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More treat than trick this Halloween at Drayton Manor Park

Published on Thursday 20th Sep 2018

Family-friendly Halloween full of spectacularly spooky fun from Saturday 20th to Thursday 1st November guaranteed at Drayton Manor Park. With more treat than trick this Halloween, Drayton Manor Park’s 4 for £80* tickets can be purchased right up…

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Family Fun at the NMA
Autumnal family fun at the National Memorial Arboretum this weekend

Published on Monday 17th Sep 2018

This weekend (22-23 September), the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is hosting its Autumn Festival, entry is free of charge. Surrounded by the changing trees of the Arboretum’s 150-acre grounds, the Autumn Festival will feature live…

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Christmas Tree Festival at Lichfield Cathedral

Published on Monday 17th Sep 2018

Local charities and businesses can now secure their place in this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at Lichfield Cathedral, which will run from 1 December – 6 January 2019! Lichfield Cathedral is at the heart of the city’s Christmas celebrations, from…

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The Staffordshire Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line

Published on Friday 14th Sep 2018

National Lottery support for ‘The Staffordshire Regiment Museum and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line’ project to mark First World War Centenary  The Staffordshire Regiment Museum – based at Lichfield – has received a £10,000 grant thanks to…

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30th Anniversary
Canal Trust Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Published on Thursday 13th Sep 2018

Lichfield’s canal restoration trust has celebrated the 30th anniversary of its foundation. Over 100 people attended Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust’s anniversary barbecue at Gallows Wharf, including local residents, volunteers,…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2018
Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2018 Celebrating 100 years of…

Published on Tuesday 11th Sep 2018

Put a date in the diary for Lichfield Heritage Weekend on 22 and 23 September. This year the city will celebrate a number of centenaries, including votes for women, Armistice Day, and the first woman to be ordained in a congregational church. With…

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Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Theme Park
Drayton Manor Park’s Adult and Toddler Day Ticket is back by popular demand

Published on Tuesday 11th Sep 2018

The award-winning Drayton Manor Park is once again offering an Adult and Toddler Day Ticket* for the amazing price of £22, Monday – Friday on days the park is open** until Friday 19th October 2018. With the end of the school holidays upon us, an…

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Lichfield Arts Press Release – Autumn Beer Festival 2018

Published on Tuesday 4th Sep 2018

Fans of real ales, traditional cider  and, pork pies and live music will be in for a treat at this year’s Autumn Beer Festival, run by Lichfield Arts in Lichfield Guildhall. Now a popular and very well-known event in the beer festival calendar, the…

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Visit Lichfield team Emily Waldron and Aileen Beesley
New look guide to what's on across the city and district

Published on Thursday 30th Aug 2018

From ghost walks and Remembrance Day events to Christmas markets and New Year’s celebrations, there’s plenty going on across Lichfield District in the coming months. Lichfield District Council’s tourism service, Visit Lichfield, has produced a new…

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New look guide to what's on across the city and district

Published on Thursday 30th Aug 2018

From ghost walks and Remembrance Day events to Christmas markets and New Year’s celebrations, there’s plenty going on across Lichfield District in the coming months. Lichfield District Council’s tourism service, Visit Lichfield, has produced a new…

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Lichfield Proms 2018 musical programme

Published on Thursday 23rd Aug 2018

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. Festivities will start with children’s activities from 5.30pm, then the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience…

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More than a Building

Published on Thursday 23rd Aug 2018

There wasn’t much opportunity for a working class artist, or much interest in the arts when Peter Walker was growing up in the West Midlands  – it would usually mean a trip to London or another major city. So Peter – largely self taught – was…

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