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Lichfield Cathedral appeal for toys for The Gingerbread Centre

Published on Wednesday 16th Dec 2015

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…

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Cathedral School & St John’s Live & Learn Together

Published on Thursday 10th Dec 2015

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…

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New Georgian Christmas Market coming to The Close

Published on Tuesday 1st Dec 2015

Lichfield Cathedral and Erasmus Darwin House have teamed up to bring a Georgian Christmas Market to the city, in commemoration of Erasmus Darwin’s birthday. The event will take place in the Cathedral close and Erasmus Darwin House on Saturday 12…

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Late night Thursday shopping in Lichfield

Published on Wednesday 25th Nov 2015

Lots of shops in Lichfield City will be open late nights on Thursdays in the run up to Christmas. We'll keep updating the list below, but at the moment the following shops have confirmed they will be open: Debenhams: Thursdays 26 November, 3, 10…

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Armed Forces Memorial programme of improvement announced

Published on Wednesday 21st Oct 2015

Following the award of a £3 million LIBOR fines grant to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire and with further support from The Royal British Legion, the Armed Forces Memorial is to undergo a year-long programme of repairs and…

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

Published on Wednesday 7th Oct 2015

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…

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

Published on Tuesday 6th Oct 2015

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…

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Seeking Treasures at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum!

Published on Wednesday 30th Sep 2015

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…

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

Published on Tuesday 29th Sep 2015

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.   The…

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Baked Alaska is coming to Lichfield Cathedral

Published on Thursday 24th Sep 2015

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’. In the ‘seriously funny’ style for which Riding Lights is well known, ‘Baked…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend success

Published on Thursday 24th Sep 2015

 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,…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend 19 and 20 September

Published on Friday 11th Sep 2015

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…

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