Hidden histories uncovered at Heritage Weekend

Lots of people explored interesting buildings and discovered many of Lichfield’s hidden histories at Lichfield Heritage Weekend on 20 and 21 September 2014. Lichfield’s annual Heritage Weekend took place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September. Attractions across the city threw open their doors for free as part of the fun. The theme was...

Lichfield Cathedral gears up to host Prom Praise 2014

BBC Proms might be over for the year but Lichfield will this week welcome the famous All Souls Orchestra to the Cathedral for ‘Prom Praise’, which will take place at 7.30pm on Saturday 27th September. Well-known Artistic Director, Noël Tredinnick will be directing the concert, which is expected to thrill audiences with a blend of...

Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2014

Come to Lichfield on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September to explore interesting buildings and discover Lichfield’s hidden histories. Lichfield’s annual Heritage Weekend is sure to interest history lovers of all ages. Attractions across the city will throw their doors open for free as part of the fun. The theme of 2014’s event is...

Lichfield Food Festival Market and Pop Up Cookery Demos

Festival goers will be spoilt for choice with the wide range of food and drink stalls and pop up cookery demonstrations at Lichfield Food Festival Market. This year’s Lichfield Food Festival Market will take place on the Market Square, and will extend to surrounding streets and through Three Spires Shopping Centre. It will run on Saturday 30...

Drayton Manor Theme Park joins G-Forces with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Drayton Manor Theme Park has today (14th August) launched its charity collaboration with the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC), helping to raise funds for the regional response team.

Beacon Park is named one of the best in Britain

Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2014. Beacon Park in Lichfield is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The park is among a record-breaking 1,476 parks and green spaces that will today (28 July 2014) receive a prestigious Green Flag Award.

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...