through their Facebook page.

8. Conservatorium Open Day

Showcasing some of the possibilities of the instruments on show.

Saturday 14th March, 10am - 2pm

Conservatorium of Music , 223-227 Marius St, Tamworth

Tamworth Regional Conservatorium offers both individual and ensemble tuition across a range of disciplines. Whether you want to learn an instrument, join a group, or even if you are just looking to learn how to put it all together through theory, the Conservatorium has something for you!

Explore The Conservatorium's beautiful heritage-listed building and find an instrument that’s perfect for you. Staff will have demonstration rooms set up with a range of instruments you can try and will be ready to answer any questions you might have.

The day will feature performances from a selection of our students showcasing some of the possibilities of the instruments on show. There will also be a stall set up with a range of second-hand music available for purchase.

For more information Call the Tamworth Regional Conservatorium on  (02) 6766 6911

7. The Robertson Brothers at the Capitol


Saturday 14th March, 3pm - 5:30pm

Capitol Theatre, 374 Peel St, Tamworth

Do you dream of reliving the good old days?  Well don't miss THE ROBERTSON BROTHERS 1960's TV VARIETY SHOW with special guest Simon Brook McLachlan - from the original cast of the hit musical Jersey Boys.

You'll be singing, dancing, laughing and crying to Georgy Girl, Morningtown Ride, I’ll Never Find Another You, Oh Carol, Calendar Girl, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, Spicks and Specks, To Love Somebody, Massachusetts, I Started A Joke, Got To Get A Message To You, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Let’s Hang On, Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Cathy’s Clown, Bus Stop, plus so many more in this celebration of your favourite 60’s Superstars!

Be quick and book your tickets! From the Capitol Theatre Tamworth.

6. Peel Street Markets

Sunday 15th March, from 8am

Peel St, Tamworth

The Peel Street Markets are back again this weekend from 8am! Choose from a variety of products including:

  • wood work, wood turning

  • candles, soaps, lavender products

  • cakes, biscuits, slices, chocolates

  • jams, pickles, preserves

  • jewellery, crystals

  • paintings, folk-art, pottery, leather work

  • baby-wear, kids toys

  • seedlings/plants garden ornaments

  • lead lighting, hats, clothing

  • hand made cards, home decor, ornaments

  • hand made dog treats

5. What a relief, it's Rob Carlton

Saturday 14th March, from 7:30pm

Nundle Memorial Hall, Jenkins Street, Nundle NSW

Don't miss award-winning actor and comedian, Rob Carlton, as he shares a number of stories - one wrong, one brave, one heartfelt and one inspiring - in an unforgettably uplifting evening!

This is a free event as part of the Comic Relief Drought Tour. There will be a BBQ and show. This event is BYO. Suitable for ages 16+. Please RSVP for catering purposes to:

4. Amelia White and Ben De La Cour at the Press

Saturday 14th March, from 8:30pm

The Press 2340 Basement Bar, Marius Street, Tamworth

Amelia White (USA) + Ben de la Cour (USA) are two musicians on a regional tour together across Australia, stopping in at the Press this weekend!

Amelia White is a leading light in America’s most musical zip code ever since, even as she’s developed a reputation in the rest of the U.S. and Europe as a first-rate songwriter. She helped define and refine the core folk-rock sound of Americana, yet her band’s energetic pulse never outshines her carefully wrought lyrics.

Ben de la Cour was raised in Brooklyn and was playing New York City dive bars with his brother a full decade before he could legally drink. At the tender age of nineteen he spent a year in Havana training with members of the Cuban national boxing team before moving to London with his brother to revive their doom metal band, Dead Man’s Root. They lived in a van and toured around Europe until 2008 when de la Cour returned to the states with a head full of incredible stories to tell.

3. Gunnedah Weeks of Speed

Saturday 14th March, from 4pm

Gunnedah Airport, 42 Wean Road, Gunnedah

Held during March each year, the Weeks of Speed Festival is a unique programme of heart-thumping speed-related activities that is great family friendly entertainment. This year the festivities will be held over four weekends.

Saturday 14th - 1/8 Mile Drag Racing - Test & Tune day

Street cars, bikes and drag cars racing against the clock! Bring a chair, shade hat and sunscreen. Cold drinks and take-away food on site.

Sunday 15th -1/8 Mile Drag Racing Competition day

Street cars, bikes and drag cars race each other to the finals! Bring a chair, shade hat and sunscreen. Cold drinks and takeaway food van!

Public Entry -  Adults $10 each, Aged pensioners, 12 & Under FREE.

2. Supporting Mental Health

Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th March

Various locations

Great to see the community rally around mental health and bringing awareness to the conversations that need to be had. Check out these two events this weekend you can get along to:

Saturday 14th: RUOK MARKET DAY, 10-2pm

Oak Tree Retirement Village Tamworth is inviting the local community to join in a market day and barbeque to raise awareness and funds in support of mental health.

Around 20 market stalls and information stands are expected at the event, from foods and products to services and local community organisations. These include Davo’s Aussie Bush Whips, Flavourista, Addicted to Fudge, Reiki, Scentsy, Active Fitness, Tamworth Pride, Headwise & more. You’re invited!  No RSVP required. All welcome!


8 Australians take their lives every single day, that's one Aussie every 3 hours losing their life to the black dog. On the third Sunday of March, Black Dog Ride is uniting together under one banner with one voice on one single day to amplify a national message of hope, awareness and prevention. Let's get the conversation started!

Help Black Dog Ride break down barriers and start conversations about mental health and suicide prevention. Join thousands of riders on 15th March 2020 to kick start a national conversation. The Riders will be at the Coffee & Grill Hut Tamworth for a chat to anyone. Everyone is welcome!

1. COUNTRY SHOWS across the North West

Friday 13th - Saturday 14th

Various locations

Whether you want to head north, north-east or south-west there are three country shows on this weekend worth checking out!

Manilla Show

2020 Manilla Annual Show is back all weekend long and this family-friendly extravaganza is set to be one weekend not to miss.

Don't miss out on the full program of entertainment including; a wife carrying contest, young farmers challenge, Gill Bro's Rodeo, dinosaur races and the Roof Top Express show!

There is plenty of FREE activities on offer for the kids too! Troppo Bob's magic show and Fizzics education, a chance to satisfy the scientific mind.

Walcha Show

In it’s 143rd year, the Walcha Show is an authentic agricultural show held Friday to Saturday 13-14th March. Saturday’s program sees the Woodchop Competition back again in 2020, the famous peanut drop, Demolition derby, Ag bike competition, pet show, fashion parade, yard dog trials, the stud cattle show, plus the rodeo at night.

Coonabarabran Show

Coonabarabran Showgrounds, Newell Hwy, Coonabarabran

Check out the Animal Nursery, Trailer Backup, Vintage Car Display, Fabulous Lemon Drops, Reptile Kingdom Live Display, Ag Bike & Dog Jump event & Sat night Talent Quest.

For more info on all of these events find them on Facebook or head to


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