Shop local this Christmas and beyond!

Local traders are calling for people to shop local this Christmas as part of Small Business Saturday! Kicking off on Small Business Saturday on 6 December, traders in Lichfield City and Burntwood are calling for people to ‘shop local’ this Christmas.

Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend

Let the festive fun begin with Lichfield’s Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is inviting everyone to get in the festive spirit with a special weekend featuring Christmas markets, guided tours, the opportunity to meet Santa and much more.

Christmas Extravaganza at Middleton Hall Sunday 30 November

What better way to kick off the Christmas Celebrations at Middleton Hall than with the Food & Craft Market Christmas Extravaganza, on Sunday 30th November. Middleton’s Food & Craft Market, well into its second year, continues to grow supporting local start-up businesses. The Christmas Extravaganza, open from 10am to 4pm, is a celebration...

Drayton Manor Theme Park is Ho-Ho-Hoping for a truly Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, is set to give its visitors a fun filled day of festive fun as it counts down to the official opening of its popular Magical Christmas event on Friday 22nd November.

Christmas at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral is getting ready for a Christmas jam-packed with exciting events and services. The historic landmark will play host to a series of events including a Festive Food and Gift Fair, a Christmas Tree Festival, a Lantern Procession, concerts with the Salvation Army, a Toy Appeal, special services and more.

Seven year old school girl faces the Fear Factor at Drayton Manor this Halloween!

Esme Grange contacted Drayton Manor wanting to face her fears of spiders and snakes. Drayton Manor decided to agree to her unusual request. The park has now gone on to launch its Fear Factor challenge as part of its half term and Halloween campaign. Adults and children can choose their fear and take part in their own personal challenge.

Free art activities for children this half term

Lichfield District Council is inviting budding artists to take part in this year’s Big Draw, and join in free art activities taking place in Lichfield over half term. Everyone is welcome to have a go at two drop-in workshops as a part of The Big Draw. This year’s theme is ‘It’s Our World’, and will see children and adults making artwork that...

Spooky city ghost walks

Take part in a walking tour around Lichfield’s historical city centre, and be guided to the places where ghosts have been spotted over the years.

Oxjam returns for band-tastic day of music

The well-known Oxjam festivals take place in cities across the UK, and are organised by a dedicated team of volunteers in celebration of the best of local talent whilst combatting poverty and suffering around the world.

Drayton Manor Theme Park’s 2014 season set to end with a fang-tastic bang!

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, will end its action packed 2014 season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half term fun which will be rounded off with one of the biggest and best fireworks display in the midlands.