Purrrrrfect Valentine’s Day for tender loving tigers at Drayton Manor Zoo

Keepers at Drayton Manor Zoo are preparing for a wild Valentine’s Day as its pair of critically endangered Sumatran tigers simply can’t keep their paws off one another! With their strong muscles, stunning stripes and affectionate attitudes, it was lust at first sight for Dua and Dora who have not been able to get enough of each other since...

Lichfield's Pancake Race and Shrovetide Fair is still on!

Lichfield’s Pancake Races are set to take place on Tuesday 9 February as planned.  The current repaving works being carried out in the City centre has impacted on the scale and timings of the event but it is still expected to be just as much fun. Spectators can expect to see all the usual races including Men’s, Women’s, Mascots...

NEW 2016 Lichfield Visitor Guide launched!

We're delighted to have received our new visitor guide which is formally launched on 22 February at Erasmus Darwin House, when we will also celebrate our City's Year of Lunarcy! Whilst we know it's not really supposed to be out yet, we are just so excited that we are sharing it with you now and you can pick up your advance copies from our...

Appeal to save the Lichfield Cathedral Chapter House

On Tuesday 2 February, Lichfield Cathedral will launch a major new £2 million appeal to save the Chapter House.

Drayton Manor Theme Park has launched some great New Year offers at its onsite hotel and restaurants.

Money can be tight after the festive period. So to help out the Drayton Manor Hotel and Grill Inn Restaurant are offering tasty treats and quality overnight accommodation to kick start the year in style with an affordable family treat that won’t leave too big a dent in the wallet! Why not treat yourself and your nearest and dearest to a meal out...

Aled Jones to perform at Lichfield Cathedral

Welsh singer Aled Jones MBE is set to wow audiences across the UK in 2016 as he embarks on a 22-date Cathedral tour. The household name will visit Cathedrals in England, Scotland and his home country of Wales on a series of dates throughout May and June. He will be gracing the stage at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday 7th May.

Drayton Manor recruitment drive now on!

If you’re looking for a new vocation this New Year, have you considered taking on the twists and turns of the theme park? Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, has launched its annual recruitment drive for the 2016 season. So if you’d like to fill your days with adventure, laughter and fun, get in touch with the much-loved...

Staff at Drayton Manor give children’s charity a ‘tree-mendous’ Christmas!

Tis’ the season of giving at Drayton Manor Theme Park, as last week (Friday 18th December 2015) staff donated a sleigh full of presents to charity KidsOut, helping to make Christmas brighter for underprivileged, disabled and special needs children.

Lichfield Cathedral appeal for toys for The Gingerbread Centre

Lichfield Cathedral is hosting a toy appeal to support a Staffordshire charity, The Gingerbread Centre, this Christmas. The Gingerbread Centre has been established for over 35 years and provides supported accommodation for families experiencing homelessness and floating support to families at risk of becoming homeless in the community.

Cathedral School & St John’s Live & Learn Together

Lichfield Cathedral School pupils and St. John’s Hospital residents have this week created pieces of animation together based on their shared experiences, the first in a series of collaborative arts events due to take place at the school in the coming months.