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Lichfield District Events and Festivals
From music, comedy, drama and jazz, to lectures, fayres, festivals and more - you are never more than a day away from a top event when you visit Lichfield.
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Saturday 27th August 2016 - Saturday 3rd September 2016
This is a fabulous, totally FREE 8-day arts festival in the picturesque village of Alrewas. Run by volunteers, it features nearly 100 workshops, performances, concerts, a human library, guest children's author and Staffordshire's own poet laureate, plus art and photographic exhibitions, exciting trails and even a Festival Kitchen Live!
The week starts with a huge arts and crafts street market on Saturday, August 27, and ends with a spectacular outdoor finale concert on Walkfield. This year we have an amazing inland Beach Project with beach huts, a Punch and Judy and loads of exciting activities for children. But the most spectacular creation is our Walk the Plank Trail, which has been in the making for months. Come a spot the deer, the giraffe, the sea monster, the cats, dogs, owls, mice, ducks, swans, the hidden fairy dell, the giant flowers - all made from planks and placed around the village.
For more information, call the Box Office on: 07486 040210 or
go to the website: www.alrewas-artsfest.co.uk
Sunday 28th August 2016 - Sunday 28th August 2016
Roll up roll up for the George and Dragon for a fantastic family fun day to help raise money for the Shenstone Lodge School swimming pool fund*.
The day will feature a BBQ run by Lichfield Scout Groups, who are in turn raising money for their international jamboree in Sweden!
There'll be a free bouncy castle and two live bands performing a smooth and eclectic blues/rock soundtrack throughout the afternoon and evening.
There will also be a raffle where all money goes straight to the fundraiser, and other activities throughout the day.
Whatever money we make on the day will be doubled by Marston's Brewery!
We look forward to seeing you there!
*Shenstone Lodge School provides quality education and care for young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs.Our young people have the opportunity to develop & reach their potential and to experience an exciting, personalised, innovative and relevant curriculum. Find out more about this great cause.
Monday 29th August 2016
Join us at Staffordshire Regiment Museum for a Discovery Day. Let one of the museum’s WWI personnel take you on a guided tour of our extraordinary WWI trench system, complete with its’ Regimental Aid Post (RAP) and learn how an injured ‘Tommy’ would receive medical treatment.
See the ‘funk holes’, stand on the ‘fire step’, visit the officers dugout and learn of the tunnelers deadly underground war. Keep an eye out for any sign of a gas attack.
YOU may be the one required to sound the alarm. Move to the German trench with its ‘pillbox’ and hear of their war.