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Record-breaking bookings for Drayton Manor Hotel as staycations prove popular in 2018

Published on Tuesday 6th Mar 2018

This February, Drayton Manor Park’s on-site hotel achieved a record-breaking number of room bookings since opening in 2011, demonstrating that staycations are the choice of holiday for families this year. February half term was a key contributor to…

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Love is in the air at Drayton Manor Park

Published on Tuesday 13th Feb 2018

As Valentine’s Day draws closer, so does the love at Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor Park between Columbian Spider Monkeys, Lizzie and Snarfy, as they anticipate the arrival of their bundle of joy. With three female Spider Monkeys at Drayton Manor…

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Up to half price tickets available at Drayton Manor Park for February half term

Published on Wednesday 7th Feb 2018

Everyone is looking for ways to entertain the children during the long-awaited February half term and a family trip to Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor Park to enjoy a fun-filled, value-for-money day out is the perfect answer. The award-winning park…

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Lichfield Cathedral celebrates praise from Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne

Published on Tuesday 23rd Jan 2018

Towards the end of 2017, the government released a report documenting, and notably commending, forty-two Anglican cathedrals across England. This was following the Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne’s tour around the country, whereby he looked into the…

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Lichfield Jazz

Published on Friday 5th Jan 2018

Lichfield jazz have lined up a great series of gigs to help you get over the Winter Blues at the George 1V pub Bore street Lichfield First of these are on Wednesday 17th January when Tim Amann brings along is excellent X-tet .Composer / Pianist Tim…

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Visit Lichfield’s social media is top notch!

Published on Thursday 21st Dec 2017

Out of the tourism bodies in the West Midlands, Visit Lichfield came in second place in the English Tourism Social Media Index. Lichfield District Council is celebrating after receiving the West Midlands runner up award for its Visit Lichfield…

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Lichfield Cathedral credits local pupils as stars of its Christmas art project

Published on Thursday 14th Dec 2017

Following the success of last year’s event, Lichfield Cathedral has returned with its Cathedral Illuminated series to bring the Christmas story to life in the theme of ‘Star of Wonder, Star of Light’. As part of the theme for 2017, the Cathedral’s…

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Staffordshire's Best Tourism Businesses Celebrated at Awards

Published on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017

More than 40 tourism businesses from across the county have competed to be crowned as the best in Staffordshire at the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards. Awards in 16 categories, including Large Visitor Attraction of the Year, Hotel of the…

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Prestigious Ceremony to Crown the County's Best Tourism Businesses

Published on Tuesday 7th Nov 2017

Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses are to be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony next week. The 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards will see more than 40 attractions, activities, hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses and holiday parks…

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'A Cathedral Illuminated' set to light up Lichfield Cathedral again this Christmas!

Published on Thursday 19th Oct 2017

Lichfield Cathedral is inviting visitors to get into the Christmas spirit with the return of its annual ‘A Cathedral Illuminated’ show featuring spectacular visuals projected across the building. Following the success of last year’s sell-out ‘A…

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Discover the Extraordinary Life Of Elias Ashmole at Lichfield Cathedral

Published on Wednesday 11th Oct 2017

An exhibition exploring the fascinating life and times of Elias Ashmole, one of Lichfield’s most celebrated sons, is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral. From Thursday 19th October to Thursday 23rd November, the cathedral will host ‘…

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Lichfield Autumn Beer Festival 2017

Published on Tuesday 3rd Oct 2017

Lichfield Arts have ordered over 30 beers and traditional ciders for their Autumn Beer Festival, taking place over the weekend Friday and Saturday 20/21 October at the wonderful Lichfield Guildhall rated by many people has the finest venue for a…

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