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...

All Aboard For The Launch Of The Expanded Thomas Land™

Toot Toot - All aboard for the launch of the expanded Thomas Land™ attraction as it officially opens on Wednesday 8 April 2015. This Easter, visitors will be ready to ‘Toot Toot’ in celebration as Drayton Manor Theme Park officially opens its doors to the newly expanded Thomas Land attraction on Wednesday 8 April 2015.

The Staffordshire Regiment Museum welcomes a True Hero

On Thursday 26th March at 1pm the Staffordshire Regiment Museum will be hosting a book signing by heroic Air Force Search and Rescue Pilot Jerry Grayson. Jerry’s book ‘Rescue Pilot’ launched at the National Maritime Museum on 12th March and is published by Bloomsbury Press. The Museum is delighted to be the venue for the Staffordshire...

Tie the knot in style with the help of Drayton Manor Hotel’s wedding fayre

rayton Manor Hotel and Park is encouraging budding brides and grooms to come along to its annual wedding fayre on Sunday 22nd March, to ensure they get hitched without any hitches. It is free to attend and includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, a guided tour of the four-star venue facilities and an array of wedding exhibitors to help to plan...

The price is right for Drayton Manor’s 65th anniversary celebrations and 2015 season

The award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, opens its gates to the public for its main season this Saturday, 21st March for its 65th anniversary. To celebrate the attraction is slashing the price of a family pass by offering a family of four entrance to the park and access to all of its attractions for just £65*.

Drayton Manor’s 4D Cinema welcomes Yogi for a ‘beary’ entertaining 2015

Visitors to Drayton Manor Theme Park can look forward to a beary exciting adventure with the launch of a brand new 4D animated film experience, Yogi Bear, at its 4D Cinema for the 2015 season and 65th anniversary year. From Saturday 21st March, Yogi and his friends will be gearing up for fun and laughter at the award-winning attraction and guests will...