Looking for great value family fun this bank holiday? You ‘May’ want to drop into Drayton Manor Theme Park

Families looking for a fun-filled day out this May Day bank holiday weekend (4th May) should look no further than Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire.

Lichfield Micro Pub The Whippet wins pub of the year award

Lichfield newest pub just one year old ‘The Whippet’ has won the best pub for 2015 awarded by the Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield branch of Camra. In that short time it has served over 482 Real Ales from 146 Breweries plus 103 ciders and has rapidly become a popular watering hole for not just locals but the many visitors who have...

Lichfield Sculpture Project launched at Cathedral

Two new visual arts projects were launched at Lichfield Cathedral this week, the Lichfield City Sculpture Trail and St Chad Statue project. The Lichfield City Sculpture Trail is part of a Lichfield and District based project, and is the first sculpture trail for Lichfield, helping to highlight the many artistic treasures the city has to offer. The...

Colton House is a double finalist in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

Colton House is a double finalist in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence Colton House has been named as a finalist in the Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year  and also The Sustainable Tourism category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner to raise £15,000

The inaugural Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner is set to take place later this month, on Friday 24th April. Organisers hope it will raise £15,000 to support the work of the Cathedral, which is about to undergo a huge lighting and rewiring project.

Calling all Young Actors and Film Makers

The Lichfield Festival is looking for aspiring film actors and directors to get involved in this year’s Pop-Up Performance project Strangers On A Train. Young performers aged 11-18 are encouraged to sign up for the free five week programme, working with a director and film maker to write and perform their own short films, based on Alfred...

Thousands check-in for take-off as Drayton Manor Theme Park launches its latest addition

Fans of the little blue engine and his friends visited Drayton Manor Theme Park today for the highly anticipated launch of the £2.5 million expansion to its Thomas Land™ attraction.

25 years of Green Badge Guides

Lichfield Green Badge Guides have been guiding tourists and locals around Lichfield for a quarter of a century.

Lichfield Cathedral secures £800,000 for lighting and rewiring repairs

Lichfield Cathedral has been named as one of 31 cathedrals to receive a grant from government-sponsored scheme, the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund. The fund was set up to support vital repairs to some of England’s most important historic buildings, and today Chancellor George Osborne has announced grants of between £12,000...