Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner raised £20,000

Lichfield Cathedral recently held its inaugural Fundraising Gala Dinner (Friday 24th April), which raised over £20,000 to support the work of the historic landmark.

The George Hotel ‘veges out’ for National Vegetarian Week!

The George Hotel in Lichfield is inviting customers to join in a delicious and fun celebration of vegetarian food as part of National Vegetarian Week, which runs from 18th – 24th May. Now in its 23rd year, National Vegetarian Week is organised by the Vegetarian Society to promote inspirational food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle.

Get up close to creatures great and small at Drayton Manor Zoo this half term

Whether you’re crazy about big cats, mad about meerkats or rave about reptiles, a trip to Drayton Manor Zoo is a must for animal lovers of all ages this half-term (23rd – 31st May). Home to more than a 100 animal species from across the globe, it is no surprise that the award-winning attraction in Staffordshire is celebrating National Zoo...

Lichfield Cathedral to host a ‘Thumbs Up’ for Stephen Sutton’s Anniversary

Thursday 14th May will mark the first anniversary of Stephen Sutton’s death. Lichfield Cathedral invites the city of Lichfield to remember Stephen, his wonderful achievements, and legacy of hope and inspiration.

Royal treatment for visitors to Drayton Manor Theme Park to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte

After nine months of speculation and anticipation surrounding William and Kate’s pregnancy, the royal baby, Charlotte, has arrived! The new princess may be an heir to the royal throne, but it’s visitors that can enjoy a royal day out thanks to the new arrival.

Gallipoli Commemoration at Staffordshire Regiment Museum

On Monday May 4th The Staffordshire Regiment Museum will be holding a fantastic Trench Tour and Discovery Day to coincide with the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli. The Museum is delighted to announce that joining the Museum’s own uniformed education team will be the fantastic Birmingham Pals re-enactment group. This is a trench tour not to...

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...