William Endres, American Academic returns to Lichfield Cathedral

William Endres, Associate Professor from the University of Kentucky, will be giving a lecture on the St Chad Gospels at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday 2nd August, 11am. The American academic has conducted detailed research on the Cathedral’s famous Anglo-Saxon treasures, and all are welcome to join him in delving into the history of the past 125...

A WW2 Weekend unlike any other!

On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014 the Staffordshire Regiment Museum will be putting on a spectacular WW2 Weekend. This event is a departure for the Museum, who have long been known for the quality of their battle re-enactments.

Air Race Takes Off at Drayton Manor Theme Park

With the final preparations completed, Drayton Manor Theme Park’s highly anticipated new thrill ride, Air Race, was officially airborne today (5th July), with the help of the UK’s hottest pop band, The Vamps.

Young Artists unite at Lichfield Festival in memory of Stephen Sutton

Lichfield Festival is joining forces with the Teenage Cancer Trust to remember local hero Stephen Sutton in its 2014 Festival programme which runs from 4-13 July. In honour of Stephen, who lost his battle with cancer in May, all of the young artists appearing in this year’s Festival will dedicate their performances to his memory and the festival...

25 years of Kids Out celebrations at Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the host venue for a day of laughter and excitement yesterday (11th June), as it welcomed disadvantaged children from all over the west midlands for the 25th Kids Out charity event.

Lichfield Cathedral receives Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Lichfield Cathedral is celebrating after receiving a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The prestigious award signifies that the Cathedral has consistently earned outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travellers.

Swing Along to the WW2 Weekend at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum

On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014 the Staffordshire Regiment Museum will be alive with the ‘swing’ of 1940s performers, the action of Lindy Hop dancers, the pleasure of vintage themed stalls and the excitement of battle re-enactments.

The Lichfield Cathedral Big Lunch is back!

Lichfield  Cathedral will host a Big Lunch on the Cathedral lawns on Sunday 1st June, 12noon -14.30pm. The Big Lunch proved to be very popular  in 2013, and the hope is that this year's will be even bigger and better.

A Vigil for Stephen Sutton

Lichfield Cathedral Thursday 29 and Friday 30 May

Holy Writ: Modern Jewish, Christian and Islamic Calligraphy - Official Launch

Lichfield Cathedral was delighted to host the official opening of the Holy Writ Exhibition on Wednesday 7 May. With over 75 guests including the Holy Writ sponsors, artists, project team and the Mayor of Lichfield. We were guided through the exhibition and a reception to follow with the opportunity to talk to some of exhibiting artists.