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Full line-up announced for 2013 Lichfield Festival

Published on Friday 26th Apr 2013

Public Booking for the 2013 Lichfield Festival opens on Tuesday 7 May, and an electronic copy of the Festival Guide is already available on www.lichfieldfestival.org. Here are a few of the highlights:   Alan Davies Star of Jonathan Creek and QI,…

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Intimate Theatre brings Erasmus to Life

Published on Thursday 25th Apr 2013

Have you ever wondered what kind of man Erasmus Darwin was? You may have heard his name around town, or even been to the fascinating museum on Beacon Street where he once lived, but wouldn’t we all love to know who the real man was – the man behind…

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Beacon Park welcomes royalty

Published on Wednesday 24th Apr 2013

Crowds turn out in force to cheer on HRH The Princess Royal on her visit to Lichfield’s Beacon Park. As part of an official one-day tour of Staffordshire, HRH The Princess Royal visited Lichfield’s award-winning Beacon Park on Wednesday 24 April…

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Announcing the first annual Burton Jazz Festival 24 and 25 August 2013

Published on Monday 22nd Apr 2013

The National Brewery Centre is pleased to announce the launch of the first Burton Jazz Festival to be held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August. With over 20 great acts in three different venues, this event will really put Burton on the Jazz…

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Onesie fine day at Drayton Manor Theme Park as Guinness World Record is smashed

Published on Monday 22nd Apr 2013

Hundreds of people wearing the latest fashion must-have, the onesie, gathered at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth on Saturday 20 April to help set a new Guinness World Record. A staggering 700 people gathered at the park's central triangle at…

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It's a dogs life at Drayton Manor theme park this weekend!

Published on Tuesday 19th Mar 2013

Puppy power will head to Drayton Manor Theme Park, Staffordshire, this Saturday 23rd March to mark National Puppy Day. Puppy walkers from Guide Dogs, along with man’s best friend, will visit the popular day out attraction as part of the puppies’…

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HRH The Princess Royal to visit Beacon Park in Lichfield

Published on Friday 8th Mar 2013

Princess Anne will visit Beacon Park in Lichfield, as part of an official one-day tour of the county HRH The Princess Royal will visit Lichfield City’s newly restored historic park on Wednesday 24 April between 12noon and 2pm. The Chairman of…

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What's On Spring/Summer 2013 out now!

Published on Wednesday 6th Mar 2013

Our What's On Spring and Summer brochure was launched last week featuring hundreds of great events right through to the end of the summer! Pick up your copy at the Lichfield Tourist Information Centre and venues throughout the district. You can…

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First names announced for 2013 Lichfield Festival

Published on Wednesday 6th Mar 2013

This year’s Lichfield Festival (4-14 July) is set to be an exciting affair with a major orchestra, some hilarious comedy and visitors from across the Irish Sea. The Philharmonia Orchestra, from London, will play the prestigious closing concert on…

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It's the final countdown at Drayton Manor Theme Park!

Published on Wednesday 27th Feb 2013

The wait is finally over as Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, opens its doors for the spectacular 2013 season on Friday 15 March. Families seeking fun and adventure this year should look no further than Drayton Manor Theme…

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Birthday Fun At Crackpotz

Published on Friday 15th Feb 2013

Crackpotz's business owner, Tracey Brindley, is thrilled to be celebrating 10 years of business in her 'paint a pot' studio this February. To celebrate Crackpotz will be running various special offers throughout the month including a £10 kids…

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Half term holiday fun

Published on Friday 8th Feb 2013

Lichfield District Council invites children and young people to have a half term of fun! There is so much to keep children and families busy and active across Lichfield District this February half term. From a Rapid Round of golf at Beacon Park…

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