New Library Tour to launch at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral is launching a brand new Cathedral Library Tour this spring. The ‘Mirror of the Age’ Tour explores books and manuscripts which mirror the time in which they were written, spanning the 13th to the 18th century.

Cathedral launch for Visit Lichfield 2015 guide

Lichfield District Council has launched its new visitor guide for 2015 to help boost tourism numbers to the area. Tourism providers and representatives from across the district assembled at Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 27 February to celebrate the formal launch of the new Visit Lichfield guide.

Free entry at four city heritage attractions

Lichfield is proud to be a free heritage city as Erasmus Darwin House and other local attractions are throwing open their doors to everyone for free in 2015.

Thomas Land at Drayton Manor set for £2.5million expansion

Drayton Manor Theme Park is set to be bigger and better than ever in 2015 with a £2.5 million expansion that will see Europe’s only Thomas Land increase in size by 40%. With three brand new rides plus a stunning new Sodor Airport terminal, Thomas Land will have even more to create a magical day out for Thomas fans in 2015. Opening over...

A Royal Visit for Lichfield Cathedral

Grand celebration events are set to begin at Lichfield Cathedral to mark the completion of a 5-year, £3.7m project to renovate and restore the East End of the building – the Cathedral’s Lady Chapel.  A major part of this work has been the removal, conservation and re-installation of the famous Herkenrode Glass.

‘Passion’ – Lichfield Cathedral to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Passion – a contemporary journey to the Cross’ is touring UK churches and cathedrals this year, and Lichfield is first on the list with a performance on Saturday 21st February and a workshop on Saturday 21st March. The unique performance created and directed by accomplished dance artist and theologian Claire Henderson Davis combines dance,...

Half term fun at Beacon Park

Make the most of this spring half term with fun activities for all the family at Beacon Park The fun begins with Seed Sunday in Beacon Park’s Community Garden. Ideal for budding young gardeners or anyone with a small garden, visitors will learn how to make an origami pot out of recycled paper and plant herb seeds. The pot will then be ready to...

Take a Turn in the Trenches at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum.

The Staffordshire Regiment Museum will be holding a fascinating, interactive WW1 Discovery Day on Monday February 16th.  Uniformed members of the Museum’s education team will take you on an exciting tour of the fantastic WW1 trench system, and describe what life was like for soldiers during the Great War, complete with the sounds of sniper...

Young Persons’ Organ Day at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday 14th March

Lichfield Cathedral will play host to its third Young Persons’ Organ Day on Saturday 14th March. The Cathedral will team up with the Lichfield and District Organists’ Association (LDOA), supported by the Royal School of Church Music, to provide young musicians with the opportunity to explore the ‘King of Instruments’.

Unlimited family fun for all ages with Drayton Manor Theme Park’s season pass

Are you addicted to Apocalypse? Mad about Maelstrom? Besotted with Ben10: Ultimate Mission? Or can your kids simply not get enough of Thomas Land™? Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a parent looking to keep your little treasures entertained this year – make sure you grab your season pass for Drayton Manor Theme Park. Priced at just £60 each, or £...