One-handed Pianist Nicholas McCarthy to perform at Lichfield Cathedral

Born without his right hand, piano star Nicholas McCarthy is at the forefront of British music talent and champions accessibility to music for all. He will perform at Lichfield Cathedral on 31st May to help raise funds for the Chapter House Appeal.

Bloodcurdling chill gets bigger at the new and improved The Haunting at Drayton Manor Park

The Haunting is based on the legend of an old vicarage located on the Drayton Manor estate where the sudden passing of the vicar led to a series of strange circumstances and unexplainable events. Twenty years after it first launched to bloodcurdling screams from visitors, Drayton Manor Park has unveiled a new and improved version of The Haunting. 

Road closure notification for IRON MAN

IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire will take place on Sunday 12 June 2016. Over 2,500 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in a 1.2-mile swim in Chasewater Lake, a 56-mile bike through the picturesque Staffordshire countryside and a 13.1-mile run through the historic Shugborough Estate. This high profile event is part of a global series of races...

Drayton Manor Park is voted Best Visitor Attraction in Staffordshire!

Drayton Manor Park is celebrating after winning the award for ‘Best Visitor Attraction, Staffordshire’ in the What’s On Readers’ Awards 2016, beating fierce competition to take this coveted title.

Lichfield Cathedral to work with the Bethlehem Icon School

Lichfield Cathedral has commissioned the Bethlehem Icon School to create three new icons for the Cathedral, which will be displayed in the Nave. Icons have been part of the Christian Church from a very early period, and are considered to be special paintings that can bring individuals closer to Christ. The icons for the Cathedral will represent the...

Drayton Manor Park’s Adult and Toddler Ticket is back by popular demand!

Keeping your little ones entertained on a budget can be a challenge but Drayton Manor Park has a great value solution that’s guaranteed to be a hit with parents and toddlers alike. The family owned and run park is once again offering its Adult and Toddler entry tickets. Priced at just £20, the ticket grants entry to one adult and one child...

Kids take over - Drayton Manor recruiting new kids board!

Calling all budding business leaders and entrepreneurs - if you think you have the next Sir Alan Sugar in your midst, a young Deborah Meaden or a budding Richard Branson in the making, Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire is looking for you as it launches its hunt to find eight new child directors for its board, where they can hone their skills for...

New Library Tours for Lichfield Cathedral

New Library Tours are set to launch at Lichfield Cathedral in May this year. The Cathedral Library is tucked away on the upper floor of the Chapter House, and houses a unique and special collection of historic treasures.

2016 Lichfield Festival programme announced

A packed programme of music, film, theatre, comedy, dance, family events, visual arts and talks has been announced to mark this year’s Lichfield Festival (1-10 July). 

Drayton Manor Zoo’s Tamarins celebrate first Easter in new home

With the opening of the highly anticipated Tamarin Trail on the horizon, staff at Drayton Manor Park & Zoo thought it only right that its newest residents get treated to a bunch of treat sized decorated eggs which were filled with their favourite choice of meal worms and crickets.