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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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Friday 3rd July 2015 - Sunday 12th July 2015
The annual Lichfield Festival takes place in venues across the city with main events in Lichfield Cathedral and Lichfield Garrick. Ten days of music, theatre, dance, comedy, art and free events. From family theatre to classical orchestras, there promises to be something for everyone. Keep a look out for those baby elephants from the 3 - 11 July, and don't miss the Florette Festival market on the 4 July.
To view the full programme visit the website www.lichfieldfestival.org
Saturday 19th September 2015 - Sunday 20th September 2015
Heritage Weekend takes place every year on Samuel Johnson's Birthday to celebrate Lichfield's rich and varied history. Heritage attractions throw their doors open for free, together with some historical buildings that aren't usually open to the public. This year's theme is 'Making History' celebrating Lichfield's creative past, present and future. Visitors can discover more on fantastic tours, activities and exhibitions taking place over the weekend.
- Free craft activities and trails for children
- Guided tours and walks
- Free face painting
- Free entry to local heritage attractions
- Free entertainment on Lichfield Market Square
- Samuel Johnson Birthday Celebrations
- Spire climbs
- Mini Town Crier Competition