Drayton Manor Theme Park gears up for more treat than trick this Halloween!

Drayton Manor Theme Park will end its action packed 65th anniversary season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun.

Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain celebrate Shockwave’s 21st birthday

One of the UK’s best loved roller coasters celebrated its 21st birthday this month with the help of theme park enthusiasts from the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain (RCCGB).  In a weekend filled with twists and turns, the RCCGB descended upon Drayton Manor Theme Park on 4th October to take on the much-loved ride Shockwave, enjoying...

Seeking Treasures at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum!

On Friday 9th October a team of valuers from Hansons Auctioneers and Valuers will be coming to the Staffordshire Regiment Museum. These expert valuers will be at the Museum from 10am to 2pm and are available to value items brought in by the public, in return for a small donation to the museum of £1 per item (or £5 for a collection).

Epic War of the Worlds fireworks spectacular comes to Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park is set to close its 65th anniversary season with not one, but a trio of ‘out of this world’ firework spectacular events that are taking place on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st October, and on Sunday 1st November.  

Baked Alaska is coming to Lichfield Cathedral

Riding Lights Theatre Company will be paying a visit to Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 23rd October, to serve up a sharp and deliciously comic slice of ‘Baked Alaska’.

Lichfield Heritage Weekend success

 The city centre was packed with people who explored interesting buildings and enjoyed a range of entertainment at this year’s Lichfield Heritage Weekend. Attractions across Lichfield City threw open their doors as part Lichfield Heritage Weekend, which took place on 20 and 21 September. The theme was ‘Making History’, which was...

Lichfield Heritage Weekend 19 and 20 September

Lichfield Heritage Weekend is set to delight history lovers of all ages. This year's theme is 'Making History’, with activities celebrating Lichfield’s creative past and present. Heritage venues will throw open their doors for free over the weekend, including St John’s Hospital, the City Cells, The Samuel Johnson Birthplace...

Drayton Manor Theme Park gears up for more treat than trick this Halloween!

Drayton Manor Theme Park will end its action packed 65th anniversary season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun. From Saturday 17th to Saturday 31st October, Europe’s only Thomas Land™ will be transformed into the spook-tacular island of Sodor. Guests can enjoy new rides Flynn’s Fire Rescue, Toby’s Tram Express...

Lichfield Literature Festival announces Line-up and new Youth Festival for 2015

Booking has opened for the 9th annual Lichfield Literature Festival which takes place across the City from 3-11 October.

The George Hotel welcomes new Head Chef, Greg Collins

The George Hotel in Bird Street, Lichfield has appointed local lad Greg Collins as its new Head Chef. With over 10 years experience in the industry, the 29 year old was born in Lichfield and has worked at some of the region’s most popular restaurants, including the Meynell Ingram Arms and the Birmingham Hippodrome where he was part of the team...