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2TM Regional News

2TM's Top Ten Things to do in Tamworth

Updated: Sep 10, 2019


Hats off to Country Festival

An incredible line up of talent has descended upon Tamworth for our mid year Country festival! Head to any of the great venues around Tamworth…and catch a selection of the finest Australian country music artists performing. Ashleigh Dallas, Luke O’Shea, Blake O’Connor, Brad Cox, Tori Forsyth, Viper Creek Band, Bushwackers, plus many, many, many more!

Less crowds than January, it a great chance to get up close and personal to some of your favourite Australian artists.  

Saturday 13th July // 6pm // Starts South Tamworth Bowling Club


Cowboy Crawl

The 3rd annual Cowboy Crawl - Part of Tamworth City Toyota Hats Off To Country 2019.

A pub crawl visiting some of Tamworth's iconic venues, live country music and fun to be had. Ticket includes bus transportation, a cowboy hat, and a double CD of the 40 years of Star Maker. 

Funds raised go to Ronald McDonald House in Tamworth.

$25 General Ticket, $35 Includes Brad Cox at Moonshiners.

Saturday 13th July // 6pm // Starts South Tamworth Bowling Club


Wean Picnic Races

A huge day on the racing calendar, the annual Wean picnic races is a great day out!  This years theme is 1950-1980’s rock n roll. There’s big prizes for fashions on the field, full betting and TAB facilities, bar and canteen available, and all proceeds will go to the Narrabri branch of Canassist. 

For more information go to

Saturday 13th July // 12pm (TBC) // Wean Racecource


Winter Blooming Festival

Winter Blooming is a festival that celebrates Indigenous, multicultural, LGBTIQ arts, culture, communities and allies from across the New England and regional NSW.

The festival has a bold and inclusive program of performances, literature, spoken word poetry, music, and public forums. It will include multiple sessions that offer a range of participation opportunities. 

Check out the Winter Blooming Facebook page for more info.

Saturday 13th July // N.E Regional Art Museum Armidale


Bolts Women VS Camden Valley Wildfire

Support our local women's basketball team!


ADULTS $6, CHILDS $4, Jr REP (Bolts Polo) $2, FAMILY (2A+2C) $15


Gunnedah Show Jumping Festival

Hosted by the Gunnedah Show Society. This year the course designers are: Arsalan Ansari for RING ONE, Greg Backhouse for RING TWO, Rob Hosegood for RING THREE.

General enquiries contact Rob Witts on 0427 431 563.

Entry enquiries, email Ali Chaffey at

Saturday 13th & Sunday 15th July // Gunnedah Showground


Tamworth and District Annual Cat Show

If you’re a kitty lover this is for you!

All are welcome to come and look at the different varieties and colours of most pedigree cats that are available in Australia. Open to the public from 10am to 3pm.

Sunday 14th July // 10am // Carinya School


Christmas in July

Enjoy a delicious mid year Christmas inspired feast, and live entertainment provided by “Goldheist”. 

Enjoy canapés, traditional roast dinner, dessert, tea and coffee, all for only $50! Tickets available on 67662804.

Saturday 13th July // 5.30pm // Tamworth City Bowling Club 


Adopt a Pet Day

If you’re thinking of adding to your furry family- adopt, don’t shop!

Head to Bunnings and bring home your new baby!  There’s nothing like the love of a rescue animal-help out the Animal Welfare League in Tamworth.

Saturday 13th July // 9.30am // Bunnings 


Meditation Workshop

Discover Sahaja Yoga Meditation with the Meditate Australia Tour. Four teams of experienced meditators will travel across the country and give free meditation classes to allow people to learn how to meditate and experience the silence within. 

Come and enjoy our introductory class where you will learn about Sahaja Yoga Meditation techniques, experience guided meditations and enjoy a live performance of spiritually inspired music.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation classes are always free of charge. 

Sunday 14th July // Tamworth Regional Art Gallery // 11.30am


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