Hidden Histories - Lichfield Heritage Weekend

Venue: Lichfield City centre and heritage attractions

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 and arrange special events and tours. With a new theme every year there's always a different reason to come back to enjoy the fun. This year's theme is 'Hidden Histories' so visitors can discover more about the city than meets the eye.....

Events include:

  • Free craft activities and trails for children
  • Lichfield Secret Garden's tour
  • Free entry to local heritage attractions
  • Free entertainment on Lichfield Market Square
  • Mini Town Crier Competion
  • Samuel Johnson Birthday Celebrations
  • Spire Climbs and Tower Tours

For more information call 01543 256611 or email info@visitlichfield.com for a copy of the leaflet. You can also download the leaflet by going to www.visitlichfield.co.uk/download.

Cathedral tours

Please note the Saturday Cathedral indoor tours are free and there is no need to book, the tours take place at 10am and 1pm - just turn up on the day. The Tower Tours are priced at £6.50 per person. For more information about Tower Tours please visit the website www.lichfield-cathedral.org or call 01543 306100.

Lichfield Secret Garden's Tour, Saturday 2.30pm

Discover more about Lichfield 's history on this relaxing stroll through the city's parks and secret gardens. Tickets are available to book now for only £1 (usually £3) as a special price for this weekend from Lichfield Tourist Information call 01543 256611.

Timetable for the Market Square on Saturday


12noon Samuel Johnson Celebrations

12.45pm Intimate Theatre perform ‘All you never knew about Dr Johnson’

1.30pm Balliamo Belly Dance

2.15pm Mini Town Crier Competition

3pm City Of Lichfield Concert Band


10am - 3.30pm Free face painting 10am - 3.30pm

10am - 3.30pm Market trail

10.30am - 1.30pm Craft tent 'Pop in and make a puppet'

Dates & Times

Dates Times
Saturday 20th September 2014 - Sunday 21st September 2014


Free admission, but there may be a small charge for tours

Contact Details and Map

Tel: 01543 256611

Email: info@visitlichfield.com

Lichfield City centre and heritage attractions

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