Drayton Manor wins best attraction for children at Group Leisure Awards

Drayton Manor Park has been awarded the Best UK Attraction for Children at the Group Leisure Awards 2016 - the ninth time the family owned and run leisure destination has received this industry-leading accolade. The award winning attraction spans 286 acres of Staffordshire countryside and includes a hotel and conference area, 152 seat 4D Cinema,...

Drayton Manor Park receives national recognition with The Sun's Best of British Award

Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire has been awarded first place in the Large Company category of The Sun’s Best of British Awards 2016, and also placed incredibly well overall as a great place to work.  

Sponsor a tree at Lichfield Cathedral's Christmas Tree Festival

There will be a Christmas Tree Festival in the aisles of Lichfield Cathedral starting on 3rd December through to 4th January 2017. The cathedral will be purchasing 56x 5ft beautiful Nordmann fir trees, stands, and new sets of LED lights to adorn each one and you could ‘own’ one for a month.

Lichfield Gruesome and Ghostly Tours

Hear about the many ghosts that are said to haunt Lichfield and be terrified by gruesome tales of the city's past! Visit Lichfield’s Gruesome and Ghostly tours are a highlight of Lichfield’s autumn and winter calendar.

New logo and line up for Lichfield Jazz

Following the success of the George IV gigs and thanks to the support of Russell Tomlinson and organizer Nick Dewhurst here is the latest update for Lichfield Jazz is here: Wednesday 19th October   George 1V 8.00pm £5 Mitch Perrins Trio - Drummer Mitch Perrins presents a fine selection of music from his ‘Survival Suite...

Win free tickets to Drayton Manor's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Movie, Fireworks & Laser Spectacular on Friday 28 October

Drayton Manor is giving one lucky winner the chance to start its Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Movie, Fireworks & Laser Spectacular on Friday 28 October.

Drayton Manor Zoo becomes a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Drayton Manor Zoo, part of the award winning Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire, is now a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), positioning it alongside some of Europe’s best zoos. The membership follows two rigorous screening visits where experts investigated all aspects of the zoos activities, focusing closely on...

Holding Palestine in the Light – A Weekend of talks and events at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral will be hosting a weekend of talks and events from 7th-9th October exploring the relationship between Palestine and Israel.  The weekend includes a range of talks by leading experts on Palestinian and Israel and will explore all sides of this complex issue. 

It’s more Treat than Trick at Drayton Manor Park this Halloween

Drayton Manor Park will end its action packed 66th season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun for the whole family this October. From 15th to 30th October, Drayton Manor Park will be transformed into a spine-tingling mecca of Halloween fun as part of its special ‘more Treat than Trick’ event.

Stay at Swinfen Hall this October and help to £10,000 for the National Memorial Arboretum

To mark the opening of the National Memorial Arboretum’s new Remembrance Centre on the 21st October 2016, Swinfen Hall has pledged to make a £25 donation for every bedroom booked by guests visiting the Arboretum.