Drayton Manor promises a magical Christmas after extending its opening

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Staffordshire, is opening its Magical Christmas event for an extra day this Thursday 18th December to try and help accommodate families that had planned a festive day out to the nearby Magical Journey, which has recently announced its closure nine days early. The award-winning theme park, near Tamworth, will open from 9.45am...

Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend success

Lichfield Christmas shoppers and visitors were treated to plenty of festive fun at the Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is full of Christmas cheer after thousands of people got in the seasonal spirit at this year’s festival.

Twinkly Trail

Hunt for 11 Christmas trees and figures on display in shop windows across Lichfield City centre to claim a sweet treat! Lichfield District Council launched its Twinkly Trail at Lichfield Christmas Festival on Saturday 6 December 2014. The trail is aimed at children, and asks them to hunt high and low for 11 specially decorated trees and figures using...

Big-hearted theme park gives disadvantaged youngsters a Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the host venue for a magical day of festive fun and excitement on Monday (8th December), as it welcomed disadvantaged children from all over the West Midlands for the first ever Christmas Kids Out charity event. Kids Out is an annual charity event that has seen thousands of disadvantaged...

Shop local this Christmas and beyond!

Local traders are calling for people to shop local this Christmas as part of Small Business Saturday! Kicking off on Small Business Saturday on 6 December, traders in Lichfield City and Burntwood are calling for people to ‘shop local’ this Christmas.

Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend

Let the festive fun begin with Lichfield’s Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is inviting everyone to get in the festive spirit with a special weekend featuring Christmas markets, guided tours, the opportunity to meet Santa and much more.

Christmas Extravaganza at Middleton Hall Sunday 30 November

What better way to kick off the Christmas Celebrations at Middleton Hall than with the Food & Craft Market Christmas Extravaganza, on Sunday 30th November. Middleton’s Food & Craft Market, well into its second year, continues to grow supporting local start-up businesses. The Christmas Extravaganza, open from 10am to 4pm, is a celebration...

Drayton Manor Theme Park is Ho-Ho-Hoping for a truly Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, is set to give its visitors a fun filled day of festive fun as it counts down to the official opening of its popular Magical Christmas event on Friday 22nd November.

Christmas at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral is getting ready for a Christmas jam-packed with exciting events and services. The historic landmark will play host to a series of events including a Festive Food and Gift Fair, a Christmas Tree Festival, a Lantern Procession, concerts with the Salvation Army, a Toy Appeal, special services and more.

Seven year old school girl faces the Fear Factor at Drayton Manor this Halloween!

Esme Grange contacted Drayton Manor wanting to face her fears of spiders and snakes. Drayton Manor decided to agree to her unusual request. The park has now gone on to launch its Fear Factor challenge as part of its half term and Halloween campaign. Adults and children can choose their fear and take part in their own personal challenge.