‘A City as Sculpture’ Exhibition to launch at Lichfield Cathedral

A new exhibition is coming to Lichfield Cathedral entitled ‘A City as Sculpture’, and it will run from August – October 2015. The exhibition, by acclaimed artist Peter Walker, will feature eight artworks which will be on display in The Close, and over fifty other artworks in the Cathedral itself.

The Edwardian Fete and Fair & Discovery Days and Trench Tours

On Sunday 9 August, back by popular demand is the Staffordshire Regiment Museum’s Edwardian Fete and Fair. This wonderfully evocative event creates a snapshot of the life that our soldiers left behind in 1914, in the last golden summer of the Belle Epoch.

50th birthday celebrations at Drayton Manor Zoo

Drayton Manor Zoo, part of the award winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, recently enjoyed a 50th birthday bash for two of its long–standing residents, that was complete with presents, banners and of course a cake!

Lichfield Cathedral doubles its support for the Lichfield Business Improvement District

Lichfield Cathedral has signalled its support for the proposed Lichfield Business Improvement District by committing to doubling its support for the BID with an additional 50% annual voluntary contribution.

Wartime Spirit comes to the Staffordshire Regiment Museum

If you visit the Staffordshire Regiment Museum on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July don’t be surprised if you bump into Winston Churchill, General Montgomery, the French Resistance, Land Girls and glamorous 1940s singers! The museum’s WW2 Weekend is a celebration and commemoration of the war years, where you can step back in time to an era...

Thomas & Friends™ star gets ‘wrapped up’ in support of poorly children

Staff at Drayton Manor Theme Park have bandaged everyone’s favourite red engine, James, in support of Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s The Big Bandage campaign.  

Minute’s silence for Tunisia Attack at Lichfield Cathedral

A national minute’s silence will be held at 12pm on Friday 3rd July to remember the victims of the Tunisian beach attack, which took the lives of 38 people including 30 Britons.  Lichfield Cathedral will mark the minute’s silence with a special ceremony. People are invited to attend the silence at the Cathedral, which will end with a...

Elephant Parade Heralds Lichfield Festival 2015

Supported by Twycross Zoo Friday 3 July 2015, from 3.15pm Lichfield City Centre, admission free www.lichfieldfestival.org

Drayton Manor Theme Park launches Thomas Land™ VIP experience*

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, has launched its’ eagerly anticipated VIP suites in the popular Thomas Land attraction.   Guests young and young-at-heart can take advantage of the themed rooms, which can be exclusively hired by groups to enhance their day out.  

Get involved with the community Big Lunch at Lichfield Cathedral

Back by popular demand, The Big Lunch, the UK’s annual get-together for the community, is returning to Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday 7 June. People from across Lichfield and the surrounding areas are being invited to attend the giant picnic on the Cathedral lawns, and get to know their neighbours better.