Colton House is a double finalist in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

Colton House is a double finalist in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence Colton House has been named as a finalist in the Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year  and also The Sustainable Tourism category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner to raise £15,000

The inaugural Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner is set to take place later this month, on Friday 24th April. Organisers hope it will raise £15,000 to support the work of the Cathedral, which is about to undergo a huge lighting and rewiring project.

Calling all Young Actors and Film Makers

The Lichfield Festival is looking for aspiring film actors and directors to get involved in this year’s Pop-Up Performance project Strangers On A Train. Young performers aged 11-18 are encouraged to sign up for the free five week programme, working with a director and film maker to write and perform their own short films, based on Alfred...

Thousands check-in for take-off as Drayton Manor Theme Park launches its latest addition

Fans of the little blue engine and his friends visited Drayton Manor Theme Park today for the highly anticipated launch of the £2.5 million expansion to its Thomas Land™ attraction.

25 years of Green Badge Guides

Lichfield Green Badge Guides have been guiding tourists and locals around Lichfield for a quarter of a century.

Lichfield Cathedral secures £800,000 for lighting and rewiring repairs

Lichfield Cathedral has been named as one of 31 cathedrals to receive a grant from government-sponsored scheme, the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund. The fund was set up to support vital repairs to some of England’s most important historic buildings, and today Chancellor George Osborne has announced grants of between £12,000...

2015 Lichfield Festival unveiled - public booking starts on 21 April 2015

With over 70 different events in ten days, the Lichfield Festival (3 - 12 July 2015) is one of Britain’s most eclectic multi-arts festivals, bringing together world-class national and international performers to the beautiful Staffordshire city from 3-12 July 2015. From orchestral music to literature, theatre, dance and film, comedy, jazz,...

Lights out at The George Hotel

At 8.30pm on Saturday 28th March, The George Hotel in Bird Street, Lichfield will be turning off all non-essential lights for an hour in support of the global Earth Hour “Lights Out” initiative.

Drayton Manor offers free entry for visitors with 1st April birthday – it’s no joke!

Drayton Manor Theme Park near Tamworth, Staffordshire, celebrates the start of its 65th anniversary on 1st April and to mark the occasion, it is giving a gift to anyone celebrating their birthday on that day – free entry into the park worth up to £36 per person! Anyone born on April Fool’s Day can spend their birthday at the park and...