Get festive in Lichfield City and District this Christmas

Plan your Christmas with the help of a great new guide to all the fun that is going on across Lichfield District this yuletide.

New owners check in to The Cathedral Lodge Hotel

A local family firm has added another hotel to its portfolio with the acquisition of one of Lichfield’s well known hotels. The Cathedral Lodge on Beacon Street has been bought by the Webb Hotel Group who have owned The George Hotel in Bird Street for 16 years and also own Moor Hall Hotel & Spa in Sutton Coldfield and The Gables Hotel near...

Drayton Manor Park gets the Gold at the 2016 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards

Drayton Manor Park is celebrating after picking up five accolades at the prestigious NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards. The much-loved family attraction scooped the awards in a special lunch ceremony that was hosted at Alton Towers Resort on Monday 15th November.

The George Hotel wins gold from the Green Tourism Business Scheme

The George Hotel in Lichfield has been awarded for its commitment to excellent environmental practices in the form of an internationally recognised prestigious gold award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) after a recent inspection.

Lichfield Businesses Going for Gold in Tourism Awards

Nine organisations from the Lichfield area will go head-to-head with more than 80 others from across the county to be crowned as Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses. Drayton Manor Park features in four categories at the 2016 NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards: Hotel of the Year, Large Attraction of the Year, Business Tourism...

Lichfield Garrick wins award for West Midland’s Most Welcoming Theatre

The Lichfield Garrick is celebrating after it was announced as the West Midland’s Regional Winner of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre Award, in association with Smooth Radio. Beating leading local theatres from across the West Midlands, the Lichfield Garrick has been recognised for its commitment to providing a friendly and welcoming theatre...

Drayton Manor wins best attraction for children at Group Leisure Awards

Drayton Manor Park has been awarded the Best UK Attraction for Children at the Group Leisure Awards 2016 - the ninth time the family owned and run leisure destination has received this industry-leading accolade. The award winning attraction spans 286 acres of Staffordshire countryside and includes a hotel and conference area, 152 seat 4D Cinema,...

Drayton Manor Park receives national recognition with The Sun's Best of British Award

Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire has been awarded first place in the Large Company category of The Sun’s Best of British Awards 2016, and also placed incredibly well overall as a great place to work.  

Sponsor a tree at Lichfield Cathedral's Christmas Tree Festival

There will be a Christmas Tree Festival in the aisles of Lichfield Cathedral starting on 3rd December through to 4th January 2017. The cathedral will be purchasing 56x 5ft beautiful Nordmann fir trees, stands, and new sets of LED lights to adorn each one and you could ‘own’ one for a month.